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Assistant Analyst for Tax Analysis
CBO

Job Code:
B26490
Location:
USA – Washington, DC
Job Category: Economics
Division Name: Tax Analysis

Description –

CBO’s Tax Analysis Division is seeking an Assistant Analyst. The division’s responsibilities include producing CBO’s 10-year “baseline” revenue estimates, analyzing tax data, developing economic and statistical forecasting models, responding to Congressional requests, estimating the revenue effects of some legislation, preparing Congressional testimony, and writing research reports about tax policy.  
The analyst will be directly responsible for developing baseline estimates of certain revenue sources, for estimating the revenue effects of selected legislative proposals, for tracking revenue bills through the legislative process, for maintaining CBO’s federal revenue databases, and for providing support to other members of the division. The analyst will also have extensive interactions with others in various legislative and executive branch agencies. Assistant Analysts typically pursue professional or graduate degrees in fields such as economics, public policy, and law following their two-to-three-year appointments at CBO.

Qualifications
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in economics or a related field with significant quantitative coursework. Furthermore, they must have:
•    Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
•    Outstanding quantitative skills, including facility with Microsoft Excel and other statistical software packages;
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
•    The ability to work well with senior staff, work independently, and meet deadlines;
•    An interest in the Congressional budget process; and  
•    The initiative to gather suitable data to address tax policy questions.

This position is only for candidates who have or are obtaining a bachelor’s degree; it is not for those who have or are obtaining a master’s degree.

Salary and Benefits
The salary range is $40,000 to $44,000, and the salary will be commensurate with related experience. CBO offers excellent benefits and a collegial, respectful work environment.

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, brief writing sample, unofficial copy of transcripts, and contact information for three references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Although there is no deadline, this position may be closed when CBO has received a sufficient number of applications from qualified candidates.

This position is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act, as made applicable by the Congressional Accountability Act, as amended. The following categories of people may be eligible for preference in the hiring process: veterans who have separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after serving on active duty in the armed forces during a war, in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized, or during particular defined periods; disabled veterans; and the mother, spouse, or unmarried widow or widower of certain veterans.

To claim this preference, an applicant must identify himself or herself as eligible for veterans' preference in the Self-Identification for Veterans' Preference section of the application and must complete and submit CBO's Veterans' Preference Eligibility Form together with the supporting documentation specified on that form to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (or by fax to 202-225-7539) within two weeks of applying or no later than the deadline specified for positions with deadlines. Applicants may obtain a copy of CBO's Veterans' Preference in Appointments policy by submitting a written request to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Contact
Angela Smart or Nancy Fahey, Washington, DC, 202-226-2628,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

EOE M/F/V/D

To Apply

Apply online
here https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CONGRESSIONALBUDGET&cws=1&rid=330
Visit us here https://www.cbo.gov/about/careers/jobs

Posted on 01 March 2017
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