Job at Federal Inland Revenue Service(Officer I Tax SL- 9)

The Federal Inland Revenue Service as part of its consolidation strategies, wish to engage the services of early starters with integrity, drive and desire to win professionally, to strengthen its workforce.

Job Title: Officer I Tax SL- 9

Job Description

  • 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
  • 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. 


  • 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 from the 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.
  • 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

Skills and  Experience

  • 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
  • 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
Closing Date: 10 October 2016


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