2 Officer Compliance Investigations – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Organisation: Uganda
Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Supervisor
Compliance – Investigations
Job Code: HRM/052/600
About URA:
The Uganda Revenue
Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991
and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and
collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to
such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all
the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization
(URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were
responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.
Job Summary:   The Officer Compliance Investigations will
execute investigations through obtaining, maintaining and communicating
evidence obtained through reports to facilitate further management of cases to
enhance compliance in the organization. The incumbent will execute an
investigation and provide recommendations to the line manager on how to manage
the case(s) under investigation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Obtain and study an investigation case memo to extract a brief and
    develop an Investigation Plan and budget to guide the discussion with the
    line supervisor
  • Discuss and review the investigation plan with the supervisor and
    make amendments as advised/ recommended
  • Solicit instruction on how to proceed with the case under
  • Identifying persons to interview to gather evidence, and record
  • Develop a summary investigations report and submit to the line
    manager for review, making amendments in line with comments/ corrections
    and improvements
  • Maintain and avail sufficient evidence to courts of law to
    facilitate successful prosecution of cases before court.
  • Gather and analyze credible evidence, exhibits and witnesses to
    support the case before court
  • Secure search and arrest warrants from court to facilitate
  • Submit the exhibits to experts such as hand writing experts for
    analysis, comparison and follow up feedback
  • Follow up and report on the cases in court and their related
    judgments and make recommendations to management for further action
  • Reconcile and update the case records maintained
  • Open files and prepare briefs on all the reported/initiated cases to
    maintain a synchronized record of the cases in progress.
  • Open the case files in line with instructions from the supervisor
  • Keenly analyze the facts of the reported cases and sort the
    document/facts of the given case, consult on the facts of the reported
    cases for further clarity while documenting every step in the process
  • File documents, index and reference the files in line with filing
  • Prepare briefs on the cases reported or initiated and seek approvals
    for closure or feedback for further action.
  • Organize for stakeholder engagements with internal and external
    stakeholders to enhance working relationships.
  • Initiate communication with stakeholders to invite them for the
    scheduled engagements and confirm attendance of the participants invited
  • Prepare the logistics for the engagement such as booking the venue
    and sourcing
  • Document minutes of the engagement and identify action points for
    all participants involved and file them

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer
    Compliance Investigations job opportunities should hold Bachelor’s degrees
    in Law or Social Sciences or any other relevant degree from recognized
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • One year of experience in the area of Compliance Management/Law
  • Previous experience in research, investigations and the use of
    statistical data analysis techniques
  • Special training in investigations and law enforcement
  • Experience in police work is an added advantage.
  • Tax Laws, Leadership Codes, Police Act, the Constitution of the
    Republic of Uganda and Labour Laws
  • Good report writing and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications for research and
  • Good investigation and networking skills.
  • Well-developed conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good Presentation and negotiation capability.
  • Strong respect for Human Rights
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online by
visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click Here, ‘CAREERS ->
EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register, else continue)’ to view
detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and other required
competencies. All applicants are required to scan and attach copies of the
required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree
certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY
Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.
Note: The list of shortlisted and successful candidates will be published
on the URA website. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be
vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for
appointment into the Authority. Any applicants found with forged academic
documents will be charged in the courts of law.
Deadline: 5th March 2019 at 11:59pm
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