URA Internship Program (Several No Experience Jobs) – Uganda Revenue Authority

Organisation: Uganda
Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
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:  Uganda Revenue Authority runs an and students
should be pursuing the courses in the Qualifications sections below.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Internship platform should be students in
    these areas;
  • Accounting and Finance: Accounting is commonly utilized in the collection and support
    departments of URA. This is a profession that deals with analyzing,
    measurement, disclosure, and provision of financial information that helps
    the tax authority in the assessment of taxes and allocation of resources
    within the Authority. This may take study programs like Accounting and
    Finance and any other business program with specialities in accounting and
    finance.



  • Auditing: This is
    a systematic and independent examination of the books of accounts and
    other statutory documents to ascertain how far they are a true reflection
    of the concern. Auditing is actually a branch of accounting.
  • Service Management
    is a domestic taxes function whose mandate is to provide quick solutions
    and relevant tax information to walk with clients especially about their
    tax obligations and procedures. This may require all business-related
    programs as well as people related courses like social work and Social
    Administration, Psychology, and economics.
  • Human Resource:
    This is concerned with talent management within the Authority. Its mandate
    is to ensure that the Authority attracts, selects, deploys, develops,
    engages and motivates a highly talented workforce to enable the Authority
    to meet her strategic objectives through quality people.
  • Administration and Secretarial support: This cuts across the business areas to
    support the business leaders to smoothly execute their mandate. They are
    usually the front desk managers of the different offices and stations.
    Consideration is given to administrative and secretarial science,
    Information management and administration.
  • Statisticians: The
    mandate of the Authority requires a high utilization of data in all
    business sectors of the economy for planning and decision making.
  • Economists: By the
    virtue of our mandate to collect revenue collection, it goes without
    saying that we advise the government on tax policies and any other matters
    of the same relationship. Taxation thrives on the economy and as such the
    productive forces that guide economic growth are very relevant the
    taxation especially in a bid to ensure that everybody pays his part of the
    tax obligation. Study programs like Economics, Quantitative Economics,
    Statistics, and Development Economics.
  • Information and Communications Technology: In a bid to serve the public better,
    the Authority has leveraged technology to refine our internal processes
    but at the same time provide quick and faster solutions to our clients
  • Tax Investigations:
    This business area covers a multiplicity of professions but its main
    mandate is to ensure that all persons that are obliged to pay taxes to pay
    what is due to them. They support the authority is providing information
    in relation to fraud with intent to avoid tax obligations. Study programs
    in Auditing, accounting are relevant to the business area.
  • Law: The authority
    runs an internal law firm with a team of experts in charge of litigation
    and prosecution but as well as in charge of policies and rulings. This
    gives an avenue to professional lawyers to do an internship in the
    business area.
  • Engineering: The
    Authority has an estates section in which a few Engineers both at the
    Degree and Diploma levels can seek to do their internship. Study programs
    like electrical, civil and construction engineering may be relevant to the
    business area.
  • Procurement: This
    business area is intended to ensure that the Authority obtain the goods
    and services required for all our operations within the relevant laws of
    the county. Procurement related disciplines are relevant to the business
    area.
  • Public Relations:
    This business area is intended to enhance the relationship between the
    Authority and all our stakeholders including the general public. This is
    the mouthpiece of the Authority. Mass communication and other public relations
    disciplines.
How to Apply:
All internship
applications going forward will be submitted online and no hand delivered
applications will be accepted.
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    choose careers and then Internship to follow through the application
    procedure.
  • Please ensure that you follow through the fields properly with the
    right information for successful completion of the process.
  • You will be required to create an account with URA before embarking
    on the application journey up to the level of submission.
  • Once you have submitted your application, no changes will be made
    and it is therefore advisable that you go through all the fields to ensure
    that they are properly filled before you submit.
  • An automatic e-mail will be generated to your email and will give
    further guidance on the way forward.
Deadline: 4th August 2019 at 11:59pm
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