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Nebraska Department of Revenue Auditor
Notice: Your application will be screened by State Personnel to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications/ requirements of this posting and that you completed all of the required application steps. Your application MUST describe your experience and education, keeping the minimums in mind. Information contained in a resume will not be considered in lieu of the formal on-line application. If information is contained only on your resume, your application will not be forwarded to the Department for consideration.
This entry-level position is a unique learning experience for individuals interested in a career in accounting and taxation.
You will work as a member of a team, conducting audits of entities engaged in business activities in Nebraska, to determine if they have properly reported and paid state taxes.
- A bachelor's degree with a minimum of 24 hours of accounting, which includes auditing and tax;
- A course in business law;
- Good written and oral communication skills; and
- A commitment to pass the CPA Examination.
- Experience. You will conduct detailed audits of businesses, ranging from sole proprietorships to multinational corporations, and work with a variety of accounting and computer systems.
- Salary. You will earn a competitive salary (click here for a complete list of Revenue pay classifications).
- Become a CPA. With three years of experience as an Auditor, you will fulfill the experience requirement to practice as a CPA. The Department pays for a CPA review course, CPA Examination fees, and CPA permit fees in Nebraska. We also allow work time to take the CPA Examination.
- Overtime Compensation. The typical work week for an Auditor is 40 hours. If you work more than 40 hours in a work week due to workload or travel, you will receive time and one-half compensation for overtime hours.
- Travel. While the majority of the travel is within Nebraska, you will also have the opportunity to travel nationwide. Overnight travel averages four to ten weeks per year.
- Reasonable Workload. Audits are scheduled on a time-available basis. There is no heavy tax season, leaving you with time to study for your CPA Examination.
- Advancement Opportunities. You can advance to the Auditor Senior position by meeting performance standards.
State Employment Benefits:
This information is subject to change and is not an employment contract. Contact the Department's Human Resources office at 402-471-5610 for more information.
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