Executive Assistant II

State of South Carolina - Lexington County, SC2.9

Job Responsibilities
Who We Are
The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) helps move South Carolina forward by collecting 95% of the state's General Fund. Committed to making compliance easy for taxpayers, and valuing excellence, collaboration, and professionalism, we work to be an innovative and trustworthy partner for taxpayers, businesses, and tax professionals. With excellent benefits and opportunities for training and advancement, we are dedicated to developing, retaining, and valuing a competent, productive, and diverse workforce.

Under limited supervision, this position assists with department legislative initiatives including the preparation and monitoring of legislation affecting the SC Department of Revenue (SCDOR) and conferring with state, local, and county officials.

Duties include:
Assist in the preparation of the legislative proposal package.
Track all legislation affecting the SCDOR.
Assist with notifying Agency personnel and the implementation of all legislative enactments affecting taxation.
Assist with preparation of legislative correspondence and activity reports to include the Legislative Mandate Report.
Assist with SCDOR data analysis and research activities.
Provide guidance on how to measure performance and use data to manage programs with high priority initiatives.
Work closely with other divisions to gather data to create statistical reports as mandated by law. (Annual Report, Accountability Report, Annual Business Plan, etc.)
Assist the Agency Director with the preparation for presentations and other special projects.
Prepare issue briefs concerning various areas of taxation for the Agency Director.
Monitor, analyze, and assess the impact of new rules and regulations.
Develop, monitor, and maintain all performance measures for the division and the SCDOR.
Assist in establishing goals and objectives for incorporation into the strategic plan.
Monitor and analyze SC tax trends through Federation of Tax Administrators.
Consult with state and federal officials to provide state tax data as it relates to tax policies. (Surveys, Presentations, etc.)
Minimum and Additional Requirements
A law degree or a bachelor's degree with 24 semester hours of tax, accounting, law, business, or other courses relevant to the job description, and five years of experience in public administration, business administration, planning, or public relations.
A master's degree in tax will substitute for two years of experience.
Academic degrees must be from an accredited institution of higher learning.
College transcripts are required. The transcripts may be attached to the application, faxed to 803-896-0023, or emailed to Employment.SCDOR@dor.sc.gov.

Preferred Qualifications
Strong written and verbal skills.
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to handle sensitive subjects in a diplomatic way.
Ability to maintain and establish effective working relationships with others.
Additional Comments
Job requires flexible work hours during legislative session.
SCDOR employees are required to comply with all SCDOR tax requirements and are subject to a National Criminal Background Check to include fingerprinting.
It is the policy of the Department of Revenue to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation.