Arkansas Government Job TAX AUDITOR SUPERVISOR in Little Rock, Arkansas


The Tax Auditor Supervisor is responsible for supervising tax auditors and investigators and researching and interpreting tax laws and hearing decisions. This position is governed by state and federal laws, Arkansas tax regulations, and agency/institution policy.

Typical Functions

Supervises a small professional staff of tax auditors and investigators, including interviewing, approving hiring recommendations, coordinating training programs, evaluating the performance of incumbents, and assigning and reviewing work. Accompanies auditors to audit site to resolve tax issues and interpret complex laws, rules, and regulations. Researches and reviews current laws, rules, regulations, court cases, and hearing decisions to stay abreast of changes affecting audit procedures. Disseminates information regarding new or changed audit policies and procedures, interprets difficult tax laws, and assists auditor with hearing preparations. Reviews and approves reports such as travel reports, weekly activity and transmittal reports, and time sheets to prepare weekly statistical report for submission to Audit Coordination. May oversee the scheduling and coordination of audits, including updating and distributing audit manuals, routing audit requests, maintaining records of audits in progress, reviewing completed audit reports for compliance with law or policy, and coordinating hearings. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Job Dimensions

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting. Knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems and procedures. Knowledge of audit standards and processing. Knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations governing the reporting, payment, and collection of state taxes. Knowledge of Microsoft Office. Ability to supervise, plan, assign, and coordinate work activities and monitor the performance of subordinates. Ability to interpret and apply rules, laws, or policies of specific situations. Ability to analyze tax audit reports and records and evaluate findings. Ability to explain tax audit processes, findings, and applicable regulations in legal proceedings or to taxpayers and their representative.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting, management, general business, or a related area with a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours of accounting in accordance with ACA 26-17-203; plus three years of experience in auditing, including at least one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. The requirement of twenty-four (24) semester hours can not be substituted. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Preferred Qualifications

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Agency Specific Information

ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. Applications must include complete work history and references. A resume may accompany the state application but will not be substituted for any part of the application.

Veteran Preference: A copy of a DD-214 must be submitted to the Hiring Official, at time of interview to be considered for Veteran Preference.

This is an entry level position with a starting salary of $43,217.00

DFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.