Auditor III

Location
FAIRFAX (EJ32), VA
Salary
$67,306.72 - $112,177.31 yr
Posted
Jul 09, 2018
Closes
Jul 23, 2018
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time

Multiple positions will be filled from this job announcement.

Conducts numerous types of audits, including financial, compliance and investigative reviews for the purpose of verifying accuracy and completeness of tax returns, both for personal property and for gross receipt taxes under the limited supervision of the Assistant Director. Plans and initiates a variety of business audits. Performs interviews or conferences with taxpayers or business representatives to be audited. Conducts audits and performs peer reviews of other audit staffs work prior to submitting audit reports to management. May testify in court for the county pertaining to business license, personal property, and other miscellaneous tax assessments as necessary. Maintains both case and statistical tracking to report the progress and the revenue results of audits. Oversees the billing process for audits resulting in additional assessments. Assists the discovery staff in resolution of complex problems involving compliance with the tax laws. Performs other research and special projects as assigned.

NOTE: Salary offer will be commensurate with related work experience and will not exceed $89,742.22 (the mid-point of the advertised salary range for the Auditor III).

Positions may be underfilled as an Auditor II (S-24); the Underfill Requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field, with major course work in accounting, auditing, or finance; plus, three years of professional experience in auditing or accounting.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The appointee to this position must complete a criminal background check and a credit check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, methods, and practices combined with thorough knowledge of management principles, methods and practices;
  • Experience in conducting audits of both large and small businesses;
  • Experience in interpreting state and county codes to determine business classifications;
  • Experience in conducting peer reviews and actively participating in working group sessions;
  • Strong research, writing and presentation skills;
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and evaluate accounting data and complex tax issues in order to make findings and/or recommendations, then communicating them clearly and concisely both orally and in writing;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products, to include Word, Excel and Outlook and ability to work effectively with minimum supervision while keeping several activities in progress at one time;
  • CPA Preferred.

UNDERFILL REQUIREMENTS:
This position may be underfilled as an Auditor II (Grade S-24, $58,451.95 - $97,420.54). The employment standards for the Auditor II are: any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field, with major course work in accounting, auditing, or finance; plus two years of professional experience in auditing or accounting.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position is basically sedentary, but requires some walking, standing and carrying items up to 40 pounds in weight. Duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 711. EEO/AA/TTY.