Ekiti State Internal Revenue Service (EKIRS) Recruitment

The Ekiti State Internal Revenue Service (EKIRS) is the Ekiti State Government’s principal financial arm, in charge of collecting taxes and other income. As a result of the techniques used and programs pioneered by EKIRS, the State’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) has expanded dramatically. This has had a significant positive influence on revenue generation and collection.

Job Title: Head, Direct Assessment

Location: Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti

Employment Type: Full-time

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Interface with new growth and relationship management units and all other available means to gather a concise database of all taxpayers subject to Direct Assessment
  • Periodically update the database and ensure it includes a significant percentage of all major direct assessment taxpayers in Ekiti State
  • Make sure that all major taxpayers are captured in the Revenue’s central database.
  • Ensure that tax liabilities agreed to with the individual taxpayer are a fair reflection of the income earned by the taxpayer
  • Interface with the tax audit, database management unit, and Head of Legal to ensure the best results
  • At every opportunity, leverage technology and the Revenue’s database in performing tasks
  • For the team; Communicate job expectations and monitor performance in line with HR policies.
  • Regular communications with Director PIT on team achievements and challenges
  • Ensure all key processes within the unit are properly documented, key risk areas identified, and mitigating controls are put in place and constantly monitored
  • Establish a scientific and systematic approach within the statutory regulations, in determining the tax assessed on each taxpayer
  • To manage team members, and with the support of the HR unit ensure they are adequately trained and have the resources required to deliver on their tasks
  • Any other task that may be assigned by the Director, PIT

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field
  • ICAN ACCA or its equivalent
  • CITN


  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in tax administration (at least two of which were in a leadership role) and at least four of which were in the administration of personal income taxes.
  • Proficiencies:
  • Conversant in the preparation and analysis of financial statements
  • Very strong analytical skills Good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV and Application Letter to directassessment@ekitistaterevenue.com with the Job Title as the subject line.


The Department of Revenue is looking for highly motivated and goal-oriented employees who meet the requirements outlined in the job descriptions.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual or physical interview(s) in order to make a final decision.

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Source: Nyscinfo

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