Senior Assessor Analyst
Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Assessor's administration and appraisal systems. Manages and validates Assessor's data used in the valuation of real and personal property. Ability to maintain in depth working knowledge of business policy and statutory requirements of Colorado property assessment. Responsible for the Assessor's mandated statutory assessment calendar deadlines, which requires generating data files and reports for the State of Colorado, Larimer County, and other entities, and ensuring that the data that is provided is accurate. Assists the statistical analysts in the mass appraisal valuation of all Larimer County residential properties using multiple regression modeling.
The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
- Receives general supervision from the Chief Deputy Assessor.
- Exercises no supervision.
- Responsible for the preparation of Larimer County data and completion of reports that are mandated by the State of Colorado. These include the following: Tax Warrant, Notice of Valuation, Notice of Determination, Personal Property Declarations, Abstract and Certification for the State of Colorado, Larimer County and Taxing Authorities, and others as required.
- Quality control of Assessor's data; ability to assess the Assessor's CAMA database actively searching for inconsistencies and generating reports for use in quality assurance; create and distribute edit check and error reports.
- Assure that all reporting to the State of Colorado, State Auditor, and the Division of Property Taxation are accurate and timely to insure passing of the annual Audits.
- Assist in the calculation, verification, balancing, and reporting of the State Assessed property valuation data to Larimer County and local Taxing Authorities.
- County wide installation, training, and troubleshooting of the Assessor's CAMA and other related tools.
- Ability to perform Oracle database application upgrades, testing, creating, and maintaining Oracle tables, and creating and maintaining Oracle SQL statements.
- Maintain database security for the Assessor's CAMA software.
- Create and maintain databases for the Assessor's office, including the development of user's interfaces for the Assessor's staff.
- Report writing; ability to create and maintain reports for the Assessor's office, other County departments, and for the public using Microsoft Access, Active Reports, and Crystal Reports.
- Ability to create, edit, and update PDF documents for public distribution as required by the Colorado Department of Property Taxation.
- Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Operation of standard office equipment including computers, fax machines, and copiers.
- Software and business applications including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Access, SPSS, SAS, Oracle/SQL, Adobe Acrobat Writer, and ARCGIS.
- Modern office practices and procedures.
- Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standard operating procedures.
- Colorado Revised Statutes as they pertain to Property Assessment and Taxation.
- Assessor's Reference Library as published and updated by Colorado Department of Taxation.
- Provide professional customer service, both internally and externally.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
- Assemble and analyze data, prepare concise charts, records, and descriptions.
- Accomplish assigned workload in a timely manner and meet established performance standards and objectives.
- Perform duties independently that are appropriate and consistent with the level of position.
- Organize material and present information clearly and concisely in verbal and written form.
- Interpret and apply departmental policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Troubleshoot and resolve technical and user issues efficiently and effectively.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
- Three years of experience in directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities.
- Equivalent to an Associates Degree from and accredited college or university with major coursework in Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related field.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.