Federal Inland Revenue Service ( FIRS ) recruitment 2016 – www.firs.gov.ng/careers

Now, as it were the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as part of its consolidation strategies, wish to recruit the services of early starters with integrity, drive and desire to win professionally, to strengthen its workforce.

On this publication Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates in this 2016 FIRS recruitment exercise to occupy  the vacant job positions listed  below at The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS):
Job Title: Officer II, Tax – SL 10
Job Ref: CAT2 (ii) – O II T
Location: Nigeria
Job Description
Raising additional assessment while examining tax returns
All applicant must ensure uniform application of Tax Laws, Tax Regulations and Information circulars
Supervising a number of Officers responsible for the assessment of small companies, individual business concerns, partnerships, estates and trust.
Conducting enquiries into the affairs of small companies
Following up such cases as are in dispute through the appeal procedures.

Job Responsibilities
All successful candidate must 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
Additional/Minimum Qualification and Experience:
Minimum a B.Sc. /HND or degree equivalent in Taxation, Accounting or other related field of study.
Post qualification cognate experience will be an added advantage.
Experience
A successful track record of consistent personal achievement and a desire to learn/improve with knowledge
Demonstrated experience through the following:
Conversant with Nigerian Tax principles, laws and applications
Prioritization of task and identification of needed resources to conceptualize ideas into actionable steps.
Professional skill/courage in enforcement of tax laws application
Analyzing large/medium/micro & small scale business accounts
Virtualizing possible gaps in business transactions
Interpretation of business accounts
Other Skills:
All intrested applicant must have 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

Job Title: Officer I, Tax – SL 09
Job Ref: CAT2 (i) – O I T
Location: Nigeria
Job Descriptions
Examining Tax returns and raising additional assessments via:
Ensuring uniform application of Tax Laws, Tax Regulations and Information circulars
Supervising a number of Officers responsible for the assessment of small companies, individual business concerns, partnerships, estates and trust.
Conducting enquiries into the affairs of small companies
Following up such cases as are in dispute through the appeal procedures.
Conducting on the job training for tax Officers
Job 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
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) obtained by exam:
Association of national Accountants (ANAN) or in similar professional courses.
M.Sc. in taxation or other related discipline.
Post qualification cognate experience will be an added advantage.
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:
Conversant with Nigerian Tax principles, laws and applications
Prioritization of task and identification of needed resources to conceptualize ideas into actionable steps.
Professional skill/courage in enforcement of tax laws application
Analyzing large/medium/micro & small scale business accounts
Virtualizing possible gaps in business transactions
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
Job Title: Assistant Manager, Tax – SL 08
Job Ref: CAT1- AMT
Location: Nigeria
Job Descriptions
Supervising a number of Officers responsible for the assessment of small companies, individual business concerns, partnerships, estates and trust.
Conducting enquiries into the affairs of small companies
Following up such cases as are in dispute through the appeal procedures.
Conducting on the job training for tax Officers;
Examining Tax returns and raising additional assessment where necessary
Ensuring uniform application of Tax Laws, Tax Regulations and Information circulars
Job 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
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) obtained by exam:
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
Association of Certificate and Corporate Accountants (ACCA)
Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountants (CIPFA)
Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (ICMA) U.K
Society of Incorporated Accountants and Auditors (SIAA)
Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN)
Institute of Chartered Accountant of England /Wales (ACA)
Chartered Public Accountants, CPA
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:
Conversant with Nigerian Tax principles, laws and applications
Prioritization of task and identification of needed resources to conceptualize ideas into actionable steps.
Professional skill/courage in enforcement of tax laws application
Analyzing large/medium/micro & small scale business accounts
Virtualizing possible gaps in business transactions
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
Applicants are to note that regardless of the position advertised, the following are minimum general requirements for all applicants in this FIRS recruitment 2016:
Minimum Qualifications/Skills Base
A Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Law, Economics, Banking & Finance, Engineering, Geology, Statistics, Computer Science or other relevant discipline in the quantitative field
Or Higher National Diploma in Accounting, Economics, Banking & Finance, Engineering, Geology, Statistics, Computer Science or other relevant discipline in the quantitative field
Computer literacy and conversancy with Microsoft office, Web Applications and the use of relevant applications for efficient delivery of service
Knowledge of the Nigerian Tax Laws and appreciation of their application and understanding of the regulatory framework within which the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) operates;
Knowledge of business/industry environment within which taxpayers operate
Ability to work as a regulator with the courage to ensure full compliance with laws
Strong leadership and management skills
Strong team spirit and ability to effectively delegate
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong Analytical skills
Minimum Character Attribute:
Be of good character and must not have been found guilty of any criminal offence or should not have been indicted at or dismissed from their places of work or other environment
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Minimum Past Performance level:
Demonstrated ability to determine conformity and non- conformity to set standards in processes and procedures AND demonstrated courage and ability to eliminate, rectify or close determined non-conformity to standard character attributes
Demonstrated courage in ensuring change within the organization he or she has worked through the effective discharge of his or her responsibility in spite of resistance to change efforts
Demonstrable impactful presence in the work place as a direct result of the individual’s ability to effect positive and sustainable change in his/her environment

Application Requirement(s)
Applicants for the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) recruitment are also to note that regardless of the position advertised, any of the following will be an added advantage:
Master’s degree in related discipline
Relevant and recognized professional certification and qualification
Other General Requirement(s)
In addition all Applicants must:
Have an NYSC Discharge or exemption certificate
Be certified as mentally fit for appointment into the Service by a recognized Medical Doctor in any of these class of Government Hospitals:
National Hospital
Government Teaching Hospitals
Federal Medical Centers
Provide contact details for three references (from last employer, a close family relation and tertiary institution) from whom confidential reports on character and demonstrated abilities can be obtained
Present a certificate of State of Origin and Local Government signed by the Chairman/Secretary of their Local Government. Certificates endorsed by Liaison offices will not be accepted.
Procedure on how to apply  for Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) 2016
Federal Inland Revenue Service (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 Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) website www.firs.gov.ng/ .

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) application portal (www.firs.gov.ng/careers) will be available with effect from Monday, 29th August, 2016.

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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 for submission of application is six (6) weeks from the date the web portal is available (Monday, 10th October, 2016)
– Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.
For more information, visit http://www.firs.gov.ng/FIRS-Careers/Pages/Vacancies.aspx

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