2 Fresher Officer Financial Investigations Job Opportunities – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Organisation: Uganda
Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About URA:
The Uganda Revenue
Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991
and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and
collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to
such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all
the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization
(URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were
responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.
Job Summary:   The Officer Financial Investigations will
mainly implement assigned investigation cases and gather admissible evidence to
aid in the prosecution of tax offenders
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Develop the
Investigation Planning Memorandum to guide in the investigation of suspected
tax fraud
  • Study Intelligence report from intelligence to understand the
    background of the case
  • Carry out further intelligence into the target profile in order to
    get additional information where the information obtained is inadequate.
  • Review internally available information on the case being handled to
    confirm risks identified by the intelligence unit
  • Identify the critical activities to be performed during
  • Prepare IPM and submit to the immediate supervisor for review
Collect and analyze
data in order to compile admissible evidence in the prosecution of tax
  • Carry out surveillance to locate tax payer business and personal
    premises and associates
  • Prepare a Preliminary Investigation Report to provide recommendation
    on the way forward of the case for review
  • Engage the client to provide specific information required to
    further the case as directed by the division head.
  • Prepare seizure documents for review by the line manager where
    information is to be obtained through seizure exercise.
  • Carry out the seizure exercise and prepare the post seizure report
  • Prepare minutes of the proceedings during engagements with the
  • Compile data collected from the client, 3rd parties and internal
    sources to identify inconsistencies and variances.
Prepare reports to
communicate findings from investigations conducted and facilitate further decision
making on cases
  • Prepare a Preliminary-Investigation report with findings and
    recommendations from the analysis and submit to the line manager for
  • Prepare the final investigation report after the reconciliation
    meeting with the client for review and approval
  • Prepare the Prosecution report with decision on recommendation by
    the Prosecution Management Committee
  • Compile and index the Investigation and Prosecution files
  • Prepare Management letters to client and Domestic taxes department
    recommending collection of taxes outstanding for review
  • Prepare other communications to internal and external clients for
    review and further administration

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer
    Financial Investigations job opportunities should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in either; Business Commerce, Business Administration, Business Computing,
    Quantitative Economics, or Law
  • Certified in Fraud Examiner is desired
  • Basic training in Financial Crime Investigations is desired
  • One year of working experience in financial management in a
    reputable organization.
  • Knowledge of applicable national and regional Tax laws as well as
    other national legislations such as the Penal Code Act, Computer Misuse
    Act 2011 etc.
  • S/he should have the ability to analyze large volumes of data using
    applicable data analysis tools
  • The incumbent should possess good Investigative and Intelligence
  • S/he should have good Interpersonal skills
  • The incumbent should have good Communication skills
  • S/he should be able to work as part of a team
  • S/he should have good research and evidence gathering skills
  • S/he should be flexible and have ability to under pressure and
    deliver results
  • Good problem analysis and solving skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online at
the link below.
Deadline: 16th July 2019 at 11:59pm
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