Research Analyst Intermediate

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $42,532
Maximum: $61,763

Published

06/07/2018

Application Deadline

06/26/2018

Address

600 N Robert St
Saint Paul
MN
55146
United States

Description

Job Class: Research Analyst Intermediate

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 06/05/2018

Closing Date: 06/26/2018

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Revenue Department / Revenue (inc Assessors)-MAPE

Division/Unit: Tax Research / Tax Research

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $20.37 - $29.58/hourly; $42,532 - $61,763/annually

Classified Status: Classified

Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Association of Professional Employees/MAPE

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary 

 

You will be required to answer a question in this application process about the minimum and preferred qualifications. To review the qualifications while answering the question either:

•print the job posting or

•open the posting in a new browser/window  

This position is responsible for tax research and analysis. Duties include developing revenue estimates and forecasting the impact of proposed changes in tax laws, creating spreadsheets and databases, and creating and running tax models. It is also responsible for conducting studies and analyses of state tax and related budget issues, and for writing reports.  

Qualifications  

Minimum Qualifications: 

Experience/education must meet one of the following requirements:

Two years of full-time equivalent professional experience working with tax policy or conducting research in economics or public policy analysis

OR

A Bachelor's degree in Economics or a closely related field that includes research and quantitative training and one year of full-time equivalent experience described above

OR

A Master's degree in Economics, Public Policy or closely related field that includes research and quantitative training

OR

An equivalent combination of analysis experience and education listed above

 

Applicants who meet the above requirements will be further evaluated based on the following:

 

Ability to work on multiple projects under tight deadlines 

Human relations skills sufficient to work with others on projects

Preferred Qualifications: 

Training or experience programming with SAS, SPSS, SQL or equivalent to conduct quantitative or statistical analysis 

Training or experience developing data models or conducting modeling activities 

Knowledge of legislative process

Knowledge of tax statutes 

Successful participation in the Minnesota Star of the North Fellowship program 

Physical Requirements 

Requires occasional moving of articles such as boxes, accounting records, laptop computer, and portable printer.

Additional Requirements 

Prior to an offer of employment, a background check will be conducted. This will include, but is not limited to checking degrees and licensures, criminal history, and tax filing and payment history. All individual income tax filing and payment obligations must be current prior to interviewing for this position. 

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

 

To view the job posting, go to the State Careers website at www.mn.gov/careers, then enter Job ID 24198 in Keywords search. Your application must contain sufficient detail to determine qualifications. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

 

Prior to an offer of employment, a background check will be conducted. This will include, but is not limited to checking degrees and licensures, criminal history, and tax filing and payment history. All individual income tax filing and payment obligations must be current prior to interviewing for this position.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/

To view the job posting, go to the State Careers website at www.mn.gov/careers, then enter Job ID 24198 in Keywords search. Your application must contain sufficient detail to determine qualifications. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.


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