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Title:  Business Analyst: Tax Department

Application Deadline Date:  03/11/2021
Req ID:  12283
Department:  Taxes

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.60


The Finance Division of the Department of Taxes is looking for a business analyst to join our team.  The Finance Division oversees revenue accounting and returns processing for the Department of Taxes.  This position will work directly with the Division Director on a variety of complex monthly and annual reports including the monthly revenue reports, fiscal budget preparation, the annual CAFR reporting, the Department's annual audit.  The duties of this position are performed with a large degree of independence and a high level of accuracy and knowledge.

Who May Apply

This position, Business Analyst: Tax Department (Job Requisition #12283), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Sharon.Asay@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.


VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF TAXES (VDT) BACKGROUND CHECKS:  This position will primarily support the Department of Taxes. Candidates must agree to be fingerprinted and pass a background check to be eligible for this position, which will involve access to sensitive federal tax information. Background checks are required by the Internal Revenue Service and are authorized under Vermont law. 3 V.S.A. § 241. In accordance with VDT Standard Operating Procedure 2018-01, Background Investigations, Vermont and national criminal record checks will be conducted on all candidates. This requirement shall not apply to the following: current classified State employees seeking transfer, promotion, or demotion into a VDT classified position, or those who are exercising re-employment (RIF) rights. Candidates will have the right to withdraw their application before fingerprinting or a background check is conducted.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a standard office setting. Incumbents should anticipate some stressful situations and strong differences of opinion with taxpayers and/or their representatives. Workload will vary but remain heavy.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent AND six (6) years or more of professional level experience in business analysis or business administration INCLUDING four (4) years or more of business process creation or project management.


Associate's degree in accounting, statistics, business administration, project management, or information technology management AND four (4) years or more of professional level experience in business analysis or business administration INCLUDING two (2) years or more of business process creation or project management.


Bachelor's degree in accounting, statistics, business administration, project management or information technology management.


Certification as a CPA or RPA.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier