Auditor Senior or Auditor Advanced
February 11, 2018
If you previously applied for this position, please do not reapply. Your application is still being considered.
This is a transfer opportunity open only to current DWD employees serving in a permanent classified position. In order to be considered for transfer, you must be in a position that is in the same or counterpart pay range as the level of the position for which you are applying (please see the paragraph below for some examples of counterpart pay ranges). Individuals who are currently serving in an LTE or Project 05 appointment are not eligible to apply.
This position will be filled at either the Auditor Senior or Auditor Advanced level, depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
The Auditor Senior position is in the 07-03 pay range. Counterpart pay ranges to this position include 01-99, 05-63, 06-63, 08-03, 12-63, 13-03, 14-13, 15-03, 50-11, and 81-03.
The Auditor Advanced position is in the 07-02 pay range. Counterpart pay ranges to this position include 09-75, 09-76, 13-02, 15-02, 70-02, 71-01, 71-02, and 81-02.
Starting salary will be in accordance with the state compensation plan. In accordance with Wis.Stat.230.28, a probationary period may be required.
This vacancy is located in Madison at the GEF-1 office building at 201 E. Washington Avenue.
This position audits the Unemployment Insurance Division (UI) tax operations in accordance with guidelines of the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL). This position is expected to operate in an independent manner and receives only general supervision from the Quality Control Manager.
The Tax Performance System (TPS) program examines determinations of employer liability (coverage), and the collection, handling and disbursement of UI taxes collected from Wisconsin based employers. This position must develop appropriate audit criteria, independently apply these criteria in sensitive situations and exercise considerable judgment in issuing a reasonable and fair conclusion.
This position gathers data necessary for measuring output, analyzes results, and reports results to upper division management and to the USDOL. This position consults with upper division management and recommends and assists in implementing improvements to existing tax functions to increase efficiency or adequacy of controls.
This position is also responsible for Wisconsin’s Annual Tax Performance System Annual Report. This position prepares the formal written report on audit results, expresses opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the tax operations, the efficiency with which activities are carried out and compliance with state and federal laws and regulations and appraises the adequacy of corrective actions take to improve deficient conditions.
This position represents the State of Wisconsin in on-site reviews of other states coordinated by federal officials to ensure state compliance with federal requirements and to validate that original findings are correct. This position represents the State of Wisconsin at National/Regional TPS conferences, workgroups, seminars, and training programs. This position is also responsible for implementing federal changes to, and expansions of, current TPS programs.
Minimally qualified candidates will have experience:
- In UI Tax operations, specifically working with employer tax accounts, unemployment insurance liability, processing of tax payments, and UI SUITES software.
- Working independently, organizing and prioritizing tasks
- Basic accounting or auditing, such as working with ledgers, accounts payable, accounts receivable, or similar.
- Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills
Well-qualified candidates will have experience:
- Querying data in Microsoft Access and/or Business Objects, or other SQL/Visual Basic data systems.
- Analyzing data and producing reports
- Recommending and/or implementing improvements to existing tax functions to increase efficiency or adequacy of controls
Due to the nature of this position, a criminal background check may be conducted prior to making an offer of employment.
Some out of state travel will be required.
How to Apply
In order to be considered for transfer to this position, you must be in a position that is in the same or counterpart pay range as this position.. E-mail a cover letter and resume that describe your experience and qualifications as they apply to the job duties and knowledge, skills, and abilities described above. You may e-mail your materials to ACCJobs@dwd.wisconsin.gov. Application materials are due by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Erika Ryerson at EJRjobs@dwd.wisconsin.gov, or (608) 266-3321.