Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
$98,856.00 to $164,788.00
Open & closing dates
$98,856 to $164,788 per year
Pay scale & grade
Full-Time - Competitive Service,
Permanent - Permanent, Full-Time
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
This position is located in the FDIC's Division of Resolutions and Receiverships, Business Operations Support Branch in Dallas, TX, and provides support in the areas of planning and organizing technical and administrative duties related to the tax function.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.
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Interacts with State and Federal agencies by representing failed bank receiverships in all technical tax issues. This includes performing required research to substantiate FDIC's tax position.
Ensures compliance with tax policies and procedures.
Ensures that tax subject files are updated, maintained and reviewed for accuracy.
Responsible for the review of closed institution transactions to determine applicable tax ramifications.
Ensures that all filing requirements for the failed institution are met in a timely manner. This includes reviewing the prior tax returns, analyzing the tax ramifications of all items on the returns, and properly addressing each issue.
50% or less - This position requires overnight travel.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
All United States Citizens.
(Applicants with status or those eligible under special hiring authorities, should apply under FDIC merit promotion vacancy announcement number 2018-DAL-B0010. However, if you desire consideration also under this public non-status announcement, you must apply to both. Status applicants are current permanent Federal employees in the competitive service and former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility.)
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
Job family (Series)
Accountants And Auditors
Conditions of Employment
Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.
Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.
Registration with the Selective Service.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.
Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here
In addition to the minimum qualification requirements, Accountant positions must meet the below positive education requirements:
A. Degree: accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. (The term accounting means accounting and/or auditing in this standard. Similarly, accountant should be interpreted, generally, as accountant and/or auditor.)
B. Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following:
Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;
A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.
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2. Qualification Requirement:
Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the CG-12 level or above in the Federal service as described below:
Specialized experience is experience in preparation of tax returns, employment taxes, and net operating losses for receiverships. Experience must demonstrate administration, operation, and maintenance of tax accounting programs in compliance with Federal and State tax codes and regulations.
There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.
Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 80 well qualified for this position. For more information, click here
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If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification.
Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.
If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below.
Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
Ability to represent the FDIC in dealings with State and Federal tax.
Knowledge of Federal and State income taxes, particularly that regarding information requirements, employment taxes, net operating loss, consolidated returns, liquidation activities, penalties, arbitration, and change in accounting methods.
Knowledge of automated accounting systems, tax software or related financial systems.
Ability to analyze financial data in light of its related tax ramifications.
Ability to research in-depth Federal and State tax issues and present the information in a format conducive to the user.
Ability to coordinate various ongoing activities so that all reporting requirements are met in a timely manner.
You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.
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Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference, click here
. (Note: Veterans must submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents.)
INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility. For more information, click here
EDUCATION DOCUMENTS: To meet the Positive Education Requirement (PER) a transcript MUST BE PROVIDED. Submit a copy of your college transcript (an unofficial transcript is acceptable). Education must be from accredited institutions. For a listing of accredited educational institutions, click here
. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the PER, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program. For more information, click here
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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. Learn more about federal benefits
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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.
How to Apply
How to Apply
To begin, click the Apply button and follow the prompts. If you haven't already, register and establish a USAJOBS account. After you register online, click the Apply button to complete the online assessment questionnaire, and submit all required documents. Please be sure to click Submit Application to complete the application process.
You must apply online. Applicants requesting an exception from the online process must contact the Human Resources Specialist or contact point listed in this announcement prior to 12:00 noon local time on the closing date.
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You have until 11:59 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement to complete the application process.
Please ensure you have completed the application process by verifying the status of your application on-line to reflect: Received. Failure to complete the application process will result in an incomplete application and you will not be considered for the position.
Agency contact information
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
FDIC Human Resources Branch
1601 Bryan Street
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A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Website : http://www.fdic.gov
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency created by the Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system by: insuring deposits; examining and supervising financial institutions for safety and soundness and consumer protection; making large and complex financial institutions resolvable; and managing receiverships. Vision The FDIC is a recognized leader in promoting sound public policies, addressing risks in the nation's financial system, and carrying out its insurance, supervisory, consumer protection, resolution planning, and receivership management responsibilities.