Job Opportunity

Auditor-Appraiser I/II
San Mateo County

Date Posted:

December 20, 2021


$5,945 – $8,216/Month


• Obtaining, processing, and analyzing data for the timely completion of audits and appraisals of tangible and taxable property for assessment purposes • Completing appraisals of property and performing audits of property owner reports, records, and declarations Initially under close supervision, an individual hired at the Auditor-Appraiser I level is trained in performing routine audits and making appraisals of routine property types. An individual hired at the Auditor-Appraiser II level will be fully competent to independently perform auditing duties. Seeking a goal-oriented individual who can organize and plan their workload accordingly to achieve yearly audit goals. The successful candidate is self-directed yet also effective in working with a team. The ideal candidate will have experience in accounting and in auditing of business, be fully competent to independently perform auditing duties, and have two or more years of experience performing appraisal audits for tax assessment purposes. Knowledge of boats and aircraft a plus.


Acquisition within one year of appointment of a permanent Property Tax Appraiser Certificate issued by the California State Board of Equalization. Typical ways to qualify: • Possession of Bachelor’s in accounting from a recognized institution of higher education (accredited); or • A licensed accountant in the State of California; or • Has passed the state, or a county, or city and county, or city civil service or merit system examination regularly given for the position of accountant or auditor by the testing body; or • Holds the office of Assessor. For candidates not meeting the qualifications listed above, must possess: • 18 semester units (or quarter equivalents) of accounting and/or auditing courses. Business law and economic classes may not contribute toward the 18 units; or • 19 semester units (or quarter equivalents), 16 units of which must be accounting and/or auditing courses and 3 semester units of which may be either business law or economic classes.

How to Apply:

To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at Applications are only accepted online. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. EOE

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