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Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Agent in United States

Summary Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? Visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov Responsibilities WHAT IS THE Large Business & International (LB&I) DIVISION? Large Business & International Division (LB&I) You'll deal with complicated issues involving tax law and accounting principles for corporations, subchapter S corporations and partnerships with assets greater than $10 million in the LB&I. These businesses employ a large number of employees and conduct business in an expanding global environment. You will work supporting one industry - such as communications or heavy manufacturing - working to combat abusive tax avoidance transactions, identify and address compliance risks and make sure the most recent partnerships, processes and legislative changes are used in assessment and reporting. A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisions The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. Individually, or as a team member, plans and conducts examinations using extensive and specialized knowledge of accounting techniques, practices, and investigative audit techniques to examine and resolve various tax issues of individuals and business organizations that may include extensive subsidiaries with operations of national and/or international scope. Evaluate the priority issues identified as part of the central classification process and provide feedback regarding issues throughout the examination process. Works in partnership with the Senior Revenue Agent in developing significant tax compliance issues, by collaborating with appropriate practice areas, examiners, Counsel, Appeals, and other specialists to leverage and expand complex issue expertise and ensure consistent application and interpretation of tax law. Confers with taxpayers or their representatives to explain the accounting and other issues involved, the applicability of pertinent tax laws and regulations, and proposed adjustments. Requirements Conditions of Employment -Must be a U.S. Citizen or National. - A 1-year probationary period is required. -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. These documents must be unexpired original or certified copies. -Provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240)) -The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit of federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns. -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. OTHER INFORMATION: - This is a Bargaining unit position. -Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. -Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available; Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements. - We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled. -The anticipated start date is TBD -Relocation expenses - Not available. -#LI-POST Qualifications You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: Basic Requirements For All Grades: You must possess the following professional accounting knowledges: Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Cost Accounting, Advanced Accounting, and Auditing. This knowledge is typically acquired by completion of an accounting degree from a four-year college or university. If not from an academic environment, the knowledge can also be obtained from certain work experience. For more information on the required accounting knowledge please refer to Internal Revenue Agent Basic Requirements. AND MEET ONE (1) OF THE FOLLOWING: A Bachelor's or higher degree in accounting from an accredited college or university that included at least 1) 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) in accounting or 2) 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; OR A combination of appropriate experience and a four (4) year course of study at an accredited college or university that included at least 1) 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) in accounting or 2) 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; OR Certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) obtained through written examination in a State, territory or the District of Columbia; OR Currently or previously held an Internal Revenue Agent GS-0512 position for at least one year. Select the response that demonstrates your qualifications for the Basic Requirements of the Internal Revenue Agent. YOUR RESUME MUST SUPPORT THE RESPONSE YOU SELECT. 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-13:To be minimally qualified for this position you must have at least one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. To be minimally qualified for this position you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression. Specialized experience for this position includes: Progressively responsible and diversified professional accounting or auditing work that required: Experience applying 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 interpreting and applying Federal tax law for individuals, business and/or exempt organizations, partnerships, and corporations; Experience of business and trade practices to develop tax issues based on analysis and evaluation of overall business operations and financial condition; Experience of corporate financial transactions and financial management principles and practices; Experience preparing written reports and analyses, and articulating and communicating results and analyses orally and in writing; and Experience interacting effectively with a broad range of individuals and negotiating with specialists in accounting, legal, tax, and other similar business related professions. Which of the following is true about your specialized experience OR EDUCATION: OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions. AND You must meet the following special requirements: 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 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. 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. Additional Information 17 Positions are in located Large Business and International(LBI) NE Compliance DFO-NA. To be filled in the following locations: 4 positions to be filled in New York ,NY 2 positions in Bethpage, NY 2 positions in Hartford, CT 2 positions in New Haven, CT 5 positions in Boston, MA 2 positions in Stoneham, MA

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