Tax Auditor (Level 5)

Tax Auditor (Level 5)
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Tax Auditor (Level 5)

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WebsiteTax Administration Jamaica
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Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ), the largest tax collecting Authority in Jamaica, is seeking suitably qualified individuals to apply for the following vacant position:
Tax Auditor (Level 5) – Stamp Duty & Transfer Tax Office

Job Purpose
To conduct independent field audits and investigations of medium and large sized companies and individuals to determine the taxpayer’s liability for taxes administered by Tax Administration Jamaica as well as to process refunds requested by medium and large sized companies and individuals.

Key Responsibility Areas
Technical and Professional Duties
Assesses cases for potential compliance issues and audit risks;
Undertakes pre-contract analysis and plans the audit;
Researches and examines relevant source documents and analyses information internal and external to TAJ to arrive at audit conclusions;
Observes, compares and reviews financial records at the taxpayer’s/representative’s business location to determine taxpayers’ compliance with tax laws and tax liability;
Compiles spreadsheets, organizes detailed financial data and audit notes analysed based on established standards;
Prepares working papers and audit reports in accordance with standards;
Prepares and presents/communicates audit findings, interpretations made of tax laws, regulations and rulings proposed adjustments, penalty recommendations and resolution of technical and significant audit issues with taxpayers/representatives and attempts to secure taxpayers agreements of final settlement decisions;
Follows and documents the audit trail in accordance with standards;
Analyzes and evaluates accounting and auditing problems and develops and recommends effective auditing procedures and programmes;
Educate taxpayers on tax laws, TAJ’s policies and procedures and all rights and obligations;
Makes recommendation to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of relevant work processes and enhance customer service;
Attends tax hearings, prepares statements and gives testimony regarding work performed;
Responds to enquires from taxpayers and/or their representatives regarding tax laws and TAJ’s policies and procedures;
Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turn-around times, streamline work processes, and works cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service;
Performs other related duties assigned by the Audit Manager.

Required Competencies
Specific Knowledge
Comprehensive knowledge of local and international auditing and accounting techniques and standards and practices;
Comprehensive knowledge of the relevant tax laws, regulations and guidelines;
Comprehensive knowledge of TAJ’s operations and functions;
Sound knowledge of standard business operating and commercial practices (both local and international);
Good knowledge of tax avoidance practices,
Sound knowledge of computer systems and the relevant applications.
Required Skills and Specialised Techniques
Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills;
Excellent time management skill;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Excellent negotiating skill;
Strong planning and organizing skills.
Qualification and Experience
BSc Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or the equivalent qualification;
Diploma in Tax Audit and Revenue Administration (TARA);
Three (3) years’ work-related experience.

Working Conditions
Typical office environment;
Significant field work;
Exposure to dust, dirt and inclement weather conditions;
Travel (50% – 60%).
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Source: Jamaicanmedium


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  • Auditor - Accounting - Finances / Audit - Internal Auditor

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