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.
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Occasional travel - 1 To 5 Nights per Month
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- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
- IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
GS-4 LEVEL: You must have one year of general experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-03 grade level in the Federal service. General experience for this position includes: Progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular competencies needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled. This may be paid or non-paid experience.
OR You may substitute education for general experience as follows: Two (2) years of education above the high school level education may have been obtained in an accredited junior college, college, university, business, secretarial or technical school.
-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 next lower grade level of the grade you are applying to for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).
Posting ID: 558409432Posted: 2020-05-22