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State of Montana Tax Examiner 1 in Helena, Montana

* *Our services impact EVERY Montanan! _MISSION STATEMENT _* * To be the nation's most citizen oriented, efficiently administered, state tax agency. The Montana Department of Revenue administers almost 40 state taxes, property appraisals,alcoholic beverage laws, cannabis lawsand unclaimed property for the state of Montana. The Business and Income Taxes Division (BIT) manages a variety of Montana tax types that include business, individual, and natural resources.BIT is comprised offive bureaus including Analytics and Planning, Income and Withholding Taxes, Audits and Pass-Through, Natural Resource and Corporate, and Business Taxes and Fees. BIT staff performaudits, verify compliance with Montana laws for all taxes administered by the division, and issue appraisals and assessments of centrally assessed property. What We Can Offer You The State of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes: * Health, dental, and vision care; life insurance; and long-term disability. The State currently contributes $12,648/year toward these benefits. * Free health care for employees and eligible family member at Montana Health Centers. * Employee Assistance Benefits including counseling, legal assistance, well-being coaching, financial information, which are free resources. * Retirement plans- The State currently contributes/9.17/%, vested after 5 years of continuous employment. * Paid vacation- starting at 15 days a year. * Sick leave- 12 days a year. * 11 holidays, including a floating holiday, which can be used any time. * Flexible hours. * Eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. Visit the Health Care and Benefits Division for more information at In addition to employee benefits, there are a wide range of advancement opportunities throughout the Department of Revenue. _DUTIES_ Job Overview: This position resides in theBusiness & Income Taxes DivisionofDepartment of Revenue. The Business and Income Tax Division ensures secure handling and processing of taxpayer information and data. Duties include conducting technical level examinations on assigned tax returns that involve research, verifying data, adjusting returns, providing communications to taxpayers and their representatives, and participating in the appeal process. Tax examiner I’s assist with development of audit programs and procedures, draft summary reports of audit findings, and testify as an expert witness. They also assist other tax examiners in their responsibilities and provide a range of support services to taxpayers and other department programs and employees. The position does not supervise other staff. / / /Knowledge of:/ * Tax accounting * Auditing standards, principles, and practices * Financial analysis * Investigative methods and procedures * State and federal tax laws, rules, and regulations * Business practices * Computer applications related to taxes and finance / / /Skills in:/ * Research and analysis// * Cost benefit analysis * Accuracy and attention to detail// * Mathematics// * Conflict resolution & customer service// * Microsoft programs and other data base applications// * Written, verbal, and interpersonal communication// / / You would be a great fit for this position if you have: * Self-motivated// * Strong work ethic// * Ability to:// o Follow instructions// o Provide timely and accurate customer service// o Work under pressure// o Be open minded and think creatively// _REMOTE/TELEWORK:_This position may be eligible to work from an approved worksite within the state of Montana. This position would be required to report to a Department of Revenue office assigned by the supervisor. Employees must meet and sustain Department of Revenue telework eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate in the DOR Telework Program. _Training Assignment:_ This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire. To be considered for any DOR position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, and upload any required documents. DOR is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. ( or 406-444-9858) (All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.) __ _HOW TO APPLY_ To be considered for this position, via the “Apply Online” button located on this posting. Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Successful applicants are required to successfully pass DOR tax and background check(s).__ _EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE_ The above competencies are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to: · Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, business administration, or public administration supplemented by college coursework in accounting or closely related field. · One year of job-related work experience in auditing, tax examination, or accounting practices. * · Other combinations of education and experience are evaluated on an individual basis.* If applicable, please provide college/university transcripts with application. Title: Tax Examiner 1 Location: Helena Requisition ID: 24141475