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Nebraska Department of Revenue
Revenue Auditor I

Apply Online at statejobs.nebraska.gov

Notice:  Your application will be screened by State Personnel to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications/requirements of this posting and that you completed all of the required application steps. Your application must describe your experience and education, keeping the minimums in mind.  Information contained in a resume will not be considered in lieu of the formal on-line application. If information is contained only on your resume, your application will not be forwarded to the Department for consideration.

This entry-level position is a unique learning experience for individuals interested in a career in accounting and taxation.

You will work as a member of a team, conducting audits of entities engaged in business activities in Nebraska, to determine if they have properly reported and paid state taxes.


  • A bachelor's degree with a minimum of 24 hours of accounting, which includes auditing and tax;
  • A course in business law;
  • Good written and oral communication skills; and
  • A commitment to pass the CPA Examination.

Benefits include:

  • Experience. You will conduct detailed audits of businesses, ranging from sole proprietorships to multinational corporations, and work with a variety of accounting and computer systems.
  • Salary. You will earn a competitive salary.
  • Become a CPA or a CFE. With three years of experience as a Revenue Auditor, you will fulfill the experience requirement to practice as a CPA. The Department pays for a CPA review course, CPA Examination fees, and CPA permit fees in Nebraska. We also allow work time to take the CPA Examination. The Department will also assist you in becoming a CFE.
  • Overtime Compensation. The typical work week for a Revenue Auditor I is 40 hours. If you work more than 40 hours in a work week due to workload or travel, you will receive time and one-half compensation for overtime hours.
  • Travel. While the majority of the travel is within Nebraska, you will also have the opportunity to travel nationwide. Overnight travel averages four to ten weeks per year.
  • Reasonable Workload.Audits are scheduled on a time-available basis. There is no heavy tax season, leaving you with time to study for your CPA or CFE Examination.
  • Advancement Opportunities. You can advance to the Revenue Auditor II and III positions by meeting performance standards.

State Employment Benefits:

  • Health, Life, Dental, Vision, and Long-Term Disability Insurance Plans
  • Medical and Child Care Flex Spending Account Benefits
  • State Employee Retirement Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 12 holidays, 12 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year as a new employee

This information is subject to change and is not an employment contract. Contact the Department’s Human Resources office at 402-471-5610, or visit revenue.nebraska.gov, for more information.

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