SARS Government Vacancies 2022 : Forensic Debt Management (Illicit Economy Unit)

SARS Government Vacancies 2022 : Forensic Debt Management (Illicit Economy Unit)

Position Reports to:    Manager: Forensic Debt Management

Division:                        Criminal and Illicit Economic Activities Division

Location:                       Alberton Office (Gauteng)

Advert Closing Date:  10th February 2022


SARS is looking for a highly skilled, experienced, results driven, self-directed specialist to conduct in depth financial analysis and assessment, provide guidance and expert advice on multiple cases with a project environment.

Job Purpose

To conduct in depth financial analysis and assessment and provide guidance and expert advice on cases within a project environment.

Education and experience

Relevant Bachelor’s Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) AND 8-10 years’ experience within the Debt Management environment, of which 3-4 years ideally at operational specialist level, or alternatively Senior Certificate (NQF 4) AND 15 years related experience


Senior Certificate (NQF 4) AND 15 years related experience

Job Objectives


  • To monitor, track and control the effectiveness of query resolution.
  • Facilitate, analyse and review allocated documents within the set timeframes.
  • Provide in depth financial support to team members to enable sound decision making.
  • Provide in depth financial interrogation and analysis on the income streams and forecast within Business Rescue plans.
  • Analyse all financial statements to determine the viability of a business/individual.
  • Conduct risk analysis to determine the impact on the organisation.
  • Obtain and analyse the required information/ evidence in terms of financial requirements, policies and procedures.
  • To negotiate and convert outstanding debt into bankable revenue, utilising negotiation and communication skills and related, risk, financial and legal expertise in the management of the client relationships.
  • To negotiate, structure the collection of outstanding debt and ensure that outstanding debt is paid timeously
  • Provide authoritative, specialist expertise and advice to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analyse and make recommendations about improvements to specialist systems, procedures and associated area’s practice.
  • Contribute to the optimum utilisation of org. resources, advising on effective planning and development of area of specialisation resource plans.
  • Develop a single practice area in alignment with operational activity and procedural frameworks and ensure tactical implementation.
  • Draw on own technical or professional expertise, knowledge & experience to identify & recommend tactical solutions to defined problems in practices.
  • Integrate business information, compare, analyse & produce reports to identify trends, discrepancies & inconsistencies for decision making purposes.
  • Optimise goal achievement through tactical strategy implementation and optimisation of practises, processes & systems across an internal value chain.
  • Plan for value-added, continuous practice & system improvements to deliver on objectives to enhance tactical implementation and excellence.
  • Proactively identify interconnected problems, determine its impact and use to develop best fit alternatives; best practice implementation solutions.
  • Translate top down policy in relation to own practice area and communicate impact to relevant stakeholders.
  • Recommend changes to optimise processes, systems, practice area and associated procedures and execute the implementation of change and innovation.


  • Develop and/or align governance and compliance policies for own practice area to identify and manage risk exposure liability.


  • Maintain professional interaction and ensure ethical dealings with clients at all times by constantly building customer relationships.
  • Enable a culture where information regarding successes, issues, trends and ideas are actively shared between team members.
  • Drive own performance & provide specialist support & advice to achieve specified objectives against required targets, deadlines and quality standards.
  • Integrate new knowledge and transfer skills attained through formal and informal learning opportunities in the execution of your job.
  • Provide specialist know-how, support, advice and practice thought leadership in area of expertise.


  • Adhere to specified standards, policies and procedures to prevent wastage on resources and escalate associated risk.
  • Implement and monitor financial control, management of costs and corporate governance in area of specialisation.


  • Provide authoritative, specialist expertise and advice to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in the specialist practice community and contribute positively to organisation knowledge management.
  • Develop & ensure implementation of a practice that builds service delivery excellence & encourage others to provide exceptional stakeholder service.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Fairness & Transparency
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Accountability
  • Assertiveness
  • Conceptual Ability
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Management
  • Resilience
  • Problem solving capability
  • Honesty & Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Strategic impact
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Organisational Awareness
  • Building Sustainability

Technical Competencies

  • Functional Policies and Procedures
  • Decisiveness
  • Reporting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Tax Knowledge
  • Tax Compliance Auditing
  • Negotiating skills
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Efficiency improvement
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Business Knowledge
  • Debt Management
  • Risk Identification

Compliance Competency

  • GOC  Confidential

Employment Equity

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, case study, pre-assessment, psychometric assessment and or vetting, and a declaration of private interest. The appointment is also subject to appropriate reference(s) and security clearance where applicable.

SARS Government Vacancies 2022 : Forensic Debt Management (Illicit Economy Unit)

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