Auditor-Appraiser I/II/III

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Feb 14, 2019
Full Time Accounting and Finance Real Estate
  • Salary: $24.67 - $38.35 Hourly

Job Description

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Examine and audit accounting and financial records, tax returns, and other business records in connection with the appraisal of personal and business property for tax assessment purposes.
  • Assists with the analysis of depreciation reserves and fixed asset accounts to evaluate depreciation methods and the appropriateness of depreciation reserves for valuation purposes.
  • Explains property tax regulations and appraisal procedures to taxpayers and their representatives.
  • Analyzes depreciation reserves and fixed asset accounts to evaluate depreciation methods and the appropriateness of depreciation reserves for valuation purposes.
  • Prepares data, and defends challenged appraisals before the Board of Equalization.
  • Analyzes the valuation of personal property; makes physical inspection and computes appraisal value of holdings, equipment and fixtures, including office equipment, machinery and equipment.


Minimum Qualifications:
Auditor-Appraiser I
Experience:
None required

Education:
Graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a major in accounting, auditing, business administration, or a related field. Specialization in accounting from a recognized institution of higher education is required by the Revenue and Taxation Code (specialization includes 18 units of accounting and auditing courses) and must be accepted by the State Board of Equalization.

Possession of a CPA or PA Accountant license in the State of California may substitute for the required education.

Certification/License:
Eligibility for either temporary or permanent certification as an appraiser/auditor-appraiser by the California State Board of Equalization. If temporary certification is used to meet this requirement, the employee must acquire permanent certification within one year from the date of appointment to this class to obtain a permanent certification.

Auditor-Appraiser II
Experience:
One (1) year of experience in the appraisal of personal property for tax purposes.

Education:
Graduation from college with a major in accounting, auditing, business administration, or a related field.

Possession of a license as CPA or PA Accountant may substitute for the required education.

Certification/License:
Permanent certification as an appraiser/auditor-appraiser by the California State Board of Equalization.

Auditor-Appraiser III
Experience: Three (3) years of experience in the appraisal of personal property for tax purposes.

Education:
Graduation from college with a major in accounting, auditing, business administration, or a related field.

Possession of a license as a CPA or PA Accountant in State of California may substitute for the required education.

Certification/License:
Permanent certification as an appraiser/auditor-appraiser by the California State Board of Equalization.

Auditor-Appraiser I/II/III

License:
Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous