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Posting Begin Date: 2024/06/20
Posting End Date: 2024/06/30
Category: Accounting and Finance
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 25.96
Maximum Salary: 25.96
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 position is in the Boise Office in the Chinden Campus, 11321 West Chinden Blvd, Building 2.  A compensation analysis will be completed for the selected candidate. 

Minimum salary $25.96 per hour, rate of pay will depend on qualifications and experience. 

To perform a full range of advanced professional financial duties requiring the application of accounting and/or auditing theory, principles, and practices; perform related work.


  • Incumbents use their seasoned professional background to develop budgets, develop and maintain accounting systems, prepare complex financial documents, plan and review financial operations, and handle difficult or sensitive financial matters. 
  • They supervise or may conduct audits of increasing complexity and size. 
  • Incumbents supervise the preparation of or prepare and explain documents of findings and conclusions concerning the policies, procedures, operational methods, and financial position of an agency. 
  • Incumbents design, modify, and implement financial-related systems or have a significant role in their development. 
  • They may audit financial data for completeness and compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. 
  • They participate in developing policies and procedures for financial reporting systems and conduct research into the financial needs of an agency. 
  • Incumbents apply strong background in information technology to analyze, research, and maintain financial data, develop financial documents, and resolve problems. 
  • Senior Financial Specialists analyze technical financial problems and provide professional assistance and advice concerning their solutions. 
  • Consequences of actions in some positions may have legal implications.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Good knowledge of: Accounting principles and practices
    • Developing and preparing financial documents
    • Using a personal computer to develop, analyze, and report on financial data 
    • Analyzing financial activities and recommending management action  
  • MQ Specialties: Some positions may be filled by specialty areas such as:
    • using Navision accounting software; performing financial analysis using 4th generation query tools (Business Objects, Oracle, or similar)
    • developing a budget and preparing financial reports.
  • Some knowledge of state budget processes.
  • Good knowledge of supervisory practices. 
  • Troubleshooting automated system changes, testing automated system changes, including using data extraction tools and methods for analysis, sampling, testing and reporting. 
  • Documenting business processes.


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*

What's In It for You? 

  • Comprehensive 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
  • Employee assistance program
  • A healthy work-life balance with flexible schedules
  • A business casual dress code
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Working in an office environment with other talented and highly motivated individuals

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."

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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].

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