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What is the Large Business and International (LB&I) Division of the Internal Revenue Service? The Large Business and International (LB&I) business unit provides service and enforcement activities to support tax compliance of businesses and related entities with assets of $10 million or more, as well as small U.S. businesses engaged in international, U.S. citizens abroad, and foreign persons and businesses with a U.S. tax requirement.
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WHAT DOES A SENIOR PROGRAM ANALYST DO? As a Senior Program Analyst you will be responsible for planning, analyzing, evaluating, and improving the effectiveness of administrative operations and operating programs. You will be involved in the design, development and implementation of solutions aimed at supporting program areas within a business unit.
As a Sr Program Analyst you will:
* Develop and interpret guidance on program planning, execution, and evaluation.
* Prepare directives, issuances, memoranda, policy statements, legislative proposals, and other written guidelines to introduce new initiatives.
* Recommend effective operations consistent with policies and objectives.
* Develop long-range program plans, goals, objectives, and milestones.
* Identify ways to resolve or address issues which directly affect the accomplishment of principal program goals and objectives.
* Research new or improved business and management practices for application to operating and administrative programs.
* Use a variety of software, such as SQL Management Studio, SharePoint Designer and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), to assist in the management, maintenance and development of processes and solutions consistent with policies and objectives.
* Communicate orally and in writing with internal and external stakeholders.
* The Senior Program Analyst on LB&I's U.S. Territories Team will have knowledge of how U.S. federal taxation (e.g., the Internal Revenue Code, tax treaties, IRS administrative guidance, and tax coordination agreements) relates and applies to the U.S. territories. The Senior Program Analyst will evaluate tax issues presented by the U.S. territories (usually by territory government appointees and elected officials) and will engage IRS professionals, Associate Chief Counsel, the Department of the Treasury, or other federal agencies, as needed, to determine how to correctly resolve those tax issues in a practical manner. The Senior Program Analyst will also use their project management skills to lead and coordinate projects, questions, issues, and statutory timelines involving the U.S. territories.
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0343 Management And Program Analysis
* Analysts, Business Management
* Analysts, Management
* Analysts, Program
* Business Management Analysts
* Designers, Web
* Management Analysts
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* Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
* IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
GS-14 LEVEL: You must have (1) one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the grade 13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience leading major project initiatives that required a wide range of evaluative and analytical methods and techniques. Experience with a wide range of 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. Oral and written communication techniques to present findings, negotiate solutions to disputed recommendations, prepare directives, policy statements, legislative proposals, and other written guidelines to introduce new initiatives and recommendations. Experience with data systems (i.e., Taxpayer Registry, DataMart, AIMS, ERCS, IBMIS) and data flows for data to be extracted, transformed and loaded. Experience using data for analysis and developing solutions or applications that can be used for evaluating and administering projects, solutions and processes. Experience with software programs or tools such as Access, SQL Server database, SQL Management Studio; Microsoft InfoPath to develop customized forms for use with SharePoint, and SharePoint Designer to create customized tools, forms and reports. Experience administering SharePoint sites and permissions, SharePoint out-of-the-box capabilities and techniques (i.e., Business Connectivity Services; Excel Services; InfoPath; SharePoint views, lists, libraries) for designing, developing and implementing solutions to improve programs and processes.
* 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).