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Job Title: State Auditor      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:189522
Agency:Department of Revenue
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Mar 28, 2019
Job Description:

This is an entry level field auditing position in the sales and excise tax audit unit of the Secretariat Division. The primary duties and responsibilities involve conducting field audits on businesses to check for compliance with Kansas tax statutes and regulations. On the job training will last approximately four months. After training, approximately 12-20% overnight travel may be required. Audits are located throughout the United States and involve a variety of industries and record keeping systems. Auditor is responsible for thoroughly analyzing the assignment, scheduling audits with taxpayers, traveling to the taxpayer's location, examining and analyzing taxpayer's records, documenting audit steps and conclusions, preparing detailed written reports citing specifics of noncompliance as well as related statutes and case law. Auditors have a standard 40 hour work week, with flex schedule availability. Promotional opportunities are also available.

The office recently relocated to Overland Park, Kansas. The facility is spacious, newly remodeled,  and centrally located near 119th & Metcalf in the heart of Overland Park.

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SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: KBI check due to direct access to Federal Tax Information in taxpayer records.


Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Your application will be considered incomplete if an ACTUAL COPY of your Certificate is not submitted within 48 hours after the posting closes.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from accredited 4 year college with 24 hours of accounting classes. Experience may be substituted for education as determined relevant by the agency.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: Two years of experience in examining internal work processes, financial and operational records and controls to assess effectiveness, accuracy of records and compliance with statutes, regulations and professional/legal standards. Education in accounting/ auditing, business administration, or economics may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Multiple vacancies exist. Please submit only one application for this Requisition to be considered. The application requirements are as follows: State of Kansas Employment Application, Cover Letter, Resume and Transcripts. Final candidate(s) will be subject to background check. Your application will be considered incomplete and you will not be considered for this vacancy unless you submit those items indicated. Be sure to include at least two supervisory references on your employment application. Include the requisition number and job title of this posting on ALL correspondence, including e-mail.

TO APPLY: If you have not done so already, please register your personal data with the State of Kansas at Application materials may be submitted online, mailed to KDOR Recruitment, 109 SW 9th St, Topeka, KS 66612-1588, faxed in to (785) 296-1107 or emailed to If questions, please contact recruiter at (785) 296-3077. PLEASE NOTE: Only the application can be submitted through the State of Kansas online process. All other application materials (resume, cover letter, tax clearance, etc. need to be either mailed, faxed or emailed directly to KDOR as per above.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: To be successful, candidate is expected to routinely perform the position tasks with limited supervision.

PROCESS FOR SELECTION: Upon receipt of your complete application packet, an evaluation of your qualifications will be conducted and your status based on the established minimum requirements, necessary special requirements, if applicable, and preferred selection criteria for the specific vacancy will be determined. Based on your ranking in comparison with other applicants, you may/may not be referred for further consideration and/or possible interview. If you are not selected for the vacancy, you will be notified within 30 days of the position being filled.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION POLICY STATEMENT: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ensures you the right to reasonable accommodations. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the State of Kansas. Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any other part of the employment process. It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the KDOR Recruitment Office at 785-296-3077.

LOCATION: Audit Services, Overland Park, Kansas


Regular Hours of work: 07:00 AM - 05:30 PM (flexible schedule available)
Hours of work are negotiable

This is an Unclassified position.

Starting salary at $43,000 annually (Negotiable, dependent upon qualifications and experience)

DEADLINE: All Application Requirements must be received by the posted deadline to be considered.

When there is no closing date posted, application materials will be accepted until such time as it is determined an adequate pool of candidates exists. At that point in time, the position will be closed immediately. Applications received after that date will not be considered for that specific vacancy.

Class/Uncl: U    Full/Part Time: F    Grade 001    Hiring Rate: $0.00    Pay Frequency: Hourly   

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