WHAT IS THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT)DIVISION?
A description of the business units can be found at:
Vacancies may be filled anywhere within the IT Organization.
The following are the duties of this position at the full working level.
Reviews, analyzes, and interprets legislation, appropriation language, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directives; Treasury Department, Budget Guidance Manuals; and other agency guidelines pertaining to the IRS programs appropriation where effect of congressional budget actions may impact on the appropriation.
Develops, maintains, and updates internal management documents such as the Financial Operating Guidelines (FOG), Reimbursable Operating Guidelines (ROG), Financial Management Codes Handbook, standard operating procedures, and information systems training manuals and course materials.
Formulates, coordinates, monitors, evaluates, and reconciles major operating program budgets, e.g., allocates support resources to the operating offices, prepares staffing and other resource reports, and conducts cost and spending studies. Advises and assists the CFO, Deputy CFO, senior managers, executives, and managers within the Office of the Chief Financial Officer on all financial planning matters affecting the organization.
Reviews, analyzes, and interprets legislation, appropriation language, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directives; Treasury Department, Budget Guidance Manuals; and other agency guidelines pertaining to the IRS programs appropriation where effect of Congressional budget actions may impact on the appropriation. Develops proposed policy and procedural guidance to the field for use in budget development. Analyzes estimates to identify imbalance among program areas, to determine adequacy of costing procedures, and to reconcile estimates with current levels of expenditures and anticipated changes in program or staffing levels.
Participates in the initiative development process by collaborating with planning and performance staff and assigned business unit(s) in developing guidance and for reviewing budget initiative submissions.
Independently reviews business unit budget submissions, ensuring accuracy of numerical and narrative information. Compiles narrative and statistical material and prepares technical, narrative, and graphic representation of information for use by key program managers scheduled to appear before Congress and for formal presentation of the IRS programs budget to Treasury and OMB officials. Maintains appropriation controls reflecting current status of budget request throughout the review cycle. Directs the development and submission of the final IRS programs budget request.
Directs the preparation and maintenance of backup data, opening statements, and overall statement for use by the appropriation director in Congressional hearings relative to the IRS appropriation. Participates in the defense of the budget before Congress through review of testimony, preparation of inserts for the record, and development and distribution of fact sheets and data supporting the budget submission.
Provides budget information and data for the program year as it enters the execution year for enclosure in the Service funding guidance letters to business units. Advises and assists the CFO, Deputy CFO, Associate CFO for Corporate Budget, senior managers, and managers within the office on all financial planning and execution matters affecting the Service.
Conditions of Employment
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and 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))
- Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or 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.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
GS-13 LEVEL: To be minimally qualified for this position, you must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal government. Specialized experience is experience that is related to the work of this position and has provided you with the competencies required for successful job performance. To be qualifying your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of budget concepts, process, financial coding structure and the interrelationships among appropriations; Ability to interpret the budgetary aspects of laws, regulations, policies and procedures, and provide guidance; Ability to interpret and apply budget instructions, administrative memoranda, and regulatory guidelines from a procedural, technical standpoint; Proven ability to analyze and relate financial data to work plans, business plans, Strategic Plans, and organizational accomplishments and the ability to communicate orally and in writing and make presentations clearly and persuasively. In addition, at this level your experience should include: Ability to manage time, balance priorities, and work effectively under pressure of tight timeframes and changing conditions; Advanced skills in using computer applications for word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, and communications programs; and Knowledge of analytical and problem-solving techniques and extensive knowledge of automated financial systems.
For more information on qualifications please refer to .
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 .
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.
- Subject to a 1-year probationary period (unless already completed).
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- Tour of Duty: Monday-Friday: Day Shift
- Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
- Relocation expenses - No
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
- May be eligible for telework based on IRS policy. If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19. Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. 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 management.
Please consider each location carefully when applying. If you are selected for a position at one of your location selections, that location will become your official post of duty.
If the position(s) are no longer needed prior to the closing date, this announcement may be closed early.
This is an open continuous announcement which will be used to fill vacancies in the locations listed as they become available for the next 12 months contingent upon funding and space requirements. Applicants must apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of the following cutoff dates to be considered: Cutoff date(s):
This announcement may be amended to include additional cut-off dates within the
month period if needed, not later than 5 days prior to the additional cut-off date(s). Eligible applicants in the highest category who apply by the initial cut-off date will be considered first.
If additional vacancies exist
, applicants who applied after the initial cutoff date who place in the highest category will be considered next. Selections from this announcement may be made no later than (NLT)
A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. .
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, your application will be determined incomplete, and you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
- Online Application - Questionnaire
- Education - See Education Section above
- Registration/License (if applicable) - active, current registration/license
- High School Diploma (or equivalent) - If you are 16 or 17 years of age, you MUST submit documentation of graduation from high school (or equivalent); OR completion of a formal vocational training program; OR statement from school authorities agreeing with your decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your education.
How to Apply
The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 11/27/2023 and/or cut-off dates in this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on 11/27/2023.
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link:
- To begin the application process, click the "Apply Online" button.
- You will be re-directed to USA STAFFING to complete your application process; answer the online questions and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, import documents from USAJOBS to the appropriate document types. If the document you need was not imported from USAJOBS, you may upload it directly into this application. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN).
- To complete, you must click the "Submit Application" button prior to 11:59 PM (ET) on 11/27/2023.
To update your application, including supporting documentation, at any time during the announcement open period, return to your USAJOBS account (). There you will find a record of your application, the application status, and an option to Update Application. This option will no longer be available once the announcement has closed.
To verify the status of your application both during and after the announcement open period, log into your USAJOBS account: . All of your applications will appear on the
page. The application record in your USAJOBS account provides an
Additional Application Information
page that provides information regarding the documentation you submitted and any correspondence we have sent related to this application. The
will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each
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Agency contact information
IRS Philadelphia External
IT - Information Technology
1111 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20224
Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion; please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at . We provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis; contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.
Once your application package and online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email. You are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you. You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on "more information." Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. If your email mailbox is full or blocked (SPAM) you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
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