4 No Experience Officer Staff Compliance Job Vacancies – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Job Title:    Officer Staff Compliance (4 No Experience Entry Level Job Vacancies)

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 Staff Compliance  will execute investigations through obtaining, maintaining and communicating evidence obtained through reports to facilitate further management of cases to enhance compliance in the organization

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Execute an investigation and provide recommendations to the line manager on how to manage the case(s) under investigation

  • Obtain and study an investigation case memo to extract a brief and develop an Investigation Plan to guide the discussion with the line supervisor
  • Solicit instruction on how to proceed with the case under investigation and develop an investigation plan and budget
  • Discuss and review the investigation plan with the supervisor and make amendments as advised/ recommended
  • Identifying persons to interview to gather evidence, and record statements.
  • Develop a summary investigations report and submit to the line manager for review, making amendments in line with comments/ corrections and improvements

Maintain and avail sufficient evidence to courts of law to facilitate successful prosecution of cases before court

  • Gather, analyze credible evidence and mobilize exhibits and witnesses to support the case before court
  • Secure search and arrest warrants from court to facilitate operations
  • Submit the exhibits to experts such as hand writing experts for analysis, comparison and follow up feedback
  • Follow up and report on the cases in court and their related judgments and make recommendations to management for further action
  • Reconcile and update the case records maintained

Open files and prepare briefs on all the reported/initiated cases to maintain a synchronized record of the cases in progress.

  • Open the case files in line with instructions from the supervisor
  • Analyze the facts of the reported cases and sort the document/facts of the given case, consult on the facts of the reported cases for further clarity while documenting every step in the process
  • File documents, index and reference the files in line with filing standards.
  • Prepare briefs on the cases reported or initiated and seek approvals for closure or feedback for further action

Organize for stakeholder engagements with internal and external stakeholders to enhance working relationships

  • Initiate communication with stakeholders to invite them for the scheduled engagements and confirm attendance of the participants invited
  • Prepare the logistics for the engagement such as booking the venue and sourcing
  • Document minutes of the engagement and identify action points for all participants involved and file them

 



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer Staff Compliance job opportunity must hold an Honors’ Bachelor’s degree in Law, Social Sciences, Commerce, Business Administration or any other business related from a recognized University
  • Knowledge of the URA Investigation Manual
  • Understanding of Tax Laws, Leadership Codes, Police Act, the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and Labour Laws.)
  • Good report writing and communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of computing applications for research and reporting
  • Good investigation and networking skills
  • Well-developed conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good Presentation and negotiation capability
  • Strong respect for Human Rights
  • An impeccable record of integrity

 

Desirable Requirements

  • Special training in investigations and law enforcement
  • Experience in any of the following areas; Compliance Management/Law Enforcement, research, investigations, use of statistical data analysis techniques, familiarity with court and prosecution processes

 

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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