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Licensing and Revenue Auditor

Licensing and Revenue Auditor

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Pay Range 
$50,000 - $65,000 (DOE)

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Position Overview


The Town of Vail Finance Department is currently hiring a Licensing and Revenue Auditor to join their team of talented professionals! This is a great opportunity to use your compliance and auditing skills and apply them in an organization that proudly serves the citizens and guests of Vail.


The Licensing and Revenue Auditor is responsible for short term rental licensing and enforcement. This position is also responsible for revenue audit functions for the town including the monitoring of paid parking transactions and oversight of sales tax audits and construction use tax audits.

 Examples of essential responsibilities:

  • Manages annual licensing for approximately 2,400 property owners and short term rental license revenue.
  • Professionally interact with unlicensed property owners to facilitate the enforcement process.
  • Interpret and explain town regulations specific to Short Term Rentals. 
  • Investigates complains from Short Term Rentals and maintains violation files.
  • Audits all daily parking cash receipt envelopes to ensure balancing between revenue reported in system and cash / credit payments; Verify daily parking sales report to cashier reports; Check both sheets for addition and other errors

  • Directs tax audit activities performed by external audit contractor. This includes approving selection of audits, reviewing the audit results and working with the Finance team to ensure proper billing and collections of potential receivables.
  • Manages inquiries and audits of Construction Use Tax.
  • Provides other backup functions for the Finance department as needed.

 *Salary and FSLA status under review. Please email for a copy of the full job description.

Skills / Requirements

Vail is a guest service oriented and resort destination community. We realize that to set the standard for world-class alpine resorts, our employees make all the difference!  That is why we are looking for passionate individuals who strive for excellence in all that they do. Qualified applicants must demonstrate excellent work history and meet the following requirements:

  • Knowledge of general accounting principles required.

  • Ability to understand and communicate town regulations specific to short term licensing, and assist with enforcement of those laws.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in person, on the phone or via email.  

  • Skilled in spreadsheet, word processing and other computer applications.

  • A motivated and detail-oriented person with strong organizational skills is well suited for this position.

  • At least 3 year’s progressively responsible accounting or payment processing experience required.

  • 1-2 years audit experience preferred.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience would also be relevant.

  • Excellent writting skills and customer service experience required.

Culture / Lifestyle / Benefits

When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community.  Let’s not forget that our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home! To find out more about our community, please visit our website and click on Vail Information.


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The Town of Vail offers an excellent benefit and compensation package to our Full-time employees. This includes health and dental coverage, town-funded retirement, 457 pre-tax savings plan, life/survivor insurance, tennis pass, golf pass and other ski pass/wellness benefits.


What’s more, the town offers many other benefits to help employees make Vail their “home” including employee housing options, home buyer/renter assistance programs, day care assistance, education reimbursements, professional development opportunities and much, much more.


The Town of Vail is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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