Tax Advisor, Mentor and Coach

Job Summary

Department: Montserrat Customs and Revenue Services

Salary: $250000- $250000

Grade: R0 - R0

Allowances: N/A

Deadline Date: Thursday July 5, 2018

Days Left: 13

About the Job

 


 

The MCRS is desirous of engaging an experience person for the post of Tax Advisor, Mentor and Coach for the Inland Revenue Division with focus on the administration of direct taxes such as Income Tax, Company Tax, and Withholding Tax. Knowledge and experience in the administration of Property Tax would also be an asset.

 

Montserrat is now also part of the global tax community and part of the OECD and Global Forum activities and have entered into many Tax Information Exchange agreements with countries around the world. The MCRS’s ability to provide timely and accurate information is essential to our commitments under FATCA, IGA and CRS. This is one of the driving force behind the ongoing efforts to computerize the administration and collection of all direct taxes. Therefore, there is now the urgent need to raise the competencies of all staff and thus the equally urgent need to engage a suitably qualified and experience Tax Advisor Mentor and Coach. 

 

 

CANDIDATES QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE PROFILE

 

A qualified/ certified tax professional with:

 

  • At least ten (10) years’ experience at management level of one, or more, of the following- the assessment, collection and enforcement of Direct Taxes such as Income Tax, Company Tax and Withholding Tax.

 

  • Knowledge and experience in administration of Property Tax would be an asset.

 

  • Experience and expertise in the training, mentoring and coaching.

 

  • Proven ability to advise on taxation policy and administration;

 

  • Experience of forecasting and estimating revenue from taxation;

 

  • Formal qualifications in accounts or finance would be an advantage

 

  • Strong interpersonal skills developed in a political environment, including team-working, communicating and negotiating skills;

 

  • Be proficient in the use of computers and the use of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

 

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENGAGEMENT

 

The terms and conditions applicable for this appointment include:

 

  • A commencing appointment in 2018 for a period of two (2) years; and

  • The total remuneration package for the post of Tax Advisor is EC$250,000.00 (taxable) per annum dependent on experience.

     


    TERMS OF REFERENCE


    Detailed Terms of Reference for the Tax Advisor can be obtained from the following link at http://www.gov.ms/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/ToR-Tax-Advisor-updated-12-06-18.pdf


     

    HOW TO APPLY


    Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at www.jobs.gov.ms. (Click on ‘Forms’). Application forms can also be obtained from the Human Resources Management Unit, Brades, and Montserrat by e-mail to hrmu@gov.ms or by telephone at 1 (664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at 1 (664) 491-6234.


    Applicants must provide all of the following information:


    • A completed Application Form with a covering letter

      A comprehensive curriculum vitae with full particulars of experience, and copies of relevant academic qualifications. 

      NOTE: Original certificates of qualifications or official notarized copies will be requested from those invited to interview

      A clear statement detailing why in the applicant’s view he/she considers him/herself well qualified for the position

      Two letters of reference with full contact details of the referees

       

      Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resources Management Unit either by email, or by fax or by ordinary mail. These should be addressed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resources Management Unit, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat.

       

      SELECTION PROCESS

      Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in a selection process that involves attending one or more interviews and/or assessment centres.  These interviews are designed to assess the skills, competencies and attitudes of the applicant and may be conducted via SKYPE or in person.  The Interviews and/or Assessment Centres allow the Selection Panel to draw on more evidence about the applicants than can be derived from the written application.

       

      The deadline for the receipt of applications is 4:00 p.m. Thursday 05th July, 2018.

       



 

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