TASK FORCE: Tax Policy and Forecasting
UNIT: Data Analysis
JOB TITLE: One (1) Assistant Analyst/ Analyst
CONTROL CODE: TAX-22-01
The Tax Policy and Forecast Task Force forecasts and monitors $64 billion in locally-generated tax revenue. Within the Task Force, the Data Analysis Unit provides data-driven analysis for City’s property tax programs, the real estate market trend, the large-scale economic development projects, and legislative proposals relating to property tax.
The duties of this position will encompass the following activities:
· Provide assistance to create, clean, test, and manipulate multiple analytic data sets to provide insights to policy decision makers and other members of the tax policy unit.
· Update periodic reports and generate summary documents relating to the various tax policies.
· Provide assistance to assess data to address research questions and provide the data feed to assist other groups with their research projects.
· Provide assistance to analyze legislative proposals on tax programs and provide tax expenditure/revenue estimates.
· Provide assistance to construct models to analyze the tax impacts of economic development policy proposals.
· Strong analytical and quantitative skills. Superb attention to detail is a must.
· Strong written and spoken communication skills.
· Advanced skills with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with statistical software such as STATA and SAS is a plus. The ability and willingness to learn new software independently is desirable.
· Ability to take on and explore into new assignments and provide timely analysis
· Ability to work effectively individually and also in the team environment.
· Ability to prioritize among different tasks and meet tight deadlines.
Assistant Analyst ($46,856+): Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Public Policy Analysis/Administration, or a subject related to the specific assignment with no full-time experience or one year of full-time experience in budgetary planning/management, financial analysis, public policy analysis/administration or a related field.
Analyst ($62,480): Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Public Policy Analysis/Administration, or a subject related to the specific assignment and a minimum of two years responsible budgetary planning/management, financial analysis, public policy analysis/administration or a related field; or an awarded Master’s degree in Financial Management, Business, Public Administration or a field related to the specific assignment.
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All persons newly hired for employment by any City agency must provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to beginning their employment, except for those who obtain an exception due to medical or religious reasons through the reasonable accommodation process.
You must be a City resident within 90 days of the date of appointment and you must be legally eligible to work in the United States.