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  • 503071
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Jan 24 2022 at 23:55 MST


Funding Arizona's future through excellence in innovation, customer service, and continuous improvement.

The Arizona Department of Revenue is consistently striving towards recruiting individuals who are committed to providing quality services to citizens of Arizona and are passionate about creating solutions to the ever-evolving decisions faced within the state government.

We offer full-time employees a multitude of statewide benefit options http://www.google.com including 10 paid holidays per year, as well as Revenue specific benefits such as Teleworking opportunity.

Join the Arizona Department of Revenue as your next career advancement and help to make the Grand Canyon state even better by exemplifying our mission "Serving Taxpayers".


Job Location:


Education & Compliance Division

1600 W. Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $39,983 - $50,000 

Grade: 21

Closing Date: 01/24/2022

Job Summary: To conduct highly complex office and field Individual Income tax audits using acceptable audit methods and procedures. Collects and analyzes data; plans and organizes audit procedures; examines and reviews financial and other records in order to prepare detailed reports on audit findings. Works closely with IT department in establishing analytics. May require travel including overnight stays.
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; work closely with IT in establishing analytics.
  • Perform analysis and interpretations, prepare write-ups regarding tax audits on every aspect of the individual income, partnership, and S-Corp tax returns. Testify at hearings held in the Department, at the BOTA, or at court hearings outside the Department as needed by the Appeals Section.
  • Prepare work papers, audit reports, and weekly reports.
    Assist with on-the-job training of new auditors and ongoing training for audit staff. Answer questions, explain and interpret statutes and tax rulings.
  • Advise and train for new policies and procedures as required.
  • Actively promote teamwork and customer service within the section.
  • Help to provide solutions to questions and/or problems, thinking creatively and proactively regarding new issues.
  • 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:

  • Analyze, interpret and apply the Arizona income tax code, federal code, rules, regulations and policies of the department.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Able to effectively train others.

Ability to:

  • Interact and work well with others; ability to work on multiple projects with varying priorities.
  • Complete and assemble audit work papers and compose clear and concise audit reports.
  • Learn and apply LEAN concepts, principles, and tools used to create and deliver perspectives with the fewest resources with continuous problem-solving.
Selective Preference(s): The ideal candidate for this position will have:
• At least two years experience as an Auditor or equivalent.
• Bachelor's Degree in accounting or closely related field preferred. Experience with Continuous Improvement or LEAN preferred.
Pre-Employment Requirements: Valid driver's license.

Candidates for this position will be required to submit Tax Filing Records, Employment Verification Check, and Fingerprints that will be used to check criminal history records from the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).

Benefits: The State of Arizona provides a world-class comprehensive benefits package including:

· Holidays – 10 paid per year. sick leave – 12 days per year. No accrual or carryover limits.
· A robust and affordable insurance plan that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance,short-term and long-term disability options.
· A top-ranked Arizona StateRetirement System (ASRS) with 100% employer-matched contributions (Enrollment eligibility will be effective after 27 weeks of employment).
· Up to $5,250 for tuition reimbursement 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,Alternate Work Schedule and Telework opportunity.

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

Retirement: A top-ranked Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) with 100% employer-matched contributions (Enrollment eligibility will be effective after 27 weeks of employment).
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.