Bankruptcy Specialist

Department Of The Treasury Greensboro , NC 27395

Posted 6 months ago

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WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS SELF EMPLOYED DIVISION? The Small Business/Self-Employed (SB/SE) Division provides examinations and taxpayer education services for about 7 million small businesses and upwards of 33 million self-employed and supplemental income taxpayers.

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WHAT DOES A BANKRUPTCY SPECIALIST DO? As a Bankruptcy Specialist you will be responsible for advising, initiating, and reviewing the full range of collection actions relative to the most complicated and sophisticated proceedings covered by the Bankruptcy Code. You will serve as an inter and intra agency liaison, program coordinator and technical expert.

As a Bankruptcy Specialist you will:

  • Examine legal documents to resolve highly complex issues and determine courses of action.

  • Inspect complex corporate structures to determine the stability of business operations and feasibility of proposed plans.

  • Negotiate adequate protection, cash collateral agreements, and settlement options to protect the government's interest.

  • Advise and coordinate with Service employees regarding the full range of collection actions relative to highly specialized, technical, and complex aspects of insolvency cases to expedite the payment of taxes and secure delinquent returns.

  • Research complex case issues, to apply the law.

  • Provide written and oral responses, court appearances and expert testimony.

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Travel Required
25% or less - 1-5 nights per month

Supervisory status


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    1101 General Business And Industry

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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National

  • CTAP eligible within the commuting area

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You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

GS-12 LEVEL:You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes comprehensive knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code, court decisions, orders and local rules which include the understanding of adequate protection agreements, settlement procedures and authorities that are required to protect the government's interest; comprehensive knowledge of a complete range of collection techniques and ability to apply these to highly technical and complex legal issues; comprehensive knowledge, of a wide range of business laws and practices, judicial processes and rules of evidence and the relationship between Federal and state laws. In addition you must possess extensive knowledge of analytical techniques and the ability to apply those techniques to extremely complex business and financial matters necessary to discover hidden assets, income, indications of fraud or determine tax liability. Your experience should include the ability to prepare written legal documents in the appropriate format and demonstrate effective negotiating skills to resolve highly complex cases and issues.

  • 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-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.


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Bankruptcy Specialist

Department Of The Treasury