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    WHAT IS The IRS Chief Financial Officer (CFO) DIVISION: The IRS Chief Financial Officer 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. 

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    WHAT DOES AN ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN DO? As an Accounting Technician you will be responsible for a wide range of duties crucial to the effective operation of the Accounting Controls/Service Operations. These duties range from examination, recordation, verification, control, balancing, adjusting, and maintenance of the full range of accounting data.

    As an Accounting Technician:

    • Ensure the control and balance of daily computer-generated listings cover electronic payments
    • Identify and make recommendations for program or operational improvements.
    • Provide technical assistance on program operations such as establishment and maintenance of new general ledger accounts and control registers used to collect data for reports.
    • Prepare and submit accountability reports. 
    • Resolve all unbalanced conditions in accounts.
    • Act on problem resolution requests including payment tracer cases.
    • Assist in efforts to develop and maintain a process for business resumption should current operations be significantly interrupted.

    If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    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

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel up to one to five nights a month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0525 Accounting Technician

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