Officer - Tax Dispute Resolution - Entry level

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • 04/15/2019
Full time Admin-Clerical

Job Description

Current Job Grade: Officer- TDR KRA 3

Department: Legal Services & Board Coordination - Tax Dispute Resolution Division

Supervisees -

Job Summary

Responsible for conducting pre-evaluation of all objections, preparing reports and information packs for the Independent Review Teams.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collect and collate data on Tax and/or Custom Disputes
  • Maintain database/ record keeping of all Tax and/or Custom Disputes;
  • Prepare minutes’/progress reports of deliberations during Independent Review meetings;
  • Conducting research on tax and/or customs objections cases
  • Assist in the administration, monitoring and compliance function of the division;

Minimum Requirements

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in BCom, Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Law or related disciplines from a recognised university
  • Professional qualification in a relevant field LSK,CPA(K),CPS,CIBA,CFE will be an added advantage

Related Job Experience

  • Must have served as an officer or its equivalent grades for at least one (1) year;
  • Must be knowledgeable and have experience in tax and/or customs administration
  • Exposure to tax and/or customs disputes management and resolution

Competencies Required

  • Demonstrated professional ability and strong organizational ability;
  • Good analytical skills, and ability to make evaluative judgements;
  • Ability to function independently and on own initiative;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Good team player of high integrity;
  • Proficiency in Basic Computer packages.

Note:

  1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. All applications should be submitted online by 5.00 pm on 10th April, 2019.
  4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  5. KRA does not charge any application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

Application Guidelines

Registration:

  1. Go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
  2. After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

Log on:

  1. After registration go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login
  2. Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in to access your account.
  3. After successful login, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.

Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):

  1. On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
  2. Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
  3. Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
  4. The process will end by clicking the tab ‘Overview and Release’.
  5. Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.

Application process:

  1. To view the open job postings click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
  2. Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
  3. Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
  4. To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
  5. Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
  6. Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
  7. To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.