Revenue Examiner 4


Recruitment #240320-8663AR-001


Are you a State of Connecticut employee with experience in accounting or auditing? Do you have experience with the interpretation and application of tax law and fiscal principles?

If so, keep on reading!

The State of Connecticut, the Department of  Labor (DOL), is currently accepting applications from qualified state employees for the position of Revenue Examiner 4.

Comprehensive Benefit Offerings: 
  • 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.
  • The opportunity 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.
  • A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation’s best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown's Center on Health Insurance Reform and article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D., along with comprehensive benefit offerings.
  • Comprehensive Benefits which include industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage.
  • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings.
  • Generous paid time off, including 13 paid holidays per calendar year.
  • Professional growth and development opportunities.
  • A healthy work/life balance to all employees. 
Position Highlights:
  • Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. 
The Role:
  • Working with the Unit Director to supervise, coordinate, and support personnel within the Systems Operations Support unit, as well as technology vendors. 
  • Coordinating unit activities involving the design, development and implementation of new Unemployment Insurance Tax programs and services with relation to the agency’s ReEmployCT system, as well as modifications of current procedures or programs.
  • Assist in monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on programs, policies and procedures and taking or recommending appropriate action to correct deficiencies and promote maximum effectiveness.
  • Identify resources, submit grant proposals and develop new programs based on grant and contract awards and statutory changes.   
  • Develop and maintain operational procedures, policies and manuals.   
  • Participate in resource allocation, and staff selection and development for the unit.
  • Also performs related duties as required.
    About Us:
    • 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 the 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 ReEmployUSA, which includes Mississippi and Maine.

    Selection Plan

    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 applicants may be considered.

    For Assistance in Applying:

    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.
    • For current state employees, salary calculations are not necessarily comparable from one of the three branches of state government (i.e., Executive, Legislative, Judicial) to the other.

    • At any point later in the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, attendance, supervisor references, college transcripts, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
    • 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.
    • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
    • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
    • 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 Anamaria Giangarra at and reference the recruitment number. 
    • Follow the State of Connecticut on LinkedIn.


    In the Departments of Labor or Revenue Services field and office examination units or districts this class is accountable for supervising examination, investigation and clerical staff.


    • Schedules and assigns audits based on availability and experience levels of examiners;
    • Monitors audits in process and provides technical assistance to examiners as needed;
    • Reviews field audit and investigative reports to ensure correct procedures have been followed and audit findings are valid;
    • Provides staff training and assistance;
    • Conducts performance evaluations;
    • Develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and procedures;
    • Acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures;
    • Maintains audit contact files and reconciles them to production and inventory control reports;
    • Investigates and visits taxpayers when necessary to answer complaints and inquiries;
    • Conducts informal conferences with taxpayers where disputes have arisen over audit findings;
    • Reviews assessments prior to billing;
    • Attends formal hearings;
    • Reviews and evaluates weekly time production reports;
    • Prepares reports on unit activities, audit and assessment production and other necessary statistical reports for management;
    • Conducts examinations in addition to supervisory responsibilities;
    • Utilizes EDP systems for financial records, reports and analysis;
    • May recommend changes in existing legislation and assists in preparation of proposed legislation;
    • Performs related duties as required


    • Considerable knowledge of
      • relevant agency policies and procedures;
      • relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
      • principles and practices of accounting and auditing;
      • and understanding of appropriate tax statutes;
    • Knowledge of effective office practices and procedures;
    • Considerable
      • interpersonal skills;
      • oral and written communication skills;
    • Considerable ability to
      • understand, interpret and apply tax law;
      • analyze complex accounts, tax reports and financial statements and records;
    • Ability to utilize EDP systems for financial analysis and management;
    • Supervisory ability.


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


    One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the professional working lead level involving the interpretation and application of tax law and fiscal principles.


    • 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.


    • Extensive experience In Unemployment Insurance functions, components, and policies, particularly with UI Tax.
    • Expertise in UI Tax processes relating to ReEmployCT including the employer registration, fund accounting, Field Audit, employer tax and wage reporting, delinquent accounts, etc.
    • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot system defects, and research and evaluate system modifications and enhancements.
    • Supervising ability, particularly overseeing program and/or system development and implementation, and the ability to allocate and supervise staff over multiple activities.
    • Ability to collaborate with various agency units and selected vendors.
    • Experience training co-workers and developing operational, procedural, or policy memos, desk aids or manuals for the agency.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office tools that the agency uses.


    • 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.