• Department of the Treasury
  • $72,310.00 -163,970.00/year*
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Bilingual/Interpretation/Translation
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St


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The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

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WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS-SELF EMPLOYED (SB/SE) DIVISION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE? The Small Business/Self-Employed (SB/SE) Division provides examinations and taxpayer education services for about 7 million small businesses and upwards of 33 millions self-employed and supplemental income taxpayers. SB/SE taxpayers generally have higher incomes than most taxpayers, need to file twice as many tax forms, and generally need to rely more on paid tax preparers and the taxpayer education outreach activities of the IRS.

WHAT DOES AN EXAMINATION TECHNICIAN DO? Examination Technician positions exist in many IRS organizations. In W&I, SB/SE, they are Correspondence and Examination Technicians who examine tax returns and communicate with taxpayers through phone or correspondence; or provide support to tax compliance officers and revenue agents during their examinations. In LB&I, they support team members and team coordinators as Examination Technicians i.e., preparation of comparative financial analysis, reconciliation, Excel/Access spreadsheet and database analysis, IMS input, etc. They are Intake Technicians in TAS who answer and manage incoming telephone calls and customer inquiries as the first point of contact.

As an Examination Technician/Financial Technician/Intake you will:

* Perform clerical and technician work in support of accounting, budget, auditing, or financial management of a fiscal operation.
* Examine accounts to verify the accuracy of accounts and the adequacy of supporting data.
* Prepare worksheets or reports reflecting the examinations made, discrepancies noted, and the corrective entries required adjusting accounts.

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

Travel Required

Not required

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Promotion Potential

07


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0503 Financial Clerical And Assistance


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BILINGUAL POSITIONS ONLY: This is a bilingual position. Applicants will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English and Spanish. You must be able to speak, read and write the selected language in order to be considered proficient in that language. If you indicate language proficiency, you may be tested at some point in the hiring process to determine if you possess the required level of proficiency. If you are unable to demonstrate proficiency, you will not be qualified for these positions.

You must be:

At least 18 years of age or older, or at least 16 years of age or older, and meet one of the following: (1) have graduated from high school or have a certificate equivalent to graduating from high school; (2) have completed a formal vocational training program; or (3) have a statement from school authorities agreeing with the decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your education.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

GS-5 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience that is related to the work of this position and has provided you with the competencies required for successful job performance. Examples of experience qualifying as specialized include: preparing, receiving, reviewing, and verifying documents; processing transactions; maintaining office records; and locating and compiling data or information from files and other data sources; and contacting customers through correspondence or telephone to obtain information, explain liability, and encourage compliance. OR You may substitute education for experience as follows: A Bachelor's degree or four (4) years of education above high school in any field of study from an accredited college or university. OR You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.

GS-6 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: experience that is related to the work of this position and has provided you with the competencies required for successful job performance. Examples of experience qualifying as specialized include: preparing, receiving, reviewing, and verifying documents; processing transactions; maintaining office records; and locating and compiling data or information from files and other data sources; processing a variety of tax returns and reports; examining tax returns and supporting documents for current and prior year and amended returns; and contacting customers through correspondence or telephone to obtain information, explain liability, and encourage compliance.

GS-7 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: experience that is related to the work of this position and has provided you with the competencies required for successful job performance. Examples of experience qualifying as specialized include: preparing, receiving, reviewing, and verifying documents; processing transactions; maintaining office records; and locating and compiling data or information from files and other data sources; processing a variety of tax returns and reports; ensuring that all required identification, schedules, income tax deposits, or other required information is available; and contacting customers through correspondence or telephone to obtain information, explain liability, and encourage compliance.

* The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Serivce. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
* To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

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