Senior Tax Analyst
Company: The Department of the Treasury
Posted on: March 25, 2020
WHAT IS THE WAGE AND 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
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WHAT DOES A SENIOR TAX ANALYST DO? As a Senior Tax Analyst, you
will Develop and interpret guidance on program planning, execution,
and evaluation for the compliance, accounts management and/or
taxpayer education and communication functions Return Integrity and
Compliance Services Organization.
As a Senior Tax Analyst you will:
- Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop
guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) relative to the
- Study problems facing operating unit functions or those of
concern within the organization assigned.
- Conduct high level analysis of leads to assist with enhancement
and improvements to filters and models for additional real time
fraud detection and prevention
- Lead organizational participation in new system implementation
to ensure requirements, development, testing, and functionality
meet the needs of the organization
- Develop alternatives and mitigation strategies for the roll-out
of systemic solutions
- Write project and procedure risk assessments to ensure all
levels of management have full visibility to inherent risks for
- Write Formal Documents to address technical issues for use in
legislative responses, Commissioner inquiries, and project
- Use of the following applications: Electronic Fraud Detection
System (EFDS)/ Discoverer, and/or Palantir, Return Revenue
Protection (RRP), Business Objects Enterprise (BOE), Compliance
Data Warehouse (CDW) and Microsoft Excel.
- Review TIGTA identified data for agreement, verify methodology
used, and provide concurrence/disagreement with the TIGTA findings
through written and oral communications.
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Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month
Conditions of Employment
- Refer to Other Information
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- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
- IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
GS-14 LEVEL: 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: Experience utilizing IDRS command codes to
perform research in relation to refund fraud, identity theft,
and/or adjustments. Experience utilizing the following systems:
Compliance Data Warehouse (CDW), Return Review Program (RRP),
Business Objects Enterprise (BOE) or Electronic Fraud Detection
System (EFDS)/Discoverer and/or Palantir. Experience creating
Discoverer Queries, analyze output data, and provide guidance and
direction based on results. Experience serving as a technical
expert in identification of refund fraud and identity theft
resulting in development of identity theft programs and/or
procedures. Experience using multiple data systems, analytics, or
neural networks to initiate or develop risk mitigation strategies
to test new processes. Experience with IRS functions, programs,
policies, regulations, procedures, and operations to evaluate
programs plans and determine impact of changes on program goals.
Experience with cross-functional programs and their
interrelationship with assigned program to conduct reviews,
studies/projects, and coordinate systems and resource utilization
of program operations. Experience using a wide range of analytical
and evaluative methods in order to develop new approaches to
existing programs such as compliance, accounts management and/or
taxpayer education and communication functions. Experience with
principles of management planning, program and process analysis to
develop, design, and implement new or revised policies and
procedures. Experience in oral communication to present plans and
proposals to individuals and groups, including top-level managers
and field employees. Experience in written communication is
necessary to prepare comprehensive written reports, disseminate
policy information, and document findings and conclusions.
Experience providing guidance and serving as a technical program
and policy expert in order to prepare complete decision packages,
studies, and recommendations.
- The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private
sector or . 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.
In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following,
You must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade
1 Position located in Wage and Investment, Return Integrity &
Compliance Services, Return Integrity Verification Program
Management located at one of the following locations: 310 Lowell
Street, Andover, MA; 401 W Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA; 3651 S IH-35,
Austin, TX; 1040 Waverly Avenue, Holtsville, NY; 333 Scott Street,
Covington, KY; 4967 E. Kings Canyon Rd, Fresno, CA; 200 Lakeside
Drive, Suite 220, Horsham, PA; 333 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City,
MO; 5333 Getwell Road, Memphis, TN; 2484 S Washington Blvd., Suite
200, Ogden, UT.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: 94977
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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.
- Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may
- Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements
- Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Must successfully complete a (high or moderate) risk background
investigation, including the FBI criminal history record
- May be required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure
Report within 30 days of selection and annually from then on.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
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"
Rating: Your application will be evaluated on the competencies of
the position to be filled per the IRS Merit Promotion Plan in the
following areas: Teamwork, Attention to Detail, Problem Solving,
Writing, Oral Communication, Planning & Evaluation
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
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. 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 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 , you must receive a score of category HIGHLY QUALIFIED or
better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection
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Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
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
All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating
one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. ( 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
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) Documentation: If you are
a displaced or surplus Treasury employee, click 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
PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL/AWARDS: Submit a copy of your most recent
completed performance appraisal.
IRS employees: 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
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 .
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
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification
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.Overview
Open & closing dates
03/09/2020 to 03/20/2020
Pay scale & grade
$107,807 to $161,939 per year
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Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to
applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants
requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application
process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity
announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process,
applicants should contact the hiring agency directly.
Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be
made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have
an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.
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- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
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