The primary focus of this position is the examination of the financial activities of taxpaying entities in order to determine tax compliance for multiple tax schedules. These examinations involve the interpretation and application of tax laws, the utilization of professional auditing and accounting principles and practices, and interaction with taxpayers and taxpayers' representatives in reviewing books, records, and returns in the course of conducting state tax audits. Audits are primarily conducted at the taxpayers' or the taxpayers' representative's business location
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Requires the knowledge and ability to apply the Internal Revenue Code and North Carolina revenue laws across multiple North Carolina tax schedules; the knowledge and ability to apply auditing and accounting principles and practices in the review of taxpayers' books, records, and returns; interpersonal skills to interact with taxpayers and their representatives; the ability to communicate comprehensive information on matters of a complex nature in a concise manner; the ability to investigate tax compliance issues of a substantial variety and complexity; the ability to discuss and resolve technical and controversial tax matters with professional judgment utilizing tax research skills as needed; the ability to maintain effective working relationships with taxpayers and employees. Requires knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned with a minimum of eighteen (18) credit hours of accounting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
NOTE: The NC Department of Revenue (NCDOR) has a career banding compensation plan which encourages and rewards competency development. Recruitment for this position will target the journey level of the Auditor class. Salary range will be commensurate with the applicant's competencies as well as budget, equity and labor market conditions. For recruitment purposes, this position is considered to be equivalent to salary grade 76.
If there are no candidates identified at the journey level, management may consider applicants for Auditor in Training ($43,347).
Supplemental and Contact Information:
NOTE: Applicants may be required to provide their most recent completed work evaluation and leave balances if interviewed.
NCDOR uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. A detailed description of all work experience MUST be included in the work history on the application to receive proper credit . (“See Résumé” under work history is unacceptable.) Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume (text or attached) WILL NOT be considered as qualifying experience. Résumés are not accepted in lieu of the online state application.
A college transcript must accompany application to verify completion of the stated required accounting hours. Application received without the transcript will be considered incomplete. NOTE: Current Field Auditors do not need to submit a transcript .
Applicants will be subject to federal and state criminal background checks and verification of tax compliance.
Persons eligible for veteran's preference must attach a copy of Form DD-214.
NC Department of Revenue
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - 14 months ago