The Swaziland Revenue Authority "SRA" is looking for an appropriately qualified, highly motivated Commissioner Domestic Taxes to join its executive team. The Employee Value Proposition of SRA is based on the premise that SRA employs people who value work/life integration; certainty and stability; professional autonomy; varied, interesting and challenging assignments; timeous feedback; credible leadership; growth opportunities; competitive pay and benefits; adequate work environment; collegiality; reputation for high performance; and recognition.
Purpose of the Job To
provide direction and management to the Domestic Taxes Department in the administration of Revenue Laws in terms of compliance, risk management, revenue collection, interpretation, advice and education.
Manage a team of senior professionals, continuously motivating and setting high standards for these professionals.
— Strategic planning– Participate in the development of the Corporate Strategic Plan; develop the three year Domestic Taxes Strategy aligned to the Corporate Strategic Plan; and develop operational plans aligned to the Domestic Taxes Strategy
— Domestic taxes management– Review operational reports from Directors to monitor performance on- key Departmental deliverables; and review recommendations on proposed legislation changes to ensure alignment to the overall organizational objectives
— Stakeholder relationship management– Chair the Domestic Taxes to Business Forum to discuss domestic tax issues; engage Government Ministries on Domestic Taxes issues; and Manage tax payer complaints
— Reporting – Produce monthly Eco and quarterly Board reports; and present to Risk Committee on progress in resolving departmental risks and advise the Committee on emerging risks — Budget management
– Prepare the Department annual budget; monitor expenditure against budget allocations and attend to budget variances; and produce a monthly budget performance report
— Staff management – Lead the talent acquisition, management and development for the Department
— Masters Degree in Law, Accounting or Business Administration; Chartered Accountancy qualification would be an advantage
Desired knowledge, experience and competencies
— Mmirnum eight years' taxation experience, of which five years should have been at a senior management level
— Advantageous: Experience in external auditing, forensic accounting and investigations, experience in financial accounting in a large commercial environment or experience in drafting, review and interpretation of Laws
— Knowledge of financial management principles, business process management and relevant Laws
— Relationship management, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
— Team management and leadership skills Goa-d interpersonal and communication skiffs
— Assertiveness, visionary leadership and influencing skills
— Ability to facilitate staff development, succession planning, staff retention and talent management
— Ability to drive employee engagement and discipline, and foster a high performance culture
This position is offered on a fixed-term renewable contract based upon satisfactory performance.
All applications must include an application letter and detailed curriculum vitae. Interested applicants should direct their applications clearly specifying the position for which you are applying for to: The Recruitment Manager KPMG Advisory (Swd) (Pty) Ltd Lot 195 Umkhiwa House Kai Grant Street, Mbabane Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Closing date for applications: 10 April 2018
The Swaziland Revenue Authority (SRA) is a semi-autonomous revenue administration agency, established through the Revenue Authority Act No. 1 of 2008. The Authority was declared operational by the Honourable Minister of Finance Majozi. V. Sithole on the 1st January 2011 and operates within the broad framework of Government but outside of the civil service.
The SRA is structured as a corporate entity and strives for operational excellence and efficiency. It is headed by a Commissioner General, Mr Dumsani E. Masilela and is organised on functional lines – this link provides more details. The SRA has a Governing Board headed by the Chairman, Mr Ambrose Dlamini – you may view details of the Board and its corporate governance on this site.
In furtherance of our mandate, as well as in working towards adopting best practice, the SRA is a member of various international organisations, such as the World Customs Organization (WCO); the Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators (CATA) and the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF). Alliances with established revenue agencies such as the South African Revenue Service (SARS), the Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) and the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) have also been pursued to this end.
To provide an effective and efficient revenue and Customs administration, driven by a high performance culture that promotes compliance through fair, transparent and equitable application of the law.
is to be a modern, credible and customer centric Revenue Authority.
Strive for professionalism and continuous improvement.
Customer Centricity Focus efforts on delivering high-level customer service and recognizing the impact of actions on internal and external customers.
Innovative Continuously implement new ideas that re-engineer service offering and the way in which SRA operates.
Integrity Promote honesty, trust and openness in conducting business.
Transparency and Accountability Open in operations and communication whilst being responsible for actions and decisions.