PROGRAM ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 31, 2021
Closes
Aug 05, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

WHAT IS THE WAGE & INVESTMENT DIVISION? The Wage & Investment Division (W&I) serves about 122 million taxpayers who file upwards of 94 million returns each year. W&I provides high-quality taxpayer assistance, and enable taxpayers to transact and communicate electronically to file their returns and make payments.

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Responsibilities

WHAT DOES A MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST DO? Management and Program Analysts (Financial Reporting) serve as staff analysts and advisors to management concerning financial reporting issues, responsible for planning, analyzing, evaluating, and improving the effectiveness of administrative operations or programs. In this position, you will conduct studies and projects to resolve financial problems, improve effectiveness, and efficiency of administrative support programs. You will also be required to use technical knowledge of financial policies and procedures to meet the needs and gain the acceptance and cooperation of multiple levels of organizational leadership.

WHAT IS THE WAGE & INVESTMENT W&I DIVISION?

The Wage & Investment Division (W&I) serves about 122 million taxpayers who file upwards of 94 million returns each year. W&I provides high-quality taxpayer assistance, and enable taxpayers to transact and communicate electronically to file their returns and make payments.

As a Management and Program Analyst you will:
  • Perform operational reviews and provide guidelines pertaining to the effectiveness of complex financial reporting program operations.
  • Conduct detailed financial reporting analysis recommending modifications to procedures, program guidelines, project objectives, operations, and resources.
  • Identify trends and procedural problem areas, evaluating findings and impact of regulatory changes and practices to recommend the correct course of action.
  • Analyze and synthesize information available from various databases and programs to assist senior management in planning, formulating, and executing various actions and projects.
  • Advise management on costs and benefits of improving program performance, maintaining an environment committed to teamwork and quality, and recommending action plans for increasing financial integrity.
  • Participate in meetings, task forces, and conferences with other analysts and managers providing guidance and assistance with complex financial projects and programs.
  • Monitor the results and effect of procedural and system changes within the Internal Revenue Manual to ensure quality assurance


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 - Travel may be required 1-5 nights per month.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Refer to Other Information.
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • IRS Employees with Career/Career Conditional Appointments.


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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 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 demonstrated expert knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods to design and conduct comprehensive studies and projects and to assess and improve program effectiveness or complex management processes and systems where you will research and investigate new or improved practices. Experience includes project management tools and techniques to plan, schedule, implement, closeout, and evaluate complex projects, as well as, team management techniques to plan, organize, and direct team study work; Budgeting methods and techniques to prepare analyses and estimate resource needs. In addition, your experience should include comprehensive knowledge of the range of administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents to prepare recommendations affecting program execution, evaluate new or modified legislation for potential impact upon agency operations and adapt basic legislation into program goals. Your assignments should demonstrate oral communication techniques to present findings, negotiate solutions to disputed recommendations; and written communication techniques to prepare directives, policy statements, legislative proposals, and other written guidelines to introduce new initiatives and recommendations.

- The experience may have been gained in the public sector, 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:

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

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

One (1) vacancy is to be filled in the Wage & Investment (W&I) division, within Multilingual & Agency Services BR.

Positions are located in National Office, 1111 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20224-0002, or 5000 Ellin Rd., Lanham-Seabrook, MD (MD0278).

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 92915 (GS-0343-14);A PM/C SharePoint site is available for IRS Employees at: https://organization.ds.irsnet.gov/sites/HCOETS/PMC/SPDLibrary/SitePages/Home.aspx

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
  • We offer opportunities for telework.
  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
  • Tour of Duty: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements.
  • May be required to file a confidential financial disclosure report within 30 days of selection and annually from then on.





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 on the CJEs of the position to be filled per the National Agreement Article 13. Your application will also 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/
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 (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring policies). 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 Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) , you must receive a score of category 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

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION
If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee, click CTAP 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.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL/AWARDS
Submit a copy of your most recent completed performance appraisal. If a revalidated appraisal is used for merit promotion, the supervisor must prepare a narrative for each critical job element that does not have a narrative describing the performance in the appraisal period covered by the rating. Note: If you are a manager or management official, your most recent annual performance appraisal must be used for the overall rating identified.

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. 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.

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