TAX ADMINISTRATOR

Lenoir County Government
Published
December 2, 2021
Location
130 South Queen Street, Kinston, NC
Billing Address
PO Box 3289 Kinston, NC 28502
First Name
April
Last Name
Batchelor
Phone Number
(252)527-0313 ext. 6465
County
Lenoir
Closing Date
March 2, 2022

Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Performs complex professional work directing the mapping, listing and appraisal of real and personal property and the collection of property taxes, coordinating work with the County Manager and department directors, ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the Board of County Commissioners and County Manager. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK

• Plans, organizes and directs the appraisal of real and personal property; projects tax bases and interprets laws.
• Recruits and selects department personnel; assigns, directs and inspects the work of and supervises and evaluates assigned        personnel; ensures the proper training of personnel; recommends suspensions and termination.
• Oversees the collection of property taxes and delinquent property taxes including bankruptcies; enforces applicable legal remedies and In Rem tax foreclosures.
• Oversees and directs in-house county-wide property tax revaluations.
• Supervises the lands records management and GIS program.
• Serves as Clerk to the Board of Equalization and Review.
• Develops and adheres to budgets for assessment, collections and revaluations; selects vendors and consultants; manages associated projects.
• Directs and administers annual business property audits, exclusions, exemptions and land use audits.
• Reports Annual Settlement to the Board of County Commissioners
• Abides by, enforces and participates in the implementation and ongoing oversight of Lenoir County Government safety standards and regulations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Comprehensive knowledge of the portions of the law related to tax collections and property tax laws; comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and relevant laws of property appraising for assessment purposes; comprehensive knowledge of governmental accounting procedures and fiscal management; thorough skill operating standard accounting software; thorough skill operating standard office equipment, hardware and software; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages; ability to understand and apply governmental accounting practices in maintenance of financial records; ability to develop and implement an effective system for the collection, receipting and reporting of large sums of money; ability to communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to prepare detailed reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county officials, the general public and associates.

 

Salary

Salary Range:  $62,359 - $94,886

Minimum Entry Salary:  $83,865

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree with coursework in business, accounting, management, or related field and six or more years experience in business, accounting, management, real estate, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

GS 105-294 certification from the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Miscellaneous

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications must be submitted on-line @ https://lenoircountync.gov/human-resources-department/ to be considered for the position.

CLOSING DATE: March 2, 2022

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER