A Tax Auditor is responsible for auditing all state tax records, following up on audit results, and acting as a lead auditor for complex audit situations. This position is governed by state and federal laws, Arkansas tax regulations, and agency/institution policy. An auditor:
- Gathers information, analyzes and reviewed Arkansas tax laws to prepare for an audit, and schedules their own tax audits.
- Examines and analyzes various financial records to determine if a tax liability, a no-tax due, or a refund situation exists.
- Prepares audit reports based on audit findings, inputs audit information into personal computer, and prepares other reports of penalties or taxes due.
- Presents audit results to taxpayer or taxpayer representative to explain audit findings, answer questions regarding taxpayers' legal responsibilities and right to appeal and obtains signatures.
- Leads in conducting complex audits including assigning and reviewing work, coordinating travel, compiling composite reports, and conducting exit interviews.
- Investigates alleged violations of tax laws, obtains evidence of improper adherence to state tax laws, and testifies at hearings or in court regarding audit findings.
- Assists in training other auditors in specialized tax audits and teaches income tax schools for continuing education credits for tax professionals.
Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting or related field with a minimum of 24 hours of accounting. Possess an Arkansas driver's license with a good driving record. Experience with Microsoft Office - especially Word and Excel. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Position is for Northwest District office in Bentonville, Arkansas.
- Contributory retirement plan
- Personal and sick leave
- Little to no overtime
- 11 calendar holidays plus your birthday
- Health and vision/dental insurance plans
- Life insurance plans
- Employee Assistance Program
- Government deferred compensation plan (457b)