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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
AUDITOR 2 - Local Government Services Auditor
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $44,954.64 to  $66,669.84  PAY GRADE: 34
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Taxation
Division: Department of Taxation
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.154
Announcement Number: 30766
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/14/2017
Close Date: 02/28/2017
   Phone: (775)684-0132
   Email: rwoomer@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Auditors conduct audits on accounts, records, activities, operations and/or internal controls of individuals, business organizations, State agencies or other government jurisdictions subject to State taxation or regulation to ensure compliance with State and federal rules and regulations and legal requirements and/or proper safeguarding of agency funds.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is being offered by the Department of Taxation in Carson City, Nevada. The agency is hiring multiple positions with this recruitment. Under general supervision, the Auditor II will conduct financial audits of mining companies for the net proceeds of minerals tax. The Auditor II will evaluate financial information provided by net proceeds taxpayers and from other published sources such as audited financial statements, public company filings, and engineering reports and will develop meaningful audit conclusions based on a demonstrated knowledge of audit planning and procedures. The Auditor II prepares formal audit plans, including determining sample sizes and selection methodologies, and will decide how to sample data to be able to make audit conclusions about the objectives of the audit. In addition, the Auditor II will conduct performance audits of county officials to determine performance effectiveness of the property tax system; conduct audits of counties for real property transfer tax; render assistance to county recorders; maintain real property transfer tax manuals, propose regulatory changes and provide training to county recorders as necessary; defend audit conclusions in appeals to administrative law judge or Nevada Tax Commission; and reconcile real property transfer tax collections and distribution. A criminal history check and fingerprinting are required by the Department of Taxation. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items. This position has a travel requirement of up to 25%.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, which included 6 college credits in beginning accounting and/or auditing, and one year of professional level auditing or accounting experience involving analyzing financial information and making recommendations based upon that analysis; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education, supplemented by 6 college credits in beginning accounting and/or auditing and three years of professional experience as described above; OR one year of experience as an Auditor I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above, which must have included 6 college credits in beginning accounting and/or auditing.
Special Notes
    Applicants must attach a copy of their college or university transcripts indicating successful completion of required credits in accounting and/or auditing.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
Skills Required
    GAAP Accounting Experience required.
The Examination
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
40 - Accounting Principles, Math & Fiscal Analysis- Must score 24 correct in this
Section to pass with a minimum overall score of 60/100.
20 - Reading Comprehension Skills
20 - Report Development & Writing Skills
20 - Logic & Reasoning Skills
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have Property Tax Appraiser Certification?
2) Do you have Property Title Validation Experience? Please Describe when and where you obtained this experience.
3) Do you have auditing Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) experience in work paper organization, audit planning, testing, and report writing? Please describe.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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