Management Analyst

Washington, D.C
Apr 15, 2021
Apr 21, 2021
Full Time


The Associate Chief Counsel (Finance & Management) (F&M) supports the administrative, financial, and managerial programs of the Office of Chief Counsel and provides advice to the Chief Counsel and Deputy Chief Counsel on all management matters for the organization nationwide. F&M also has field responsibility for all administrative functions and personnel across the country.

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The mission of Chief Counsel's Business Systems Planning (BSP) Office is to lead and support Counsel's organizational efforts to improve processes, increase productivity and enhance overall business function through the use of high performance information technology. The Business Systems Planning Office also serves as a liaison between IRS IT and Counsel on matters such as cyber-security, budget, and system development.

The BSP Management Analyst develops and analyzes plans and processes affecting business practices and information technology (IT) procedures in the Office of Chief Counsel, Associate Chief Counsel (Finance & Management). The employee uses an understanding of the core legal, IT and budgetary processes to conduct major analytical studies and projects affecting key information technology, budgetary and legal programs of the Office of Chief Counsel and the Internal Revenue Service. The analyst interacts with executives and IT stakeholders to analyze IT and management policy process proposals to identify issues for BSP operations while developing long-term BSP IT strategic plans, and planning, scheduling, and coordinating operations. The work involves complex management and budget programs, systems, and agency-wide issues that are of critical importance to the mission of the BSP Office and the Office of Chief Counsel.

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-14. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
  • Formulates business system plans using advanced information technology concepts and makes recommendations that influence major changes in business practices and policies.
  • Ensures Enterprise Governance model processes are appropriately adhered to for IT efforts.
  • Manages and coordinates complex business systems integration nationwide.
  • Collaborates with all levels of management in all legal areas as well as with executives in IT divisions to identify and clarify business systems technical information and makes recommendations to improve system effectiveness.
  • Collaborates with IT members and Internal Management (IM) Domain members to identify Domain strategies, opportunities, and projects; makes program, management, and business recommendations.
  • Working with IT personnel and the Business Systems Planner, develops user acceptance criteria.

Please note this is not an all-inclusive list of duties.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Approximately 10% or less time will be required for travel.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

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

  • Subject to a 1-year probationary period (unless already completed).
  • Must successfully complete a Public Trust background investigation.
  • 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.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • Undergo an income tax verification.
  • 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 must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

GS-13: You must have one 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: Developing and executing IT products. Ability to develop plans involving information technology in support of legal processing; provide technical support on custom software to employees to include litigation/eDiscovery; skill in addressing customer IT and customer service issues; ability to work with professional staff to determine IT requirements, meeting and dealing with managers and IT personnel in a legal firm or government agency AND experience with IT modernization efforts involving litigation tools.

GS-14: You must have one 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: Developing plans involving complex information technology in support of legal processing; Providing technical support on complex custom software to employees; Skills in addressing customer IT and customer service issues; Working with professional staff to determine IT requirements, meeting and dealing with executives and IT personnel in a large legal firm or government agency; AND experience with making recommendations for, supporting, and/or leading teams in IT modernization effort involving litigation/eDiscovery tools.

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.

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

GS-13: You must have been at the GS-12 level for 52 weeks. (time-in-grade requirement)

GS-14: You must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks. (time-in-grade requirement)


Additional information

  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • We offer opportunities for telework.
  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

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: 1) Knowledge of the organizational structure of IT and its various subcomponents and how to facilitate interactions; 2) Expert knowledge of the application of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods to accomplish complex projects or studies of broad scope to improve short and long-range business program goals; 3) Broad knowledge of information technology, methods, and processes, computer applications, computer security and computer systems analysis to make recommendations for systems upgrades; 4) Ability to design and conduct comprehensive management studies for business systems of which there may be no precedent studies or projects; 5) Ability to plan, organize, and direct teams; 6) Ability to write in a clear, concise and persuasive manner for a variety of audiences and purposes. 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.

If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) , you must receive a score of 85 or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

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".)
- 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.

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

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.

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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