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Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Debt Collection Officer job opportunity in Uganda Revenue Authority

Job title: Debt Collection Officer (4 Vacancies)

Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 3 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: August 17, 2013 - 5pm

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The job holder will receive and register incoming case files from stations and reconcile tax positions where necessary.
He / She will prepare debt recovery instruments
Participate in enforcement against tax defaulters
Coordinate and oversee enforcement activities with Auctioneers
Monitor the debt Portfolio
Follow up on bounced cheques
The Debt Collection Officer will also bank cheques for MOU’s on their due dates
Monitor tax payer’s compliance with MOU’s.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The job holder should possess an Honors degree in Commerce, Accounting, Economics, Finance, law and related studies.
Professional finance qualifications like ACCA/CPA.
A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in handling tax administration matters.
All Candidates with Law degrees must have a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and be Enrolled as Advocates
Additional training in Tax and Revenue Administration
Experience and exposure to tax assessment, tax computations, reconciliations of tax positions and tax audits leading into enforcement and collection of tax debts
Risk analysis and profiling; with strong problem solving abilities
Thorough understanding and/or exposure to various tax and other laws, policy, regulations, protocols
Strong knowledge and experience in administration of tax enforcement instruments
Personal Competencies:
High proficiency in the use of computer applications for report writing and research
Excellent command of the English language - both spoken and written
Good team playing ethics
A high level of integrity and professionalism
Confidence and assertiveness
Mature and independent mindset and orientation to delivering results
Decision making abilities
Ability to manage contradicting interests
Analytical and problem solving skills
Exhibit strong negotiation capabilities

Contact/How to apply:
All those interested in working with Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) should please visit the website http://ura.go.ug -> Careers -> Careers Experiential Hiring
For you to apply, start by creating an account using a valid e-mail address. Please note that communication from us will be sent through that e-mail
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Applicants can be allowed to apply up to a maximum of two jobs and these should be clearly indicated at the point of filling your application. Applicants can only submit an application form once.
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