|As an Internal Revenue Agent you will:
IRS Internal Revenue Agents are required to conduct appointments at the taxpayer's location to discuss tax matters with taxpayers and/or their representatives.BASIC REQUIREMENTS:A. Bachelor's or higher degree in accounting from an accredited college or university that included at least 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) in accounting or 24 semester hours in accounting and an additional 6 semester hours in related subjects such as business law, economics, statistical/quantitative methods, computerized accounting or financial systems, financial management or finance. OR
- Examine and audit individual, business and corporate tax returns to determine correct federal tax liabilities.
- Examine and analyze books, records and accounting systems, conduct interviews, and utilize other fact finding techniques to obtain the information necessary to determine the correct tax liability.
- Conduct field examinations and discuss findings with the taxpayer or their representative, perform package audits to ensure compliance, and determine need for multiple year examinations based on findings.
- Interact with taxpayers, tax attorneys, enrolled agents, certified public accountants and other practitioners in conducting day to day operations.
B. A combination of experience and education at an accredited college or university equivalent to a four year degree that included courses equivalent to a major in accounting, i.e. at least 30 semester hours in accounting or 24 semester hours in accounting and 6 semester hours in related subjects as described above. OR
C. A Certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) obtained through written examination in a State, territory or the District of Columbia. OR
D. Are currently serving as an Internal Revenue Agent GS-0512 and have been in this position for at least one year or was previously an Internal Revenue Agent GS-0512 and held the position for at least one year.
In addition to the above qualifications, you must possess the following professional accounting knowledgeâ€™s: Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Cost Accounting, Advanced Accounting, and Auditing. For more information on the required accounting knowledgeâ€™s please refer to http://www.jobs.irs.gov/student/qualifying-coursework. html.The anticipated start date is 8/27/2012.
HOW TO APPLY: Go to www.jobs.irs.gov/USAJOBS or following link: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/313772500.Â Search by announcement number: 12PH2-SBX0188-0512-5T11
DEADLINE IS APRIL 23, 2012 at 11:59pm EDT