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WHAT DOES A MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST DO? As a Mgt. & Prog. Analyst you will be responsible for accomplishing various analytical studies and/or projects relating to substantive, mission-oriented programs of the IRS. The studies or projects involve complex programs, systems or issues and have impact on multiple IRS locations and/or orgs. In this role you will coordinate the impact of the project with employees and managers in all affected areas within the Service and with individuals and orgs. outside the Service. Specifically, you will use your analytical and technical skills to conduct in-depth analyses of project data, requirements, and impact and you will identify problem areas and determine how to resolve them.
WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL DIVISION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE? The Large Business and International business unit provides service and enforcement activities to support tax compliance of businesses and related entities with assets of $10 million or more, as well as small U.S. businesses engaged in international, U.S. citizens abroad, and foreign persons and businesses with a U.S. tax requirement. As our name suggests, international tax admin. is an important part of what we do in LB&I. As part of the LB&I team, you may be assigned to work in one of the following Practice Area segments: Treaty and Transfer Pricing, Pass Through Entities, Enterprise Activities, Cross Border Activities, Withholding & International Individual Compliance, Eastern Compliance, Northeastern Compliance, Central Compliance or Western Compliance. Regardless of where you serve, you will be supported by a variety of individuals (revenue agents, economists, engineers, computer audit specialists, practice network employees, and counsel) as you tackle the most complex foreign and domestic tax issues.
2 vacancies in LB&I, Asst. Deputy Commissioner Compliance Integration (ADCCI), Data Solutions (DS), Comp Data-Data Science to be filled in any of the following locations listed:
ADDT'L LOCATIONS LISTED IN REQUIREMENTS
Phoenix, AZ; Los Angeles, CA
The anticipated start date is 9/30/2018
As a Management and Program Analyst, you will:
Meet with managers and executives within the Service to define the overall goals and objectives of the project.
Prepare complex action plans and schedules for various phases of project accomplishment, both short and long-range; ensures that plans are consistent with Service goals, schedules, and policies.
Prepare recommendations for resource requirements to accomplish the project; negotiates with managers of various components of the Service to obtain needed resources and support.
Plan, coordinates and establish operating methods and procedures for accomplishment of project mission; as needed, directs the development and accomplishment of employee training relating to the project.
Establish a system to review, control, and report on project status; Monitors project status and adjusts work plans for project accomplishment.
Prepare, formulate, and/or manage budget/financial resources specific to, or in addition to, assigned program(s) and/or project(s).
Conduct in-depth analyses of project data, requirements, and impact; identify problem areas and determine how to resolve them; Prepare agency directives, IRM issuances, memoranda, service-wide policy statements, and other written guidelines and recommendations relating to the project.
Conduct briefings and prepare comprehensive reports to keep managers and executives advised of project plans and progress and to communicate findings and recommendations.
Develop new business processes to connect customers with new/existing data sources.
Conduct data-driven assessments of risk associated with various compliance programs involving data solutions.
Develop new database queries, Business Objects Reports, and other tools to assist in automation of business queries.
Work in the Comp Data-Data Science Program area to use your skills to provide direct assistance to compliance operations to obtain data necessary for their efforts.
Identify the best sources for data, query data sets for relevant information, and design business processes to accommodate data needs for stakeholders.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov #LI-POST
Occasional travel - Travel locally and/or overnight may be required 1-5 nights per month.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
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Job family (Series)
0343 Management And Program Analysis
Analysts, Business Management
Business Management Analysts
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Oakland, CA; San Diego CA; San Diego CA; San Francisco CA; Denver CO; Hartford CT; New Haven CT; Norwalk CT; Washington DC; Jacksonville FL; Sarasota FL; Tampa FL; Atlanta GA; Des Moines IA; Chicago IL; Downers Grove IL; Florence KY; Andover MA; Boston MA; Stoneham MA; New Carrollton / Lanham-Seabrook MD; Ann Arbor MI; Detroit MI; Brooklyn Center MN; Chesterfield MO; Charlotte NC; Mountainside NJ; New York (Manhattan) NY; New York(Manhattan) NY; Independence (Cleveland) OH; Oklahoma City OK; Philadelphia PA; Pittsburgh PA; Nashville TN; Austin TX; Austin,TX; Dallas TX; Farmers Branch TX; Houston TX; San Antonio TX; Ogden UT; Seattle WA; Milwaukee WI
The anticipated start date:
You must meet the following eligibility and basic qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
You must have 1 year specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes experience of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, qualitative and quantitative; sufficient to accomplish projects or studies broad in scope and magnitude. You must also have a experience of Federal laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the segment(s) of the Service's program affected by the assigned project or study; Experience of the overall mission, objectives, functions, policies, and organizational structure of the Internal Revenue Service; Experience of management principles and processes to perform project management duties and to coordinate and integrate project objectives and recommendations; Your experience must include oral communication techniques to present findings, deliver briefings, and negotiate solutions to disputed recommendations. Experience working with others to maintain harmonious relationships with all parties, and to communicate both orally and in writing
- 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.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
- A 1-year probationary period is required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
- Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit of federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.
Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Customer Service, Oral Communication, Program/Project Management, Reasoning, Writing . Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, (i.e., A = Superior, B = Highly Qualified, C= Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position.
Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.
If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.
If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) , you must receive a rating of 80 or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
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A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. ( Cover letters are optional). To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view Resume Tips
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents. IRS CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs both within and outside the commuting area.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION:
If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15 , along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. For more information on veterans' preference view FedsHireVets .
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. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. 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 .
If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions .
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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