Audit Supervisor - Audit Services

Recruitment #220518-D14C-31


Audit Supervisor – Audit Services Division
: $55,689.97

The Audit Supervisor position supports the Audit Services Division by supervision of a unit of Auditors on a regular and consistent basis to determine compliance with laws and regulations, generally accepted accounting procedures, financial accountability standards or other requirements.  The Audit Supervisor will perform supervisory functions including evaluating performance, making recommendations on disciplinary actions, providing for employee development, and approving time off. The Audit Supervisor will also effectively and professionally represent the Oklahoma Tax Commission’s position during the conduct of formal or informal hearings when taxpayers contest the results of audits.

The Audit Services Division is responsible for the operation and management of the tax audit programs within the Oklahoma Tax Commission.  These audit programs cover business, excise, income, and severance tax types.  Audits are the primary treatment for those taxpayers that resist administrative efforts to voluntarily report all of their tax liability.  The work of Auditors helps to increase confidence across the broader taxpayer population that deliberate non-compliance is being appropriately addressed to maximize the state’s revenue recovery and fair administration of the tax laws.  

The functions performed by employees in this position may include the following:

• Plans, schedules and conducts audits of businesses, agencies, schools, corporations, or others to determine compliance with laws and regulations, generally accepted accounting principles, financial accountability standards or other requirements
• Plans and conducts audits for various entities to determine compliance with laws and regulations related to Oklahoma taxation
• Reviews financial records and other business records; evaluates financial controls; identifies deficiencies; provides advice on requirements for compliance with existing laws, policies and standards
• Conducts research, analysis, and apply the law with regard to Oklahoma’s rules and statutes for taxation as well as the agency’s procedures
• Prepares audit reports; makes recommendations concerning changes in policies or operating procedures
• Effectively and professionally communicates the results of audit findings to taxpayers and their representatives
• Strictly adhere to both state and federal laws and regulations regarding the confidentiality of all tax information obtained from records, files, tax returns, and departmental investigations
• Performs special investigations as assigned


Knowledge of
• Auditing methodology, techniques, and theories
• Generally accepted auditing rules and procedures
• Bookkeeping practices and standards
• Financial statements, ledgers, journals and reports
• Federal and state income tax forms
• Modern computer technology related to accounting systems
• Supervisory principles & practices

Skills in
• Critical thinking and problem solving
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Interpersonal skills
• Verbal communication
• Active listening
• Strong computer skills

Ability to
• Review and analyze accounting records and business practices
• Prepare audit work papers, reports and recommendations
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
• Communicate effectively
• Work independently with limited instruction/supervision
• Completing or participating in various types of audits and completing required reports and to comprehend and carry out complex auditing procedures
• Perform a wide range of audit functions and perform independent work
• Supervise a team of auditors

Core work hours for the Oklahoma Tax Commission are Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm.  This schedule may require minor flexibility based on the needs of the agency.

Telework may be required based on the needs of the agency, division, and section.  If applicable, applicant must be willing and able to BOTH work on-site and telework at an off-site location, generally in the applicant’s home.  Applicant must have a secure internet connection and a dedicated telephone (landline) or smart phone device during scheduled working hours.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Employment with the Oklahoma Tax Commission offers benefits, which include medical, dental, life, disability and vision insurance, medical and health care reimbursement programs, retirement plan, deferred compensation plan, paid holidays, and longevity payments. Employees are provided a benefit allowance to spend toward their benefits. Employees earn three weeks annual and three weeks paid sick leave in the first year of employment.

The Oklahoma Tax Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of
• A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration; or related field; PLUS three years of professional experience in auditing, accounting, or similar field
• OR an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of paraprofessional experience in auditing, accounting, or similar field for each year of the required education

Preference may be given to candidates who have obtained a CPA or CIA certification.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.