Accounting Reports Specialist (Reports Analyst)

    Department Of The Treasury
    Kansas city, MO
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    WHAT DOES AN ACCOUNTING REPORTS ANALYST DO? An Accounting Reports Analyst is assigned to the Accounting Operation and performs duties pertinent to both the accounting and tax accounts functions. Responsibilities of the position are to review and monitor the Interim Revenue Accounting Control System (IRACS) generated and manually-generated accounting reports and to identify any error conditions, operational problems, or unusual trends from the reports data. You will review and monitor reports listed in all Accounting Internal Revenue Manuals (IRMs) including Data Control. Reports are prepared by technicians in all teams of the Accounting Operation. You serve as a contact point for technical information and coordination of accounting and reports related issues.

    Asan Accounting Reports Analyst you will:
    • Examine all reports for unusual trends or abnormal increases/decreases which could indicate a processing backlog, depository bank problems, and local internal systemic or procedural problems.
    • Analyze the Reciprocal Accounting Control Record (RACR) and other accounting reports to identify error trends, un-reconciled items, journaling concerns and other issues that could identify systemic problems.
    • Review accounts for timely problem resolution, proper use of accounts, and procedural adequacy relating to discrepancies.
    • Serve as the Accounting Operation liaison regarding balancing problems, processing procedures, back-logs, IRM inconsistencies, and other mutual problems identified through reports review.
    • Prepare written documentation, recommendation memoranda, and oral presentations for management to support and present findings to improve the reporting systems, change processing procedures, and present data to managers for tracking or reporting purposes. Documentation and identification of error trends may also indicate staffing shortages or training needs for referral to managers.
    • Serve as the liaison for accounting with SP Headquarters, walk in offices, banks, etc. to assist in the development of resolutions and implements corrective actions following reports analysis with all areas of the campus and external customers.
    • Periodically analyzes accounts by reviewing and balancing the IRACS computer generated accounting reports to ensure that reports cross balance and all general ledger and subsidiary files agree with reported information and are in IRM compliance.
    • Consolidate input and reviews of various accounting reports including Form 3997, Reconciliation of General Ledger Accounts, to ensure accuracy and timeliness before the form is forwarded to the field director for signatory approval.
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    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 01 TO 05 Travel Nights per Month

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    09
  • Job family (Series)

    0501 Financial Administration And Program
  • Requirements
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    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
    • IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments
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    Qualifications

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

    GS-9 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: demonstrate experience in using applicable programs to collect and/or review data and reports, prepare and/or assist with the preparation of reports; apply and interpret Internal Revenue Manual (IRM), policies and procedures to provide management/program support; collect, review, and analyze reports and evaluate information to draw conclusions, discuss findings and resolve problems; experience with tasks such as extracting information, analyzing data, creating and/or completing reports; administratively monitor reports/programs; and experience in advising on work efforts and participating in studies or projects to gather information, identify problems and report on trends. OR You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: a Master's or equivalent graduate degree in any field of study from an accredited college or university. OR 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education in any field of study from an accredited college or university. OR LL.B or J.D., if related. OR You may qualify by a combination of education and experience. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.

    -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-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.

    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:
    You must have been at the GS-07 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).

    Education

  • Posting ID: 558409413Posted: 2020-05-22