Federal Inland Revenue Service ( FIRS ) recruitment 2016

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Federal Inland Revenue Service ( FIRS ) is currently inviting application from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacancies position.


1.Assistant Manager Tax –SL 08 

Job ref: CAT1- AMT 

Job Description:

1) Supervising a number of Officers responsible for the assessment of small companies, individual business concerns, partnerships, estates and trust.
2) Conducting enquiries into the affairs of small companies
3) Following up such cases as are in dispute through the appeal procedures.
4) Conducting on the job training for tax Officers;
5) Examining Tax returns and raising additional assessment where necessary
6) Ensuring uniform application of Tax Laws, Tax Regulations and Information circulars

Responsibilities:
Manage and supervise existing core-tax functions within the business, 
Identifying areas with unregistered taxpayers and least compliance. 
The successful candidate should be highly organized, numerate and possess strong interpersonal skills to represent the team externally and internally. 
The individual should ideally have commercial-business knowledge with ability to interpret business numbers and strategies of profit derivation in tax accounting. 
The position requires someone who is a self-starter and requires little supervision or motivation to meet challenging targets and deadlines. 
Current membership of a relevant professional institution is essential

Experience:

A successful track record of consistent personal achievement for at least six (6) years, two (2) of which must be a practical hands-on experience at a supervisory level, and be relevant in the management and supervision of business accounting strategies in taxation in large scale public/private sector organization:-

Demonstrated experience with the following:

i. Conversant with Nigerian Tax principles, laws and applications 
ii. Prioritization of task and identification of needed resources to conceptualize ideas into actionable steps. 
iii. Professional skill/courage in enforcement of tax laws application 
iv. Analyzing large/medium/micro & small scale business accounts 
v. Virtualizing possible gaps in business transactions 
vi. Interpretation of business accounts 

Other skills:

Good knowledge of taxation principles and laws 
Experience in applications of tax laws and enforcement of tax laws 
Proven track record of delivering set targets 
People Management and development

 Additional/Minimum Qualification and Experience: 

 • Minimum six (6) years relevant experience in a Government, international organization or private firm in a similar role.
 • Membership in any of the following Accountancy bodies or their recognized equivalents with prove of certificate(s):
(i) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
(ii) Association of Certificate and Corporate Accountants (ACCA)
(iii) Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountants (CIPFA)
(iv) Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (ICMA) U.K
(v) Society of Incorporated Accountants and Auditors (SIAA)
(vi) Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN)
(vii) Institute of Chartered Accountant of England /Wales (ACA)
(viii) Chartered Public Accountants, CPA  

ii. Officer I Tax –SL 09 

Job ref: CAT2 (i)- O I T 

Responsibilities:

Support supervisors towards achieving set performance targets in their respective roles. 
Report areas that require improvement and least compliance. 
The successful candidate will be highly organized, numerate and possess strong interpersonal skills to support or represent the team where necessary, externally and internally. 
The individual will ideally have commercial-business knowledge with ability to interpret business numbers and strategies of profit derivation in tax accounting. 
The position requires someone who is a self-starter and requires little supervision or motivation to meet challenging targets and deadlines. 
Current membership of a relevant professional institution is essential 

Experience:

A successful track record of consistent personal achievement for at least three (3) years, one (1) of which must be a practical hands-on experience at a supervisory level, and be relevant in the management/ supervision of business accounting strategies in taxation in large scale public/private sector organization:-

Demonstrated experience with the following:

i. Conversant with Nigerian Tax principles, laws and applications 
ii. Prioritization of task and identification of needed resources to conceptualize ideas into actionable steps. 
iii. Professional skill/courage in enforcement of tax laws application 
iv. Analyzing large/medium/micro & small scale business accounts 
v. Virtualizing possible gaps in business transactions 
vi. Interpretation of business accounts 

Other skills:

Good knowledge of taxation principles and laws 
Experience in applications of tax laws and enforcement of tax laws 
Proven track record of delivering set targets 
People Management and development 

Additional/Minimum Qualification and Experience
• Minimum three (3) years relevant experience in a Government, international organization or private firm in a similar role and a B.Sc. in Taxation, Accounting or other related fields of study.
• Membership of the following Accountancy bodies or their recognized equivalents with prove of certificate(s):
(i) Association of National Accountants (ANAN) or in similar professional courses.
(ii) M.Sc. in taxation or other related discipline.
NOTE: Post qualification cognate experience will be an added advantage.

Job Description
Examining Tax returns and raising additional assessments via:
1) Ensuring uniform application of Tax Laws, Tax Regulations and Information circulars
2) Supervising a number of Officers responsible for the assessment of small companies, individual business concerns, partnerships, estates and trust.
3) Conducting enquiries into the affairs of small companies
4) Following up such cases as are in dispute through the appeal procedures.
5) Conducting on the job training for tax Officers


iii. Officer II Tax –SL 10 

Job ref: CAT2 (ii)- O II T 

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate should be highly organized, numerate and possess strong interpersonal skills to support and represent the team where necessary, externally and internally. 
The individual will ideally have commercial-business knowledge with ability to interpret business numbers and strategies of profit derivation in tax accounting. 
The position requires someone who is a self-starter and requires little supervision or motivation to meet challenging targets and deadlines. 
Current membership of a relevant professional institution is essential

Experience:

A successful track record of consistent personal achievement and a desire to learn/improve with knowledge:-
i. Conversant with Nigerian Tax principles, laws and applications 
ii. Prioritization of task and identification of needed resources to conceptualize ideas into actionable steps. 
iii. Professional skill/courage in enforcement of tax laws application 
iv. Analyzing large/medium/micro & small scale business accounts 
v. Virtualizing possible gaps in business transactions 
vi. Interpretation of business accounts 

Other skills:

Good knowledge of taxation principles and laws 
Experience in applications of tax laws and enforcement of tax laws 
Proven track record of delivering set targets 
People Management and development 
Additional/Minimum Qualification and Experience
• Minimum a B.Sc. /HND or degree equivalent in Taxation, Accounting or other related field of study.
NOTE: Post qualification cognate experience will be an added advantage.

Job Description:

1) Raising additional assessment while examining tax returns 
2) Ensuring uniform application of Tax Laws, Tax Regulations and Information circulars 
3) Supervising a number of Officers responsible for the assessment of small companies, individual business concerns, partnerships, estates and trust. 
4) Conducting enquiries into the affairs of small companies 
5) Following up such cases as are in dispute through the appeal procedures. 

METHOD OF APPLICATION

FIRS considers computer proficiency a key requirement for anyone who aspires for a job in the Service. Accordingly, Applicants are expected to fill their applications online. 
Application forms can be found at the FIRS website www.firs.gov.ng/careers
This FIRS application portal will be available with effect from Monday, 29th August, 2016. Please follow the instructions to fill in your application.

Only applications in respect of the advertised positions would be considered. 
All individuals are expected to apply to only ONE position. 
Multiple applications by one Candidate for more than one job will be disqualified. 
Upon submission, applicants will receive an acknowledgement containing a reference number which must be quoted in all future correspondences.

Deadline:

Deadline for submission of application is six (6) weeks from the date the web portal is available (Monday, 10th October, 2016)

Please Note:

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.




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