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Revenue Auditor I, Richland County

Position Category: Finance

Position hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. with extra hours required during the spring renewal season

Job duties:

  • Examines financial records of small to medium size businesses to determine the tax liability for business licenses, county-required fees and taxes in accordance with generally accepted auditing procedures and department requirements; applies business license requirements to businesses' financial records
  • Audits businesses by reviewing their financial returns to determine compliance with county required business fees and taxes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principle, generally accepted auditing procedures, and all other applicable county, state and federal laws

     Supports the activities of the Revenue Analysts, including taking and answering phone calls and/or emails, processing renewals, and assisting with walk-in businesses; supports the activities of the inspectors, including providing inspectors with new businesses to inspect and constant communication among auditors, inspectors; supports the activities of the director including providing information to support decisions made to build reports to stakeholders; and provides other support activities may arise as the Business Service Center develops


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and supply written proof of completion for all course work and degrees that are being used to satisfy the minimum education requirements
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license
  • One or more of the following certifications are preferable, Accreditation in Business Licensing  certification from the South Carolina Business Licensing Officials Association, or other related professional certification; a minimum of one year experience in financial or program audits and/or performance compliance in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, generally accepted auditing standards and procedures, common business practices relating to the keeping of accounting books and other financial records, and tax law; experience in local government revenue-related audits; resolution of complex tax and regulatory requirements, and interpretation and application of local and South Carolina state law is highly desirable; must be proficient with different computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, data processing applications and others

Pay info: $32,782.73 - $52,367.22 annually

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Deadline: June 29