INVESTIGATIONS OFFICER II

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

Job Description

About the Commission The EACC is a public body established under Section 3 (1) of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Act, 2011. As per Section 4 of the Act: The Commission shall consist of a chairperson and two other members appointed according to the provisions of the Constitution and this Act. Section 16 (1) of the Act states that: The Commission shall, through an open, competitive and transparent process, and with the approval of the National Assembly, appoint a suitably qualified person to be the Secretary of the Commission.Job Grade – Eacc “ 8 ” (1 Post), Ref : Eacc / Inv / Ioii – T / 7

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment as an Investigations Officer – Tax Expert, a person must possess the following qualifications

  • Minimum relevant work experience of five (5) years;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) minimum mean grade of C+ orits equivalent from a recognised institution;
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K), ACCA, CISA or CIA qualification;
  • Be a member of a relevant professional body;
  • Certificate in computer application skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

Responsibilities

For appointment as an Investigations Officer – Tax Expert, a person must possess the following qualifications:

  1. Minimum relevant work experience of five (5) years;
  2. A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution;
  3. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) minimum mean grade of C+ orits equivalent from a recognised institution;
  4. Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K), ACCA, CISA or CIA qualification;
  5. Be a member of a relevant professional body;
  6. Certificate in computer application skills;
  7. Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

Reporting to Deputy Director – Asset Tracing, the job holder is responsible for execution of asset tracing investigations, preservation and management of traced assets, preparation and execution of Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) requests, supporting civil recovery suits and undertaking Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advising on the Laws, Procedures and Practices applicable in taxation matters;
  • Investigating cases of corruption and economic crimes;
  • Identifying and tracing corruptly acquired assets;
  • Preserving assets that are subject of investigation;
  • Compiling and submitting investigation reports;
  • Supporting civil proceedings against any person for the recovery of corruptly acquired property or benefits;
  • Giving expert evidence in court on matters relating to the profession.
  • In addition, applicants must further obtain clearances from the following:
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Registration and good standing in relevant Professional Bodies


Closing Date : 9 September. 2021

To apply for this job please visit jobs.integrity.go.ke.