Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Auditor

County:   Shawnee

Req. No:   182642

Agency Name:   Department of Revenue

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

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Job Description:


This is an entry-level field auditing position in the Audit Services Bureau. The primary duties and responsibilities involve field and office audits to determine compliance with Kansas laws, rules, and regulations. Auditor will be assigned to specialize in one of the three following tax areas:

Corporate Income/Privilege tax audits of small to medium-sized multi-state corporations and financial institutions; Vehicle/Motor Fuel tax audits of motor carriers for compliance with the International Fuel Tax Agreement and the International Registration Plan; or Sales and use tax compliance audits of taxpayers conducting business in Kansas.

On the job training will last approximately four to six months. After training, approximately 15-20% overnight travel may be required. Auditor is responsible for thoroughly analyzing the assignment, scheduling audits with taxpayers, traveling to the taxpayer's location, examining and analyzing taxpayer records, documenting audit steps and conclusions, preparing detailed written reports citing specifics of noncompliance as well as related statutes, regulations and case law. Auditors have a standard 40 hour work week, with flex schedule availability. Promotional opportunities are also available.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: KBI check due to direct access to Federal Tax Information in taxpayer records.


Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Your application will be considered incomplete if an ACTUAL COPY of your Certificate is not submitted within 48 hours after the posting closes.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from accredited 4 year college with 15 hours of accounting classes.


PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: Two years of experience in examining internal work processes, financial and operational records and controls to assess effectiveness, accuracy of records and compliance with statutes, regulations and professional/legal standards. Education in accounting/auditing, business administration, or economics may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: State of Kansas Employment Application, Cover Letter, Resume and Transcripts. Final candidate(s) will be subject to background check. Please list your driver's license number with expiration date on the application. Your application will be considered incomplete and you will not be considered for this vacancy unless you submit those items indicated. Be sure to include at least two supervisory references on your employment application. Include the requisition number and job title of this posting on ALL correspondence, including e-mail.

TO APPLY: If you have not done so already, please register your personal data with the State of Kansas at jobs.ks.gov. The State of Kansas application can be submitted online at jobs.ks.gov or sent with the other required application materials one of the following ways: mailed to KDOR Recruitment, 109 SW 9th St, Topeka, KS 66612-1588, faxed in to (785) 296-1107 or emailed to KDOR_Recruitment@ks.gov If questions, please contact recruiter at (785) 296-3077. PLEASE NOTE: Only the application can be submitted through the State of Kansas online process. All other application materials (resume, cover letter, tax clearance, etc.) need to be either mailed, faxed or emailed directly to KDOR as per above.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: To be successful, candidate is expected to routinely perform the position tasks with limited supervision.

PROCESS FOR SELECTION: Upon receipt of your complete application packet, an evaluation of your qualifications will be conducted and your status based on the established minimum requirements, necessary special requirements, if applicable, and preferred selection criteria for the specific vacancy will be determined. Based on your ranking in comparison with other applicants, you may/may not be referred for further consideration and/or possible interview. If you are not selected for the vacancy, you will be notified within 30 days of the position being filled.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION POLICY STATEMENT: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ensures you the right to reasonable accommodations. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the State of Kansas. Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any other part of the employment process. It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the KDOR Recruitment Office at 785-296-3077.

LOCATION: Audit Services, Topeka, Kansas

Regular Hours of work: 07:00 AM - 05:30 PM (flexible schedule available)
Hours of work are negotiable

This is an Unclassified position.

Salary starting at $43,000.00 annually (Negotiable, dependent upon qualifications and experience)

DEADLINE: All Application Requirements must be received by the posted deadline to be considered.

When there is no closing date posted, application materials will be accepted until such time as it is determined an adequate pool of candidates exists. At that point in time, the position will be closed immediately. Applications received after that date will not be considered for that specific vacancy.

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Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Hourly

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