Tax Services Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Borough of State College Tax Services
Location of position: 
State College, PA
Wage/Salary: 
$71,000 – $89,000
Date Posted: 
Friday, September 29, 2017
Closing Date: 
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Job Description: 

The State College Borough is seeking a Tax Services Director to provide professional support and supervision of the day-to-day operations of the Tax Services Division. The State College Borough is a home-ruled municipality centered within a thriving community with great schools and home to the main campus of the Penn State University. State College has been ranked as one the safest and least stressful towns with a diversity-minded philosophy that portrays a progressive and inclusive workforce and community.

The position organizes and manages the collection and distribution of Earned Income and Net Profits Tax for Centre County as the Centre Tax Agency. The position also oversees the collection and distribution of Local Services Taxes for several taxing districts within Centre County and real estate tax collection and distribution for the State College Borough and the State College Area School District.

Requires strong leadership and communication skills, knowledge of PA local government, and advanced knowledge of Earned Income and Net Profits tax collection/distribution in Pennsylvania. Must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and six or more years’ experience in accounting, preferably in tax collection, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must obtain and maintain accreditation as an Act 32 Certified Tax Officer and be bondable. Salary range $71,000 to $89,000, as well as an excellent benefits package. Job description and online application at www.statecollegepa.us/jobs. Please attach a cover letter and resume.