Auditor and Accountant Classifications
Do you want to join one of Mississippi's largest state agencies? Do you like to work in an office, work remotely, or travel the United States? Would you like to have an impact while having the ability to take on a position with career advancement? Well, look no further! At the Mississippi Department of Revenue, we have numerous Auditor positions in departments across the state.
- Foreign Auditor- Do you like to travel? Our Foreign Audit Team is based out of our main office in Clinton, MS; however, they travel the United States performing corporate income tax audits of national companies not headquartered in Mississippi. You will receive additional compensation and reimbursement of approved travel expenses.
- Income/Corporate/Sales Auditor- This is an excellent opportunity for those who love to work in an office setting! These auditors audit individuals, corporations, pass-through entities, partnerships, and limited liability companies for compliance with the related MS tax law. These positions are located in Clinton, Ms.
- Field/District Auditor- Hybrid Remote; Local travel auditing businesses for compliance with sales/use tax laws plus reimbursement of approved travel expenses. These positions are located throughout the State near our district offices. However, their post of duty is their home. Our district offices are located in Senatobia, Tupelo, Greenwood, Clinton, Meridian, Brookhaven, and the Gulf Coast.
- Petroleum Auditor - Hybrid Remote; Local travel auditing businesses/taxpayers for compliance with International Fuel Tax Agreement and International Registration Plan agreements plus reimbursement of approved travel expenses. These positions are also throughout the state with their post of duty as their homes.
The core of an Accountant is being analytical. If you love crunching numbers, this is the career for you! The accounting department also located in our Clinton facility applies basic accounting theory and reviews fiscal transactions to ensure agency practices (e.g., Tax collections, tax diversions, payroll, travel, accounts payable, bank reconciliations, etc.) are in accordance with general and governmental accounting practices, while also following agency policy and procedure. As an accountant, you will reconcile accounting reports and conduct routine analysis of agency fiscal data. You will work with statewide accounting programs and our agency tax systems to ensure agency compliance.
Our minimum qualifications are as follows:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in accounting or accounting/data processing;
Bachelor's Degree including a minimum of 24 hours of the following courses:
18 hours in the following courses:
- Principles of Accounting I and II
- Intermediate Accounting I and II
- Federal Income Tax
The remaining 6 hours may be selected from the following:
- Cost Accounting
- Advanced Accounting
- Business Law
- Advanced Auditing
- Accounting Systems
- Managerial Accounting
- Advanced Federal Income Tax
- Auditing Problems
You can fast-track the hiring process by emailing a resume and an unofficial transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org. (We will need an official transcript when we get to the employment stage.) We will review your information and contact you in a few of days.