Sr. Internal Revenue Agent, LB&I
IRS Large Business and International Division Grade 13 Internal Revenue Agent
Looking for a second career that offers everything you need to have a great lifestyle? The Large Business and International Division (LB&I) Revenue Agent is a professional accountant who examines and audits individual, business and corporate tax returns to determine correct federal tax liabilities and ensures compliance with technical requirements imposed by the Internal Revenue Code.
As an LB&I Internal Revenue Agent you will be responsible for administering the tax examinations of the largest corporations in America. You may work on teams or individually, coordinating examinations of multinational and national corporations, and other complex entities. You will be supported by a variety of specialists to assist in addressing numerous complex tax issues as you deal with corporations on the most complex issues. These often include tax shelters, mergers and acquisitions, global operations, transfer pricing and others. You will work closely with your customers, often dealing with the senior levels of corporate tax departments and/or their representatives. You will be challenged every day, both in your research, development of issues and in communications with taxpayers.
In addition to serving the American public and helping to fund its economy, working at IRS will give you the job security you’re looking for, a defined 40-hour work week and the ability to step into roles that let you make an immediate impact. What’s more, you’ll receive extensive benefits, including comprehensive healthcare, a retirement fund, flexible spending accounts, and continuing education assistance that can help keep you moving forward in your career.
The IRS Large Business and International Division has a number of important specialists within the tax examination programs, including:
Financial Products and Transactions Examiners (FPTE) provide financial product/activity and tax implication expertise to the corporate tax program, often dealing with the largest corporations in America. As an FPTE, you will examine, research and assess corporate tax returns to determine an appropriate amount of tax as it relates to financial transactions and activities. You will interact with corporate taxpayers, their representatives and other agents regarding many of the most complex financial activities and the resulting tax issues. These include domestic and international financial products, trading activities, global marketplaces, structured transactions and others.
International Examiners (IE) provide international tax expertise to the corporate tax program, often dealing with the largest corporations in America. They also work with other parts of the IRS to provide examination support. As an IE, you will be responsible for examining, researching and assessing corporate tax returns to determine the appropriate amount of tax as it relates to international transactions. You will interact with corporate taxpayers regarding many of the most complex tax issues, including overseas operations, tax shelters, transfer pricing, foreign tax treaties and other issues.
Employment Tax Specialists (ETS) conduct examinations of employment tax returns filed by large and complex business firms. The businesses generally have extensive operations and contain several operating subdivisions. The examinations require special ability in accounting and auditing, as well as a highly-advanced knowledge of tax law and industry practices. As an ETS, you will conduct independent examinations and serve as the employment tax expert on an audit team in the examination of a controlled large case. You will interact with corporate taxpayers, their representatives and other agents regarding many of the most complex wage issues.
Computer Audit Specialists (CAS) analyze complex computerized accounting systems, recommending the most effective method for providing audit data. Recognized experts in applying statistical sampling techniques, these professionals also provide computer analyses of large volumes of data, independently designing applications and continually searching for creative and innovative ways to use computer-assisted audit techniques.
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