Management Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 17, 2019
Closes
Oct 19, 2019
Function
Analyst, Management
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Office of Chief Counsel, the largest tax law firm in the country, is a great place to work with an excellent benefits package and family-friendly atmosphere. Our mission is to serve America's taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal revenue laws and the highest quality legal advice and representation for the Internal Revenue Service.

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Responsibilities

What is Procedure and Administration? The Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration) provides legal advice and litigation support services on tax matters involving the procedural aspects of filing returns and paying taxes; information reporting; assessment and collection of taxes (including interest and penalties); abating, crediting or refunding over-assessments or overpayments of tax; whistleblower matters; disclosure, privacy and the Freedom of Information Act; bankruptcy practice and procedure; summonses and the gathering of information; ethics; the Administrative Procedure Act; Foreign Bank Account Reporting; user fees; and judicial practice and procedures.

The management analyst is located in the Legal Processing Division. The following are the duties of this position at the GS-11. As a GS-9, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
  • Serves as the Management Analyst is responsible for managing the National Office case assignment process which includes initiating, developing, implementing, evaluating, and enhancing the processes for making National Office case assignments (e.g., technical advice memorandums, pre-submission technical advice memorandums, Tax Court Motions, Large Case Petition Reviews, Notice Case Work Plans, Appeals Settlement Guidelines, and Coordinated Issue Plans).
  • Performs analysis and fact-finding investigations as necessitated by the requirement to obtain additional information needed to assign the case to the appropriate Associate office.
  • Analyzes the requests for assignments to identify the Associate office responsible for the subject matter by being knowledgeable to the code sections in order to make a correct assignment.
  • Conducts management studies concerning the processes and internal controls for making assignments as part of an ongoing management improvement program.
  • Serves as the automation liaison regarding Legal Processing Division's use of TLCATS, TECHMIS, and CASE-MIS to ensure timely and accurate input and to assist in the development and evolution of these systems or any future systems that may replace any current system.
  • Performs ongoing validation of data with regard to the automated information and management systems.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
11

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U. S. Citizens and US. Nationals.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment.
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.


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

GS-09: You must have been at the GS-07 level for 52 weeks. (time-in-grade requirement)

Qualifications

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

GS-09: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Specialized experience for this position includes: Assisting in identifying and analyzing problems, procedures, and methodology; assisting in using qualitative data and analytical tools in problem solving and fact-finding to determine compliance with regulations, procedures, and sound management practices. This level of work typically involves following established methods and procedures or detailed instructions; using some judgment in applying analytical techniques; solving minor problems and making routine decisions;

OR You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B or J.D., if related. You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.

The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Applicants should refer to the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook for additional information on experience/education requirements ( http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/index-Standards.asp ). The experience may have been gained in the public, 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.

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 85 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

Education

Additional information

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • Subject to a 1-year probationary period (unless already completed).
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.


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.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Knowledge of the principles of computer operations and systems along with automated data processing concepts and principles; Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically, both orally and in writing with executives, managers, employees and customers; and Knowledge in gathering, assembling and analyzing facts, drawing conclusions, and devising solutions to problems. 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. 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: 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. We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

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 may 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".)
  • If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. 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 letters, etc.
  • 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.
  • Submit a copy of your most recent, signed, completed annual performance appraisal which includes the final rating. 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.

Land Management Eligibles must provide all required documentation to verify eligibility, prior performance, and qualifications for the target position. You can find information on the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act and eligibility HERE . Land Management Eligibles must compete under competitive merit promotion procedures and meet all applicable requirements as such (time-in-grade restrictions do not apply).

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES DOCUMENTATION

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

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.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION

For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. 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.

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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