Ministry of Finance Nassau, The Bahamas
VACANCY FOR SENIOR TAX AUDITOR REVENUE COMPLIANCE & ENFORCEMENT UNIT MINISTRY OF FINANCE Applications are invited from suitably qualified Bahamians to fill the vacancy for Senior Tax Auditor , Revenue Compliance & Enforcement Unit in the Ministry of Finance. Requirements for the post: Applicants must possess: “Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (from an institution accredited for Government’s purposes) with minimum of four (4) years relevant experience; OR Professional accounting designation such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).” Confidentiality: The Tax Auditor, while conducting their duties under the various pieces of legislation, will regard and deal with all taxpayer information as secret and confidential, and will not at any time divulge in any manner any taxpayer information or other related matters either during or after leaving the service of the Government, save as authorized by Ordinance. Competencies/Skills Required: i. Ability to understand, interpret and apply legislation ii. Excellent verbal and written communication skills iii. Strong analytical and problem solving skills iv. Ability to train and convey complex tax matters to junior staff v. Computer skills vi. Excellent computational skills vii. Good time management skills viii.Ability to work with limited supervision ix. Diplomacy and tact Post Summary: Under general direction, the Senior Tax Auditor is accountable to undertake a complex range of procedural, operational, and administrative audit activities. These will largely be governed by set procedures and policies. The Senior Tax Auditor may exercise limited discretion to how precedents, procedures and guidelines are interpreted and applied. They are also responsible for organizing their workflow and delivering results in accordance with their work area and team plans. Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the post include: i. Reviewing books and records of medium and large businesses for the purpose of the Value Added Tax Act and Business Licence Tax Act. ii. Administering the Value Added Tax Act and Business Licence Tax Act iii. Preparing audit plan, establishing audit schedule and conducting detailed reviews of the taxpayers financial and other related records. iv. Preparing audit reports, audit working papers and the Notice of Assessments and Audit Finalization Letters. v. Conducting interviews with taxpayers and third parties. vi. Discussing audit results with VAT and Business Licence registrants. vii. Training and mentoring Junior Tax Auditors. viii.Performing, from time to time, other duties in keeping with the position not specifically detailed in the job description. Salaries will be competitive and based on years of experience and qualifications. Successful candidates will be appointed on contractual terms of two (2) years (with gratuity payable upon satisfactory completion of the contractual period) . Resumes should be accompanied by a Government Employment Application Form and submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 21st December 2018 . Please indicate your position of interest in the subject line when making your submission. Information regarding further career opportunities as well as the Government Employee Application Form may be retrieved from The Ministry of Finance’s website at: www.bahamas.gov.bs/finance under the Careers tab.
Dec 12, 2018