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REVENUE AUDIT SUPERVISOR

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jan 6, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5145

Job Requisition ID:  10776

The Illinois Department of Revenue is seeking to hire a Revenue Audit Supervisor to plan, monitor and direct the activities of a staff of Auditors engaged in performing audits of Illinois and/or out-of-state taxpayers subject to one or more taxes administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR). This position interprets and explains the proper application of Sales and Miscellaneous tax laws, rules, regulations and opinions. This position serves as working supervisor, assigning and reviewing subordinate work. This position performs pre-audit evaluations to establish suitability of cases for subordinate Auditor’s skill levels, as well as the scope and the procedures to be employed. This position may conduct post-audit conferences with taxpayers, or their representatives, to explain audit findings predicated on applicable tax laws rules, regulations, court decisions and precedents. This position confers by telephone or travels to taxpayer’s place of business to discuss and resolve technical or controversial tax issues with taxpayers and/or their representatives. This position confers with the manager to provide information as to status of ongoing audits, or to obtain guidance in resolving controversial or complex legal and/or technical tax problems. This position reviews and approves completed computerized audit reports. This position actively participates in providing classroom and on-the-job training of Trainees and Auditors. This position provides continuous communication and feedback to staff regarding employee performance.

 

The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) administers Illinois tax laws and collects taxes in a fair, consistent, and efficient manner to provide accurate, timely, and reliable funding and information to state and local constituents.  By using best practices, IDOR strives to continuously innovate and increase accuracy, efficiency, and productivity in all areas of operations and tax administration, thereby earning respect, delivering value, and being a trusted source of information.

 

IDOR is a professional-minded governmental entity that values its employees and invests in their success through training and engagement.  IDOR values diversity, both culturally and professionally, and believes it can foster a more productive work environment best suited for serving the citizens and taxpayers of Illinois.

 

Agency:  Department of Revenue  
Closing Date/Time:  01/28/2022 5:00pm
Salary:  $7,131-$10,948 (Anticipated Salary for Non-State- $7,131) 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #10776 

Job Responsibilities

  • Plans, directs, supervises and reviews the activities of a staff of Auditors engaged in performing field audits of Illinois and/or out-of-state taxpayers subject to one or more taxes administered by the IDOR.
  • Interprets and explains the proper application of sales and miscellaneous tax laws, rules, regulations and opinions.
  • Serves as working supervisor.
  • Makes pre-audit evaluation to establish suitability of case to Auditor skill level, scope and procedures to be employed.
  • Drives an automobile, and travels to taxpayer's place of business, to conduct post-audit conferences with taxpayers, or their representatives, to explain audit findings predicated on applicable tax laws rules, regulations, court decisions and precedents.
  • Confers by telephone or, as necessary, travels to taxpayer's place of business to discuss and resolve technical or controversial tax issues with taxpayers and/or their representatives.
  • Confers with manager to provide information as to status of ongoing audits, or obtain guidance in resolving controversial or complex legal and/or technical tax problems. 
  • Reviews and approves completed computerized audit reports.
  • Participates in classroom and on the-job-training of Trainees and Auditor.
  • Provides continuous communication and feedback to staff regarding performance, completing timely reviews and annual evaluations which clearly reflect the employee's accomplishments and contributions, as well as short comings.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree, including at least 12 semester hours of accounting courses.
  • Requires four years of progressively responsible experience in the tax auditing of books, records and documents of corporations, partnerships and individuals.

Specialized Skills

Of the four years of experience, requires four years of experience in Sales & Miscellaneous Taxes, including two years as a Revenue Auditor Ill with lead/advanced auditor experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires thorough knowledge of methods and techniques of tax accounting and auditing.
  • Requires thorough knowledge and understanding of the various types of records maintained by businesses, partnerships and individuals.
  • Requires through knowledge of the various tax laws administered by the Department of Revenue.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of methods, procedures and techniques utilized in the examination and review of tax returns and supporting documentation, and in determining and recommending appropriate corrective action.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of files, procedural manuals and other related materials utilized in the research and analysis of tax returns and supporting documentation.
  • Requires ability to direct, supervise and review the activities of professional staff.
  • Requires ability to review and interpret various types of tax records and documents, and apply provisions of the tax laws to highly complex or unusual cases.
  • Requires ability to recognize and determine violations of the various state revenue laws, noncompliance with the rules and regulations, and to explain and interpret significant irregularities to taxpayers.
  • Requires ability to independently resolve problems where guidelines and unclear or precedents are nonexistent.
  • Requires ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with business executives, tax managers and the general public.
  • Requires ability to detect computational, noncompliance, legal and/or technical errors in the process of reviewing tax returns and supporting documentation, and to make determinations within established guidelines.
  • Requires ability to be discrete and tactful when working with controversial or sensitive issues.
  • Requires ability to speak effectively and fluently before various groups to explain and interpret tax laws, rules, regulations, agency programs and operations, and instruct auditors in tax auditing procedures and in the use of manuals.
  • Requires ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  • Requires a working knowledge of the computer programs and applications utilized by audit staff.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires ability and willingness to travel extensively and frequently, often keeping irregular hours and requires possession of a valid driver's license.
  • Lifts and carries a personal computer, printer and materials weighing approximately 50 pounds.
  • Requires the ability to successfully complete a tax compliance and fingerprint-based background check.

Work Hours:  8:00am-4:30pm  
Work Location: IL Dept of Revenue

Audit Bureau/Lifestyle/Nexus/Discovery (LND)/Sales Tax Discovery

101 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5145  
 

Agency Contact:

Tanya Jennings

Illinois Department of Revenue - Human Resources

Willard Ice Building, 101 W Jefferson St, WIB Mail Code 5-110, Springfield, IL 62702

PHONE- 217-524-3954

FAX - 217-782-9925

EMAIL – REV.Revenue.Jobs@illinois.gov

Job Function:  Legal and Compliance  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

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