MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST (Technical Analyst)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 22, 2019
Closes
Jul 24, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

WHAT IS THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) DIVISION? The IRS Chief Financial Officer (CFO) organization is responsible for the custodial accounting of over $3.3 trillion in taxpayer payments, as well as for managing the IRS' $10+ Billion annual operating budget.

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Responsibilities

WHAT DOES A MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST DO? You will plan/perform significant types of managerial assignments encompassing the entire program and functional areas, requiring the integration of cross-functional areas. Serve as the authority and senior spokesperson to all managerial levels on complex issues requiring knowledge of new or proposed legislation and comprehensive knowledge of tax administration processes to disseminate impact on the Business Unit and its stakeholders.


As a Management and Program Analyst, Technical Analyst you will
  • Participate in determining program policies. Influence the formulation of policies, development of program plans, designs and issuance of directives and instructions, and the development of recommendations.
  • Collect, analyze, and consolidate data and status reports to determine impact on resources, effectiveness and compliance with established goals and objectives. Prepare narratives, statistical reports, and recommends corrective measures.
  • Consult with top-level managers and executives to establish and define the overall goals and objectives of major projects. Identify resources (staff, funding, equipment or facilities) required to support varied levels of program operations.
  • Assist the Area Director in planning, organizing, and/or leading multifunctional efforts to evaluate plans/proposals for projects involving broad areas of work processes, operational practices, and integration between various functional areas.
  • Prepare agency directives, IRM issuances, memoranda, Servicewide policy statements, and other written guidelines and recommendations
  • Analyze new or proposed legislation, regulations, or other authoritative guidance to determine impact on program operations. Prepare long range forecasts of developments relevant to program operations.
  • Conduct in-depth evaluative analysis of various aspects of assigned program area, including policies, program objectives, operations, procedures and resource use.
  • Initiate, develop, or recommend modifications to procedures, systems, projective objectives, operations, and resource utilization in order to correct/improve existing deficiencies
  • Identify trends and anticipate any adverse impact on work plans. Develop innovative solutions, documents findings and conclusions, and makes presentations.

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

Travel Required

Occasional travel - 01 to 05 Nights Per Month

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Current Former FED employees must have held a career/careerconditional appt


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Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

GS-14 Level:You must have 1 year of 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 performing a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative, sufficient to accomplish complex projects or studies broad in scope and magnitude which influences policy and/or procedures; Experience applying management principles and processes to perform project/program management studies to effectively coordinate and integrate project objectives and recommendations. Experience preparing and presenting, communications, briefings, and/or analysis documents on complex issues to large audiences, executives and/or senior leadership. Prepare action plans and schedules for various phases of program accomplishment, both short and long-range and ensures that plans are consistent with Service goals, schedules, and policies; Conduct briefings and prepare comprehensive reports to keep managers or executives advised of program progress and to communicate findings and recommendation.

- The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service . One year of experience refers to full-timework; 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.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:

You must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).

Education

Additional information

1 position to be filled in The Chief Financial Office (CFO) Division in Washington, DC.


The anticipated start date is: To Be Determined


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • 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.
  • Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements
  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
  • 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.
  • If you are an IRS/Treasury employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date of this announcement. If you have any questions concerning your eligibility, please refer back to the CTAP Documentation link in the vacancy under How You Will Be Evaluated.

- A 1-year supervisory or managerial 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.

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.

Applicants may be asked to submit a writing sample during the hiring process for consideration during the selection process.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated based on the IRS Merit Promotion Plan in the following areas: Analysis and Decision Making, Leadership, Technical Competence, Project Management, Oral and Written Communications, Strategic Thinking.
Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. IRS employees may obtain most recent awards listing at https://persinfo.web.irs.gov/indexawd.htm .

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.

Referral: You will be assigned to one of three quality groups. Each group represents a quality level (i.e., Superior/Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, Qualified). Candidates will be considered in quality group order.

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 score of Highly Qualified or better to be rated as well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

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

CURRENT AND
FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment
Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The position occupied block on the SF-50 should show a 1 and your tenure block should show a 1 or 2.) Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 showing proof of eligibility. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15 , VA letter, etc.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL/AWARDS
Submit a copy of your most recent, completed annual performance appraisal or equivalent evaluation from a supervisor, which includes a narrative describing your overall performance for a period of time (generally 12 months). If it is not dated within the last 12 months or if you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application.
Submit documentation to support any performance related awards received within the past 3 years (i.e., a copy of award SF-50 or documentation that includes company/institution name, date, monetary amount (if any) and reason for award.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN(CTAP)or INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents. IRS CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs within and outside the commuting area.

IRS REASSIGNMENT PREFERENCE PROGRAM (RPP)
You must meet the requirements in your RPP notice. Submit a copy of your RPP Notice along with a copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal. Your performance appraisal must have a fully successful or higher overall rating.EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION
If you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time; instead you may substitute an SF-50 showing you held the job series. 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.

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA) DOCUMENTATION
If you are applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) , 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.

SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES DOCUMENTATION
If you are applying under a special hiring authority, submit a copy of your proof of eligibility.

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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