Senior Auditor

Wyoming, Jackson Jackson USA

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


Responsible for conducting payroll audits and tax collections for the Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Insurance program to ensure compliance with State of Wyoming statutes.Human Resource Contact: 307-777-3547

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Establishes relationships with other governmental and private entities both in and out of state to facilitate statute compliance.

  • Makes verbal presentations to various organizations and groups when called upon.

  • Makes decisions which could potentially be defendable all the way to the Wyoming State Supreme Court.

  • Investigates and gathers evidence.

  • Works autonomously, without direct supervision, within assigned physical area (Field District).

  • Applies Wyoming state statutes and agency rules and policies.

  • Collection of past-due employer reports, taxes, interest and services fees within the assigned Field District, including the issuance of subpoenas.

  • Establishes yearly and/or special audit schedules as assigned.

  • Plans the overall strategy for the expected conduct and scope of the audit.

  • Initiates and represents the agency in legal actions, including small claims court and as an expert witness in administrative hearings and court cases.

  • Directly conducts actual audit work and verifies data and documents as to source and implication.

  • Reviews audit work papers for accuracy and adequacy.

  • Prepares and submits audit reports.

  • Prepares case files for legal actions; works with legal staff as necessary.

  • Serves as a liaison for the Division to each community within the assigned district.



Preference may be given to those with a Bachelor's degree in accounting.


  • Knowledge of financial calculations.

  • Knowledge of interviewing techniques necessary to conduct a thorough examination.

  • Knowledge of public speaking to present examination findings.



Bachelor's Degree (typically in Finance)


0-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in Auditing) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Auditor II


Education & Experience Substitution:

4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in Auditing) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Auditor II

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


Necessary Special Requirements


  • Occasional travel within assigned field district and in state travel for annual meeting.


  • FLSA: Non-exempt

  • Successful candidates who reside within Teton County will qualify for housing allowance.

  • All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.

  • Successful applicant will be required to have a background check.

  • The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

Supplemental Information

053-Department of Workforce Services - Administration - Unemployment Tax Division

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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