Careers at SARS – Criminal Investigation

Website South African Revenue Service - SARS

Job Description:

The objectives of this role is to, inter alia systematically gather evidence, discovering of facts or to ascertain the existence of such facts regarding the commissioning of an offence from various sources using legal investigative practises, techniques and investigative resources while observing all evidential and constitutional requirements to support internal and external stakeholders with timely and effective investigative outcomes. The successful applicant will be required to testify and assist in the preparation of cases, evidence and documents for trial.  Duties will include, iner-alia:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with informers and possible witnesses in order to gather information in connection with tax evasion.
  • Accumulate information to review work progress that provides input to reporting, decision making and the identification of improvement opportunities.
  • Contribute to a culture of service excellence, which builds positive relationships and provides opportunity for feedback and exceptional service
  • Provide authoritative, specialist services, expertise and advice to internal and external stakeholders
  • Plan for value-added process improvements, initiatives and services to deliver on operational strategy and objectives
  • Communication of situational interpretation and judgement of work outputs and queries in area of specialisation
  • Initiate process and procedural change, implement the change and provide guidelines and support related to new requirements as a result of the change
  • Draw on own knowledge and experience to diagnose symptoms, causes and possible effects in order to solve emerging problems

Job Requirements:

  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Search and Seizure
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Functional Policies and Procedures
  • Organisational Awareness
  • Reporting
  • Building Sustainability

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant National Diploma / Advanced Certificate (NQF 6) [Accounting/Tax/ Law) AND 5-7 years’ experience in a similar environment (Investigations/Auditing/ Forensic Investigation), of which 2-3 years ideally at functional specialist level
  • Senior Certificate (NQF 4) AND 10 years related experience [Investigations/Auditing/ Forensic Investigation]

Job Details:

Company: South African Revenue Service – SARS

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: East London, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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