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Kansas Employer Senior Economist - Direct Hire (12 Month Register) Amended in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12925052

Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:\ Large Business and International Director Treaty and Trans Pric Ops\ \ The 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.

  • Serves as an authoritative technical advisor within TTPO, contributing technical information regarding economic analysis, informed interpretation of observed economic phenomena, and evaluations of economic movements.
  • Responsible for seeing that policy makers and agents are provided with accurate, meaningful, and properly evaluated and understood economic information.
  • Assumes full technical responsibility for the effective use of resources and for the interpretation and application of findings.
  • Tasks include determination of methodology and preparation of procedures and materials needed for assuring the adequacy of the study\'s design. Develops and presents support for research plans and findings.
  • Reviews economic, statistical and subject matter literature for data relevant to the assigned economic issue.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS All GRADES:Degree: economics, that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.\ \ IOR BASIC REQUIREMENTS:You must have a Bachelor\'s or higher degree in economics from an accredited college or university, that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus OR A combination of education and experience. The education must include courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.\ \ AND\ \ SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Application of methods and techniques utilizing economic factors related to transfer pricing and transfers of tangible and intangible property, high value services, risk allocation and transfer pricing of foreign controlled corporations; and Development and analysis of transfer pricing factual information to recognize and evaluate significant and critical factors, solve complex problems, conduct comparability analyses, draw rational economic conclusions, prepare comprehensive reports; and an In-depth knowledge of the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code Sec. 482 sufficient to interpret data secured from tax returns and to understand sections applicable to assigned cases; and Expertise in written and oral communications to explain and defend transfer pricing related research findings, hold conferences with taxpayers and their representatives and maintain professional relationship and serves where necessary as a qualified witness for the government in litigation cases.

Conditions of Employment

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 periodto 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 anagement.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S;UnexpiredU.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))

Undergo a review of prior performance/conduct and an income tax verification. Refer to \"Get Your Tax Record\" athttp://www.irs.gov/{target="blank" rel="noopener"}(https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript{target="blank" rel="noopener"}) to check the status of your account, balance owed, payment history, make a payment, or review answers to tax questions. If you are not in compliance, you will be determined unsuitable for employment with IRS.

Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).

Complete aDeclaration for Federal Employment{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.

Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two