This is to inform the general public of the change of website for the FIRS 2016 recruitment, the website that used to be http://www.firs.gov.ng/careers has just been changed to recruitment.firs.gov.ng. Some people have been complaining about the inability to access the website and that is why we make this post let you know that the FIRS website-recruitment.firs.gov.ng is now 100% accessible. recruitment.firs.gov.ng

Note the available vacancies on the FIRS WEBSITE

Officer II Tax


The successful candidate should be highly organized, numerate and possess strong interpersonal skills to support and represent the team where necessary, externally and internally. The individual will ideally have commercial business knowledge with the 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. Current membership of a relevant professional institution is essential


Experience
  • A successful track record of consistent personal achievement and a desire to learn/improve with knowledge:-
  • Demonstrated experience through the following:
  • 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
Other skills:
  • 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
  • Additional/Minimum Qualification and Experience
  • Minimum a B.Sc. /HND or degree equivalent in Taxation, Accounting or other related fields of study.
  • * Post qualification cognate experience will be an added advantage.
Job Description
  • Raising additional assessment while examining tax returns
  • 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 inquiries into the affairs of small companies
  • Following up such cases as are in dispute through the appeal procedures.
Officer, I Tax SL- 9
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 an 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. Current membership of a relevant professional institution is essential


Experience
  • 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
  • Demonstrated experience through the following:
  • 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
Other Skills
  • 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
  • Additional/Minimum Qualification and Experience
  • 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 of the following Accountancy bodies or their recognized equivalents with prove of certificate(s) obtained by exam:
  • Association of national Accountants (ANAN) or in similar professional courses.
  • M.Sc. in taxation or other related disciplines.
  • * Post qualification cognate experience will be an added advantage.
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 inquiries 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
Assistant Manager Tax SL- 8


Manage and supervise existing core-tax functions within the business, identifying areas with unregistered taxpayers and least compliance. The successful candidate should be highly organized, numerate and possess strong interpersonal skills to represent the team externally and internally. The individual should ideally have commercial business knowledge with the 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. Current membership of a relevant professional institution is essentialExperience
  • A successful track record of consistent personal achievement for at least six (6) years, two (2) of which must be a
  • practical hands-on experience at a supervisory level, and be relevant in the management and supervision of business accounting strategies in taxation in large scale public/private sector organization
  • Demonstrated experience through the following:
  • 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
Other Skills
  • 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
  • Additional/Minimum Qualification and Experience
  • Minimum six (6) years relevant experience in a Government, international organization or private firm in a similar role.
  • Membership in any of the following Accountancy bodies or their recognized equivalents with prove of certificate(s) obtained by exam:
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Association of Certificate and Corporate Accountants (ACCA)
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountants (CIPFA)
  • Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (ICMA) U.K
  • Society of Incorporated Accountants and Auditors (SIAA)
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountant of England /Wales (ACA)
  • Chartered Public Accountants, CPA
Job Description
  • Supervising a number of Officers responsible for the assessment of small companies, individual business concerns, partnerships, estates, and trust.
  • Conducting inquiries 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
  • Examining Tax returns and raising additional assessment where necessary
  • Ensuring uniform application of Tax Laws, Tax Regulations, and Information circulars

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Do you have an issue with the FIRS APPLICATION? let it be k own to us in the comment box below and we will be glad to assist you ASAP. Goodluck

  1. D ave says:

    I have an issue with the application.. the person information is not saving. Hence u cannot apply. Has any one successfully applied?

    • Maurice says:

      Hello Dave,
      You might be experiencing that issue because of the overload in the FIRS severs, there are plenty Nigerians trying to apply now, I suggest you give it some time and try again later.
      Cheers

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