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Funding Arizona’s future through excellence in innovation, exceptional customer service and public servant-led continuous improvement.

The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) is consistently striving to recruit team members who are committed to providing quality services to the citizens of Arizona and are passionate about creating solutions to the ever-evolving decisions faced within state government.

Join the Arizona Department of Revenue as your next career advancement and assist the Grand Canyon State by exemplifying our mission of “Serving Taxpayers.”

All Arizona State employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government. Our goal is for every ADOR team member to reflect on individual and team performance, reduce waste, and commit to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every ADOR team member seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.



Job Location:

Address: 1600 W. Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007 

Posting Details:

Salary: 50,000 

Grade: 21

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

This position offers a hybrid working schedule with the anticipation of working in-office 2-3 days per week.

Job Summary:

Come join ADOR, one of the 2022 Top Companies to Work For in Arizona!

As an Auditor 3, this position will conduct highly complex office and field Individual Income Tax audits using acceptable audit methods and procedures. This position will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data, planning and organizing audit procedures, and examining and reviewing financial and other records in order to prepare detailed reports on audit findings.
This position works closely with the IT department in establishing analytics and also may require some overnight travel.

Job Duties: Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Conduct independent and objective individual income tax audits of considerable complexity
-Prepare high quality written and oral reports to communicate work results that meet professional standards for clarity and completeness
-Develop audit programs and work closely with IT to establish analytics
-Perform analysis, interpretations, and write-ups regarding tax audits on every aspect of the individual income, and S-Corp tax returns
-Testify at hearings held in the Department, at the Board of Tax Appeals (BOTA), or at court hearings outside the Department as needed by the Appeals Section
-Assist with training new auditors by answering questions and providing solutions that pertain to tax rulings, advising on new policies and procedures as required, and actively promoting teamwork and customer service
-Help to provide solutions to questions and/or problems with creative and proactive thinking
-Attend periodic workshops or training sessions to improve knowledge and skills

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
-Arizona Revised Statutes, federal code, rules and regulations pertaining to income taxes
-Federal and state tax documents
-Principles and practices of general accounting and auditing

Skilled in:
-Analyzing and interpreting the Arizona income tax code, federal code, rules, regulations and policies
-Effective oral and written communication
-Working on multiple projects with varying priorities
-Assembling audit work papers and audit reports
-Learning and applying Lean Six Sigma principles and concepts

Ability to:
-Interact and work well with others
-Effectively train others

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate for this position will have:
-Two years' experience as an Auditor or equivalent
-Bachelor's Degree in Accounting OR closely related field, preferred
-Experience with continuous improvement and/or Lean Six Sigma principles

Pre-Employment Requirements:

The final candidate will be required to abide by the the following pre-employment checks:
-Employment Verification and Reference Checks
-State and Federal Criminal Background Check, including fingerprinting
-Arizona Tax Filing Records Check
-If applicable, ASEDRA Authorized Driver Identification Check


The State of Arizona provides a world class comprehensive benefits package including:
-Paid time off for holidays, sick days, annual leave, military leave, bereavement leave, and civic duty leave
-A robust and affordable insurance plan that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability options
-Higher education discounts for State employees and tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per fiscal year, available to seek further career advancement or certification in Continuing Professional Education
-Work-life balance and additional options for life betterment such as the Infant at Work Program, State Wellness Program, Public Transit Discounts, Alternate Work Schedules, and Telework opportunities

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Top ranked Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) provides 100% employer matched contributions (enrollment eligibility will be effective after 27 weeks of State employment). ASRS provides a lifelong benefit based on years of service earned, or worked, and your ending salary. Learn more about ASRS at: https://www.azasrs.gov/content/new-and-prospective-members

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-716-6950.

Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.