UI TAX FIELD AUDITOR
Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services
Various Openings in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area
Openings : 4
Note: In-state travel is required. Additional job requirements for employment are: a valid Arizona driver license, valid motor vehicle insurance, current Arizona vehicle registration. Employees may be required to use their own transportation; however, qualified travel expenses will be reimbursed.
These positions conduct field audits and other investigations of Arizona employers to ensure compliance with state and federal unemployment tax laws and regulations; routinely exercise professional judgment and discretion to identify employers for audit, make employment tax determinations and issue tax assessments or adjustments for reported wages; work independently in the field, directly with employers, their accountants or other representatives analyzing, interpreting and applying statutes, rules, and precedent decisions of the Unemployment Tax section or other state and federal agencies to a complex set of facts; investigate employer liability, worker classifications, computing and assessing tax, interest and penalties; collect delinquent reports and taxes; assist the agency in tax related hearings.
Knowledge of: business entities, Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships and Proprietorships; accounting systems, audit procedures and Field Unit policies; state law, rules and corresponding provisions of federal statutes and precedent rulings; Field office and Section operating procedures; federally mandated documentation requirements for field audits (Tax Performance System).
Skill in: researching relevant statutes, rules and precedent cases; applying audit procedures and mathematical computations; compiling information from examination of records; oral and written communication; interpersonal relations as applied in the interviewing of employers, their representatives or workers.
Ability to: plan work schedule; manage time effectively and meeting deadlines; make correct employment and tax determinations; communicate tax provisions to business owners or the public in general.
SPECIAL SELECTION FACTOR: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a Business field with the requisite in accounting coursework; OR a minimum of 12 hours of accounting coursework and professional tax auditing, accounting or closely related experience.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes 12 days’ sick leave, 13 days’ vacation, 10 paid holidays per year, health and dental insurance, life and long-term disability insurance. Optional employee benefits include short-term disability, deferred compensation, and supplemental life insurance. Note: Elective benefits for new employees will be subject to a 90 day waiting period .
Employees must participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Enrollment eligibility becomes effective after 27 weeks of employment.
All newly hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2870. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
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