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FEDERAL INLAND REVENUE SERVICE INTERNAL & EXTERNAL
ADVERTISEMENT FOR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
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. Applicants are to note that
regardless of the position advertised, the following are minimum general requirements for all applicants:
Minimum Qualifications/Skills Base
A Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Law, Economics, Banking & Finance, Engineering, Geology,
Statistics, Computer Science or other relevant discipline in the quantitative field OR
A Higher National Diploma in Accounting, Economics, Banking & Finance, Engineering, Geology, Statistics,
Computer Science or other relevant discipline in the quantitative field
Computer literacy and conversancy with Microsoft office, Web Applications and the use of relevant applications
for efficient delivery of service
Strong leadership and management skills
Strong team spirit and ability to effectively delegate
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong Analytical skills
Knowledge of the Nigerian Tax Laws and appreciation of their application and understanding of the regulatory
framework within which the FIRS operates;
Knowledge of business/industry environment within which taxpayers operate
Ability to work as a regulator with the courage to ensure full compliance with laws
Minimum Character Attributes
Be of good character and must not have been found guilty of any criminal offence or should not have been
indicted at or dismissed from their places of work or other environment
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Minimum Past Performance Level
Demonstrated ability to determine conformity and nonconformity
to set standards in processes and procedures
AND demonstrated courage and ability to eliminate, rectify or close determined nonconformity
to standard
character attributes
Demonstrated courage in ensuring change within the organization he or she has worked through the effective
discharge of his or her responsibility in spite of resistance to change efforts
Demonstrable impactful presence in the work place as a direct result of the individual’s ability to effect positive
and sustainable change in his/her environment
Application Requirement(s):
Applicants are also to note that regardless of the position advertised, any of the following will be an added
advantage:Master’s
degree in related discipline
Relevant and recognized professional certification and qualification
Other General Requirement(s):
In addition all Applicants must:Have
an NYSC Discharge or exemption certificate
Be certified as mentally fit for appointment into the Service by a recognized Medical Doctor in any of these class
of Government Hospitals:
1. National Hospital
2. Government Teaching Hospitals
3. Federal Medical Centers
Provide contact details for three references (from last employer, a close family relation and tertiary institution)
from whom confidential reports on character and demonstrated abilities can be obtained
Present a certificate of State of Origin and Local Government signed by the Chairman/Secretary of their Local
Government. Certificates endorsed by Liaison offices will not be accepted.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
FIRS considers computer proficiency a key requirement for anyone who aspires for a job in the Service. This FIRS
application portal will be available with effect from Monday, 29th August, 2016. Please follow the instructions to fill in
your application.
Only applications in respect of the advertised positions would be considered. All individuals are expected to apply for
only ONE position. Multiple applications by one Candidate for more than one job will be disqualified. Upon
submission, applicants will receive an acknowledgement containing a reference number which must be quoted in all
future correspondences.
Deadline for submission of application is six (6) weeks from the date the web portal is available (Monday, 10th
October, 2016) Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.
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