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Revenue Audit Supervisor

Commonwealth of Kentucky

Location: 42303
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: January 18, 2023
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Revenue Audit Supervisor
Pay Grade 16
Salary $49,129.68 - $72,783.36
Employment Type
Hiring Agency
Finance & Administration Cabinet | Department of Revenue
401 Frederica Street
Building C, Suite 201
Owensboro, KY 42301 USA
At the Kentucky Department of Revenue we are dedicated to educating and assisting people and business owners to help bring them into compliance with the Commonwealth’s state tax laws. We offer great on-the-job, real- life training so you will feel prepared as you begin this career path.
This is your opportunity to work in a dynamic learning organization with great leaders and talented co- workers! At Revenue, we pride ourselves on being a work/life balance organization with growth opportunities and programs.
The mission of the KY Department of Revenue is to consistently and efficiently administer tax laws and programs to fund public services while providing quality customer service to the taxpayers and tax professionals living and working in Kentucky. The Office of Field Operations (OFO) helps the Department accomplish its mission at a local level through ten taxpayer service centers (TSCs) located throughout the state.
As an Audit Supervisor in the Owensboro Taxpayer Service Center, you will be responsible for supervising Department of Revenue Field Auditors in all phases of the examination of taxpayer records for audit purposes. You will plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate the work of all office staff who provide taxpayer assistance and perform audits. As Audit Supervisor, you will make assignments, select accounts for review, and assist staff with their work. You will also meet periodically with taxpayers, accountants, Certified Public Accountants, and attorneys to answer questions as well as provide technical advice and assistance.
As Audit Supervisor, it is important that you be able to work well with taxpayers, office staff, and management.
Additionally, you’ll be responsible for:
• Training and evaluating auditors
• Conducting various forms of audits to determine the correct liability of the taxpayer.
• Ensuring the safety and confidentiality of taxpayer information, data, and records.
• Ensuring the proper administration of Kentucky tax laws, regulations, and policies at a local level.
The successful candidate should possess clear communication skills to work with customers in person or over the telephone and in writing, sometimes in confrontational situations.
Additional Requirements
• Required to successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
• Required to be in compliance with all tax laws.
Working Conditions:
• Mostly at a desk using a computer and telephone.
• Some travel for training and education.
We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree that includes twenty semester hours or thirty quarter hours in accounting.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Four years of experience in the examination and auditing of Kentucky state tax documents.
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Two years of Kentucky Revenue Cabinet experience in the auditing of excise, corporation, individual income, withholding, sales and use taxes and fifteen semester hours or twenty-three quarter hours of pure accounting courses will substitute for the twenty semester hours or thirty quarter hours pure accounting requirement. Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) will substitute for the required bachelor's degree and pure accounting hours.
Working Conditions
Duties are generally performed in an office setting. Requires overnight travel both in and out of state.
Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Jill Salee at or 270-687-7301.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D