x75 Compliance Debt Collector Job Opportunities at the South African Revenue Service (SARS)

DEADLINE: 04 October 2023

x75 Compliance Debt Collector Job Opportunities at the South African Revenue Service (SARS)

Location: East London x5; Bloemfontein x4; Welkom x1; Kimberly x1; Durban x3; Gauteng North x24; Gauteng South x6; Cape Town x11; Witbank x4; Nelspruit x6; Polokwane x5; Thohoyandou x2; Lebowakgomo x2; Rustenburg x1

About the Position

SARS is looking for dynamic, energetic results oriented, self-directed person, to join the collection of outstanding debt & returns and management of the debt book allocated to them to protect the economy of South Africa. The candidates must have knowledge of the SARS systems, good communication skills, both verbal and written, goal and target driven.  Integrity is key to the organisation.

Job Purpose

To process allocated outstanding debt and outstanding returns cases in line with standard operating procedures to achieve continuous enhanced service delivery.

Education and Experience

Minimum Qualification & Experience Required

  • Relevant Higher Certificate (NQF 5) and 2 years Debt Collection experience OR Senior Certificate (NQF 4) and 3 years Debt Collection experience

Job Outputs:


  • Communication of transactional outputs and queries in area of work according to policies and quality requirements
  • Contribute to the development & improvement of area specific standards, procedures, and processes to ensure continued quality and service improvement.
  • Contribute to the successful implementation of change initiatives by providing support in area of work.
  • Deliver on contracted performance objectives and escalate unresolved delivery and quality issues to management and process owners.
  • Draw on own knowledge and experience to identify and develop solutions that leads to improved service delivery and quality.
  • Effectively plan and schedule own activities to continuously improve quality and service delivery in area of work.
  • Report on transactional and process activities within set guidelines to provide timely information for decision making.
  • Determine origin of debt, verify due dates, hygiene checklist of taxpayer compliance, tax type cross reference and execute the debt recovery interventions in line with standard operating procedures and within defined turnaround times.
  • Maintain the taxpayer account file by administering referrals to account maintenance, portfolio maintenance, tracing, legal, etc.
  • Engage the taxpayer on all outstanding debt as well as outstanding returns.
  • Issue (or Re-Issue) Final Demand letters where taxpayer is unwilling to co- operate.
  • Issue S46 for third-party information and issue third party notifications to employers and banks.
  • Prepare a Civil Judgement and send for line manager’s approval, submit to Court for issuance, and notify taxpayer of the issued Judgment.
  • Prepare withdrawal of Civil Judgment upon settlement of debt in full or where there may be an error on the Civil Judgment and submit to Court for issuance of the order.
  • Prepare a Warrant of Execution, send for line manager approval, and submit to the Sherriff of the Court to execute.
  • Prepare a motivation for issuance of Notice of Personal Liability to responsible Third Party/ Representative Taxpayer and facilitate collection action against Responsible Third Party / Representative Taxpayer.
  • Prepare a Submission for Suspension of Obligation to Pay/Write-Off to relevant Debt Committee and capture the outcome.
  • Analyse supporting documentation and present the requests for a deferral of payment/compromise settlement from the taxpayer to the relevant Debt Committee and notify the taxpayer of the outcome.
  • Monitor the taxpayer’s payments against the deferral/ compromise agreement and ensure updates to the journals and closure of case file upon payment in full.
  • Visit taxpayer premises for meetings, delivery of documents and verify taxpayer information accompanied by a colleague and/or line manager.
  • Escalate all unresolved and non-compliant debtors after all debt recovery actions are concluded

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