Several Fresher URA Officer Debt Collection – Cheques Jobs – Uganda Revenue Authority

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 Debt Collection- Cheques will
mainly manage both post-dated and dishonored cheques to ensure timely banking
and recovery of all outstanding taxes
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Maintain safe
custody and up to date register of post-dated cheques to ensure safety and
security of the cheques
  • Capture details of all the cheques received in the cheque management
  • Cross check cheque details to ensure they conform to the
    requirements stipulated in the authority letter
  • Analyze the cheques for completeness and record in the register of
    post-dated cheques.
  • Categorize and file cheques according to their due dates and Keep
    the cheques under key and lock with restricted access to enhance safety
    and security
Bank all post-dated
cheques on their due dates to facilitate recovery of unpaid taxes
  • Retrieve cheques and prepare payment registration notices (PRNs) in the
    eTax system.
  • Liaise with MOU officers to confirm whether tax payer accounts are
    valid and operational
  • Follow up with the tax payers and issue reminders of the due dates
    of the cheques to ensure full recovery of outstanding taxes.
  • Bank the post-dated cheques on their due dates in their respective
    banks and record details in daily banking register
  • Monitor payment of cheques banked to confirm if cheques have cleared
    or dishonoured.
  • Prepare the daily banking report and submit to the line supervisor
    for review.
Manage dishonoured
cheques to ensure full recovery of all outstanding taxes.
  • Pick up all dishonored cheques from banks and register them in the
    bounced cheques register.
  • Engage with the banks to establish the reasons for dishonoring the
    cheques and follow up with the tax payers.
  • Write demand notes to tax payers instructing them to pay outstanding
    tax immediately and follow up on enforcement.
  • Analyze dishonored cheques from stations and ensure they conform to
    appropriate standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer Debt
    Collection- Cheques job opportunities should hold Bachelor’s degrees in
    either Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics or a
    related field
  • Specialized training in Tax Administration
  • Training in Debt Collection and Credit control
  • A minimum of two years of working experience in debt recovery in a
    reputable organization
  • Knowledge of Debt Collection Manual, Accounting Manual, Instalment
    payment policy and Banking systems
  • Knowledge of Tax laws
  • The incumbent must have good negotiation skills and close attention
    to debt management
  • The incumbent must have strong Communication skills- both written
    and oral
  • S/he must have good interpersonal skills
  • S/he must have an impeccable record of integrity
  • S/he should be resilience with the ability to travel frequently and
    flexibility with ability to prioritize tasks
  • The incumbent must possess good analytical skills with close
    attention to detail.
  • S/he must have good reporting skills with proven sense to
  • S/he should be able to work in teams
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online at
the link below.
Deadline: 17th December 2019 at 11:59pm
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