34 No Experience Fresh Graduate Officer Financial Investigations Job Placements – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Job Title:    Officer Financial Investigations (34 No Experience Fresh Graduate Job Placements)

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: The Officer Financial Investigations will implement assigned roles in the investigation of 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 investigation.
  • Prepare IPM and submit to the immediate supervisor for review

Collect and analyze data in order compute any evaded taxes and to identify possible admissible evidence in the prosecution of tax offenders.

  • Engage the clients 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 assigned activities in preparation for and during the seizure exercise and prepare the post seizure report
  • Prepare minutes of the proceedings during engagements with the clients
  • Compile and analyze data collected from the client, 3rd parties and internal sources to identify inconsistencies and variances.

Prepare reports on the allocated tasks to feed into the investigation reports that facilitate further decision making on cases Prepare a Preliminary-Investigation report with findings and recommendations from the analysis and submit to the line supervisor for review.

  • Prepare a Preliminary Investigation Report to provide recommendation on the way forward of the case under investigation
  • Prepare a final investigations report with client after the reconciliation meeting with the client for review and approval
  • Prepare and document evidence that may be required to defend the tax position in case of civil litigation
  • Coordinate with operational departments and monitor compliance actions undertaken on the investigated cases and report on any anomalies.
  • Draft periodic reports for the team in line with the set guidelines
  • Compile and index the Investigation files
  • Draft 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 applicant for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer Financial Investigations job opportunity must hold an honor’s bachelor’s degree in either; Business Commerce, Business Administration, Business Computing, Quantitative Economics, or Law
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and the URA policy.
  • Knowledge in finance and taxation
  • S/he should have the ability to analyze large volumes of data using applicable data analysis tools
  • S/he should possess good Investigative and Intelligence skills
  • S/he should have good Interpersonal skills
  • S/he 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
  • S/he should have Good problem analysis and solving skills
  • S/he should have a high level of integrity


Desirable Requirements

  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Post graduate diploma in any of the above qualifications
  • Experience in financial management in a reputable organization.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 15th May 2021


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