Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Recruitment 2016 Commences

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as part of its consolidation strategies, wish to engage the services of early starters with integrity, drive and desire to win professionally, to strengthen its workforce.



Assistant Manager, Tax – SL 08


Officer I, Tax – SL 09

Officer II, Tax – SL 10)

Applicants are to note that regardless of the position advertised, the following are minimum general requirements for all applicants:

Minimum Qualifications/skills base

. A Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Law, Economics, Banking & Finance, Engineering, Geology, Statistics, Computer Science or other relevant discipline in the quantitative field


. A Higher National Diploma in Accounting, Economics, Banking & Finance, Engineering, Geology, Statistics, Computer Science or other relevant discipline in the quantitative field

. Computer literacy and conversancy with Microsoft office, Web

Applications and the use of relevant applications for efficient delivery of service

. Strong leadership and management skills

. Strong team spirit and ability to effectively delegate

. Strong interpersonal and communication skills

. Strong Analytical skills

. Knowledge of the Nigerian Tax Laws and appreciation of their application and understanding of the regulatory framework within which the FIRS operates;

. Knowledge of business/industry environment within which taxpayers operate

. Ability to work as a regulator with the courage to ensure full compliance with laws

Minimum Character attributes

. Be of good character and must not have been found guilty of any criminal offence or should not have been indicted at or dismissed from their places of work or other environment

. Ability to work independently and within a team environment

Minimum Past Performance level

. Demonstrated ability to determine conformity and non- conformity to set standards in processes and procedures and demonstrated courage and ability to eliminate, rectify or close determined non-conformity to standard character attributes

. Demonstrated courage in ensuring change within the organization he or she has worked through the effective discharge of his or her responsibility in spite of resistance to change efforts

. Demonstrable impactful presence in the work place as a direct result of the individual’s ability to effect positive and sustainable change in his/her environment

Application Requirement(s)

Applicants are also to note that regardless of the position advertised, any of the following will be an added advantage:-

(i) Master’s degree in related discipline

(ii) Relevant and recognized professional certification and qualification

Other General Requirement(s)

In addition all Applicants must:-

  1. Have an NYSC Discharge or exemption certificate
  2. Be certified as mentally fit for appointment into the Service by a recognized Medical Doctor in any of these class of

Government Hospitals:

  1. National Hospital
  2. Government Teaching Hospitals

iii. Federal Medical Centers

  1. Provide contact details for three references (from last employer, a close family relation and tertiary institution) from whom confidential reports on character and demonstrated abilities can be obtained
  2. Present a certificate of State of Origin and Local Government signed by the Chairman/Secretary of their Local Government.

Certificates endorsed by Liaison offices will not be accepted.


FIRS considers computer proficiency a key requirement for anyone who aspires for a job in the Service. Accordingly, Applicants are expected to fill their applications online. Application forms can be found at the FIRS website www.firs.gov.ng/careers . This FIRS application portal will be available with effect from Monday, 29th August, 2016. Please follow the instructions to fill in your application.

Only applications in respect of the advertised positions would be considered. All individuals are expected to apply to only ONE position.

Multiple applications by one Candidate for more than one job will be disqualified. Upon submission, applicants will receive an acknowledgement containing a reference number which must be quoted in all future correspondences.

Deadline for submission of application is six (6) weeks from the date the web portal is available (Monday, 10th October, 2016).

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.


Director, Human Capital Management Department

Click on the link below to download full details and also note that the application form will be available on the portal as from Monday, 29th August, 2016:

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  1. Am interested, I like to be notified as soon as the site is open.

  2. Ayinde opeyemi moses says:

    Am interested so please notify me as soon the work is ready. This is my phone contact; 08052549825

  3. alimi jamiu says:

    to be notified when it is time

  4. alimi jamiu says:

    i have interest in the job, so update me via email

  5. Agimezelu Ernest says:

    am grateful

  6. Odiyoma tony ovie says:

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  7. Need an update abt d job. thanks. says:

    Look forward to that great opportunity.
    Remain blessed.


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    Contact me. Thanks.

  9. salako abel oluwamuyiwa says:

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  10. EGWU, CHARLES UCHE says:

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  11. EGWU, MERCY NNEKA says:

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  12. Al-ameen Femi D says:

    Am really interested in your job, Kindly please notify me with my email as soon the work is ready.

  13. Olukoga Akeem Oladimeji says:

    Am very much interested, please kindly notify and carry me along as this process progresses.
    My contact are: 07030322480, 07018721737 & [email protected]

  14. Nwaigwe Nnaemeka R. says:

    I’m interested in the job. Awaits update pls.

  15. soyemi says:

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  16. Oso Oluseun Emmanuel says:

    Pls I am interested in the job. I am a graduate of Accounting in Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti…..This is my email: [email protected]

  17. Afolabi Seyi Victoria says:

    Am a graduate of English Language from University of Abuja, I also acquire a post graduate in NTI. Am in need of a job.

  18. Bamiteko Gabriel Oluwakayode says:

    Pls i apply for it last month and i was given an applicant ID no of this month first week of this month since then no calls or email

  19. Adejoh Shedrach Uwakwe says:

    Am a graduate of electrical /electronics engineering from the federal university of technology Minna.am interested in the job.

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