Revenue Examiner 3


Recruitment #240320-8647AR-001


Are you a current Department of Labor Employee with eight (8) years of experience in accounting and auditing?  Are you looking to take on a new role or an increase in responsibilities? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you!


The State of Connecticut, Department of Labor (DOL) is currently recruiting for one (1) Revenue Examiner 3 position located in Wethersfield, CT.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the interests of Connecticut workers.  In order to accomplish this in an ever-changing environment, we assist workers and employers to become competitive in the global economy.  We take a comprehensive approach to meeting the needs of workers and employers, and the other agencies that serve them.  We ensure the supply of high-quality integrated services that serve thw needs of our customers.

The SOS unit is responsible for technology, support, and training within the ReEmployCT unemployment insurance program, Benefits/Tax/Appeals.  SOS collaborates with operations within the consortium of ReEmployUSA, which includes Mississippi and Maine.

Position Highlights: PCNs 141973

  • Full-time
  • Hybrid
  • 40 Hours/week
  • 1st Shift
  • Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Comprehensive Benefit Offerings:

  • Industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage.
  • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings.
  • Paid time off – including 13 paid holidays per calendar year.
  • A healthy work-life balance!
  • To work for a Forbes top company: ‘Forbes’ State of Connecticut Ranked one of the best Employers of 2023 – State of CT receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule.
  • The State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service.  Click here for more information.

In your role as a SOS Revenue Examiner 3 (TPS Coordinator), you will have the opportunity to:

  • Utilize ReEmployCT to compile and substantiate the quarterly data of the tax units for entry on the quarterly ETA 581 report that includes:
    • Analyzing the resulting computed measures for trends and anomalies.
    • Validating data reported on the ETA 581.
    • Submitting extracted files to USDOL.
  • Work with the ReEmployCT vendor to modify existing or develop new extraction programs.
  • Plan and conduct a system review of all the tax units to assess internal controls and identify risks every four years.
  • Conduct annual Acceptance Samplings of 13 Tax Unit functions by evaluating randomly selected samples of work from each Tax Unit according to Federal standards of quality and timeliness.
  • Conduct UI tax data validation per USDOL guidelines.
  • Conduct meetings with Tax units to present deficiencies/findings and effectively communicate recommendations for resolutions.
  • Develop an annual report based on results and findings from all tasks and submit to CTDOL management (including commissioners) and USDOL including recommendations for improvements.
  • May also travel to states and territories within the Boston Region to participate in Team Reviews of fellow TPS reviewers, host a Team Review of CTDOL's TPS program every four years and assist the Systems Operations Support Unit with defect identification and resolution, change requests and special projects as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

About the Department of Labor:

The State of Connecticut, Department of Labor (DOL) is committed to protecting and promoting the interests of Connecticut workers.  In order to accomplish this ever-changing environment, we assist workers and employers to become competitive in the global economy.  We take a comprehensive approach to meeting the needs of workers and employers, and other agencies that serve them.  We ensure the supply of highly integrated services that serve the needs of our customers.

Selection Plan


Please read or watch our Applicant Tips on How to Apply!


In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee, who has worked for the state for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.


To Apply:

  • For current state employees, salary calculations are not necessarily comparable from one of the three branches of government (i.e., Executive, Legislative, Judicial) to the other.
  • These positions will be filled in accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion, and merit employment rules.  Applications to this recruitment will be used to meet collective bargaining requirements.  Once any collective bargaining requirements have been met, all other applications may be considered.
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meets the preferred qualifications, so please ensure that your application is complete and details your experience as outlined in this job posting.  Please note: You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system.
  • For assistance in applying, please read or watch our Applicant Tips on How to Apply.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.

Important Next Step Information for After You Apply:

  • Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
  • At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
  • All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to
  • Due to the large volume of applications received, the Department of Administrative Services is unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account.

Connect With Us:

  • If you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Rocky Young at and reference the recruitment number. 
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In the Departments of Labor or Revenue Services this class is accountable for conducting the most difficult and complex examinations and/or leading examination teams or acting as an assistant supervisor in an office audit unit.


  • Performs most complex duties in area of field examinations and audits, computer-assisted or statistical sampling audits or the most difficult audits of self-employed or individual filers;
  • Audits business establishments which have large and complex operations;
  • Audits individual filers having large and complex financial portfolios;
  • Analyzes and evaluates information systems, operational practices and business processes of large businesses;
  • Consistently conducts audits dealing with a variety of special problems or issues;
  • Assists Examiners of lower grade in resolving problems encountered in performance of assignments;
  • Assists in preparing and recommending changes in regulations, policy or operating procedures;
  • Replies to letters or telephone calls for an interpretation of statutory provisions concerning taxes;
  • Provides technical assistance to the public and other divisions of department regarding interpretation of tax statutes;
  • Acts as liaison with other tax jurisdictions exchanging tax information;
  • Provides technical assistance in drafting and revising tax forms;
  • Proposes legislation, regulations and administrative rulings;
  • Utilizes EDP systems for financial records, reports and analysis;
  • May supervise several audits being performed simultaneously by other Examiners in a common geographic area;
  • May assist other Examiners in conducting computer-assisted audits of taxpayers' electronic accounting records;
  • May train examiners on the job as necessary;
  • May assist in supervision of a tax unit;
  • May provide technical assistance to technology staff in support of agency audit and accounting functions;
  • Performs related duties as required.


  • Considerable knowledge of
    • auditing methods, procedures, and practices; 
    • accounting procedures, practices and systems of complex business corporations, partnerships and proprietorships;
    • tax accounting methods and practices;
    • appropriate tax statutes and regulations;
  • Considerable
    • interpersonal skills;
    • oral and written communication skills;
  • Considerable ability to
    • analyze complex accounts, tax reports and financial statements and records;
    • deal effectively with taxpayer, corporate officers, tax accountants, tax attorneys and co-workers;
    • understand, interpret and apply tax statutes
  •  Ability to utilize EDP systems for financial analysis;
  • Supervisory ability.


Eight (8) years of experience in accounting or auditing.


Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at the full professional working level involving the interpretation and application of tax law and fiscal principles.

NOTE: For state employees this experience is at the level of a Revenue Examiner 2.


  • College training in accounting or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
  • A Master's degree in accounting may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
  • Examination requirements met in any of the following may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor or Certificate in Management Accounting.


  • Experience with unemployment Tax function procedures, policies, and systems, particularly ReEmployCT.
  • Experience with data validation and analyzing computed measures for trends and anomalies.
  • Experience with the Tax Performance System (TPS) and data validation.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Experience with monitoring programs for compliance and procedural adherence to guidelines, and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Experience with conducting multiple tasks - prioritizing and completing them within prescribed timeframes.
  • Experience working independently, without significant oversight.
  • Experience with analyzing and troubleshooting system defects. 
  • Experience working with UI Tax units, Legal unit, external agencies such as US DOL, and system vendors.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools utilized by the agency.


  • Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
  • Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.


As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes.  As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.