IRS seeks forensic accountant applicants

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is looking to hire nine qualified Revenue Agents for the Phoenix office. The position pays from $29,000 to $69,000 depending on work experience and other qualifications.

Please contact Thomas O’Brien at 602-207-8798, Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or e-mail at Thomas.G.O’Brien@irs.gov to submit all necessary paperwork and schedule appointments. All required documents must be received by Monday, June 18. Interviews will be held at the IRS office, 210 E. Earll Dr., Phoenix, on Thursday, June 21.

Those who apply must be United States citizens and have a bachelor's degree or higher in accounting from an accredited college or university that included at least 30 semester hours in accounting. These 30 hours may include up to 6 semester hours in other business related courses. The coursework must include study in: Principles, Intermediate, Cost, Audit and Advanced Accounting. Advanced level accounting courses may be substituted.

Applicants may also qualify if they satisfy one of these requirements:

 

  • At least four full years of progressive academic study (120 semester hours) at an accredited college or university that included 30 semester accounting hours; or

     

  • They have a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) obtained through written examination in a state, territory or the District of Columbia; or

     

  • A combination of education and experience that included at least 30 semester hours in accounting.

    Revenue Agents generally conduct on-site examinations of individual, business and corporate tax returns to determine correct federal tax liabilities.

    Additional IRS job information is available at: www.irs.gov.
     

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