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Tax Policy Analyst (12 Month Roster)

Company: Department Of The Treasury
Location: Missoula
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

DutiesWHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS SELF EMPLOYEDDIVISION?A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisionsVacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:SB/SE Deputy Commissioner Exam Field ExaminationThe 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.* 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 area(s) 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 compliance initiatives.* Develops and presents complete plans for activities assigned, and coordinates programs or program segments and related procedures. Has a significant role and substantive impact in the establishment and monitoring of division and or area policy for segments of SB/SE and TE/GE mission critical tax related operating programs. Coordinates with management to implement the policies established by National Headquarters.* Provides necessary technical advice and staff assistance to executives, field managers, and employees in the assigned compliance, accounts management, and/or taxpayer education 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 compliance, accounts management, and/or taxpayer education and communication operations and resources. Applies and disseminates newly developed or revised policies and procedures for use in field operations.HelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentSTANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD):PD95829 and PD97313Visit the IRS SPD Library to access the position descriptions.* Telework Eligible Positions: Telework eligible positions do not guarantee telework. Employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements (e.g., reporting at least twice a pay period to your assigned Post of Duty (POD)) and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. Employees must also be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. 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.* A 1-year probationary period is required (unless already completed).* Relocation expenses - No.* File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.* Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.* Must successfully complete a (high or moderate) risk background investigation, including the FBI criminal history record check.QualificationsFederal 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-timework 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.You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-12 level: 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; Skill 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; Skill in oral and written communications to conduct briefings, prepare reports, document findings and, disseminate procedural and regulatory information.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-13 level: 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: You must meet applicable TIG requirements to be considered eligible. To meet TIG for positions above the GS-05 grade level, you must have served at least one year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade (or equivalent) in the normal line of progression for the position you are applying to. Advancement to positions up to GS-05 is permitted if the position to be filled is no more than two grades above the lowest grade held within the preceding 52 weeks.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".For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.EducationA copy of your transcripts or equivalent documentation is required for positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If the position has specific education requirements and you currently hold, or have previously held, a position in the same job series with the IRS, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. Applicants are encouraged, but are not required, to submit an SF-50 documenting experience in a specific series. 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.Additional information* We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.* The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed. The range will be adjusted for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages.* This is a non-bargaining unit position.* Tour of Duty: Day Shift* Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.* Pay retention may be offered based on applicable laws and regulations.* If this position is covered by a formal development plan, pay retention will be offered where applicable based on law and regulation.Two (2) positions will be filled within Small Business Self Employed Field Examination as follows:(1) IA0112 Des Moines, IA; WI1696 Waukesha, WI; MO1993 Springfield, MO; MI0800 Detroit, MI; IL0236 Chicago, IL; IL2563 Matteson, IL; MO1833 Chesterfield, MO; IL2558 Schiller Park, IL; MO2008 Lee's Summit, MO; NE0051 Omaha, NE OR MN1600 St. Paul, MN.(1) FL2257 Maitland, FL; FL2402 Tampa, FL; SC0068 Columbia, SC; GA0087 Atlanta, GA; FL1328 West Palm Beach, FL; FL0067 Jacksonville, FL; NC1151 Raleigh, NC; NC2598 Charlotte, NC; NC2668 Greensboro, NC; FL2437 Plantation, FL OR FL0061 Miami, FL.Though many locations may be listed, you will be limited to a maximum of 3 location choices. Please consider each location carefully when applying. If you are selected for a position at one of your location selections, that location will become your official post of duty.If the position(s) are no longer needed prior to the closing date, this announcement may be closed early.This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to apply through the closing date of the announcement. The announcement will be used to fill an anticipated 2 vacancies. Selections may be made from certificates issued up to 12 months after the 1st cut-off date listed in this announcement. Contingent upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they become available. Applicants need to apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of each of the following cutoff dates to be considered: 05/05/2023. This announcement may be amended to include additional cut-off dates within the 12-month period if needed, not later than 10 days prior to the additional cut-off date(s).Read more*

Keywords: Department Of The Treasury, Missoula , Tax Policy Analyst (12 Month Roster), Accounting, Auditing , Missoula, Montana

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