South African Revenue Service – Various Areas, Nationwide
Full-Time | Investigations
Closing date 2nd June 2022
Table of Contents
- The objectives of this role are 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.
- Cape Town, Western Cape X2
- Bloemfontein, Free State X1
- Mthatha, Eastern Cape X2
- East London, Eastern Cape X2
- Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape X2
- 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; OR
- Senior Certificate (NQF 4) AND 10 years related experience [Investigations/Auditing/ Forensic Investigation].
SKILLS & COMPETENCIES
- Security Clearance: GOC Confidential
- Adjective Law 4
- Substantive law 1
- Collection and preservation of evidence and the chain of custody (Investigations)
- Interviewing and interrogation (Investigations)
- Testify in formal and criminal proceedings
- Investigative reporting
- Fairness and Transparency
- Analytical Thinking
- Conceptual Ability
- Attention to Detail
- Honesty and Integrity
- Problem Solving and Analysis
- Commitment to Continuous Learning
- Organisational Awareness
- Building Sustainability
- Gather, evaluate, collate and analyse information received from various sources and assemble court ready documents to support the allegations against the suspects.
- Conduct a financial analysis by comparing Tax returns submitted with Financial Statements with Bank account activity to prove allegations.
- Conduct interviews with witnesses, suspects and legal representatives
- Compile evidence and affidavits that can be used in an application of a search warrant
- Prepare, organise and conduct a search and seizure.
- Utilise SARS’ systems to obtain evidence and investigate cases.
- Report writing – prepare reports when necessary for internal use, for the prosecutor and for the court.
- A knowledge of tax
- Represent SARS and testify in court
- The Employment Equity policy of SARS will be considered as part of the recruitment and selection process and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
- Successful candidates will be required to undertake an oath of secrecy, pre-employment screening and or vetting, and a declaration of private interest.
- The appointment is also subject to appropriate reference(s) and security clearance where applicable.
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