Auditor Tax Job Description Sample
Tax Auditor - Central Region
Job Description Virginia Tax is seeking a qualified candidate for a home
-based Tax Auditor position located in the Central Region.This position will cover the greater Richmond Metropolitan area and interested applicants must reside in this area. The auditor is responsible for ensuring compliance with the tax laws and regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia, primarily sales and use taxes, but may also include other taxes and fees administered by Virginia Tax. Using generally accepted auditing standards, the auditor researches, plans, and performs independent tax audits on businesses, both within and outside the Commonwealth of Virginia. The majority of the auditor’s time is involved in field work at the taxpayer’s place of business. This role requires a high level of interpersonal skills as you are dealing face-to-face with the public and, at times, in difficult situations requiring the use of diplomacy and tact. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, eager to learn and take on new challenges, inquisitive, and flexible when working with the public.
Researching, planning, scheduling and conducting audits using proper audit methods and techniques.
Communicating audit findings and issues with all levels of management as well as other interested parties.
Applying technical knowledge of tax laws, regulations, rulings, and court decisions in order to successfully analyze and properly resolve audit issues.
Completing audit reports that clearly define technical and factual conclusions, and submitting them within the prescribed time frame.
Analyzing and deciphering taxpayer accounting records and financial statements, both manual and electronic, in order to determine business activities and potential compliance issues.
Identifying audit candidates and conducting audits in such a manner as to preserve the statute of limitations. This is strictly a remote, home-based position. Interested applicants must reside in the greater Richmond Metropolitan area. Overnight travel may be required and work expenses are covered by Virginia Tax. No relocation costs are provided. Hard-wired high-speed Internet connection is REQUIRED with a Download speed of 3 MB or higher, an Upload speed of 1 MB or higher and a maximum latency of 100ms. (See testing requirements under special instructions) About Virginia Tax: Through the strength of our workforce, a culture of innovation, and the use of technology, Virginia Tax aims to deliver high quality services and instill public confidence for approximately 5.5 million taxpayers across the Commonwealth. Headquartered in Richmond, with approximately one third of our employees being home-based, Virginia Tax administers 37 state and local taxes, including individual and corporate income taxes, sales and use taxes, and miscellaneous excise taxes. The agency works directly with taxpayers, CPA’s, retail organizations, local governments, members of the General Assembly, the Attorney General’s Office, and the Governor’s Office to ensure the Commonwealth’s revenue is collected and administered with fairness and due diligence. At Virginia Tax, not only will your work make a difference in the lives of Virginia citizens, you will also work in an open and collaborative environment where coworkers care about each other and each other’s success. Work/life balance is a focus, and with motivation and interest to succeed, career growth will be supported by the organization. In addition to a rewarding work experience, Virginia Tax offers core benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, and leave programs. Employees participate in a State Retirement Plan; a tax-deferred Retirement Savings Plan with employer-matching provisions is also available. Employees are eligible for participation in a Short and Long Term Disability Program after one year of employment. Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays and wellness programs.
Auditing experience in a professional work environment.
Working knowledge of Virginia and Federal tax laws, rules, regulations, forms, schedules, and filing procedures.
Working knowledge of accounting principles and techniques.
Intermediate to advanced skill in gathering and analyzing data, and successfully utilizing appropriate interviewing techniques.
Skill in transcribing and combining information and accounts from one or more sources.
Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with diverse groups of people (taxpayers, attorneys, accountants, corporate officers).
Ability to analyze accounting records and arrive at logical, factual and legally supportable conclusions.
Ability to proficiently use a windows-based PC to communicate electronic data and utilize spreadsheets, databases and word processing.
Must have a valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and provide your own transportation.
Must have a safe and secure home-based work area, and hard-wired high speed internet connection required for work location (cannot be wireless).
Demonstrated ability to prioritize duties and handle multiple tasks. Hard-wired high-speed Internet connection is REQUIRED with a Download speed of 3 MB or higher, an upload speed of 1 MB or higher and a maximum latency of 100ms. (See testing requirements under special instructions) ## Preferred Qualifications
Strongly prefer experience working from home or in a field position as well as experience auditing in a tax environment.
Prefer a business related bachelor’s degree with 12 hours of accounting.
Special Requirements Selected candidate
(s) will be required to consent to and successfully pass a background investigation which includes references, education and/or credentials (if applicable), criminal history, tax filing records, and driving record checks. This has been deemed a sensitive position, thus the selected candidate(s) will also be required to consent to a fingerprint-based background check. Virginia Tax employees must be current with filing their tax returns ensuring they were filed in compliance with established laws, rules and regulations.
Special Instructions to Applicants Internet Speed Test:
To test the speed of your internet connection, from your home computer go to www.speedof.me and click the “Start Test” icon. A Download speed of 3MB or higher, an Upload speed of 1MB or higher and maximum latency of 100ms is REQUIRED. Applicants selected for an interview will be required to provide this information. The selected candidate will be prohibited from performing tax or accounting services for compensation during or outside business hours. The Virginia Department of Taxation is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants are afforded equal opportunities without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, genetics, age, veteran status, political affiliation or disability. Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants with disabilities, if requested, during the application and/or interview process. If accommodations are needed, please contact Human Resources at (804) 786-3610. Virginia Tax participates in E-verify. The on-line state application must be thoroughly completed to be considered for this job opportunity. Applications submitted with “see resume” under work experience are considered incomplete. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position. No phone calls or emails, please.
- Working Title:* Tax Auditor
- Central Region
Role Title:* Auditor I - 19191 Job Open Date: 01/17/2018 Job Close Date: 01/31/2018 Open Until Filled: No
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
Hiring Range:* Commensurate w/ experience up to $45,000 Agency: Dept of Taxation (161)
Agency Website:* http://www.tax.virginia.gov/ Location: Richmond (City) - 760 Position Number: C0554 Job Posting Number: 1033384 Type of Recruitment: General Public
Does this position have telework options?:* Yes
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* No
Job Type:* Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail:* Full-Time Salaried
- Non-Faculty- FTS-1 Pay Band: 04
We at Accountemps are starting our search for the Tax Season. We have had several clients reach out to us to find them people for the tax season, and we are anticipating more as we get closer.
We have clients specifically looking for amazing Tax Auditors. They are looking for Tax Auditors who preferably have past experience in a Tax Auditor role. Our Tax Auditor will have the following responsibilities:
The Tax auditor is responsible for planning, administering, and conducts audits of national and multinational taxpayers. Analyzing and interpreting financial records of taxpayers to ascertain business functions and their relationship to the business's tax reporting procedures; Interpreting and applying the State's rules of law and Department practice to various business situations, by utilizing generally accepted auditing principles and procedures; Presents and explains the results of audit findings to taxpayers and their representatives. Prepares clear and concise work papers to document audit findings. Presents the agency's position during the conduct of formal or informal hearings when taxpayers contest the results of audits. Maintains strict adherence to the departmental laws and regulations pertaining to confidentiality of all tax information obtained from records, files, tax returns, and departmental investigations All applicants, regardless of experience level, must have a bachelor's degree with a business/finance - related major. Prior accounting/auditing experience is desired. Knowledge of statistical sampling methodology is beneficial. MBA, or other major achievements are a plus. CPA a bonus All applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills and must be computer literate and experienced with Microsoft Word and Excel. The ability to independently conduct field audits at off-site locations is essential. Prefer candidates who have experience with sales and use tax compliance and/or auditing.
If you are interested in this position please send an updated resume to Kelly Honey at Kelly.email@example.com or apply online! Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills helping you to advance in your career.
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Tax Auditor III
Agency Overview: The Department of Revenue's core mission is to collect the revenues required to support the business of the Commonwealth, to make a difference in the lives of children by enforcing the financial responsibilities of parenthood, and to assist Massachusetts cities and towns in sound and efficient fiscal management. Our vision is to conduct our operations in a manner that inspires public confidence in government by administering and enforcing tax, child support and municipal finance laws in ways that are innovative, customer-focused and transparent.
Tax The Tax Administration Division is responsible for fostering voluntary compliance and narrowing the tax gap by identifying, educating, and auditing noncompliant taxpayers. The Tax Administration Division audits the tax returns of businesses and individuals filed, including sales/use, meals, rooms occupancy and special fuels, are subject to examination by the Tax Administration Division staff. Duty Statement: Supervisors provide direct supervision by assigning, directing and controlling the activity of a group of field auditors. Provides technical assistance to agency staff regarding tax liability of individuals and corporations. Attends Opening and Closing Conferences with field auditors to provide guidance and direction. Ensures that each audit case is completed in a timely, efficient and cost effective manner. Monitors and analyzes Genisys reports and provides management with monthly updates on the status of certain cases. Conducts reviews of completed cases to ensure that the standards of quality are maintained. Assists and instructs audit groups in the application of tax laws, rules and regulations, audit techniques and procedures. Reviews the performance of employees according to the Employee Performance Review System (EPRS). Determines the need for disciplinary action when appropriate and follows proper progressive disciplinary procedures. Attends hearings at the Office of Appeals, when appropriate. Provides technical assistance to taxpayers by answering questions regarding state tax laws, rules, regulations, guidelines and procedures. Participates in preparing guidelines, making recommendations on rules, regulations and procedures when requested. This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:Applicants must have at least (A) seven years of full-time, or equivalent part-time professional experience in accounting, auditing, or tax examination with at least (B) three years of experience in a supervisory or leadership capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Incumbents may be required to have a current and valid motor vehicle driver's license at a class level specific to assignment. Substitutions: I. A Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration may be substituted for two years of the required experience. II. A Graduate degree in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for three years of the required experience.An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Job:Accounting and Finance
Organization:Department of Revenue
Title:Tax Auditor III
Location:Massachusetts-Chelsea-200 Arlington Street
REV - TAX Auditor V - 73000405
REV - TAX AUDITOR V - 73000405 Date:Jan 17, 2018 Location:ORLANDO, FL, US, 32801 Apply now » The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on ourE-Verify website.
Requisition No: 28185 Agency: Department of Revenue Working Title: REV - TAX AUDITOR V - 73000405 Position Number: 73000405 Salary: $3,916.67 / month Posting Closing Date: 01/31/2018 This is an Internal Agency Advertisement JOB SUMMARY:This position is in the General Tax Administration, Orlando Service Center, Field Operations - Audit.
This position will independently perform more complex audits of taxpayers conducting business in Florida to determine tax compliance as it relates to Florida statutes. Duties include research, analysis, the review of taxpayer’s books and records, the preparation of detailed reports of audit results, and instructing taxpayers as to the proper reporting procedures to improve future compliance. Additional duties may include providing training to the audit staff.
The Florida Department of Revenue is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and providing employment opportunities to veterans and individuals who have a disability. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Currently employed with the Florida Department of Revenue;
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
Successful completion of five college level courses in accounting;
Four years of accounting or auditing experience, with at least nine of those months performing field audits in Sales and Use, Corporate Income or Motor Fuel Tax within the General Tax Administration audit process;
Experience working with Microsoft Word and Excel, WinFMT(Windows Florida Multi-Tax), FERAS (Florida Electronic Records Audit System), if applicable, and SAP/ACM (Systems Applications Products/Audit Case Management). SUBSTITUTIONS:
Field auditing experience working in General Tax Administration (GTA) audit process can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college.
A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting or business administration or possession of a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A) certificate can substitute for one year of experience. PREFERENCES:
Preference will be given to those applicants with Sales & Use or Corporate Income tax experience. SCREENING DISCLAIMER:Responses to qualifying questions should be verifiable by skills and/or experiences stated on the candidate profile and/or resume.
NOTE:This position requires travel which may include overnight stays. SKILLS VERIFICATION TEST:All applicants who meet the screening criteria/minimum job requirements will be required to take a Skills Verification Test. Applicants must receive a score of at least 70% to be considered further.
APPLICANT POOL:Future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months. WHERE TO APPLY:All applicants must apply online at:https://jobs.MyFlorida.com. If you experience problems applying online, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287 for assistance.
CONTACT INFORMATION:Alona McBeth, 407-648-2965,firstname.lastname@example.org REMINDER:Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website at:http://www.sss.gov. The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation. The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.
Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Nearest Major Market:Orlando
Credit Card Chargeback/ Sales Tax Auditor
-Handles chargeback retrieval inquiries.
Analyze rejected credit card transactions.
Align with the IT department to handle credit transaction irregularities.
Review and report chargeback activity to key stakeholders.
Insure company is compliant with sales tax requirements.
Reconcile credit card transactions.
Tax Auditor- One of \"Boston's Best\" Accounting firm!
What You Will Be Doing
- Communicate Directly with Customers
What You Need for this Position
- Tax Accounting
- Corporate Tax
- Corporate Tax Audits
What's In It for You
- Excellent Benefits
- Strong Retirement Packages
- Generous Paid Time Off
Required SkillsTax Accounting, Corporate Tax, Corporate tax audits
If you are a good fit for the Tax Auditor- One of \"Boston's Best\" Accounting firm! position, and have a background that includes:
Tax Accounting, Corporate Tax, Corporate tax audits and you are interested in working the following job types:
Accounting, Finance, Banking
Within the following industries:
Looking forward to receiving your resume through our website and going over the job in more detail with you!
CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Your Right to Work In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Tax Accounting, Corporate Tax, Corporate tax audits
Senior Auditor / Lead Auditor
Title: Senior Auditor / Lead Auditor
1. Performs relatively complex audit assignments by taking the lead in areas including strategic objectives, reliability of financial reporting, compliance with laws and regulations, and efficiency and effectiveness of operations. 2. Performs critical business analysis of issues identified during an audit assignment, including identifying root cause(s) and identifying value-added opportunities for improvement to Company Management in a timely manner. 3. Reports and communicates, verbally and in writing, the results of audit assignments to Company management. 4. Works collaboratively with Company Management to help ensure action plans are implemented timely and appropriately to address areas identified as needing improvement. 5. Prepares quality and timely workpapers supporting the results of audit-related testing and analysis. 6. Performs ongoing business risk monitoring activities to help ensure comprehensive coverage of key business risks. 7. Maylead functional teams or projects to achieve milestones and objectives as wellas training developing and less-experienced audit positions. 8. Increases and applies knowledge of internal controls and the internal control environment of their audit customers. 9. (Interpretsinternal/external business risk exposures and issues in terms of meetingbusiness objectives and provides recommendations.)
Requisition ID: 3714BR
Lead Auditor level position details in parentheses Senior Auditor/ (Lead Auditor) Under general (limited) direction, responsible for providing relatively complex audit and consulting services for PPL Corporation and its subsidiaries with a focus on risk related to financial accounting and reporting. Works independently with minimal guidance using knowledge of internal controls and in specific areas required to effectively perform job duties. This job is a senior-skill (lead-skill) level without formal supervisory responsibility (with formal supervisory responsibility). May provide guidance and direction (will provide guidance and direction) to other PPL employees to support production of high quality, timely and cost-effective audit results. (This position is a key contributor in a complex environment who may lead functional teams or projects. With little guidance, uses extensive technical knowledge of auditing, internal controls, and business operations.)
Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.
Experience Level: Professional
Recruiting Location: PA-Allentown
1. Senior Auditor requires Bachelor's Degree with 5 years of audit or business operations experience.
Lead\t Auditor requires more than 7 years of audit or business operations experience.\t 2. Requires effective, written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills. 3. Critical business analysis skills required. 4.
Knowledge of business operations and a working knowledge of internal controls. Professional certification (e.g. CIA, CPA, CISA, CIDA). Required to actively pursue certification within 2 years of the job effective date. 5. Highly motivated self-starter with excellent project management skills.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.
Regular or Temporary: Regular
1. Highly prefer CPA with financial auditing background. 2.
MBA or other advanced degree 3. Technical skills to analyze data using various technologies. 4. Business line utility experience is preferred. 5. (Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects and assignments.) Full-time or Part-time: Full-Time
As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities – Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around the U.S. and abroad. Follow PPL Corporation on social media Twitter: @PPL_Corporation (https://twitter.com/PPL_Corporation) LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/ppl-corporation)Follow PPL Electric Utilities on social media Twitter: @PPLElectric (https://twitter.com/PPLElectric) Facebook (www.facebook.com/PPLElectric)
Auditor - SR Internal Auditor
Chicago, IL Duration: 6 months Description Description : This position is responsible for conducting audits of financial and operational controls of various departments to ensure compliance with prescribed procedures and policies. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Degree in Auditing, Accounting, Finance or equivalent.
Five or more years of audit experience in public accounting, insurance or related fields. Two years of experience leading audit engagements with professional audit staff. Experience in complex financial and operational audit assignments.
Knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors Professional Standards, accounting and auditing standards, business process analysis including process flow and mapping, auditing tools, data collection and analysis, report writing, and sampling techniques in order to participate in audits and projects and audit coordination. Knowledge of accounting, finance, system analysis (manual systems), and information systems operation and design. Strong verbal and written communication skills, time-management and project management skills.
Leadership skills, sensitivity, listening/receptivity, leading/motivating others, resolving conflict and negotiation Preferred
Large public accounting firm experience. Professional certification in Accounting, Audit or Insurance, (e.g.
CPA, CIA, CFSA, etc.) or a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Experience using TeamMate and data analytic software such as ACL, SAS or SQL. Knowledge of health care insurance and/or financial service operations, reporting and regulation.
Familiar with Medicare/Medicaid operations. VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Tax Auditor I - III
The Missouri Department of Revenue is seeking four individuals to fill a Tax Auditor position in the Springfield, MO office.
This position performs tax audits on businesses. Employees receiveformal and on-the-job training, by assisting higher-level staff conduct auditsand independently conducting routine audit assignments. Work involvesconducting audits of company financial records and tax returns to determinecompliance with Missouri state tax laws. Close supervision is received from aTax Audit Supervisor or other superior; however, as experience is gained,supervision becomes more general, and the employee exercises increasingindependence and initiative in the performance of assignments withinestablished policies and procedures.
Qualifications include graduationfrom an accredited four-year college or university with major specialization(24 semester hours) in accounting (One year of professional accounting orauditing experience will substitute for up to six earned credit hours ofthe required specialization in Accounting).
Benefitswith Missouri Department of Revenue include:
Ifyou would like to be considered for this position, please visit our web site at, complete an Online Application, and applyfor the position of interest.
Applicationswill be accepted until January,12 2018.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Auditor - CPA Firm With National Client Base
Liptz & Associates is a dynamic and rapidly growing CPA firm located in Newport Beach, California, specializing in closely held businesses, high net worth individuals, captive insurance and international tax transactions.
We are looking for candidates for the following full time and/or Independent Contractor/per-diem positions:
- Independent Contractor/Per Diem Auditors
- CPA Audit Manager/Senior/Staff
- Candidates must have strong accounting, compliance, technical, communication, organizational skills, & be motivated, self-starters.
- 2-4 years auditing experience is required.
- Remote working environment is available.
- No travel is required.
The firm specializes in:
•* Captive Insurance
•* High Net Worth Wealth Planning Strategies
•* Tax Planning/Consulting/International
•* Tax Compliance
•* Audit & Attest
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