INTERNSHIP AGENCY UGANDA LTD Plot 52 Bombo Road, Esami Building, Wandegeya Mon - Fri 8.00 - 17.00 +256 -414-375-177, +256 701 387 597

URA UGANDA

Officer Debt Collection- MOUs – (2100014)

negotiable Expires in 9 months

JOB DETAIL

JOB ROLE/ PURPOSE:

Prepare and monitor the performance of memoranda of Understanding with tax payers and provide legal opinions on case files to recover outstanding taxes and enhance revenue collection

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

1. Prepare Memoranda of Understanding to enable recovery of outstanding taxes

a) Study authority letters to verify interest computations and total tax liability

b) Engage tax payers to obtain postdated cheques and any relevant securities to aid in preparing the MOUs

c) Prepare the MOUS and submit to the line supervisor for further administration

d) Engage the tax payer to review the MOUS and attach the necessary requirements to enable the signing

e) Prepare a collection report and recommendations for further management

 

2. Monitor the performance of the memoranda of Understanding to enhance compliance with tax obligations

a) Develop a Debt collection portfolio, categorizing cases according to the risk involved

b) Liaise with the data technical officer to confirm if the cheques have cleared and monitor progress of the level of compliance with the MOUS with the tax payers

c) Reconcile and maintain the payment schedule with an updated tax obligation status

d) Prepare addendums to the MOUS and submit to the line supervisor for review and approval

e) Prepare appropriate debt collection instruments for enforcement on defaulting taxpayers

f) Obtain and analyze the monthly collection reports to check the status of compliance with MOUS

 

3. Provide legal opinions to guide in handling tax payer’s cases in order to enable full recovery of outstanding taxes

a) Study case files and provide the appropriate legal opinions accordingly

b) Study requests for debt write offs and advise on any legal consequences

c) Gather information from the Case officers, tax district officials, and hold Consultations with relevant stakeholders on course of action to be taken for enforcement

d) Liaise with the case officer to study the cases and advise on the course of action and legal frameworks

e) Research and make recommendations for policy amendments and adoption of new laws

f) Handle all cases under receivership/liquidation in accordance to the relevant laws

 

Qualifications

 

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

Essential Requirements

a) An honors Bachelor’s degree in Law

b) Two (2) years’ experience in handling debt recovery

Desirable Requirements

a) Basic training in legal recovery methods for Debt Collection or Financial management

Knowledge

a) Knowledge of Debt collection recovery instruments

b) Knowledge of tax laws

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

a) The incumbent must have good negotiation skills and close attention to debt management

b) The incumbent must have strong Communication skills- both written and oral

c) S/he must have good interpersonal skills

d) S/he must have an impeccable record of integrity

e) S/he should be resilience with the ability to travel frequently and flexibility with ability to prioritize tasks

f) The incumbent must possess good analytical skills with close attention to detail.

g) S/he must have good reporting skills with proven sense to confidentiality

h) Ability to work in teams

Kampala, Uganda