Tax Arrears Management Expert

Monrovia, Liberia
Apply by 30 March 2018
Mid-level , Short-term contract assignment
Posted on 8 March 2018

Job Description

Liberia Revenue Generation for Governance and Growth (RG3)


Tax Arrears Management Expert

Initial expected Period of Performance On/About (From - To)

March, 2018

April, 2018

Initial Level of Effort

20 working days

Base of Operations

Monrovia / Remote As Needed

Position Reports To

Chief of Party

Project Background

The purpose of the Revenue Generation for Governance and Growth (RG3) activity is to build the capacity of targeted Government of Liberia (GOL) institutions, particularly the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) and the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), to improve domestic revenue mobilization.

RG3 will support the MFDP to develop the capacity to formulate sound, predictable, and fair revenue policies. RG3 will also support the LRA to enhance its ability to effectively, efficiently, and clearly implement those policies and carry out its revenue collection mandate. Lastly, RG3 will work with the GOL, private sector, and civil society to strengthen consultation, education and engagement on taxes and their benefits with an aim to build tax morale, increase voluntary compliance, and foster greater trust between taxpayers and the government

Tasks and Duties

Liberia Revenue Authority is gearing up to strengthen its arrears management function. The issues faced by LRA include lack of risk-based arrears management, arrears accounting and monitoring, debt write-off procedures, etc. This assignment will support RG3 in informing its tax arrears management strategy, organizational design of the debt management function and related business processes and policies, including:

  • Development of debt (tax arrears) management strategy
  • Inform associated procedures, such as debt write-off procedures and enforcement procedures
  • Other assignments as necessary
  • At least of 10 years relevant experience in developing countries
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant filed or additional 10 years of relevant work experience

About the Organization

DAI is an employee-owned global development company. For 40 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governments, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 60 countries. Our integrated development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines—crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS and disease control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.

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