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Job title: Tax Compliance Officer

Company: Government of Yukon

Job description: This competition is to fill one (1) full-time 1-year term, anticipatory permanent position working 75 hour bi-weekly.Yukon government’s vision is an engaged and diverse public service that embraces innovation to deliver positive outcomes for Yukoners.Who we are…As the responsible stewards of public funds, the Department of Finance partners to ensure value for money in the delivery of programs and services for Yukoners. The Department of Finance serves as the territory’s statistical body and develops the territorial budget, corresponding supplementary budgets and Public Accounts for the territory. It is also responsible for negotiating, coordinating and representing Yukon on inter-governmental financial matters with other jurisdictions. In its capacity as a central agency, the department works with all areas of government in the creation of their annual departmental budgets and in processing operational accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.The Tax Administration Branch is responsible for the enforcement of compliance under the Tobacco Tax Act, Fuel Oil Tax Act, and the Insurance Premium Tax Act.The opportunity…Reporting to the Director, Tax Administration, the Tax Compliance Officer is responsible for collecting and processing applications for licenses, commodity tax returns, ensuring accuracy and adherence to various Commodity Acts and related regulations.Day-to-day responsibilities will involve administering and enforcing relevant commodity tax statutes, assisting in site inspections as required, and performing desk reviews to ensure compliance with Yukon commodity tax legislation. You’ll have the opportunity to analyze accounts, investigate anomalies, and report findings to senior officers for further action. The duties include effective communication (verbal and written) with the tax collectors and recommending corrective actions to the Director.We are looking for an individual who has strong organizational and time management skills and is comfortable working independently in a high volume, fast-paced environment with critical deadlines. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, always remaining professional and tactful during difficult situations.Why choose us?Yukon government cares about their employees and strives to offer a variety of learning and developmental opportunities including in-house training. Funding may also be available to support further education.Flexible work and leave options may be available allowing you to balance your personal and professional needs.We also have a comprehensive and generous benefits plan, providing for the health and wellbeing of you and your family.Discover why the Yukon government has been recognized as a since 2014.– Discover what makes the Yukon unlike any other place in the world.Follow us on .Essential QualificationsImportant application requirements:Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Emphasize how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential and asset qualifications listed below. Note that selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume.Include the month and year you started and ended a job when you list your work experience. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position.For more information on how to prepare and submit your resume visit this resource on Yukon.ca.

  • Post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree in finance, financial administration or equivalent.
  • Experience with the use of computer software for data entry and analysis.
  • Experience providing efficient customer service and responding to client correspondence, preferably with confidential information.
  • Experience in documenting findings, preparing reports, and making recommendations to senior management.
  • Experience interpreting and applying legislation would be considered an asset.

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.Desired Knowledge, Skills and SuitabilityTo best support the achievement of key strategic and business objectives, candidates may be assessed on:

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  • Ability to be professional and to deal tactfully with difficult clients.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, concisely, effectively, and professionally.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills to handle multiple priorities and large volume of documents.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to take direction and follow instructions.
  • Ability to take initiative, exercise good judgment and make sound decisions in stressful situations.
  • Excellent commitment to creating and maintaining a client focused culture.

Additional informationConditions of Employment:Security Clearance to be obtained within 30 days from hire.Job requirements:Willingness to travel throughout Yukon as required.Contact details:If you have any questions about this position, please contact: Nav Kiran, Director, Tax Administration, at .If you have questions about our recruitment process, please contact: Hailey Spears, Human Resources Consultant @ .Eligibility List12 monthsPost Date6 May 2024Close Date17 May 2024Job Description

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Job date: Wed, 08 May 2024 04:10:57 GMT