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Title:  UC Tax Auditor I

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  8456
Department:  Labor
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $21.16
Overview

The Department of Labor, located in Montpelier, VT, is looking for a UC Tax Auditor I to join their team. This position will audit employer payroll and disbursement records to determine whether an employer is properly reporting wages for the purpose of State Unemployment Insurance (UI). Responsibilities include conducting various field assignments to obtain delinquent reports, unreported/misreported wages, business registrations, and address potential fraud. This position will make formal determinations of findings, such as employer liability for UI and worker misclassification, as well as interpret and apply state and federal laws, regulations, and policies to support findings.

The UC Tax Auditor I acts as a liaison for the Department of Labor to employers, claimants, and the general public. We are looking for a candidate that feels their most engaged when performing a wide variety of tasks, is continually busy, and focused on providing excellent customer service. In addition, the Department is looking for someone who has excellent written and verbal communication skills, can understand our regulations and provide sound advice to customers, and has the tact and professionalism to address uncooperative or hostile attitudes during investigations.

Primary duties of the UC Tax Auditor I will include:

•    Utilize sound judgment and knowledge of financial investigative tools/techniques to establish an investigative plan.
•    Initiate investigation by gathering facts and evidence; running appropriate database checks; examining the current control environment; and preparing investigative summaries that document findings.
•    Maintain current knowledge and awareness of investigative/fraud techniques, privacy laws, bank regulations, investigation and incident handling policy and procedure.
•    Develop and maintain a wide range of internal and external business relationships.
•    Be capable and comfortable with professional interaction on the executive level.

Who May Apply

This position, UC Tax Auditor I (Job Requisition #7546), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Angela.Rouelle@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.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed at assigned regional offices, Central Office and in the field. Considerable travel is required, for which a personal means of transportation is necessary. Incumbents may encounter uncooperative or hostile attitudes during investigations for which considerable human relation skills are required. Significant pressure to meet timeframes and deadlines is to be expected.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting, public or business administration AND one (1) year or more of professional level auditing or accounting experience OR two (2) years or more in Unemployment Compensation.

OR

Associate's degree in accounting, public or business administration AND three (3) years or more of professional level auditing or accounting experience OR four (4) years or more in Unemployment Compensation.

OR

High School diploma or equivalent AND five (5) years or more of professional level accounting or auditing experience OR six (6) years or more in Unemployment Compensation.

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.