WHAT DOES AN EXAMINATION TECHNICIAN (Office Automation) DO? As an Examination Technician (Office Automation) you will be involved in a full range and variety of examining support tasks including the securing of information, correcting of computations, assembling and presenting of work and findings, reconstructing of taxpayer histories, refiguring tax discrepancies and liabilities, spotting trends and identifying discrepancies. You will be responsible for a segment or phase of the audit, which will serve as an integral part in completing and closing audits. As an Examination Technician (Office Automation) you will: Locate, search, and document specific information to analyze taxpayers' records and financial data in order to spot trends and patterns. Identify and report discrepancies and inconsistencies in case files and document the facts obtained. Prepare, verify and assemble documentation that reflects the presentation of facts and the analysis performed. These may include, travel and entertainment, bad debt reserve, depreciation, source of income, ITC, balancing bank statements, chart of account and other expense schedules. Reconcile subsidiary accounts with general ledger control accounts for receivables, payables, work-in-progress, inventory and property accounts. Assist in the preparation of examination reports including the re-computation of tax liability, prepare and assemble work papers and exhibit in the case file. As required, assists Revenue Agents in performing package audits to gather information concerning names and addresses, amounts paid and other information necessary. Participate in determining which information is appropriate and at what point sufficient information has been gathered. 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 You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.   GS-6 LEVEL: You must have one 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 equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be qualifying, your experience should be sufficient to must be sufficient to demonstrate verification and computation techniques and methods, including skill in exercising accuracy with figures to recompute tax liabilities and deficiencies; bookkeeping techniques and accounting terminology to post various documents and obtain information needed. Accomplishment in preparing and assembling work papers and identifying discrepancies and inconsistencies; Ability to conduct research and the knowledge of location, content and use of various sources such as books and records, microfilm, and manual and automated accounting systems. Your experience should also demonstrate, working knowledge of basic tax law changes, data processing functions, especially as they relate to the Computer Audit Specialist's (CAS) work and Examination programs, e.g., Tax Shelters. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework 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. In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:You must have been at the GS-05 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).
  • Department: 0503 Financial Clerical And Assistance
  • Salary Range: $44,446 to $57,781 per year

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