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  • Posted: Sep 17, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
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  • The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was established by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 469 of the laws of Kenya , which became effective on 1st July 1995 . The Authority is charged with the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the Government of Kenya. A Board of Directors, consisting of both public and private sector experts, makes policy decisio...
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    Supervisor – Independent Review of Objections

    Department:  Legal Services and Board Coordination

    Division:Tax Dispute Resolution Division

    Section: Independent Review of Objections 

    Purpose of the job

    • Review of Objections in line with the law, making recommendation for resolution of objections, maintaining communicating with the parties, preparing and updating program reports, offering desk training to officers and giving effect to objection Decisions

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Review  lodged objections for validity.
    • Collect information and documents from the taxpayer and the assessing department.
    • Review documents submitted to support the objection.
    • Mentor, support and desk- train newly recruited officers.
    • Participate in consultative meetings with the assessing department and the taxpayers.
    • Presentation of findings and recommendations to the Objections Review Committee.
    • Implement the recommendations of the Objections Review Committee.
    • Prepare instructions to litigation division for cases on appeal.
    • Participate in discussions for cases referred to the ADR.
    • Any other duties as allocated by the Manager.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Law or related disciplines from a recognised university.
    • Must have a tax training and exposure to all taxes administered by the Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Must be knowledgeable and have experience in tax and/or customs administration.
    • Exposure to tax and/or customs disputes management and resolution.
    • A good understanding of revenue statutes.
    • A Masters Degree, CPA or ACCA and other professional qualifications will be an added advantage.

    Minimum years of experience

    • 2 years’ experience/exposure in tax, customs or dispute resolution environment.  

    Competencies required for this role

    • Strong analytical and judgement skills
    • Good  decision making skills and capabilities
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.
    • Must be a person of integrity.
    • Computer literate.

    Note:

    1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
    2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    3. All applications should be submitted online by 30th September 2020.
    4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
    5. KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

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    Assistant Manager – Independent Review of Objections

    Department: Legal Services and Board Coordination

    Division: Tax Dispute Resolution Division

    Section: Independent Review of Objections

    Purpose of the job

    • Providing leadership and guidance to the Supervisors in the team in the Independent Review of Objections, carrying out research and offering technical support in the review of objections, managing performance in the team and active participation in the dispute resolution process.

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Preparation of the Team’ work plan and budgets.
    • Offering technical guidance on matters under dispute.
    • Coordinate and manage staff in the team and monitor their performance.
    • Engaging stakeholders during dispute resolution.
    • Review of policies and law and making recommendations for amendments/ improvements.
    • Supporting the Alternative Dispute Resolution function to ensure faster resolution of disputes.
    • Oversee the general administration and monitoring compliance of the Team.
    • Preparation of team reports and any ad hoc reports at the request of the manager
    • Any other duty as allocated by the Manager.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Law or related disciplines from a recognised university.
    • Must have a tax training and exposure to all taxes administered by the Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Must be knowledgeable and have experience in tax and/or customs administration.
    • Exposure to tax and/or customs disputes management and resolution.
    • A good understanding of revenue statutes.

    Management courses.

    A Masters Degree, CPA or ACCA and other professional qualifications will be an added advantage.

    Minimum years of experience

    • 4 years’ experience in tax and or customs administration and 1 year at Supervisory Level in a comparable organization.

    Competencies required for this role

    • Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills
    • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
    • Good planning, organizational and analytical skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.
    • Must be a person of integrity.
    • Computer literate.

    Note:

    1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
    2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    3. All applications should be submitted online by 30th September 2020.
    4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
    5. KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

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    Manager – Independent Review of Objections

    Department: Legal Services and Board Coordination

    Division: Tax Dispute Resolution Division

    Section: Independent Review of Objections

    Purpose of the job

    • Developing strategies for Independent Review of Objections, coordination of administration and operations of the unit, identify changes for budget review, review of objections, review of the performance of the staff in the unit, and Providing support to the Alternative Dispute Resolution process. 

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Preparation of the units’ work plan and budgets.
    • Review of objection applications and offering technical guidance on matters under dispute.
    • Offer support to litigation on objections that escalate to appeal.
    • Coordinate and manage staff in the section/unit and monitor their performance.
    • Devising strategies for stakeholder engagements.
    • Review of policies and law and making recommendation for amendments/ improvements.
    • Preparing strategic and operational reports for the unit/section.
    • Coordination with key stakeholders on matters relating to objections.
    • Supporting the Alternative Dispute Resolution function to ensure faster resolution of disputes.
    • Monitoring the general performance of the unit/section.
    • Oversee the general administration and monitoring compliance of the unit.
    • Any other duty as allocated by the Chief Manager.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Law or related disciplines from a recognised university.
    • Must have a tax training and exposure to all taxes administered by the Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Management courses.
    • A Masters Degree, CPA or ACCA and other professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
    • Must be knowledgeable and have experience in tax and/or customs administration.
    • Exposure to tax and/or customs disputes management, resolution and negotiations.
    • A good understanding of revenue statutes.

    Minimum year of experience

    • 5 years’ experience in tax and or customs administration, 2 of which should be in an entry level management position in a comparable organization.

    Competencies required for this role

    • Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills
    • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
    • Excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.
    • Must be a person of integrity.
    • Computer literate.

    Note:

    1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
    2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    3. All applications should be submitted online by 30th September 2020.
    4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
    5. KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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