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Tax Analyst

Company: Department of the Treasury
Location: Covington
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

DutiesWHAT IS THE WAGE AND INVESTMENT (W&I)DIVISION?
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Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas: Mail Mgmt/Data Conversion
The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow in this position.
The incumbent serves as an expert analyst responsible for developing and/or interpreting guidance on program planning, execution, and evaluation for the compliance, accounts management and/or taxpayer education and communication functions.The employee plans, analyzes, determines cost/benefit relationships, and coordinates a variety of functions, operations, and teams.Independently studies problems facing operating unit functions or those of particular concern within the organization assigned. This may require coordinating input from activities outside the division and identifying new methods of performing work. This requires the incumbent to demonstrate analytical, technical, and process analysis skills.Analyzes assigned program areas to discern trends in program delivery. Consolidates report data to measure the effectiveness in meeting baselines or the degree to which program plans and achievements support strategic initiatives.Provides technical advice and staff assistance to executives, field managers, and employees in the assigned program area. Develops and prepares operating guidelines, instructions, and other material pertaining to assigned program areas.Prepares final reports on identified issues after they have been developed and the service's position has been formulated. Interprets, develops, adapts, and coordinates analytical reviews of new policies, procedures, and program requirements of the Service and their impact on operations and resources. Applies and disseminates newly developed or revised policies and procedures for use in field operations.Requirements Conditions of EmploymentSTANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD): PD95020 and PD95782
Visit the IRS SPD Library to access the position descriptions.We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.This is a bargaining unit position.Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19. Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management.Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.Relocation Expenses: NOObtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.If you are an IRS/Treasury employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date of this announcement. If you have any questions concerning your eligibility, please refer back to the CTAP Documentation link in the vacancy under How You Will Be Evaluated. QualificationsYou must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-12: To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 11 level. Your experience must demonstrate knowledge of IRS functions, programs, policies, regulations, procedures, and operations to evaluate program plans and determine impact of changes on program goals; Experience using knowledge of cross-functional programs and their interrelationship with assigned program to conduct reviews, studies/projects and coordinate systems and resource utilization of program operations; Experience using analytical and evaluative methods in order to assess and measure effectiveness of program operations, identify gaps or conflicts in program information, consolidate findings and, recommend alternatives; Experience in recognizing significant tax issues and enforcement changes that impact assigned programs in order to revise procedures or recommend changes in basic implementing regulations; Experience using knowledge of the principles of management planning, program and process analysis, management reporting procedures and available system capabilities to resolve operating problems, and providing statistical data or other management information reports; Experience using oral and written communications to conduct briefings, prepare reports, document findings and, disseminate procedural and regulatory information.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE 13: To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 12 level. Your experience must demonstrate thorough knowledge of IRS functions, programs, policies, regulations, procedures, and operations to evaluate programs plans and determine impact of changes on program goals; Experience using knowledge of cross-functional programs and their interrelationship with assigned program to conduct reviews, studies/projects, and coordinate systems and resource utilization of program operations; Skill in recognizing significant tax issues and enforcement changes in order to revise or recommend changes in basic implementing regulations; Experience using a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods in order to develop new approaches to existing programs such as compliance, accounts management and/or taxpayer education and communication functions; Experience using thorough knowledge of the principles of management planning, program and process analysis to develop, design, and implement new or revised policies and procedures; Skill in oral communication to present plans and proposals to individuals and groups, including top-level managers and field employees, as well as, skill in written communication is necessary to prepare comprehensive written reports, disseminate policy information, and document findings and conclusions. In addition, your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate the ability to provide guidance, and serve as a technical program and policy expert to be able to prepare complete decision packages, studies, and recommendations.ANDMEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: For positions above the GS-05, applicants must meet applicable time-in- -grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the grade you are applying for.ANDTIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens".
Federal experience is not required. 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.
For more information on qualifications please refer toOPM's Qualifications Standards.Education
For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time, but you must provide an SF-50 documenting you held this job series. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
Note: If substituting Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) for experience at the GS-7 level, please note that grade-point averages are rounded to one decimal place. For example, 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9. The Qualifications requirements above will reflect if SAA is accepted for this position and the online questionnaire will offer the option to select SAA as a qualifying response.
A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.
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