Revenue Auditor 2 (in-training) - Yakima

State of Washington Dept. of Revenue

Date: 6 days ago
City: Yakima, WA
Salary: $3,915 - $5,960 / month
Contract type: Full time
State of Washington Dept. of Revenue

The Department of Revenue's Audit Division is now hiring a Revenue Auditor 2 (in-training) in Yakima, WA. The successful candidates may be hired as a Revenue Auditor 1 or as a Revenue Auditor 2

is a dynamic learning organization where you will experience a remarkable work-life balance, with amazing leadership and talented co-workers ready and focused to achieve the agency's goals. We value diverse perspectives and life experiences. We employ and serve people of all backgrounds including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities, and veterans. This unique culture of respect promotes a professional family of cohesive groups maximizing potential through opportunity. We offer a generous benefits package that includes defined benefit retirement plans; health, dental and vision coverage, deferred compensation plans, and as a public service employee, you may also be eligible for student loan forgiveness

Visit these links to watch our recruitment video to find out more about our agency and see what our employees say about why Revenue is a great place to work

In addition to excellent insurance & retirement benefit packages, we also offer hybrid work locations & flex schedules, 40 hour work week, tuition reimbursement opportunities, and financial assistance with CPA courses. See the "Benefits" tab above for more information about all the benefits offered

Candidate screening will begin as early as

, 2023,
and the hiring authority may exercise the option to make a hiring decision at any time after. It will be to the applicant's advantage to submit materials as soon as possible.

Please review the opportunity details below and forward this message to others you feel may be qualified


As a Revenue Auditor 2:

We are seeking a detail oriented, numbers person who enjoys complex analysis and technical writing to join our team of professional tax auditors as a Revenue Auditor 2 or Revenue Auditor 2 In-Training

Our Revenue Auditor’s excel in a regulatory environment where they have both the responsibility and authority to address issues of tax compliance. They enjoy knowing what they do is vital to ensuring the tax dollars critical to funding our state’s budget are collected, funding key programs and services throughout the State of Washington

In this role, you work with a variety of businesses, their affiliates, and subsidiaries ensuring they understand the tax laws applicable to their business and accurately remit their tax liability to the state. You travel throughout a designated region meeting with businesses to observe and understand how they operate, evaluate their activities and accounting records, and provide education on tax laws and compliance. You formulate the best approach to conduct an efficient audit, conduct research to understand nexus to Washington sales, determine compliance with tax laws, and prepare audits by creating excel workbooks using advanced functions

This is a diverse role where you work independently, traveling as needed and receiving per diem reimbursement for your expenses. You are also part of a collaborative team where you receive training, share ideas and information, and ensure consistent interpretation and application of law. You may also conduct team audits to manage large, complex audits and ensure you are exposed to a wide variety of businesses including manufacturers, financial institutions, contractors, health care providers, department store chains, technology, telecommunications, airlines, transportation, and petroleum companies

As a Revenue Auditor 2 In-training (In-training level is at Revenue Auditor 1):

For those hired in-training, you will complete a two year training plan that includes three weeks of new auditor training classes designed to give you a foundation of the knowledge you will need to be successful. You will participate in training audits with senior auditors who will teach you auditing standards, processes, and techniques. They will show you how to conduct audits and document your findings and provide support as you begin to independently conduct audits. You will also get involved in team audits to enhance your ability to conduct a broad range of audits at all levels of size and complexity. Once you have acquired the field experience and demonstrated your knowledge, you will advance to the professional level


As a Revenue Auditor 2:

Bachelor's degree with major study in accounting


Bachelor's degree in business administration or closely allied field which includes 24 semester or 36 quarter hours of college-level accounting (may include credits from one (1) Business Law class)


Bachelor's or Graduate degree and is CPA Exam eligible


Two (2) years of experience as a Revenue Auditor including one (1) year as a Revenue Auditor 1


Three (3) years of professional accounting, tax compliance or tax examination experience

As a Revenue Auditor 2 In-training (In-training level is at Revenue Auditor 1):

Bachelor's degree with major study in accounting


Bachelor's degree in business administration or closely allied field which includes 24 semester or 36 quarter hours of college-level accounting (may include credits from one (1) Business Law class)


Bachelor's or Graduate degree and is CPA Exam eligible


At the RA 2 level

$4,425-$5,960 per month (Range 53), depending on qualifications

At the RA 1 level

$3915-$5268 per month (Range 48), depending on qualifications

After successful completion of the in-training plan you will advance to the Revenue Auditor 2 level.

NOTE- For current Department of Revenue employees and union members of the WPEA, current promotion rules will apply if selected

To be considered:

    Complete the online application in detail.

    Attach a resume.

    Attach a cover letter explaining how you meet the qualifications and duties of this position

    Attach college transcripts showing your college-level accounting credits.
    If you have foreign education credentials, please include the evaluation of U.S. equivalency.

Note - Incomplete applications or applications received without the required documents may be disqualified.

To take advantage of Veteran's preference, please attach your DD-214, member 4 long form, or your NGB-22. Please blackout your social security number and date of birth before attaching


Hello, my name is Patrick, and I will be assisting with this announcement. As a 20-year Army veteran, I understand the difficulty finding an enjoyable career with a work-life balance. At Revenue, we pride ourselves connecting talented individuals with opportunity and would like to answer any questions you have. Please contact any part of the Staffing team at [email protected] or give me a call
(360) 704-5738

Supplemental Information

Per Governor Inslee’s Directive 22-13.1, state employees must be fully vaccinated effective November 4, 2022. Providing proof of being fully vaccinated is a condition of employment and your vaccine status will be verified prior to starting work. Being fully vaccinated means two weeks after you have received the second dose in a two-dose series of a COVID-19 vaccine or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use, licensed, or otherwise authorized or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or listed for emergency use or otherwise approved by the World Health Organization. Please reach out to the HR Office at
[email protected]
if you need information on medical or religious accommodation

At Revenue, we put employee safety first and foremost. This is why we will use every resource possible to ensure this hiring process stays within the current guidelines related to COVID-19. If selected to move forward, please be aware interviews may be conducted virtually using a webcam teleconferencing method.

The Human Resource Division may use referrals from this recruitment to help fill future similar vacancies for up to six months.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Department of Revenue and the Washington Public Employees Association (WPEA).

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

The Department of Revenue is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and offer a respectful, inclusive culture for people with disabilities, as well as members of all protected groups and statuses. We encourage you to apply.

If you need help during the application process, please call the Human Resources Office at 360-704-5731. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

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