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Irs Internal Recent Graduate Program internal Revenue Agent

Company name

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 19,2019

Valid Through

Nov 01,2019

Posted on

Mar 23,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 33394 to 74444 Annually

Location

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - General
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Irs Internal Recent Graduate Program Internal Revenue Agent - GS 05 - 09
The candidate will analyze applications and issues determination letters on difficult pension, profit-sharing and stock bonus plans under applicable Internal Revenue Code provisions. Audit returns filed in connection with the above plans. Reviews operating mechanics. Examine accounting practices and bookkeeping systems of pension and profit sharing plans and related operations of the trust. Examine and interpret the provisions of plans and documents accompanying applications. Analyzes information in exhibits and applies technical tests to determine if applicable statutory and other requirements are met. Analyze amendments to existing plans and examines curtailments and terminations of a plan to determine if their qualification or exempt status is adversely affected. Intensive knowledge of the pension and profit-sharing area of tax law, precedents, rulings and court decisions in order to substantiate deductions for contributions made under deferred compensation plans and to examine the bookkeeping of the plans and related operations of the trust. Provide accurate technical expertise to serve internal and external customers with professional and helpful service. Discuss case issues with plan or organization representatives to arrive at the proper determination of facts and application of pertinent provisions of the law. Confer with customers to determine whether the plan or organization satisfies all the requirements for qualification or exemption. Contact third parties to obtain or verify information. Initiate action to establish, increase or decrease tax liability. Knowledge of writing clear, concise, and comprehensive reports of examination. May serve as acting group manager, On-the-Job Instructor (OJI) or mentor. Perform other duties as assigned. Review applications for exempt status and determines eligibility for initial or continuing exemption. Independently conduct examination of large exempt organizations and related business entities and makes determinations on initial and continuing exempt status of these organizations. Adapt standard audit and investigative procedures, relying on precedents as necessary. Review exempt organizations financial and other operating data as well as related records of business operations. Perform research and analysis to establish proper interpretation and application of tax regulations in cases which are similar but not identical with well precedented cases. Provide accurate technical expertise to serve internal and external customers with professional and helpful service. Discuss case issues with plan or organization representatives to arrive at the proper determination of facts and application of pertinent provisions of the law. Confer with customers to determine whether the plan or organization satisfies all the requirements for qualification or exemption. Contact third parties to obtain or verify information. Initiate action to establish, increase or decrease tax liability.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate Should have following qualifications: GS-05: Must have Bachelor's or higher degree in accounting from an accredited college or university that included at least 30 semester hours (45 quarter 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; OR A combination of experience and education at an accredited college or university equivalent to a four year degree that included courses equivalent to a major in accounting, i.e. at least 30 semester hours in accounting or 24 semester hours in accounting and 6 semester hours in related subjects as described above; OR A Certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) obtained through written examination in a State, territory or the District of Columbia; OR Are currently serving as an Internal Revenue Agent GS-0512 and have been in this position for at least one year or was previously an Internal Revenue Agent GS-0512 and held the position for at least one year. GS-07 LEVEL: Must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Knowledge of and skill in applying the principle of accounting, auditing, tax, financial, legal or other work that required knowledge of and skill in applying the principles, concepts and methodology of professional accounting and related fields and skill in communicating and dealing effectively with others; OR One year of graduate education at an accredited college or university in accounting or related field of business, finance, law, economics, management, statistical/quantitative methods or computer science. OR Superior Academic Achievement may be met by having a Bachelor's degree, in a related field, with one of the following: A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all completed undergraduate courses or those completed in the last 2 years of study, or a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all courses in the major field of study or those courses in the major completed in the last 2 years of study, or rank in the upper one third of the class in the college, university, or major subdivision, or membership in a national honor society recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies. GS-09: Must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Knowledge of and skill in applying the principle of accounting, auditing, tax, financial, legal or other work that required knowledge of and skill in applying the principles, concepts and methodology of professional accounting and related fields and skill in communicating and dealing effectively with others; OR Two years of graduate level education leading to a master's degree or master's (or equivalent) degree in accounting or related field of business, finance, law, economics, management, statistical/quantitative methods or computer science. For Grades 5 through 9: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education.

Additional info

Announcement number 19CS2-TEB0201-0512-5-9-SR. Control number 525339700.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
5333 Getwell Rd Stop 9417
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 866-743-5748

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