Washington State Department of Revenue Position

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    Check out this amazing opportunity with the Washington State Department of Revenue:

    Are you seeking an opportunity to work with experienced audit professionals?

    We offer great on the job, real-life audit training that will teach you how to conduct a complete audit. Once you successfully complete your training period, you may enjoy the benefits offered by a flexible schedule and strong work-life balance.


    The Department of Revenue is offering multiple career opportunities in the Audit Division for a Revenue Auditor 1 (RA1) across field office locations in Washington state. Current field locations include: Tacoma, Seattle, Vancouver, Bothell and Bellingham.  This recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies.


    Please carefully review the opportunity details below or forward this message to interested candidates.


    The Department of Revenue — Working Together To Fund Washington’s Future

    Position:  Revenue Auditor 1 (RA 1)

    Division:  Audit Location:  Multiple Statewide
    Job Number: 2015-04670

    OPENS:  May 18, 2015

    CLOSES: May 31, 2015

    Primary Duties:

    As a Revenue Auditor 1 you’ll learn how to audit based on best in class auditing standards, processes and techniques. You’ll work under pre-established guidelines with close supervision as you train. You’ll conduct detailed audits of small to mid-sized businesses either as part of a team or independently. You’ll evaluate business activities and accounting records to determine if taxpayers are complying with the applicable tax laws and are reporting their tax liability correctly. You’ll audit a variety of industries such as construction, professional services, medical services, real estate, food services, and retail sales. These audits are often conducted at the taxpayer’s place of business, so you’ll travel within the region on a regular basis.


    Your success will look like:

    • Complete the New Auditor Training class within the first two months of hire.
    • Participate in training audits with lead auditors to conduct and write up findings in the first 6-9 months.
    • Begin independently auditing businesses after initial training, usually around the 6th month.
    • Continue to conduct team audits during your tenure in the audit division. This enhances your ability to conduct a broader range of audits at all levels of size and complexity.

    Required Qualifications: Bachelor degree; with major study in accounting.


    Bachelor degree in business administration or closely allied field which includes 24 semester or 36 quarter hours of college-level accounting (may include credits from one (1) Business Law class).


    Bachelor or Graduate degree and is CPA Exam eligible.

    *** Note: Applicants who are able to meet these qualifications by July 1, 2015, will also be considered.


    Compensation $3,549-$3,819 per month (range 44), depending on qualifications. *Salary is reflective of appointment guidelines set for Department of Revenue.


    Outstanding benefits include: health, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; vacation, sick, military and civil leave; dependent care assistance program; employee assistance program; deferred compensation plans; 11 paid holidays; training; tuition reimbursement; commute trip reduction; and state retirement plans.

    ***To be considered for a Revenue Auditor position, you must have complied with Washington state tax laws.  The Department of Revenue is committed to ensuring all employees perform in a manner warranting the highest degree of public confidence and demonstrates the highest level of ethics and integrity.  During the hiring process, the Audit Division will review the Department of Revenue records to ensure you have complied with Washington state tax laws. ***


    To be considered for this opportunity, complete an online application with the materials listed below.

    1. Go to www.careers.wa.gov.

    2. Click the “Look For Jobs” button.

    3. Check the “Dept. of Revenue” box in the Department section.

    4. Click the “Apply Search” button.

    5. Click “Revenue Auditor 1 (Audit) – Multiple” (04670).

    6. Click the “Apply” button.

    7. Follow the online application instructions to complete the online application & attach these materials:

    • ·         Cover letter, summarizing how you qualify
    • ·         Resume
    • ·         College transcripts showing your college-level accounting credits in the Attachments section. You must provide the most recent available transcript(s) with your application, even if it’s not your final transcript. This may be an unofficial online transcript. It does NOT need to be a sealed, certified copy. HTML or PDF formats, or a screen print into Word are acceptable. Please do not paste text from the internet into Word. Official transcripts may be required at a later date.

    8. Complete the supplemental questionnaire.



    Email Jobs@dor.wa.gov or call (360) 704-5727.


    Special Notes

    The act of submitting application materials electronically is considered affirmation that the information is complete and truthful.


    Prior to any new appointment into the Department of Revenue, a background check will be conducted.


    This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Department of Revenue and the Washington Public Employees Association (WPEA) which contains a “union security” provision. This means that, as a condition of employment, you must either join the union and pay union dues or pay the union a representational or other fee within 30 days of the date you are put into pay status.


    The Washington State Department of Revenue is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application/testing process or this job announcement in an alternative format may call Human Resources at (360) 704-5731. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

     Washington State Department of Revenue Position