Kenya Revenue Authority Domestic Taxes Officer Temporary Jobs

Kenya Revenue Authority Domestic Taxes Officer Temporary Jobs


Purpose of the Job

Administer the relevant Tax Acts, for assessment, collection and accounting for Revenue through:

  • Tax Base Expansion Tier II is a recruitment drive to recruit taxpayers not in our database and identify other non-compliant Taxpayers’ this includes but is not limited to Block Management System, Professional and presumptive tax, or
  • Enhanced Debt Collection officers will be responsible for the validation, collection and accounting of tax debts in the iTax system, or
  • Field Enforcement, Factory Control and Case Management

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Tax Base Expansion Tier II

  • Addition of relevant tax obligations.
  • Incubation of newly registered taxpayers.
  • Contact taxpayers from data shared to update them on their tax compliance status.
  • Educate taxpayers on their tax obligations and filing procedures e.g. filing due dates, penalties and interest.
  • Assist taxpayers in filing of monthly and yearly tax returns.
  • Compiling data for assessments to be raised.
  • Use data shared by other departments to add relevant tax obligations, turn around Nil filers, collect revenue on the first returns.
  • Prepare relevant operational reports.
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Enhanced Debt Collection

  • Manage all allocated debtors.
  • Undertake debt validation
  • Carry out debt collection functions (issuance of demand notices& payment plans) to meet assigned targets.
  • Monitor daily collections and expectation.
  • Undertake debt recovery as guided by the approved framework and relevant policies
  • Facilitate ledger cleaning/correction and reconciliation of taxpayer ledger.
  • Facilitate processing of tax compliance certificates.
  • Undertake follow up of payment returns without cheques and underpayments
  • Carry out debt enforcement roles as assigned.
  • Prepare waiver and write offs submissions.
  • Compile relevant daily, weekly and monthly reports.
  • Maintenance of records and registers.
  • Perform any
    other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Enforcement

  • Gathering market Surveillance intelligence and information
  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly intelligence related flash reports on all intelligence gathered
  • Carrying out covert and over field operations geared towards tax collection
  • Enforcing compliance with Tax laws
  • Monitoring compliance with import and export regulations
  • Educate taxpayers
  • Prepare relevant operational reports
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications and Skills
  • A University Degree from a recognised University.
  • Basic understanding of the Domestic Tax Laws.
  • Basic understanding of the strategic direction of KRA.
  • Demonstrate ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Must be trustworthy, competent, ethical and helpful.

    How to Apply
  • This position is offered on Short Term Contract.
  • All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All applications should be submitted online by 2nd April 2019.
  • KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming.
  • Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
  • KRA does not charge any application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Revenue Authority Domestic Taxes Officer Temporary Jobs

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