Revenue Tax Specialist Intermediate
Full-Time Revenue Tax Specialist Intermediate at Minnesota Department of Revenue
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Accounting
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: $25.25 - $37.02 / hourly; $52,722 - $77,297 / annually
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
E-Verify: Yes

Job ID: 69154 • Location: St. Paul • Full/Part Time: Full-Time • Regular/Temporary: Unlimited • Who May Apply: This vacancy is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. Bidders will be considered through 9/12/2023. • Date Posted: 9/6/2023 • Closing Date: 9/19/2023 • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Revenue Dept / Revenue (inc Assessors)-MAPE • Division/Unit: Special Taxes Division / Spec Tx-Cigarette,Alc&Tobacco • Work Shift/Work Hours: Not Applicable Shift • Days of Work: Monday - Friday • Travel Required: Yes - Up to 25% of the time • Salary Range: $25.25 - $37.02 / hourly; $52,722 - $77,297 / annually • Classified Status: Classified • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE • FLSA Status: Nonexempt • Telework Eligible: Yes • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

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Job Summary The candidate(s) hired and new to this job classification may be eligible to receive a $5,000 hiring bonus! This bonus will be paid in two increments, with the first payment made after successfully passing the probationary period. A $1,000 Referral Bonus may be offered to Revenue staff that recruit new talent hired at Revenue, in this position. To submit your referral, email: using subject line ‘Employee Referral’ and include candidate’s name and this job posting ID, prior to candidate being selected.

The purpose of this position is to advance the Department of Revenue’s mission to achieve compliance with Minnesota Tax Laws. Specialists in this position will provide service to internal and external customers necessary to determine proper compliance with all provisions of the Minnesota Cigarette, Tobacco, and Alcohol excise tax statutes. This position will conduct field audit examinations of the cigarette, tobacco, and alcohol excise tax returns, informational reports, and other associated tax information by applying appropriate tax law, policy, and procedures. These duties will consist of conducting field audit examinations, providing customer service to the public, and completing other assigned procedures and duties. The specialist will provide service and education to external and internal customers. This position requires substantial fieldwork and may require occasionally overnight travel.

At the Minnesota Department of Revenue, we’re committed to being a great place to work – one that welcomes new ideas, encourages diverse perspectives, develops our people, and fosters a collaborative team environment. Teleworking employees are required to live in Minnesota or in a state bordering Minnesota.


Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of professional-level accounting or auditing experience AND Any of the following from an accredited college or university: • Bachelor's degree with a major in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or Marketing; • Master's degree in Business Administration, Accountancy, Finance, or Taxation; or • CPA OR Certification (satisfactory completion of probation) as a Revenue Tax Specialist Applicants who meet the above experience requirements will be further evaluated based on the following: • Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices • Technical tax knowledge, including court rulings, regulations and administrative policies and procedures • Customer service and interpersonal skills • Ability to plan, direct and review the work of others • Knowledge of personal computer operation and software programs used by the department in its internal and external operations • Communication and presentation skills • Knowledge of audit report processing procedures • Knowledge of electronic filing/processing systems • Skill in reading comprehension • Skill in problem-solving Must have reliable transportation or a valid class D driver's license

Preferred Qualifications • Knowledge conducting audit examinations related to the cigarette, tobacco, and alcohol excise taxes. • Knowledge conducting audit examinations. • Experience working with state statutes or rules in a regulatory environment. • Experience working in career fields involving direct customer service interactions with the public. • Experience working effectively both as a member of a team and independently. • Experience working with the GenTax Tax System. Physical Requirements Requires occasional moving of articles such as boxes, accounting records, laptop computer, and portable printer, up to 50 pounds.

Minnesota Department of Revenue

Contact: Nicole Genord
600 Robert Street N.
Saint Paul, MN 55146
Transit: On the Green Line, On bus line