District Tax Audit Manager - AGENCY PROMOTION ONLY

Portland, Maine, United States Full-time

District Tax Audit Manager

(Agency Promotion Only)

Maine Revenue Services

LOCATION: Portland Maine

CODE:  0673        PAY GRADE: 28 - Salary: $74,859.20/annually*

            *Includes a 10% Market Pay Adjustment




This position is of a managerial nature in directing and overseeing a tax audit program on the Portland Office. Responsibilities include managing a District Tax Audit Office; planning and directing the activities of a staff of professional auditors and support personnel; reviewing, evaluating, and approving audit reports; developing and implementing an annual audit plan; and interpreting state tax laws, rules, regulations, and procedures.


Work is performed under administrative direction.



  • Manages a district office to ensure efficient operations and attain established goals and objectives.
  • Plans, directs, and evaluates the activities of a tax audit staff to ensure the established audit schedule is met.
  • Provides information on state tax laws, rules, regulations, and administrative procedures to clarify them for taxpayers, taxpayer representatives, and the public.
  • Develops recommendations for new or revised audit procedures to improve system operations.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and approves audit reports to ensure Bureau standards are met and findings are justified.
  • Makes recommendations and participates in legal actions against tax evaders to ensure tax evaders are prosecuted.
  • Recruits, interviews, and selects Revenue Agents; and oversees training of assigned auditors to ensure a qualified workforce.
  • Compiles records of all registered sellers in his/her district to ensure taxes are paid.
  • Directs staff in obtaining court warrants for violations of tax laws to ensure proper procedures are followed.
  • Develops and implements an annual audit plan to maximize use of audit resources and meet established goals.
  • Confers with Internal Revenue Service officials to compare and exchange tax compliance information.
  • Recommends changes to state tax laws to correct inconsistencies.
  • Implements, administers, and complies with human resource laws, policies, procedures, and practices including: AA/EEO, recruitment, employment, position classification, performance appraisals, training, discipline, contract administration, communication systems, and employee safety to ensure fair and equal treatment of subordinate personnel.



A bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution and six (6) years of progressively responsible, professional level tax auditing experience which includes at least two (2) years in a supervisory role -OR- an equivalent ten (10) year combination of education, training, and experience. Preference will be given to candidates with sales and use tax audit experience.

Please note: All candidates applying for a position at Maine Revenue Services will be subject to a tax clearance check.  In order to be selected for a position, an applicant must have filed all his or her Maine returns and paid all Maine tax liabilities.


For all candidates not currently employed at Maine Revenue Services:  State law requires that applicants seeking initial employment with Maine Revenue Services undergo a fingerprint based state and federal criminal history record check.


*Please submit a resume’ and cover letter.



The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  15.37% of salary for BU positions.  The value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly.  The value* of State-paid Health Insurance:

  • Level 1: 100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $444.68 biweekly
  • Level 2: 95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $422.45 biweekly
  • Level 3: 90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $400.21 biweekly
  • Level 4: 85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $377.98 biweekly

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.


Mindy Hansen, HR Generalist

General Gov. Service Center,

74 State House Station,

Augusta, Maine 04333-0074

207-624-7430 (T)