Job: UI FIELD AUDITOR 3(Job Id 37052)

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Posted: 04/11/2018

Job Reference #: 37052

Job Description

FLAGSTAFF 46,199.92-46,199.92




Providing Opportunity, Assistance and Care for Arizonans in need!


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.



Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services

1701 N. 4th Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86004



The Auditor 3 conducts field audits and other investigations of Arizona employers to ensure compliance with Federal and State Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax laws and regulations. This position may serve as a Lead auditor in the larger metropolitan offices and is responsible for the most complex audits or special assignments.


-          Training will be approximately 2 to 3 months in the Phoenix and Mesa area

-          Paid hotel accommodations during the training

-          This position may require using your own transportation initially, however mileage reimbursement will be provided

-          State Vehicle is provided upon completion of the mandatory State Employee Driver training.      



-          Conduct audits of varying sizes and types of entities such as corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, proprietorships chosen by the Tax Section’s automated selection process

-          SUTA/FUTA: Contact employers to determine by field examination the entity’s compliance with state tax rate statutes.

-          Ensure compliance with state and federal employment tax reporting requirements through shared results of state audits with IRS employment tax offices and investigation.

-          Act as a lead in absence of the Supervisor.

-          Ensure proper payment of Unemployment benefits; ensure compliance with registration and reporting requirements according to Tax Section procedures.  

-          Determine enforcement action appropriate to the issue, prepare documentation for management approval to initiate the process for assessment estimates service of subpoena or court order.  

-          Analyze account and identify potential issues; assist Tax Section management, the Appeals Unit or personnel form the Attorney General’s office with contested cases arising from field audit actions.

-          Assist employers or their representatives and the general public with information

-          Daily travel to adjoining counties with overnight stays is at times necessary.          



-          Business entities, Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, and Proprietorships

-          Accounting systems, audit procedure and Field Unit policies, and Field office and Section operating procedures

-          federally mandated documentation requirements for field audits (Tax Performance System)

-          Internet research sites for state and federal regulatory agencies

-          Researching relevant statutes, rules, precedent cases

-          Applying audit procedure, mathematical computation and communication

-          compiling information from examination of records

-          Interpersonal skills applied in interview of employers, their representatives or workers

-          Plan work schedule, manage time effectively and meet deadlines

-          Make correct employment and tax determinations

-          Communicate tax provisions to business owners or the public in general





-          Have a current, valid state issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employee is 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



 The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

-          Sick leave

-          Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-          Health and dental insurance

-          Retirement plan

-          Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

-          Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact 602-542-1235 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-3981. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


Application Instructions

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