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Business License Auditor

at Augusta, Georgia

Pay: up to $45738/year
$45738 - $
Posted: 5/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2413307
Keywords: billing, compliance, tax

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Conducts business/occupation tax, excise tax and transportation fee audits as well as compliance audits of businesses operating in Augusta Richmond County, Georgia. Works with business owners, CPA firms, attorneys, employees, as well as internal and external customers


  • Performs business/occupation tax, excise tax, transportation and tourism fees as well as compliance audits of businesses operating in Augusta-Richmond County
  • Assists in verifying and analyzing transactions while performing examinations of assigned audit activities
  • Prepare working papers and summarize data from assigned audit segments and report audit findings to Audit Manager
  • Assists Audit Manager with monitoring audit processes regarding excise taxes and business/occupation taxes as well as assist in special projects
  • Assists Audit Manager with recovery management of unreported and underreported excise taxes and transportation fees
  • Assists Audit Manager with drafting policy for business, license, and occupational tax
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level

    • Perform business/occupation tax, excise tax, transportation fee and compliance audits that reflect the results of work performed in accordance with (GAAP & GAAS) for the audit coverage of businesses in Augusta Richmond County
    • Report audit findings to Audit Manager
    • Assist Audit Manager with the billing and recovery of unreported and underreported excise taxes and transportation fees


    Education:  Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Finance, or related occupational field of study
    Experience:  Three (3) years of experience in public finance and auditing
      • Considerable knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
      • Proficiency in accounting, auditing, and organizational communication as well as Microsoft Office Suite and calculator
      • Familiarity with Georgia State laws and Augusta-Richmond County codes and ordinances
      • Good communication skills, both oral and written

      License: Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving history. If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment. *This position requires driving a county vehicle*


      More than 50% of this position involves travel from office to other locations.

      Physical Demands:
      Positions in this class typically require: walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Work is performed in an office setting.
      Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
      The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.