Officer Debt Collection- Cheques – (210001Q) Job at Uganda Revenue Authority – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  15 May 2021
Duty Station:  Uganda
Posted: 26-04-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Officer Debt Collection- Cheques - (210001Q)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Uganda Revenue Authority

Deadline of this Job:
15 May 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, April 26, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Description
Officer Debt Collection- Cheques - (210001Q)
Job Role/ Purpose:
• Manage both post-dated and dishonored cheques to ensure timely banking and recovery of all outstanding taxes
Principle Accountabilities
Maintain safe custody and up to date register of postdated cheques to ensure safety and security of the cheques
• Capture details of all the cheques received in the cheque management system.
• Cross check cheque details to ensure they conform to the requirements stipulated in the authority letter
• Analyze the cheques for completeness and record in the register of post-dated cheques.
• Categorize and file cheques according to their due dates and Keep the cheques under key and lock with restricted access to enhance safety and security
Bank all postdated cheques on their due dates to facilitate recovery of unpaid taxes
• Retrieve cheques and prepare payment registration notices (PRNs) in the eTax system.
• Liaise with MOU officers to confirm whether tax payer accounts are valid and operational
• Follow up with the tax payers and issue reminders of the due dates of the cheques to ensure full recovery of outstanding taxes.
• Bank the postdated cheques on their due dates in their respective banks and record details in daily banking register
• Monitor payment of cheques banked to confirm if cheques have cleared or dishonored.
• Prepare the daily banking report and submit to the line supervisor for review.

Manage dishonored cheques to ensure full recovery of all outstanding taxes.
• Pick up all dishonored cheques from banks and register them in the bounced cheques register.
• Engage with the banks to establish the reasons for dishonoring the cheques and follow up with the tax payers.
• Write demand notes to tax payers instructing them to pay outstanding tax immediately and follow up on enforcement.
• Analyze dishonored cheques from stations and ensure they conform to appropriate standards. .

Person Specifications
Essential Requirements
• An honors Bachelor’s degree in either Commerce, Business Administration or Statistics

Desirable Requirements
• Training in Debt Collection and Credit control
• Training in Insolvency
• Work experience preferably in debt collection, in a reputable organization

• Knowledge of Debt Collection tools to recover arrears
• Knowledge of Tax laws

Special Skills And Attributes
• The incumbent must have good negotiation skills and close attention to debt management
• The incumbent must have strong Communication skills- both written and oral
• S/he must have good interpersonal skills
• S/he must have an impeccable record of integrity
• S/he should be resilience with the ability to travel frequently and flexibility with ability to prioritize tasks
• The incumbent must possess good analytical skills with close attention to detail.
• S/he must have good reporting skills with proven sense to confidentiality
• S/he should be able to work in teams

Organization: Debt Collection
Primary Location: Uganda-Nakawa HQs
Job: 11140.Officer Debt Collection- Cheques
Schedule: Permanent
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Job Level: Day Job
Job Posting: Apr 26, 2021, 12:00:00 AM
Unposting Date: May 15, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
Please click on the link to apply.

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