Senior Advisor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 18, 2021
Closes
Sep 23, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL DIVISION?

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Responsibilities

WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL DIVISION?
A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisions

As an Senior Advisor you will:
  • Provides in-depth expertise and analysis on international or domestic tax issues, practices, and trends, and top-level advice related to short- and long-range program policies, strategies, and objectives for the Deputy Commissioner for International or an Industry Director, to promote and facilitate the implementation of Service-wide and LB&I priorities and policies and to ensure consistency of approach, technical correctness, and fair and equitable treatment of customers.
  • Provides expert international or domestic tax analysis and advice to the Deputy Commissioner International or an Industry Director on legislative issues, litigation matters, international or domestic tax administration priorities and policies, new or revised program priorities, significant technical issues, and sensitive or critical policy. .
  • Leads coordination with the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International), the Office of Chief Counsel, the Treasury Office of International Tax Counsel, the Office of Pre-filing and Technical Guidance, LB&I Operating Division Counsel, and others on published guidance, litigation, and other technical international tax administration issues.


Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • Relocation expenses - NO
  • A 1-year probationary period is required.
  • Tour of Duty: Monday- Friday 8am - 4:30 p.m.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a 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.
  • 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.
  • File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.


Qualifications

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

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-15:To be basically qualified at the 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: Specialized experience is experience that is related to the work of this position and has provided you with the competencies required for successful job performance. Qualifying experience is experience that demonstrated accomplishments in serving in a leadership capacity on major programs, leading organization-wide projects and/or initiatives, making critical decisions that impact an organization or division, and experience supporting and representing top executive leadership. Experience must demonstrate extensive knowledge of quantitative and qualitative techniques to lead analyses of interdisciplinary issues pertaining to general (strategic) management, public policy or public administration and to provide top management with analysis of major issues of strategic importance, to develop new approaches and to prepare policy options and action plans; and seasoned oral and written skills sufficient to develop, persuade and negotiate a wide range of technical and implementation issues. Experience as an expert technical advisor on complex Chapters 3, 4, and 61 of the Internal Revenue Code, and/or International Individual Compliance issues, and/or Virtual Currency and/or treaty issues of U.S. multinational businesses and foreign business entities as well as individuals. Experience providing advice on high-profile, complex, and sensitive Chapters 3, 4, and 61 of the Internal Revenue Code, and/or International Individual Compliance issues, and/or Virtual Currency and/or treaty issues.

-Federal experience is not required. 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-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.

For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards .

Education

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.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.

Additional information

Two (2) positions are located in Large Business And International, Dir Wth & Int'l Indv Comp; at either of the following locations: 77 K Street NE, Washington, DC (DC0198) or 1111 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC (DC0022) or 999 N Capitol St NE, Washington, DC (DC0221) or 201 Varick Street, New York, NY (NY0128) or 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY (NY0282) or 290 Bwy - Foley Square, New York, NY (NY0350) or 230 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL (IL0236) or 2001 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL (IL2337) or 5100 River Rd, Schiller Park, IL (IL2558)..

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: You will be assessed on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics):
  • Customer Service
  • Financial Management Analysis
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management


Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of two quality level categories, CAT A/B, CAT C 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 quality group and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that quality group. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality group for this position. For scientific and professional positions Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category for this position, except at the GS-09 and above.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. Candidates, if required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring practices), will be interviewed in quality group order. 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 A/B to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:
  • Resume - For qualification determinations your resume (uploaded or created in USAJOBS) must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn ), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume. ( Cover letters are optional.) Please view Resume Tips.
  • Online Application - Questionnaire
  • Proof of Enrollment or Education - 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. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.
  • Registration/License (IF APPLICABLE) - active, current registration/license
  • Veterans' Preference (IF APPLICABLE) - If you are claiming veterans' preference, 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. For more information on veterans' preference view FedsHireVets.
  • Current and Former Federal Employees Documentation - Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. 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. Failure to provide a copy may result in you not receiving consideration for priority programs you may be entitled (e.g., CTAP/ICTAP), but will not eliminate you from consideration as a non-priority applicant.
  • Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) (IF APPLICABLE) - IRS CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs within and outside the commuting area. Treasury CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs within the commuting area. Find required documentation at: Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP).
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) (IF APPLICABLE) - If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.
  • 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).
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