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Interested In Accounting? Consider Working For The IRS

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The IRS offers a variety of opportunities in Accounting/Business/Finance.

The IRS offers a variety of opportunities for all kinds of professionals - whether you're seeking a full-time career or a seasonal job.


Accounting is a function that defines our core character as an agency of the US Treasury. The work encompasses a wide universe of thinking, operations and goals. IRS accounting professionals may embrace responsibilities that include the design, development, operation or inspection of accounting systems... the prescription of accounting standards, policies and requirements... the examination, analysis and interpretation of accounting data, records or reports... or the provision of accounting or financial management advice and assistance to management.

Additionally, our accountants develop comprehensive new accounting and financial information systems, as well as operate, maintain improve and evaluate established systems.

All of the above makes an accounting position with the IRS is multifaceted, creative, analytical, evaluative, interpretative - and satisfying.

Business and Finance Professionals

Do you have a background in business or finance? Work in an environment where your time management skills and decision-making ability contribute to your success, and where you have a direct impact on the agency's bottom line. Work for the IRS!

Your business and finance skills can be used in virtually all of our professional fields: Accountants, Economists, Statisticians, Auditors, Industry Specialists, Tax Specialists, Budget Analysts, Tax Resolution Representatives, Tax Compliance Officers, Internal Revenue Officers, Internal Revenue Agents, Criminal Investigators and the list goes on.

We Help You Grow

Not only do you get first-class training when you walk in the door, but your professional skills will be kept sharp and up-to-date. Throughout your career, you will be able to take advantage of specialized training delivered by some of the best instructors in and outside of the government. You can even apply to our Human Resources Investment Fund to help pay for college classes. Add all of this to your willingness to take on new responsibilities and you really are in control of your own professional development. And, as you grow professionally, we will give you the opportunity to advance up and across one of the government's largest agencies.

Important work. Collaboration with key professionals. Autonomy and independence. Clear growth opportunities. It all adds up.

If you are interested in an accounting, business and finance career, check out the following positions:

Click here to find more information about applying to the IRS.

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