Washington State Senior Auditor 3 - Refund & Deferral Unit in Washington


This opportunity is available to Department of Revenue employees only

The location of this position will be determined based upon the current location of the successful candidate.

The Department of Revenue has two fantastic opportunities within the Audit Division as a Senior Auditor 3. This is a non-permanent opportunity expected to last 18 months.

In this position you will serve as a senior auditor and technical expert verifying refund and deferral request audits of the largest or most technically diverse business organizations. You will evaluate business activities and accounting records to determine if taxpayers are in compliance with applicable tax laws and have correctly reported their tax liability. Additionally, you will be responsible for audits relating to refund and deferral assignments, relying heavily on your knowledge of electronic accounting software to test, analyze, and evaluate the taxpayer's accounting system. Also, you will perform data sampling and prepare reports explaining the findings.

Some more of what you'll do:

  • Prepare detailed audit reports.
  • Manage audit processes.
  • Assess audit risks.
  • Assign work and manage training plan for new auditors.
  • Ongoing resource for future taxpayer education. Qualifications

We're looking for candidates who have the following:

Bachelor's degree with major study in accounting, or a Bachelor's degree in business administration or allied field which includes 24 semester or 36 quarter hours of college-level accounting (may include credits from one Business Law class).


A bachelor's or graduate degree and is CPA Exam eligible.


Two (2) years of experience as a Revenue Auditor 2, or four (4) years of professional accounting, tax compliance or tax examination experience.

To be considered:

  • Complete the online application in detail as it will be used as your initial resume.
  • Attach college transcripts showing your college-level accounting credits.

*To take advantage of Veteran's preference *please attach your DD-214, member 4 long form, or your NGB-22.


Email jobs@dor.wa.gov or call (360) 704-5725.

Supplemental Information

This job announcement may be used to fill multiple similar vacancies for six months.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Department of Revenue and the Washington Public Employees Association (WPEA) which contains a "union security" provision. This means that, as a condition of employment, you must either join the union and pay union dues or pay the union a representational or other fee within 30 days of the date you are put into pay status.

The Department of Revenue is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and offer a respectful, inclusive culture for people with disabilities, as well as members of all protected groups and statuses. We encourage you to apply.

If you need help during the application process, please call the Human Resources Office at 360-704-5731. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Job Type: Agency Internal - Non-Permanent

Job Number: 2016-10383

Department: Dept. of Revenue

Closing: 10/24/2016 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $4,208.00 - $5,522.00 Monthly

Location: Multiple Locations Statewide, WA