Assistant Analyst - Tax Analysis

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Employer
Legislative Branch, Congressi...
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Dec 27, 2016
Closes
Mar 31, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH USAJOBS or EMAIL- APPLY ONLINE AT www.cbo.gov/careers. Although there is no application deadline, CBO may close this position then the agency has received a sufficient number of qualified applicants.

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. CBOs Tax Analysis Division is seeking an Assistant Analyst. The divisions responsibilities include producing CBOs 10-year baseline revenue estimates, analyzing tax data, developing economic and statistical forecasting models, responding to Congressional requests, estimating the revenue effects of some legislation, preparing Congressional testimony, and writing research reports about tax policy.


The analyst will be directly responsible for developing baseline estimates of certain revenue sources, for estimating the revenue effects of selected legislative proposals, for tracking revenue bills through the legislative process, for maintaining CBOs federal revenue databases, and for providing support to other members of the division. The analyst will also have extensive interactions with others in various legislative and executive branch agencies. Assistant Analysts typically pursue professional or graduate degrees in fields such as economics, public policy, and law following their two-to-three-year appointments at CBO.

Qualifications
Candidates must have a bachelors degree in economics or a related field with significant quantitative coursework. This position is only for candidates who have or are obtaining a bachelors degree; it is not for those who have or are obtaining a masters degree.

Salary and Benefits
The salary range is $40,000 to $44,000, and the salary will be commensurate with related experience. CBO offers excellent benefits and a collegial, respectful work environment.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Tier One Background Investigation.
  • Candidates must have a bachelors degree in economics or a related field with significant quantitative coursework. Furthermore, they must have: strong organizational skills and attention to detail; outstanding quantitative skills, including facility with Microsoft Excel and other statistical software packages; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with senior staff, work independently, and meet deadlines; an interest in the Congressional budget process; and the initiative to gather suitable data to address tax policy questions. This position is only for candidates who have or are obtaining a bachelors degree; it is not for those who have or are obtaining a masters degree.

    Candidates must have a bachelors degree in economics or a related field with significant quantitative coursework. Furthermore, they must have: Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; Outstanding quantitative skills, including facility with Microsoft Excel and other statistical software packages; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; The ability to work well with senior staff, work independently, and meet deadlines; An interest in the Congressional budget process; and The initiative to gather suitable data to address tax policy questions. This position is only for candidates who have or are obtaining a bachelors degree; it is not for those who have or are obtaining a masters degree.
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    Candidates must have a bachelors degree in economics or a related field with significant quantitative coursework.

    Job filled by alternative hiring process not in the competitive service.

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