A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in accounting.
Possession of designation as a Certified Public Accountant or CPA Inactive will substitute for the baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in accounting.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Incorporated; the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools; the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
This position requires travel on a regular basis to audit locations or attend meetings, conferences, training classes, or other work locations throughout the United States.
This position is located in the Monroe Regional Office of the Field Audit Services division.
As part of a Career Progression Group , vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Revenue Tax Auditor 1, Revenue Tax Auditor 2 or Revenue Tax Auditor 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the Revenue Tax Auditor 3 is $76,336.00. Please refer to the Job Specifications tab located at the top of the LA Career Current Job Opportunities page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.
Special Entrance Rates are as follows :
Revenue Tax Auditor 1 $2761.20/monthly
Revenue Tax Auditor 2 $2955.33/monthly
Revenue Tax Auditor 3 $3385.20/monthly
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for this position online. Those wishing to submit a paper application may mail their application to the Louisiana Department of Revenue (see mailing address below). Please be sure to print and answer any supplemental questions associated with the posting and submit along with your paper application. Paper applications may be downloaded from the Civil Service website .
Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
Application Status Message
What it Means
Your application has been submitted successfully.
Checking for required test score
We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.
Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Eligible for consideration
You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Referred to hiring manager for review
Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.
Someone has been selected for the position.
The agency has decided not to fill the position.
There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
LA Department of Revenue
Human Resources Division
Post Office Box 66378
Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6378
*This posting may be used to fill vacancies in other divisions or units in the Department of Revenue within 90 days of closing.
Function of Work:
To perform field audits of individual and corporate taxpayers for the purpose of determining compliance with State tax laws, which may include investigations of criminal violations.
Level of Work:
General from Revenue Tax Auditor Supervisor or higher-level personnel.
Location of Work:
Department of Revenue.
Differs from Revenue Tax Specialists by the presence of responsibility for performing field audits of individual and corporate taxpayers.
Differs from Revenue Tax Auditor 2 by the absence of experienced-level duties.
Examples of Work:
Reviews financial statements, records, and operations of individuals, national, multi-national, and other business entities to determine tax liability; these can be performed as a member of an audit team or under close supervision, and can be both in-state or out-of-state.
Requests and reviews other supporting information, including explanations of specific production processes and accounting systems used by petroleum companies, manufacturers, etc.
Documents discrepancies and prepares work papers to support findings including tables, schedules, exhibits, confidential comments, and correspondence with taxpayers; writes reports to summarize findings and collect taxes, if applicable.
Confers and corresponds with individuals and business entities to explain laws, procedures, and taxpayers' obligations, to present findings, and to give advice on accounting improvements.
Conducts searches of third-parties; procures and examines private and public records such as deeds, contracts, bank records, etc. and reconstruction of accounts to establish sources of assets, methods of operations, and involvement in criminal tax violations, including establishment of willful intent.
May interview witnesses to obtain, clarify, and confirm evidence regarding possible tax evasion.