Tax Information Officer

Tax Information Officer

CI1/2 Compliance Officer 1/2

Regular/full-time

Department of Finance

Tax Information Branch, Compliance and Enforcement

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 40113

Salary(s):   CI1/2 $46,602.00 – $60,597.00 per year

Closing Date:   December 12, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people and persons with disabilities. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

The Tax Information Officer position is classified at the Compliance Officer (CI2) level.  In order to be appointed to the full working (CI2) level, the incumbent is required to complete a developmental plan at the (CI1) level. 

Candidates are encouraged to visit the Taxation Division website to obtain a general knowledge of the taxes administered by the Division at https://www.gov.mb.ca/finance/taxation/index.html      

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Drivers licence
  • Must be able to provide own transportation for ground travel within Manitoba

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Experience advising the public or clients and providing interpretation of policies, regulations and/or legislation. 
  • Analytical skills with experience analysing financial information and documents. 
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to tactfully interact with clients.
  • Experience working with highly sensitive and confidential information. 
  • Written communication skills with experience creating correspondence.
  • Verbal communication skills with the ability to explain technical information clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of various types of business structures, including partnerships, sole proprietorships, and corporations. 
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Desired:

  • Completion of, or current enrolment in, a post-secondary accounting program. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered. 

Duties:
The Tax Information Officer provides tax information and interpretation to internal and external clients (Taxation Division staff, vendors, purchasers, licence holders, taxpayers, and other individuals and organizations) by telephone, in person or through written correspondence on the taxation statutes and programs administered by the Division. The Tax Information Officer undertakes research projects and conducts limited reviews and reconciliations of vendors’ accounting and other records. The Officer also provides help desk support on the Division’s web application (TAXcess) and assists taxpayers over the phone and in person to complete forms and applications. Travel within Manitoba may be required to provide offsite information sessions and/or workshops.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40113

Service Centre 3

Human Resource Services

600-155 Carlton Street

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8

Phone:  204-945-8819

Fax: 204-948-3382

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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