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Positions under this announcement are being filled using a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) and Recruitment Incentive is authorized for eligible, highly-qualified applicants. For information on the Incentive please reference the Additional Information section of this announcement.
- Develops text material for training manuals, position papers on complex actuarial policy issues, technical portions of regulations, and rebuttals to taxpayers’ position issues that are unresolved.
- Analyzes unusually difficult and complex actuarial problems and issues involved in tax law, rulings, and court case decision in determinations of tax liability under the Internal Revenue Code in a number of areas of taxation, including valuation of complex life and property and casualty insurance reserves, considering the tax implications in acquisitions, reorganizations, and liquidations.
- Travels to various sites throughout a specified geographical area, and, as a member of the examination team, conducts specific and in-depth audit work in areas commensurate to his/her expertise, serves as a consultant to examiners concerning audit approaches, studies, and research techniques relating to actuarial methods used by the taxpayer, and provides service as an expert witness in tax litigation cases involving insurance issues.
- Represents the Service in conferences with taxpayers, their legal representatives, representatives of the insurance industry and actuarial consultants on proposed tax issues and procedures and problems of common interest, and proposes solutions to highly technical problems that arose in connection with issues that are not adequately covered by the laws, regulations and revenue rulings.
- Acts as a loss reserve specialist in the examination of life or property/casualty insurance companies.
You must have a Bachelor’s degree that included courses in actuarial science, mathematics, relevant statistics, business, finance, economics, insurance, or computer science totaling at least 24 semester hours. This course work must have included a minimum of 12 semester hours of mathematics that included differential and integral calculus and one or more courses in mathematics for which these calculus courses were prerequisites. A combination of education and experience that includes BOTH of the following requirements: (1) Technical work experience in actuarial support work or in mathematics, AND (2) Completion of a minimum of 24 semester hours of courses in actuarial science, mathematics, relevant statistics, business, finance, economics, insurance, or computer science at a four-year college or university. This course work must have included a minimum of 12 semester hours of mathematics that included differential and integral calculus and one or more courses in mathematics for which these calculus courses were prerequisites.
Company: Internal Revenue Service
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Raleigh, NC, US
Application Deadline: N/A