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Compliance Division- Business Tax Audits

Recruitment #21-004542-0002



This position has been approved for a 6% salary increase effective July 1, 2021. The salary range demonstrated above does not reflect that increase. Candidates starting prior to July 1 will automatically receive the pay increase on that date.  




Baltimore City, MD


The incumbent of this position will perform and/or assist in performing field audits of large and complex corporations at an intermediate level, both in state and out of the state of Maryland, of multinational corporate taxpayers whose records are by nature complex, voluminous, and diversified in order to properly account for the appropriate Maryland Business Tax Revenue due to the State of Maryland. This position supervises and supports the implementation of the field audit team’s audit program to ensure that the goals of the audit team are met using the assigned audit program. The selected candidate will also supervise audit personnel daily in the performance of their duties including training and evaluating subordinates. The incumbent will review audits to interpret and enforce tax laws and regulations to advise taxpayers and ensure compliance using the Maryland Business Tax Laws and Regulations.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is expected to obtain a satisfactory work rating based on audit point values and completion hours. This position requires travel out-of-state with overnight stays.


Education:   A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in Accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by 3 credit hours in auditing.

Experience: Four years of experience performing financial and compliance audits of a State agency, grantee, business or other entity.


  1. Applicants who had met the requirements for admission to the CPA examination prior to July 1, 1974 will be considered to have met the educational requirement.
  2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor or a Master's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.
  3. Applicants may substitute one year of professional accounting experience for one year of auditing experience only.
  4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Internal Review classifications or Auditing specialty codes in the Financial or Auditing fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

** For education obtained outside of the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. If you possess a degree obtained outside of the United States, please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalence evaluating members identified at


  • Applicant should be proficient in legal research and have excellent verbal and written communication skills with public service experience.
  • Applicant should also be proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Applicant should have a thorough knowledge of federal and state corporation income tax laws with 5 to 7 years of experience reviewing and/or completing federal and state corporation income tax returns.
  • Applicant should be familiar with all forms required to properly file a Maryland corporation income tax return.


  1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle.
  2. Employees assigned such duties may be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


**You must submit a copy of your unofficial transcripts or foreign evaluation documentation for this recruitment in order for it to be determined that you possess the required credits to meet the minimum qualifications. If this information is not provided your application may be disqualified.

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to demonstrate that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Clearly indicate any position-specific experience and ensure all education and experience sections are complete. Please list individual classifications separately in order to be granted the appropriate amount of employment credit. Incomplete or unclear information may result in the disqualification of your application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

*Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.


Only applicants who meet the minimum and selective qualifications for this recruitment will be considered for this opportunity. Approval of your application will be based on a review of your education, training, and experience. It is essential that you submit complete and accurate information on your application in order to determine if you meet the qualifications as specified above. Due to the nature of this list, all qualified applicants are placed on an unranked list of candidates and will remain active on this list for at least one year.

Qualifying applicants are subject to an oral interview. Prior to appointment, the employee must successfully undergo a comprehensive background investigation including a review of criminal, MVA and tax records; and determination of legal authorization to work in the United States or under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. This background check is comprehensive and may involve fingerprinting. Upon initial appointment OR promotion to a position in the State Personnel Management System, an employee is required to serve an initial six- month probationary period. This probationary period may be extended an additional six months under certain circumstances at the discretion of the appointing authority.




We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. If you are seeking veteran's preference, please submit a copy of your DD-214.


The preferred method for submitting additional information is to upload it directly into your online account. Please remove references to the first 5 digits of your SSN and your DOB on all attachments by deleting, redacting or blacking that information out with a marker. Any attachments necessary to demonstrate the minimum qualifications were met must be submitted by the filing deadline.


The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you choose fax or email as the option to submit your application and/or required additional information, you must include the following information on each page you submit:

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Recruitment Number (located at the top of the bulletin)
  3. The last 4 digits of your SS#

Fax: 410-974-5249 – This fax number is for Comptroller of Maryland recruitment efforts only.


For Further Questions

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

If you have questions about this particular recruitment, please contact the Comptroller of MD, Office of Human Resources at

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 260-6622 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258. 

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.