Revenue Tax Specialist Intermediate
Full-Time Revenue Tax Specialist Intermediate at Minnesota State
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Accounting
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: $55,624 - $81,557 / annually
Education Level: N/A

Who May Apply: This vacancy is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. Bidders will be considered through 04/04/2024. Date Posted: 03/29/2024 Closing Date: 04/11/2024 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Revenue Dept / Revenue (inc Assessors)-MAPE Division/Unit: Income Tax & Withholding / ITW-Systems Support/Discovery Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift Days of Work: Monday - Friday Travel Required: No Salary Range: $26.64 - $39.06 / hourly; $55,624 - $81,557 / 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 Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans. The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary This posting may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

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.

Working at the Department of Revenue offers numerous advantages, including opportunities for personal and professional growth, impactful work, competitive compensation, work-life balance, and continuous learning. We strive to provide a supportive and inclusive work environment that enables our employees to thrive and make a meaningful impact. Join us and be a part of a team that is making a difference!

Teleworking employees are required to live in Minnesota or in a state bordering Minnesota.


A Revenue Tax Specialist Intermediate in the Systems, Support and Discovery Unit will work with a small team of data analysis and tax administration experts to identify compliance work for the Income Tax and Withholding Division. This position's duties include the income tax automated non-filer program. A person in this position must possesses strong data analysis abilities and be able to learn and apply new skills. They will work with data analysis tools like Microsoft Excel, Structured Query Language, and the Minnesota Department of Revenue's integrated tax system to identify potential tax non-compliance and income tax non-filers and make work available to Income Tax and Withholding Division staff.


Minimum Qualifications 

Two (2) years* of full-time professional experience in accounting or auditing OR

Certification (satisfactory completion of probation) as a Revenue Tax Specialist Applicants who meet the above requirements will be further evaluated based on the following during the interview process:

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 *An associate degree may substitute for six (6) months of experience. Bachelor's degree may substitute one (1) year of experience; master’s degree may substitute for eighteen (18) months of experience; PhD may substitute for twenty-four (24) months of experience. Majors in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Legal, Business Management, Marketing, or other closely related fields are acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications 

The ability to gain knowledge and apply it to tax and accounting work. Experience with data analysis tools such as Microsoft Excel and Structured Query Language (SQL). Knowledge of federal (Internal Revenue Code) and state statutes, regulations, rulings, and administrative policies related to individual income tax, withholding tax, and property tax refund. Knowledge of withholding tax and income tax nonfiler and audit processes, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices. Extensive knowledge of the operation of a personal computer, including the use of Microsoft Office software such as Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint. Physical Requirements Requires occasional moving of articles such as boxes, accounting records, laptop computer, and portable printer.

Additional Requirements 

Prior to an offer of employment, a background check will be conducted. This will include, but is not limited to checking degrees and licensures, criminal history, and tax filing and payment history. All individual income tax filing and payment obligations must be current prior to interviewing for this position.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Application Details 

How to Apply Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email For additional information about the application process, go to

If you have questions about the position, contact Shelley Marty at

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Shelley Marty at

If you need a reasonable accommodation for this interview and/or testing process, please contact the Department of Revenue ADA Coordinator at

About Revenue Dept 

The Minnesota Department of Revenue works to fund the future for all of Minnesotans. We manage over 30 different taxes and collect $26.7 billion annually in state taxes, which funds state programs such as healthcare, transportation, public safety, and early childhood, K-12, and higher education.

Revenue is dedicated to an inclusive work environment that celebrates and values the diversity of each employee and reflects the communities we serve. We're committed to a culture of inclusion where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and thrive.

We value a work life balance for our employees, and many of our employees telework in a full or hybrid capacity. For those that come to the office, regularly or occasionally, we invested in a state-of-the-art hybrid workspace located at the Stassen building in St. Paul.

Find out more about us on our website.

Why Work for Us 

Diverse Workforce - We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:

95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency’s mission 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule Comprehensive Benefits Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

Public pension plan Training and professional development Paid vacation and sick leave 11 paid holidays each year Paid parental leave Low-cost medical and dental coverage Prescription drug coverage Vision coverage Wellness programs and resources Employer paid life insurance Short-term and long-term disability Health care spending and savings accounts Dependent care spending account Tax-deferred compensation Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Tuition reimbursement Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email and indicate what assistance is needed.

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