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req61651 Revenue Auditor I

The Office of Field Operations, in the Frankfort Taxpayer Service Center has an opening for a Revenue Auditor I position. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to provide clear communication skills with taxpayers and their representative(s) over the phone and in person to resolve tax matters.

As a Revenue Auditor for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, you will receive the direction and the training needed to successfully audit tax returns to determine the accuracy of the return filed, payments made, and the extent of liabilities due (if any).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Educating and advising taxpayers of their tax liabilities/ responsibilities, filing deadlines, tax payment obligations, and department policies and procedures.
  • Reviewing tax returns as directed.
  • Collecting data, information, and documentation from taxpayers.
  • Monitoring deadlines carefully.
  • Updating notes, histories, and taxpayer information in agency computer systems and audit work papers.
  • Recording notes proficiently and accurately into agency computers systems during telephone conversations.
  • Conducting meetings and other conferences with taxpayers and tax professionals.
  • Utilizing microsoft excel at a basic level and learning more advanced techniques.
  • Ensuring the safety and confidentiality of taxpayer information, data, and records.
  • Remaining up-to-date on tax laws, policies, and regulations by regularly attending in-house and outside seminars, training sessions, and educational opportunities.

The successful candidate should possess clear communication skills to work with customers in person or over the telephone and in writing, occasionally in confrontational situations.

Additional / Supplemental information:

  • Required to successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
  • Required to comply with all tax laws.
  • Mostly at a desk using a computer and telephone.
  • Some travel for training and education.
  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree which must include twenty semester hours or thirty quarter hours in pure accounting courses.






Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Certification as Certified Public Accountant or as a Certified Internal Auditor will substitute for the required education; OR Experience with a financial institution, corporation, college, university, state, local, or federal government in financial analysis, economic analysis, Kentucky tax administration, financial planning, cost analysis, credit analysis or loan analysis, accounting, or a related field will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Two years of professional level tax experience in the audit, review or preparation of excise, corporation, or individual income tax withholding, or property and/or sales tax within a state government Revenue Department or the Internal Revenue Service will substitute for the twenty accounting hours.



Working Conditions

Incumbents working in this job title primarily perform duties in an office setting. Travel may be required.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Nicholas Adkins at or 502-564-5930.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D