We are seeking professional individuals to fill multiple entry-level tax auditor positions starting July 18, 2022. We will train you to apply your tax and accounting skills, and you will join a team that ensures tax law is enforced fairly to all taxpayers of the State of Wisconsin. Here's what employees have to say about working at DOR.
Revenue Auditors fill a variety of roles and are assigned to work with specific tax areas: Corporation, Excise, Individual Income, Pass-Through Entities (Partnerships and S-Corporations), Sales/Use, Nexus, Income Reconstruction.
Return Auditors examine tax returns, correspond with taxpayers for additional information and prepare audit work papers and reports from an office location. Little to no travel is required.
Books & Records Auditors conduct audits of individuals and a variety of business entities independently and may assist higher level auditors in performing large, complex audits. Many audits are initiated and conducted at the taxpayer’s business location. These positions require some overnight travel.
Starting salary is $25.85 per hour, plus an excellent benefits package that includes 3 weeks of annual vacation, sick leave, excellent health and dental benefits, and participation in the fully funded Wisconsin Retirement System pension plan, which is considered among the best in the country! Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin State Compensation Plan.
With satisfactory performance, there will be two $1.50/hour salary increases: one after each of the 1st and 2nd years. You may be eligible to telecommute after one year of satisfactory performance.
For positions hired in Glen Ellyn, IL and Edina, MN, you may qualify for a hiring bonus up to $3,000.
The department will conduct a background check, fingerprint check and tax compliance check prior to making an offer to hire. Interview results may be reused in accordance with the State of WI interview reuse policy.
All state employees must report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not and provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment. The State of Wisconsin continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols for COVID. Please visit Division of Personnel Management Coronavirus - COVID-19 (wi.gov) for the most up-to-date information. Guidance may be subject to change.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. The Department of Revenue does not sponsor work or student visas, either at time of hire or at any time.
A 24-month probationary period is required.
Please address the following in your letter of qualifications and résumé:
Qualified candidates will have one of the following:
completed or in the process of completing (within 6 months), a bachelor's degree or advanced degree with a major in accounting or taxation from an accredited institution, or
commensurate professional experience auditing accounting records and/or procedures to verify accuracy/conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS), or
a combination of academic preparation and professional auditing experience
In addition to the above, qualified candidates must have effective verbal and written communication skills.
You must attach a current resume and a letter of qualifications in a Word or PDF compatible format. Make certain these documents clearly illustrate your qualifications as they relate to the education and/or work experience described in this announcement. For tips on developing your resume and letter of qualifications, click here.
Submitted materials will be evaluated by a job expert and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. If you are invited for an interview, you will be contacted via email. Make certain your contact information is correct and check your email regularly.
Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration as a transfer or voluntary demotion should complete the online application process.
The Department of Revenue is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce.
Questions about this position can be directed to Wanda Anthony, Human Resources Specialist Senior, via email at email@example.com.
Deadline to Apply - May 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m.
About Wisconsin Department of Revenue
Our agency administers Wisconsin's tax system to provide revenue to fund state and local government services. We strive to provide taxpayers with clear information about our tax laws, promote voluntary compliance, and assure tax collection fairness.