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Internal Revenue Agent (Employment Tax Specialist - Examiner) 12 MONTH ROSTER AMENDED

Company: Department Of The Treasury
Location: Providence
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

DutiesWHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS/SELF EMPLOYED (SBSE) DIVISION?A description of the business units can be found at: will be filled in the following specialty areas: Small Business/Sefl Employed, Examination OperationsThe 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.* Conducts pre-audit analysis of assigned cases, researching any available background materials, and formulates a plan for the audit.* Performs employment tax examinations of very large and complex business entities with extensive operations often conducted through subsidiaries or other related operating components. Examinations are conducted both independently and as the employment tax expert on an audit team in the examination of a controlled large case. The incumbent specializes in the areas of Income Tax Withholding, Federal Insurance Contribution Act, Federal Unemployment Tax Act and Railroad Retirement Tax Act.* Utilizes advanced investigative, interviewing, fact-finding and auditing techniques in the examination of voluminous books and records and complex accounting systems to determine if the tax has been accurately reported.* Researches available guidelines and reference material to resolve questions of tax law that may arise during the course of the examination. Since issues are typically without precedent or the subject of conflicting precedents, this research is of necessity intensive and precise.* Prepares a written report and informs the taxpayer or representative of any changes to tax liability, explaining reasons for the adjustment. Negotiates to reach agreement with the taxpayer and explains appeal procedures as necessary.* Prepares cases for National Office technical advice.HelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentSTANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD): PD90841Visit 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.* In the event that a building is closed due to rent management, new hires may be placed in a local commuting location.* 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.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-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.You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:BASIC REQUIREMENT: A Certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or a bachelor's or higher degree in accounting that included at least 30 semester hours in accounting or 24 semester hours in accounting and an additional 6 semester hours in related subjects such as business law, economics, statistical/quantitative methods, computerized accounting or financial systems, financial management, or finance.ORA bachelor's or higher degree in a field other than accounting or a combination of education and experience equivalent to 4 years that included at least 30 semester hours in accounting or 24 semester hours in accounting and 6 semester hours in related subjects as described above.ORCurrently or previously held an Internal Revenue Agent GS-0512 position for at least one year.In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-13: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience that includes extensive knowledge of tax laws, regulations, precedents and policies relating to employment taxes in order to perform employment tax examinations, and application of professional auditing and accounting knowledge to large and complex business organizations having several related entities or subdivisions and involving varied and complex systems of accounting to perform examinations. Examples of qualifying experience includes: The interpretation and application of Federal tax law for individuals, business and/or exempt organizations, partnerships, and corporations; Experience with business and trade practices to develop tax issues based on analysis and evaluation of overall business operations and financial condition; Experience applying corporate financial transactions and financial management principles and practices; AND interacting effectively with a broad range of individuals and negotiating with specialists in accounting, legal, tax, and other similar business related professions.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 Bargaining unit position.* Tour of Duty: Day shift, Monday - Friday.* Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.* Relocation expenses: No* 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.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.Seventy-one (73) vacancies to be filled in the following locations. Additional vacancies may be filled in any of the locations within this announcement, contingent upon funding and space requirements.3 in MD0055 OR VA00882 in NY0376 OR MA59823 in FL2668, FL2437 OR FL29713 in IL2337, IL0236, TX0284 OR MO18332 in CA7395 OR CA05211 in CO1811 OR WA01011 in MI2181 OR MI20971 in CA75882 in NV75164 in KY3123 OR OH01894 in FL22576 in NY0350 OR NY75011 in NJ45713 in NJ4360 OR PA02774 in DE0052, PA0507, PA0233 OR PA05824 in MA01311 in MD00551 in NC2598 OR SC00683 in GA0010 OR GA24933 in GA20041 in MN16751 in OH23201 in KY1472 OR IN19053 in KS1603, LA1336, TN2351 OR AL22033 in CA6116 OR CA02734 in CA0150 OR CA85003 in AZ6886 OR UT00351 in TX28351 in HI84691 in TX02971 in TX03021 in FL0061If 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 will be used to fill vacancies in the locations listed as they become available for the next 12 months contingent upon funding and space requirements. Applicants must apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of the following cutoff date to be considered: Cutoff date(s): 8/15/2023 11/17/2023, 01/16/2024. 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). Eligible applicants who apply by the initial cut-off date, will be referred in score order. If additional vacancies exist, remaining applicants will be considered in score order as needed. Selections from this announcement may be made no later than (NLT) July 31, 2024.Read more*

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