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  • Posted: Jun 25, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 9, 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 decisions...
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    Officer - Finance

    The role is responsible for Revenue and Financial accounting, reporting, reconciliations, operations, compliance, depending on the section deployed within Finance Division of Corporate Support Services Department.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Monitor accounts payables/receivables to ensure prompt payment
    • Reconciling allocated ledger and bank accounts and providing Audit schedules and follow up on reconciling items.
    • Maintenance and review of cash books.
    • Receipting of cash and cheques and maintaining petty cash.
    • Writing cheques, data entry, and maintenance of movement and other Registers.
    • Maintenance of fixed asset register.
    • Calculation of quarterly and annual depreciation charge
    • Monitor insurance compensation;,sale and purchases of fixed assets
    • Bank monitoring to ensure compliance with SLA requirements. Computation of penalties arising from non-compliance.
    • Processing of purchase requisitions, preparation of reallocations and confirmation of budget balances.
    • Risk incident reporting.
    • Managing the Divisional help desk.
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Specific requirements

    • A degree in Accounting/ Business Administration /Economics or related field.
    • Applicants without degrees must possess three years clerical experience in an accounting set up in addition to CPA Part I.
    • Computer literacy

    Competencies required for this role

    • High integrity.
    • Team player
    • Ability to function independently and on own initiatives.
    • Excellent planning 

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    Manager –Administration & Quality Assurance

    Responsible for (Purpose of the job).

    To provide legal and administrative support to the Commissioner’s Office by working closely with the Commissioner in managing and executing day to day office operations for efficiency and effectiveness of the Department.

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Review of legal instruments and opinions/reports.
    • Assist with the preparation of the Commissioner’s meeting agendas, taking minutes, circulating minutes prepared and follow up on matters arising agreed at the meetings.
    • Undertake research and special projects as and when required.
    • Attend to legal matters/requests and channel them to the appropriate officers within the Department, when necessary.
    • Have a good understanding of legislation and policies relevant to the Authority’s business.
    • Provide effective legal support and back up within the technical officers’ teams.
    • Ensure that the Department's Papers and Reports are prepared and submitted on time to various parties, where necessary.
    • Coordinate the preparation, drafting and finalization of Commissioner’s presentations, reports e.t.c. both internally and externally.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
    • A Post graduate diploma in Law.
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).
    • Knowledge in tax administration.
    • Computer literate.
    • Management and Governance courses.
    • Master degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.

    Minimum years of experience

    5 years post qualification relevant working experience, 2 years of which should be at entry level management in a similar 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.
    • Workload prioritization and ability to meet deadlines.

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    Manager – Board Affairs (M-BA)

    Responsible for (Purpose of the job).

    Responsible for the provision of Secretarial Services to the Board, Board Committees and KRA affiliated bodies/entities.

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Participate in the formulation and ensure implementation of strategies for the Board Coordination Division.
    • Participate in the preparation of the Section’s work plan and budgets.
    • Ensure compliance with agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
    • Advise the Board, Management and the relevant Departments on changes in Law.
    • Advise Management and the Board on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
    • Arrange and participate in stakeholder engagements (ICPSK, IOD, SCAC, AG).
    • Coordinate Board Secretarial S
    • Promote career and continuous professional development of staff in the Section.
    • Manage the general performance of staff in the respective teams.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
    • A Post graduate diploma in Law.
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • Possess a valid Practicing/Registration Certificate (LSK and ICPSK).
    • Computer literate.
    • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.

    Minimum years of experience

    At least five (5) years of experience in the required technical area, two (2) years’ of which should be at entry-level managerial position.

    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.

     

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    Manager – Litigation (M-LIT)

    Responsible for (Purpose of the job).

    Responsible for the implementation of policy and strategy related to litigation as well as offering team leadership in litigation.

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Participate in the formulation and ensure implementation of policies and strategies for the Litigation Section.
    • Participate in the preparation of the Section’s work plan and budgets.
    • Ensure compliance with agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
    • Review research and legislation that impact on KRA and recommend any necessary amendments.
    • Arrange and participate in stakeholder engagements (External Counsel, Judiciary, DPP, EACC, AG).
    • Review Memoranda of Understanding, bilateral and multilateral legal instruments with tax implications.
    • Representing KRA in mainstream courts, Tax Tribunals, and other courts.
    • Manage follow up of post litigation revenue recovery on concluded cases by revenue Departments.
    • Review drafted Pleadings and D
    • Manage the general performance of staff in the respective teams.
    • Provide advice on implementation of Court or Tribunal dispute outcomes.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
    • A Post graduate diploma in Law.
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).
    • Computer literate.
    • Management and Governance courses.
    • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.

    Minimum years of experience

    At least five (5) years of experience in the required technical area, two (2) years’ of which should be at an entry-level managerial position

    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.

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    Deputy Commissioner – Trade Facilitation

    Purpose of the job:

    The Deputy Commissioner – Trade Facilitation will provide strategic leadership as well as formulating and implementing policies/strategies in the Trade Facilitation Division in accordance with the relevant legislative laws, regulations and operating procedures.

    Key Responsibilities of the job:

    • Oversee Trade Facilitation programmes and initiatives i.e. Authorized Economic Operator, Pre- Arrival Clearance program, Implementation of Mombasa Community Port Charter.
    • Oversee management of Duty remission for the investment schemes and management of exemptions for qualifying importers.
    • Oversee Monitoring and Evaluation of the schemes to prevent abuses.
    • Oversee management of Execution and cancellation of Customs bonds.
    • Oversee Taxpayer Education and stakeholders’ engagement function.
    • Liaison with external stakeholders on matters relating to the Department in conjunction with Marketing and Communication Dept.

    The job holder should possess the following minimum qualifications:

    • A bachelor’s degree in a business-related field from a recognized institution.
    • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field such as business administration or economics from a recognized university.
    • Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in Customs Administration
    • At least ten (10) years of relevant work experience with at least five (5) years in a Senior Managerial role.

    In addition, candidates should demonstrate the following personal traits and competencies:

    • Strong managerial, administrative and leadership skills;
    • Excellent decision making capabilities;
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills to convey conceptual and complex ideas and information;
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to make evaluative judgment;
    • Computer proficiency in the standard packages (word processing, e-mail and internet use);
    • Demonstrate capability to drive performance and achievement;
    • Effective interpersonal skills and delivery techniques to interact with, engage and inspire his/her team;
    • Proactive and self-driven with a capability of building teams.

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