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WHAT DOES A STAFF ACCOUNTANT DO? The selectee will serve as a Senior Staff Accountant with responsibility for establishing and applying accounting theories, concepts, principles, and standards to the financial activities of the IRS. This position ensures that financial systems, operations, and reports meet the requirements of law and regulation.
WHAT IS THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER DIVISION? The IRS Chief Financial Officer (CFO) organization is responsible for the custodial accounting of over $3.3 trillion in taxpayer payments, as well as for managing the IRS' $10+ Billion annual operating budget. In addition, the CFO advises the IRS Commissioner and other top executives on issues dealing with financial management, financial systems, strategic planning, performance management, budget formulation, budget execution, and internal controls.
Position is located in Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Reports Section, Financial Reports Office, General Ledger Section in Washington, DC (3 vacancies).
The anticipated start date is to be determined at time of selection.
As an Accountant you will:
- Review and interpret federal legislation, rules, standards, and regulations pertaining to accounting financial management.
- Analyze and evaluate agency-wide accounting operations, policies, procedures, and systems for compliance with standards and internal controls.
- Design, implement, and assess internal control processes and systems pertaining to agency-wide accounting and financial management activities
- Prepare, analyze, interpret, review, and present accounting data, reports, and financial statements.Provide high-level technical support to the financial statement audit.
- Apply cost accounting methods to agency-wide data and systems, in partnership with business units, to report the cost of major activities for management information purposes.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov
Occasional travel - 1-5 days per month.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
- Status Eligibles (Career/Career Cond. Federal employees or reinstatement eligibles)
- Treasury employees on Career/Career Cond. Appts
- VEOA eligibles
- CTAP/ICTAP eligibles within the commuting area
- Eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., Schedule A Appt. for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement)
Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.