State of Nevada AUDIT MANAGER in Nevada



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Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy

Department: Taxation

Division: Department of Taxation

Location: Reno, Sparks

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 32636

Open to current classified employees in the specified Division and Department, with at least 6 months of continuous, full-time equivalent service. Promotional preference will be given in the order listed.



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Phone: (775)684-0126


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The Position

Auditors conduct audits on accounts, records, activities, operations and/or internal controls of individuals, business organizations, State agencies or other government jurisdictions subject to State taxation or regulation to ensure compliance with State and federal rules and regulations and legal requirements and/or proper safeguarding of agency funds.

Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.

This position directly supervises three Audit Supervisors who oversee three audit teams of four to five sales and use tax auditors each for the Department of Taxation, Compliance Division, Audit Section located in the Reno district office. Additionally, this position directly supervises an Administrative Assistant II. The incumbent will perform reviews of all completed audits for compliance with the appropriate laws, rulings and policies, audit procedures and format; develops audit case inventory according to Department guidelines and current selection criteria; serves as the Department representative in resolving appealed audit determinations; and provides new auditor training as well as develops continued training and education of existing audit staff. Travel up to 25% of the time is required.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, which included 6 college credits in beginning accounting and/or auditing and 6 college credits in intermediate accounting and/or auditing, and four years of professional level auditing or accounting experience involving analyzing financial information and making recommendations based upon that analysis; OR graduation from high school or an equivalent education, supplemented by 6 college credits in beginning accounting and/or auditing and 6 college credits in intermediate accounting and/or auditing, and six years of professional experience as described above; OR one year of experience as an Audit Supervisor in Nevada State service; OR two years of experience as an Auditor III in Nevada State service which includes an additional 3 college credits in intermediate accounting and/or auditing; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above, which must have included 6 college credits in beginning accounting and/or auditing and 6 college credits in intermediate accounting and/or auditing.

Special Notes

Applicants must attach a copy of their college or university transcripts indicating successful completion of required credits in accounting and/or auditing.

Special Requirements

A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.

The Examination

AUDIT MANAGER (07.139) Training and Experience Exam

The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.

1) Describe your experience, including number of years, in supervising professional field auditing and accounting staff.

2) Describe your experience, including number of years, in conducting audits of Sales and Use Tax, Motor Carrier Tax or other Public Sector Programs such as Industrial Insurance or Employment Security, which included auditing records for compliance.

3) Describe your professional level accounting and auditing experience, including number of years.

4) Describe your experience, including number of years, in conducting Federal/State Tax audits.

5) Describe your experience using spreadsheet software.

6) Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or closely related field?


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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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