Revenue Auditor

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Newport Beach Finance Department
Location of position: 
Newport Beach, CA
Wage/Salary: 
$5,928.00 – $8,342.53 Monthly
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Closing Date: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Job Description: 

Come join our team as a Revenue Auditor.  Click on the following link to see what it is like working in the City of Newport Beach (video)! 

The ideal candidate will have experience performing transient occupancy tax and field audits. The candidate will be a self-motivated, detail oriented person who will provide a positive and professional impression of the City in the review of business's compliance with a variety of revenue programs. This position works both in the field and within City Hall to review and confirm compliance with City revenue programs, including business tax, transient occupancy tax, sales & use taxes, franchises, leases, fines and fees. 

Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. 

The City offers an excellent benefit package and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement Systems (CalPERS). Retirement formula is based on appointment date and membership status with CalPERS and the employee is required to contribute 13% of pay toward retirement costs.

Currently there is one (1) vacancy. Candidates are required to submit a resume that briefly addresses their experience along with a completed on-line application in order for the application package to be considered complete.The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.  

DEFINITION: To review and confirm compliance with a variety of the City's revenue programs, including business tax, transient occupancy tax, sales & use taxes, charter tax, franchises, leases, fines and fees, and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Receives direction from the Revenue Division Manager. Provide supervision to Fiscal Specialists. 

A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible experience in performance compliance, information systems, operations, and financial or program audits in accordance with professional auditing standards including one year of supervisory or lead responsibility. Experience in local government revenue related audits, resolution of complex tax and regulatory requirements, interpretation and application of municipal and state law is highly desirable. 

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration or a related field.

License/Certificate: Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.