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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.
- 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.
- 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 30th September 2020.
- KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
- KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.