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Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/12
Posting End Date: 2024/04/24
Category: Accounting and Finance
Sub Category: Audit
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 31.84
Maximum Salary: 31.84
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho

Tax Commission Career Opportunity

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

The Sales Tax Audit team is currently recruiting for a Tax Audit Manager. Please note that this position currently resides at the Boise campus but can be located in one of our many offices through out the state. 

A compensation analysis will be completed for the selected candidate. 

To manage a professional tax audit unit; hire, develop and evaluate staff; serve as a liaison between audit groups, management and other stakeholder groups; perform related work.

Incumbents manage a large audit unit and develop employees' competencies, coordinate and integrate functions, and establish and maintain standards for performance. Tax Audit Managers determine unit goals and objectives, establish procedures, and monitor and authorize expenditures. Incumbents serve as key members on committees and advisory groups and plan, facilitate and conduct meetings. They measure, evaluate and communicate section performance and serve as the key liaison between staff and upper management. They coordinate audit functions with other sections.

Detailed responsibilities:
* Minimum Qualifications:  

Good knowledge of: 

  • Accounting principles and practices 

Typically gained by having at least six years of professional work experience as an accountant working in a higher level position, or equivalent, applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) OR having a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or closely related field and two years of work experience as an accountant working in a higher level position, or equivalent, applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Management theory and practices

Typically gained by having completed two three credit or equivalent classes of upper division college-level coursework that included all the essential elements of management (Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling); OR having completed at least one year's experience in a job situation with responsibility for all the essential elements of management.


  • Auditing methodologies and practices

Typically gained by having at least a year of experience at the level of Tax Auditor 3 or equivalent reviewing tax, financial, or accounting record audits.

Why Join Us?

  • OUR VISION: Great people. Helping you. Serving Idaho.
  • OUR MISSION: Benefit Idaho through courteous customer service, education, and fair tax administration.
  • OUR VALUES: Fairness, Accountability, Integrity, Respect.

What Do Our Employees Say About Us? 

  • "I love the work-life balance at the Tax Commission because our managers and supervisors are awesome with flexibility." 
  • "We work a flexible schedule, Monday through Friday, 40 hours a week. So this schedule has allowed me to do other things in my life."
  • "My favorite part about working for the Tax Commission are the people I get to work with. It's become a family, and I've made lots of lifelong friends."

 Follow us on LinkedIn or Facebook to learn more about us! Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or 208-334-0478.

 What's In It for You?

  • Affordable benefits including medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • PERSI defined benefit retirement plan
  • Paid sick and vacation leaves start accruing your first day
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Paid Parental Leave covering the birth or adoption of a child for up to 8 weeks
  • Permanent, full-time classified employment status after successful completion of an entrance probation
  • Working in an office environment with other talented and highly motivated individuals
  • Beautiful state campus with lots of free parking, walking paths, and centrally located in the valley on Chinden Blvd. in Boise (ISTC Recruiter should remove this bullet point if the position is for a field office)
  • The State of Idaho is a qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected]. (If you have a contact for applicant accommodations at your agency, please replace the contact information).

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.