Job: AUDITOR 3(Job Id 29981)

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Job Description

05/10/2017 05/24/2017
FLAGSTAFF 46,199.92-55,773.54


Department of Economic Security

Teamwork * Respect  * Integrity * Accountability * Diversity

Auditor 3

1701 N 40th Street, Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Openings: 1

This announcement is open until a sufficient number of resumes are received. Interested applicants should apply for this position if they feel that they are qualified as quickly as possible to ensure a timely application.

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) works with families, community organizations, advocates, and State and Federal partners to realize our collective mission to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need. To learn more about DES visit DES Overview and visit our careers page to see current job opportunities. Join the DES Team!



The Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services (DERS) is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Lead Auditor. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Conduct field audits and other investigations of Arizona employers to ensure compliance with State and Federal unemployment tax laws and regulations

- Responsible for the most complex audits or special assignments

- Provides administrative support to the field office serving as back-up to the supervisor

- Exercise professional judgment and discretion to identify employers for audit, make employment tax determinations and issue tax assessments or adjustments for reported wages

- Work independently in the field directly with employers, their accountants or other representatives

- Achieve compliance through audit of accounting systems and financial records; investigating employer liability, worker classifications, computing and assessing tax, interest and penalties; collecting delinquent reports and taxes; educating the public, both individually and in groups; and assisting the agency in tax related hearings.

- Communicate with other Section or Agency staff regarding internal processes and unemployment tax matters



- Knowledge of business entities, Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, and Proprietorships

- Accounting systems, audit procedures and field unit policies

- Computer systems and Internets search sites

- Skill in researching relevant statutes, rules and precedent cases

- Skill in applying audit procedure, mathematical computation and communication skills

- Compiling information from examination of records

- Interpersonal skills

- Plan schedule, manage time effectively and meet deadlines

- Make correct employment and tax determinations


DES promotes career development and a work/life balance by offering a learning environment, team oriented culture, and flexible schedules. Our new hires enjoy several other benefits such as 10 paid holidays per year, 13 vacation days, up to 12 days of sick leave, affordable medical, dental, and vision benefits, $15,000 life insurance with the option to increase as desired, and tuition reimbursement. We also offer short and long term disability and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan. Click here to learn more about benefits.


Staffing Disclosure

Applicants will be required to:

- Have a current, valid state issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employee are subject to driver’s license record checks and must maintain an acceptable driving record, valid motor vehicle insurance and registration, and must complete any required training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

- Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees

- Successfully pass background and reference checks. Employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions

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E-Verify: All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

Reasonable Accommodation Request: Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2870. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


If you experience issues while applying for this position, please dial 602-542-4700 and select option 9 for assistance.