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Department of Revenue
Revenue Auditor 1 - Re-Announcement
Job Announcement Code(s): 20-02190

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    Revenue Auditor 1

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Salary is between $23.88 and $24.36 per hour, plus excellent benefits. With satisfactory performance, there will be two $1.50/hour salary increases (after the 1st & 2nd yr). There is a potential for a hiring bonus up to $3,000 depending on qualifications and experience for positions hired in Glen Ellyn, IL or Edina, MN. Current state employees' pay will be set in accordance with pay upon appointment provisions for the compensation plan for broadband 07-04. An 18-month probation is required.
Terri Wilke, Human Resources Specialist - Senior, 608-266-3924,
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Deadline to Apply:
The previous publication date was 9-29-20 . The previous deadline date was 10-19-20. Applicants who previously applied do not need to reapply to be considered.
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01541 -  009  REVENUE AUDITOR 1 
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Are you looking for an Auditing career that offers the opportunity for professional growth, challenging assignments, and career advancement? The Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue (DOR) is seeking professional individuals to fill multiple auditor positions starting January 19, 2021.  The responsibilities of these positions will allow you to use your tax and accounting skills. We offer work/life balance, opportunities for advancement and a positive work environment. Here's what employees have to say about working at DOR.

***If you previously applied for this posting, you do not need to apply again to be considered***

Position Summary:   

Revenue Auditors fill a variety of roles and serve in various capacities within the Audit Bureau, and are assigned to work with specific tax types and perform corresponding functions.

Return Auditors examine tax returns, acquire additional information and prepare audit work papers and reports. Positions are located in Madison and Milwaukee.

Books & Records Auditors conduct audits of individuals and a variety of business entities independently and may assist higher level auditors in performing large, complex audits. These positions require some travel to the taxpayer's business location.

Training:  The first four to eight weeks of employment will include formal classroom training in our Madison office or other DOR office and remote location virtual training.  This is followed by on-the-job training and small group or individualized instruction and guidance.

Special Notes:   

Please reference General Information about Jobs in WI State Government. The department will conduct a background check, fingerprint check and tax compliance check on all finalists.  Interview results may be reused in accordance with the State of WI interview reuse policy. 

For information on state benefits click here

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.  The Department of Revenue does not sponsor work or student visas, either at time of hire or at any later time.


Please address the following in your letter of qualifications and résumé:

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree with a major in accounting or taxation from an accredited institution or commensurate professional experience auditing accounting records and/or procedures to verify accuracy/conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS), or a combination of academic preparation and professional auditing experience, and effective verbal and written communication skills.

How To Apply:   

You must apply online. To apply, click "Log In" to access your existing account or to create a new account with Wisc.Jobs.  Once logged in, click "Apply Now".  You will be asked to provide your personal information and attach a résumé and letter of qualifications. Failure to submit all required materials may result in an incomplete application and ineligibility for this position.

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Your letter of qualifications and résumé will be evaluated by a job expert.  Make certain that these documents clearly illustrate your qualifications as they relate to the education and/or work experience described in this announcement.  Candidates that are deemed eligible will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. 

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