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Investigative Analyst

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Department Of The Treasury Springfield , NJ 07081

Posted 2 months ago

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WHAT IS THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION? Criminal Investigation is the investigative and law enforcement arm of the IRS. The American system of voluntary tax compliance relies heavily on self-assessments of what tax is owed. When individuals or corporations deliberately don't comply with the tax laws, Criminal Investigation responds with financial investigations and potential criminal prosecutions to promote compliance and confidence in the fairness of the tax system.

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Responsibilities

WHAT DOES AN INVESTIGATIVE ANALYST (FIELD OFFICE/NCIU) DO? As an Investigative Analyst you will be responsible for performing a variety of duties relating to the research, collection, analysis, and identification of noncompliance with international and domestic tax laws, and support ongoing criminal investigations. You will be involved in gathering and collecting information from a variety of sources, reviewing this data to identify pertinent material which may require further examination or study, and applying that information to ongoing criminal investigations. You may be called upon to participate in field related investigative work such as witness interviews or low risk enforcement actions. In this role you may also conduct trend analyses and forecasts as needed by management for policy planning and resource allocation. You may also be called upon to provide guidance and/or training to lower grade analysts and other support personnel.

As an Investigative Analyst (Field Office/NCIU) you will:

  • Collect, develop, analyze, and disseminate information related to violations of tax, currency, and other Federal laws and regulations.

  • Analyze collected information, resolve conflicts in data and reconstruct missing information to support ongoing criminal investigations.

  • Review data from domestic/international information sources and prepare comprehensive written analyses/reports that typically relate to complex international multiple-defendant conspiracies and wide-ranging criminal enterprises.

  • Obtain information from various law enforcement, financial, and tax databases and compile data into written reports that assess case potential or corroborate allegations of possible criminal activity.

  • Participate in the preparation of strategic enforcement trend analyses and forecasts for policy planning and resource allocation.

  • Provide guidance and/or training to lower grade analysts and other support personnel in determining appropriate records research, manipulation of financial data, and preparation of final reports in order to promote consistency and proficiency in the support being rendered.

  • Provide guidance and support in determining appropriate records research, manipulation of financial data, and preparation of final reports.

  • Conduct trend analyses and forecasts as needed by management for policy planning and resource allocation.

If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

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.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Position may require occasional overnight travel for case related activities, court proceedings, meetings and training. Most months will involve zero to five nights of travel, however, training and case related travel could exceed five nights per month.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
11

  • Job family (Series)
    1805 Investigative Analysis

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

GS-07 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: a working knowledge and experience with sources and types of informational databases available to the law enforcement community; experience using fundamental analytical and research techniques sufficient to collect and evaluate relevant data and perform computations and analyses; experience using written communication techniques sufficient to clearly and concisely summarize data from various sources; and experience using graphs, charts, spreadsheets, and computer print outs to interpret data. OR

You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: 1 full academic year of graduate education in a related field of study. OR Superior Academic Achievement may be met by having a Bachelor's degree, 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 LEVEL: You 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: experience researching various informational databases to collect relevant data and other facts; experience investigating criminal violations and relevant legal and policy constraints; experience following disclosure requirements to ensure proper use of confidential information; experience using analytical and research techniques to identify and evaluate large amounts of data obtained from various sources and in preparing segments of reports; utilizing oral and written communication techniques to clearly and effectively communicate with individuals of all levels; experience in using graphs, charts, spreadsheets, and computer print outs to interpret data; and providing significant research, data, analysis and/or report(s) that caused an initiation of a criminal investigation case(s) and/or contributed to the development/completion of a criminal investigation case(s). OR

You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Master's or equivalent degree or 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a degree in a related field of study from an accredited college or university. OR LL.B or J.D., if related.

GS-11 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: experience researching various informational databases to collect relevant data and other facts and performing complex computations and analyses concerning data collected; experience investigating criminal violations and relevant legal and policy constraints; experience researching pertinent regulations and policy governing criminal investigation operations to relate investigative subject matter to intelligence needs; experience following disclosure requirements to ensure proper use of confidential information; experience using analytical, evaluative and research techniques to identify and evaluate large amounts of data obtained from various sources and preparing and disseminating finished reports; experience utilizing oral and written communication techniques to clearly and effectively communicate with individuals of all levels; experience in using graphs, charts, spreadsheets, and computer print outs to interpret data; and experience providing significant research, data, analysis and/or report(s) that caused an initiation of a criminal investigation case(s) and/or contributed to the development/completion of a criminal investigation case(s).. OR

You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field of study; OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a degree in a related field of study; OR LL.M., if related.

You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.

  • 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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Investigative Analyst

Expired Job

Department Of The Treasury