Tax Auditor Job Description

tax auditor job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Tax Auditor Job Description

A tax auditor is a type of tax accountant who assesses an individual or business’s compliance with tax laws.

Tax auditors are usually employed by government bodies, corporations, and accounting firms.

Job Brief

We’re looking for a Tax Auditor to help us with our taxes. The ideal candidate will have experience auditing taxes and be able to work independently.

Tax Auditor Duties

  • Perform IRS financial statement audits in accordance with IRS regulations and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain a close relationship with clients.
  • Prepare financial statements, schedules, and tax returns.
  • Identify and resolve any financial discrepancies.
  • Assist in the preparation of client financial statements.
  • Assist in tax planning and preparation.
  • Document all activities.
  • Assist in correspondence with other accounting firm personnel.

Tax Auditor Responsibilities

  • Review company financial documents for accuracy, collect and prepare documents for submission to tax authorities, and provide guidance and support to tax teams
  • Train new and existing team members on tax matters
  • Research tax regulations and legislation
  • Create and review tax-related policies and procedures
  • Perform tax audit reviews
  • Conduct periodic review of tax-related internal controls
  • Promote employee understanding of tax compliance
  • Advise management on financial issues
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements and Skills

  • Proven experience auditing and analyzing tax returns
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in analyzing returns and identifying problems
  • High level of proficiency in telecommunications software including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Hardworking and detail-oriented; ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously

At [Company Name], we’re an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, with different races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages. We’re also interested in hearing from veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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