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Fiscal/Business Professional Trainee 3, NRAT Tax Specialist, Controller's Office

Company: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. Job DescriptionThe University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Fiscal/Business Professional Trainee 3 for the Controller's Office. This position is an under fill for a Management Analyst 1. This position does not provide layoff rights and is contingent upon funding.The Fiscal/Business Professional Trainee 3 will perform the following duties: responsible for management of the Non-Resident Alien Payment Program which includes audit and analyze information received from employees, students and campus departments to make final determination of compliance with federal tax and immigration regulations. Prepare and submit 1042 and 1042-S to the IRS on behalf of the Nevada System of Higher Education.Research, analyze and interpret court cases and legal precedence pertaining to laws and regulations in order to make tax determinations for payments to non-residential employees, students, and visiting scholars; draft memorandums and other correspondence that supports tax positions taken by UNR; and other duties as assigned.Other responsibilities may include, review and approval of independent contractor and guest speaker agreements (audit claims for compliance with laws, policies and procedures), payroll accounting adjustment approval, assistance with 1099 reporting and various payroll reconciliationsRequired Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of technical and/or paraprofessional experience in the field in which the applicant is to be trained; OR
  • Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, accounting, finance, or closely related field and one year of experience as described above; OR
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, accounting, finance, or closely related; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.Preferred QualificationsCandidates with experience working with a Non-Resident Alien Tax (NRAT) Program within a higher education environment are encouraged to apply and/or experience researching tax law and filing required tax forms .Schedule The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.Compensation GradeGrade 31To view the classified compensation schedules, please visit: Classified Compensation. Select Salary schedule, PP01.For more information, visit the Classified Salary CalculatorPerks of PERSClassified Employees are enrolled in The Public Employees' Retirement System of Nevada (PERS) upon hire. The PERS retirement plan is beyond compare. Please visit the Benefit Estimator Retirement Calculator for more information.Perks of Working at UNR
    • Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance
    • Life insurance, generous annual and sick leave - Classified Benefits
    • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options.
    • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
    • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
    • Staff Employees' Council (SEC) represents all Classified employees. SEC holds monthly meetings to provide a forum for employees to participate. SECClassified Staff Grants-In-Aid BenefitFor more information about the Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit, please visit: Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid BenefitClassified Employee Family Opportunity ProgramAdditionally, we offer a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees (working at least a 50% full-time equivalent). For more information, please visit: Classified Employee Family Opportunity ProgramDepartment InformationFor more information about the Controller's Office, please visit: Equivalent100.0%Required Attachment(s)Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at the following attachment(s) to your application Resume/CV - (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.Cover Letter - (optional)Contact Information for Three Supervisory References - (required) Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.Transcripts - (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.Veteran Interview Consideration - (optional) - To receive interview consideration for veterans and veterans with a service-connected disability, proof is required at the time of application. Please attach proof electronically to your application under the Veteran Document(s) section. (Examples of acceptable documents include DD-214, disability letter from Veteran's Administration, etc).This posting is open until filledQualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.Posting Close DateNote to ApplicantA background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.University of Nevada, Reno

Keywords: University of Nevada, Reno, Reno , Fiscal/Business Professional Trainee 3, NRAT Tax Specialist, Controller's Office, Accounting, Auditing , Reno, Nevada

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