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Job Title:International Territory Manager

Department:Department Of The Treasury

Agency:Internal Revenue Service

Job Announcement Number:13CS6-LBX0136-0340-IR-01

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$103,152.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, March 04, 2013 to Friday, March 15, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

IR-0340-01

POSITION INFORMATION:

FULL-TIME - PERMANENT

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

01

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location(s):
Washington, DC, USView Map
Chicago, IL, USView Map
Downers Grove, IL, USView Map
Schiller Park, IL, USView Map
Boston, MA, USView Map
More Locations  (3)

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. CITIZENS, NO PRIOR FEDERAL EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED

 

JOB SUMMARY:

WHY IS THE IRS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK? At the IRS, you will use your skills in accounting, business, finance, law enforcement, information technology, advocacy and more to help make America stronger. The IRS is one of the largest financial institutions in the world and the work we do helps fund America. We are counting on bright, talented and dedicated individuals like you to achieve our goals. You will be both challenged and supported so whether you are just starting out or looking for new opportunities, consider the IRS and start making a difference today.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

WHAT IS THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS)? The IRS is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury and one of the world's most efficient tax administrators. Yearly, the IRS collects more than $2 trillion in revenue and processes over 200 million tax returns. The IRS Mission is to provide the United States taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all.

WHAT DOES A SENIOR MANAGER DO? As a Senior Manager, generally a manager of managers and accountable to a Senior Executive Service position, you will be responsible for the overall effective operation of a program. You will use your leadership skills and management techniques in the administration, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and evaluation of activities to support accomplishments in the operation. In this role, you will also be responsible for preparation of annual work plans, semiannual and quarterly work schedules, accession schedules for staffing, production output projections, and other plans and controls for maintaining an efficient program. As a Senior Manager you will direct one of many agency wide efforts to deliver or further support the agency's mission and priorities, and will often times be involved in initiatives with extensive and substantial impact on the Nations taxpayers. This Senior Manager position will report to the Program Manager of the Foreign Payments Practice in LB&I's International Business Compliance division and will be responsible for coordinating international information reporting and withholding compliance strategy, planning, analysis and training activities.

 

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. As our name suggests, international tax administration is an important part of what we do in LB&I. As part of the LB&I team, you may be assigned to work in International, or with one of six industry segments: Communications Technology and Media, Financial Services, Global High Wealth, Heavy Manufacturing and Pharmaceuticals, Natural Resources and Construction, or Retailers, Food, Transportation and Healthcare. Regardless of where you serve, you will be supported by a variety of specialists (economists, engineers, field specialists and technical advisors) as you tackle the most complex foreign and domestic tax issues.

1 Vacancy in the International, International Business Compliance, Foreign Payments Practice, Program Office will be filled in one of the following locations:

Boston MA: JFK Federal Building-15 New Sudberry Street 02203;

Chicago IL:  JFK FOB-230 S. Dearborn Steet 60604;

Downer's Grove IL:  The Esplanade-2001 Butterfield Road 60515; 

Schiller Park IL:  5100 River Road 60176; 

King of Prussia PA:  601 S. Henderson Road 19406;

Philadelphia PA:  Green FOB-600 Arch Street 19106;

Philadelphia PA:  2970 Market Street 19104;

New York NY:  110 W. 44th Street 10036;

New York NY:  290 Broadway-Foley Square 10007; 

Washington DC:  US MINT -801 9th Street NW 20005.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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  • New managers will serve a one-year supervisory probationary period.
  • Travel: Up to 50% may be required
  • Moving expenses may be authorized.
  • Flexi-place may be available

DUTIES:

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As a Senior Manager you will:

 

  • Exercise delegated managerial authority to oversee the overall planning, directing, and timely execution of a program, several program segments (each of which is managed through separate subordinate organizational units), or comparable staff functions, including development, assignment, and higher level clearance of goals and objectives for supervisors or managers of subordinate organizational unit or lower organizational levels.
  • Approve multi year and longer range work plans developed by the supervisors or managers of subordinate organizational units and subsequently manage the overall work to enhance achievement of the goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the revision of long range plans, goals and objectives for the work directed.
  • Manage the development of policy changes in response to changes in levels of appropriations or other legislated changes.
  • Manage organizational changes throughout the organization directed, or major change to the structure and content of the program or program segments directed.
  • Exercise discretionary authority to approve the allocation and distribution of funds in the organizations budget.
  • Responsible for coordinating international information reporting and withholding compliance strategy,planning,analysis and training activities

  • QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    QUALIFICATIONS/ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: You must meet the following eligibility and basic qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS (SENIOR MANAGER): 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 Federal Government. Specialized experience would include one year of substantive supervisory or program management experience at the GS-13 or GS-14 level or equivalent level manager or comparable management or leadership experiences outside of Federal service. To be qualifying for this position your experience should be sufficient to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of management techniques, methods, theories, principles, and labor relations concepts, sufficient to assure optimum utilization of personnel, equipment, and space, and to accomplish program objectives through combined technical and administrative oversight;
  • Ability to plan, direct, and evaluate work of subordinate managers, employees, and/or others;
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of appropriate operations, policies, applicable laws, regulations, rules, practices and procedures specific to and/or directly related to the position being filled.
  • Knowledge of administrative, employment, budget and fiscal methods used in establishing and maintaining an organization.
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    In addition to the requirements listed above, applicants must possess 1 year of specialized experience. Specialized experience is experience in applying knowledge of the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, and income tax treaties pertaining to international information reporting and withholding, including Chapter 3 (non-resident) reporting and withholding, the Qualified Intermediary regime, Chapter 61 reporting and withholding, and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Experience in applying current knowledge of the forms and processes used by financial intermediaries and multinational enterprises to comply with United States international information reporting and withholding requirements.  Experience in working with multilateral organizations focused on international tax administration, such as the OECD.


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    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and applicable leadership and technical requirements will be eligible for consideration in this process.

    1. Applicants will be rated based on the quality and extent of your experience and accomplishments. Your on-line application, responses to the on-line questions, and resume will be used to evaluate your potential on both leadership and technical competencies. Applicants determined tentatively eligible/qualified by the system will be prompted to complete the Technical Competency Narrative Form at the end of the on-line application process.
    2. Applicants must submit a Resume, not more than three pages in length. Qualifications will be verified based on the information provided in the application package. Failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "Not Qualified" determination for this position. For tips on preparing your resume click www.jobs.irs.gov/downloads/ResumeTips.pdf; for cover letter tips click www.jobs.irs.gov/downloads/CoverLetterTips.pdf.
    3. Applicants will be tentatively assigned to a category group (A, B, C, etc.) based on a combination of your responses to the online leadership questions and an evaluation of your technical competencies for this position. Each category group represents a quality level (i.e., A = Superior, B = Highly Qualified, C = Qualified). Candidates proceed to the next step of the hiring process in category group order. Your final category assignment determines the order in which you are considered for the position(s). Applicants are referred to the selecting manager in category order (A, B, C).
    4. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service -connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category. All other preference eligibles will be assigned based on their responses to the questions and will be referred for selection before non-preference eligibles within the same category.
    5. Applicants referred for selection may be required to participate in a selection interview. IRS will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.
    6. 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 score of 80 or Category B or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.

    The technical competencies for this position are: Auditing & Accounting, Tax Law, Tax Treaties-


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    BENEFITS:

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    We offer a workplace that is respectful, fair and values diversity. Our comprehensive benefits are very generous - helping you to reach your personal goals by supporting your professional growth, health, well-being and your family needs. We also offer challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.

    For additional information view and learn more about our benefits package at: https://my.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Dan Cronin at (978) 474-5947. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. If the State Rehabilitation Center or the State Commission for the Blind has certified you as eligible for reasonable accommodation, you may wish to contact your counselor to apply for employment through the IRS Disability Employment Program in addition to applying for this vacancy announcement.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    If selected for this position, you will be required to:

  • Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
  • 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.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
  • Provide information to successfully complete a background investigation. Applicants must have a successfully adjudicated FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check) and a NACI or equivalent.
  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 Personal Identity Verification); one must be a valid state or federal government-issued picture identification. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. Employees must maintain PIV credential eligibility during their service with the Department of the Treasury.
  • Undergo a pre-employment federal income tax verification. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) participates in e-Verify (Employment Verification. IRS will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If it cannot be confirmed that you are authorized to work, we will provide you written instructions to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.
  • 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.


  • HOW TO APPLY:

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    The application process has 6 STEPS:

    STEP 1: Create an account at: https://my.usajobs.gov

    STEP 2: Develop a Resume using the USAJOBS "Resume Builder" or "Upload" your Resume into USAJOBS.

    STEP 3: Search for IRS Vacancy Announcements. To find this announcement, go to http://jobs.irs.gov/USAJOBS , copy and enter the announcement number in the key word search field. Select "Yes", if you are a current or former Federal civilian employee who holds or held a non-temporary appointment. Click "Search for Jobs." Click "Apply Online" on the announcement screen, follow all instructions provided, and click "Apply for this position now!"

    STEP 4: Complete all 5 steps in the CareerConnector Account Creation: 1) Personal Information; 2) Military Service & Veteran Preference; 3) Core Questions 4) Demographic Information and 5) Resume Information. Click "Apply to this Vacancy".

    STEP 5: Apply to the Vacancy. Respond to the questions for each of the following sections: Series, Grade, Location; Grade Specific; & All Grade Questions.

    STEP 6: Submit Documents and Review Application. Timely submit the supporting documents requested. Click one of the available options in CareerConnector: Upload; USAJOBS; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. Follow ALL instructions provided. Next, review the summary of the application you completed. Scroll down & click "Finish" at the bottom of the page. You will be automatically redirected to USAJOBS where you can track the status of your application.

     

    WHAT IF I FORGOT TO SUBMIT SOMETHING?

    1. Log into My USAJOBS at https://my.usajobs.gov with your user name and password.
    2. Click on "Application Status".
    3. Click "more information" under the "Application Status" column of the announcement.
    4. Click "Review and Update the documents if needed", on the "Application Detail" page.
    5. Select "Upload", "USAJOBS", "Fax", or "Reuse existing document" for each document to be submitted. Ensure you carefully follow ALL instructions provided.
    6. Click "Finish" to save this change.


    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education for training or experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. A college or university degree must be accredited (or pre-accredited) and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Please refer to: www.ope.ed.govaccreditation/search.aspx. Note: If the position has specific education requirements and you are not currently or have not previously been in the series to be filled, please submit a transcript demonstrating you have the basic education required. If you are qualifying based on foreign education you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to: www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-II/s2-e4.asp#e4a

    CTAP/ICTAP DOCUMENTATION If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the click here. you must submit proof of eligibility.

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION For additional information see link at bottom of announcement.

    NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT ALL DOCUMENTATION BY 11:59 P.M. EST ON THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Dan Cronin
    Phone: 978-474-5947
    Fax: 000-000-0000
    Email: hco.recruiter.andove@irs.gov
    Agency Information:
    INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
    310 Lowell Street
    Mail Stop 234
    Andover, MA
    01810
    US
    Fax: 000-000-0000

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    You can expect a communication from us concerning your application via email. If you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communications that could affect your consideration for this position. If your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement, please notify the Employment Office (contact provided in this announcement) and update your USAJOBS profile.

    You can check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto your "My USAJOBS" account and clicking on "My Application."

    Additional Duty Location Info

    1 vacancy in the following locations:
    Washington, DC, USView Map
    Chicago, IL, USView Map
    Downers Grove, IL, USView Map
    Schiller Park, IL, USView Map
    Boston, MA, USView Map
    New York - New York, NY, USView Map
    King Of Prussia, PA, USView Map
    Philadelphia, PA, USView Map

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    Job Announcement Number:

    13CS6-LBX0136-0340-IR-01

    Control Number:

    339052900