SENIOR ADVISOR*AMENDMENT* (CROSS BORDER ACTIVITIES)
Occasional travel - Travel locally and/or overnight may be required 1-5 nights per month.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
GS-15 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes all of the following: Experience applying international tax laws and issues, regulations, and legal precedent applicable to large, multinational businesses, including the ability to analyze and predict the impact of proposed legislation on enforcement programs; Experience creating a vision and implementing a customer oriented strategy for international planning that involves large multinational corporations engaging in complicated transactions, with a significant number of entities and/or operating in multiple countries on tax planning and compliance projects (for example: tax planning strategies to minimize the amount of U.S. tax when repatriating earnings from overseas subsidiaries or maximizing foreign tax credits for taxes paid in foreign jurisdictions); Experience coordinating and collaborating with other international tax practitioners in the implementation of sophisticated cross border U.S. international tax planning and compliance projects; Experience applying quantitative and qualitative techniques to lead analyses of multinational cross border international tax planning and compliance issues; and Experience with oral and written communication to develop, persuade and negotiate with a large and diverse set of stakeholders on a wide range of cross border international tax planning and compliance issues.
- The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or VolunteerService. One year of experience refers to full-timework; 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.
- 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.
- Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
- Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
- Sign a mobility agreement.
- 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.
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.
Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Tax Administration, Interpersonal Skills, Oral and Written Communication, Problem Solving, Planning and Evaluating, Financial Management Analysis, Project Management, Leadership, and Customer Service.
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. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
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.
Referral: 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 category B or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
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