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Working for the Montana Department of Revenue is about more than taxes!

We serve our state through tax revenue, alcoholic beverage licensing, cannabis control licensing, and property valuation in addition to dozens of other programs and services.

Join our crew of over 650 full-time employees working across the state. Positions include:

  • Accountants
  • Application Developers
  • Appraisers
  • Attorneys
  • Auditors
  • Business Professionals
  • Collectors
  • Customer Service
  • Economists
  • Network Administrators

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Phone
(406) 444-9858
Fax
(406) 444-6998
By Mail
Montana Department of Revenue
Office of Human Resources
PO Box 1712
Helena, MT 59620-1712
HR Email
DORHR@mt.gov
Payroll
DORPayroll@mt.gov
Training
DOREduc&Training@mt.gov

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The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include being the primary contact for internal and external customers and is the primary contact for providing information to customers about unclaimed property that has been escheated to the State of Montana. The incumbent provides information and technical assistance and resolves problems regarding taxes, fees and licenses, unclaimed property, business personal property reporting, livestock reporting, and Department web-based filing and payment processes. The position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The above competencies are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to:

  • Two years of post-secondary education in business administration, taxation, office management, or a related field.
  • One year of directly related work experience with customer service, working with software applications, investigation, auditing, or research and analysis with six months of experience interpreting and applying Montana rules and regulations.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.

Job Overview

Salary
$39,310-$40,857 Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
1
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
No
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
December 4, 2022

A Tax Examiner in the Natural Resources Tax Unit performs a variety of duties assigned by management.  Duties include planning, scheduling, and conducting audits of Natural Resource tax returns.  These audits require tax examiners to research, examine, and verify the accuracy of data reported by taxpayers.  Other duties include drafting summary reports of audit findings, assisting other tax examiners, participating in the appeal process, and providing a range of taxpayer and program support services. The incumbent also assists with the development of audit programs and procedures and provides technical support for division operations. The position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, business administration, or public administration supplemented by college coursework in accounting or closely related field.
  • One year of job-related work experience in auditing, tax examination, or accounting practices.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.

Job Overview

Salary
$47,804 – $49,704 Annual
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
1
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
Yes, 5% of the Time
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
December 11, 2022
Required Additional Documents
Resume

A Tax Examiner in the Federal Royalty program of the Natural Resources Tax Unit performs a variety of duties assigned by management.  Duties include planning, scheduling, and conducting audits of Federal Royalties reports.  These audits require tax examiners to research, examine, and verify the accuracy of data reported.  Other duties include drafting summary reports of audit findings, assisting other tax examiners, participating in the appeal process, and providing a range of program support services. The incumbent also assists with the development of audit programs and procedures and provides technical support for division operations. The position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, business administration, or public administration supplemented by college coursework in accounting.
  • No prior work experience is required.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.

Job Overview

Salary
$46,600 – $48,560 Annual
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
1
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
Yes, 5% of the Time
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
December 11, 2022
Required Additional Documents
Resume

The incumbent performs duties assigned by management in the Pass-Through Unit (PTU).

The PTU administers partnerships and small corporations tax obligations in Montana and audits the MEDIA credit claimed by certified movie productions in the state. The successful applicant will join a dynamic team of examiners developing audit programs and procedures, requiring a high level of collaboration. Training is provided to allow examiners to perform a wide range of duties confidently and to foster career development towards Tax Examiner II or Lead positions.

Duties include examining small business and partnership returns, researching income tax law and regulations, verifying accounting data on tax returns and reports during desk or field audits, drafting summary reports of audit findings; and occasionally testifying as an expert witness in the appeal process. The position also requires providing well-honed customer service and technical support to taxpayers, tax practitioners and other DOR employees. The position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, business administration, or public administration supplemented by college coursework in accounting.
  • No prior work experience is required.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.

Job Overview

Salary
$47,804 – $49,704 Annual
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
4
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
Yes, 5% of the Time
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
December 4, 2022
Required Additional Documents
Resume