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Internal Revenue Agent (Examiner-Federal State and Local Government Specialist) 12 Month Roster

Company: Department Of The Treasury
Location: Paterson
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

DutiesWHAT IS THE TAX EXEMPT/GOVERNMENT ENTITIES (TEGE)DIVISION?A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisionsVacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas: Tax Exempt and Government Entities, Exempt Organizations and Government Entities, Government Entities, FSLETThe following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow in this position.* Receives assigned cases and conducts a pre-examination/compliance analysis of the filing history of the entity to determine the areas with the greatest potential to identify compliance trends. Identifies and utilizes background information regarding the type of entity to plan the techniques to be used during the examination or compliance contact.* Conducts compliance and outreach contacts and employment tax examinations of large Governmental entities with several operating subdivisions of workers or who utilize subcontractors to provide services to the public. The incumbent specializes in the areas of Income Tax Withholding, Federal Insurance Contributions Act, Federal Unemployment Tax Act, Information Return Reporting, Backup Withholding, Section 218 of the Social Security Act, and other Employment Tax related matters such as Fringe Benefits. Prepares a comprehensive report to the taxpayer on the results of the examination or provides feedback of the results of the compliance contact.* As required, conducts examinations of other kinds of tax returns and special examinations, such as claims, collateral requests or potential fraud. Participates as an employment tax specialist in other functional examinations.* Conducts full compliance checks to determine that all required returns such as Employment Tax, Information Return Reporting, Excise or Employee Plans returns are filed. Remains alert for related Income Tax, Tax Exempt Bond or deferred compensation issues and makes referrals to the appropriate function.* Conducts taxpayer education and outreach programs to foster voluntary compliance with employment tax and related employee benefit issues. Promotes future compliance and utilizes alternative methods of dispute resolution when needed. As required, may be assigned to conduct or instruct technical tax informational seminars on employment tax related issues.HelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentSTANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD):PD99389Visit the IRS SPD Library to access the position descriptions.* Telework Eligible Positions: Telework eligible positions do not guarantee telework. Employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements (e.g., reporting at least twice a pay period to your assigned Post of Duty (POD)) and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. Employees must also be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management.* Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.QualificationsFederal 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-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.You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:BASIC REQUIREMENT: A Certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or a bachelor's or higher degree in accounting that included at least 30 semester hours in accounting or 24 semester hours in accounting and an additional 6 semester hours in related subjects such as business law, economics, statistical/quantitative methods, computerized accounting or financial systems, financial management, or finance.ORA bachelor's or higher degree in a field other than accounting or a combination of education and experience equivalent to 4 years that included at least 30 semester hours in accounting or 24 semester hours in accounting and 6 semester hours in related subjects as described above.In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-12 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes experience with progressively responsible and diversified professional accounting or auditing work that required the application of professional accounting principles, theory, and practices to analyze and interpret accounting books, records, or systems specifically to determine their effect on Federal tax liabilities and their adequacy for recording transactions affecting tax liabilities; Experience with the interpretation and application of Federal tax law for individuals, business and/or exempt organizations, partnerships, and corporations; Experience with business and trade practices to develop tax issues based on analysis and evaluation of overall business operations and financial condition; Experience in corporate financial transactions and financial management principles and practices; Experience interacting effectively with a broad range of individuals and negotiating with specialists in accounting, legal, tax, and other similar business related professions. Experience preparing written reports and analyses, and articulating and communicating results and analyses orally and in writing.ANDMEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: You must meet applicable TIG requirements to be considered eligible. To meet TIG for positions above the GS-05 grade level, you must have served at least one year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade (or equivalent) in the normal line of progression for the position you are applying to. Advancement to positions up to GS-05 is permitted if the position to be filled is no more than two grades above the lowest grade held within the preceding 52 weeks.ANDTIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens".For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.TE/GE is filling 9 vacancies in the following cities: Phoenix, AZ (AZ7748); Mesa, AZ (AZ6886); Glendale, AZ (AZ7887); El Monte, CA (CA7023); Los Angeles, CA (CA0150); Laguna Niguel, CA (CA0521); Santa Ana, CA (CA7395); Sacramento, CA (CA6139); Denver, CO (CO1656); Denver, CO (CO1811); Washington, DC (DC0022); Maitland, FL (FL2257); Orlando, FL (FL3132); Plantation, FL (FL2437); Miami, FL (FL0061); Atlanta, GA (GA0087); Atlanta, GA (GA2004); Chicago, IL (IL0236); Downer's Grove, IL (IL2337); Schiller Park, IL (IL2558); Indianapolis, IN (IN0133); Florence, KY (KY3016); Boston, MA (MA0131); Andover, MA (MA0137); Brockton, MA (MA5955); Baltimore, MD (MD0055); Lanham, MD (MD0278); Detroit, MI (MI0800); Farmington Hills, MI (MI2097); Pontiac, MI (MI2181); St Paul, MN (MN1600); Bloomington, MN (MN1675); Chesterfield/Town & Country, MO (MO1833); St Louis, MO (MO0106); Lees Summit, MO (MO2008); Charlotte, NC (NC2598); Mountainside, NJ (NJ4360); Springfield, NJ (NJ4721)Location continued under Additional Information Section.EducationA copy of your transcripts or equivalent documentation is required for positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If the position has specific education requirements and you currently hold, or have previously held, a position in the same job series with the IRS, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. Applicants are encouraged, but are not required, to submit an SF-50 documenting experience in a specific series.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.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* We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.* The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed. The range will be adjusted for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages.* This is a Bargaining unit position.* Tour of Duty: Monday-Friday* Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.* Relocation expenses - No* If this position is covered by a formal development plan, pay retention will be offered where applicable based on law and regulation.* Please consider each location carefully when applying. If you are selected for a position at one of your location selections, that location will become your official post of duty.Locations continued from Qualifications Section:Brooklyn (KINGS), NY (NY7288); New York, NY (NY0282); New York/Manhattan, NY (NY0350); Bethpage, NY (NY7501); Cincinnati, OH (OH0189); Portland, OR (OR0043); Philadelphia, PA (PA0809); Pittsburgh, PA (PA0233); Nashville, TN (TN0052); Franklin, TN (TN2709); Austin, TX (TX2835); Austin, TX (TX0227); Dallas, TX (TX0284); Farmer's Branch, TX (TX0302); Fort Worth, TX (TX2653); Houston, TX (TX0297); Houston, TX (TX0298); Houston, TX (TX2298); Ogden, UT (UT1431); Salt Lake City, UT (UT1522); Richmond, VA (VA0088); Seattle, WA (WA0101); Tacoma, WA (WA8075); Waukesha, WI (WI1696); Milwaukee, WI (WI1720)The number of vacancies has not yet been determined for the remaining locations within this announcement. If vacancies become available in additional locations, this announcement will be amended and a new cutoff date established to fill the additional vacancies as need. If the position(s) are no longer needed prior to the closing date, this announcement may be closed early.This is an open continuous announcement which will be used to fill vacancies in the locations listed as they become available for the next 12 months contingent upon funding and space requirements. Applicants must apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of the following cutoff dates to be considered: Cutoff date(s): July 11, 2023. This announcement may be amended to include additional cut-off dates within the 12month period if needed, not later than 10 days prior to the additional cut-off date(s). Eligible applicants who apply by the initial cut-off date, will be referred in score order. If additional vacancies exist, remaining applicants will be considered in score order as needed. Selections from this announcement may be made no later than (NLT) July 29, 2024.Read more*

Keywords: Department Of The Treasury, Paterson , Internal Revenue Agent (Examiner-Federal State and Local Government Specialist) 12 Month Roster, Government & Protective Services , Paterson, New Jersey

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