Personal Information

Name and surname Ilir Murtezaj
Address “Rasim Kiçina” Str., No. 10, Skenderaj, Kosovo
Phone  038 200 250 01
E-mail Ilir.murtezi@atk-ks.org, ilir.murtezaj1@hotmail.com
Nationality Kosovar
Date of birth 09.08.1975

Experience

Date  05.02.2019 – Present
Position Director-General
Duties and responsibilities
Employer’s name Tax Administration of Kosovo
Date 15.01.2018 – 05.02.2019
Position Director of the Large Taxpayer Department
Duties and responsibilities
  • Planning the compliance function, including Strategic and Annual Plans;
  • Developing and implementing procedures for the functioning of compliance;
  • Developing and implementing policies for the functioning of compliance;
  • Coordinating with the Risk Management Division in identifying compliance risks;
  • Setting and monitoring key performance indicators.
Employer’s name Tax Administration of Kosovo
Date  11.01.2018 – Present
Position Chair of the Audit Committee – Municipal Assembly of Skenderaj (secondary employment)
Duties and responsibilities
  • Providing advice in all areas of management responsibilities for PIFC;
  • Ensuring that the SSP’s Management performs its activity in compliance with all applicable legal obligations;
  • Reviewing and approving, not conducting, the Audit Strategy and Annual Plans of the Internal Audit Unit;
  • Reviewing internal audit summary reports, findings and recommendations, and ensuring that SSP’s Management has properly addressed the latter;
  • Reviewing financial statements, external audit opinion and reports;
  • Review Management’s response to issues raised by the external audit;
  • Protecting the functional independence of the Internal Audit Unit;
  • Preparing and issuing the Audit Committee Statute.
Employer’s name Municipal Assembly – Skenderaj
Date  01.04.2013 – 07.04.2016
Position Director of the Large Taxpayer Department
Duties and responsibilities
  • Planning the compliance function, including Strategic and Annual Plans;
  • Developing and implementing procedures for the functioning of compliance;
  • Developing and implementing policies for the functioning of compliance;
  • Coordinating with the Risk Management Division in identifying compliance risks;
  • Setting and monitoring key performance indicators.
Employer’s name Tax Administration of Kosovo
Date 11.04.2016 – 14.01.2018
Position Director of the Taxpayer Service Department
Duties and responsibilities
Employer’s name Tax Administration of Kosovo
Date  01.04.2013 – 07.04.2016
Position Director of the Large Taxpayer Department
Duties and responsibilities
  • Planning the compliance function, including Strategic and Annual Plans;
  • Developing and implementing procedures for the functioning of compliance;
  • Developing and implementing policies for the functioning of compliance;
  • Coordinating with the Risk Management Division in identifying compliance risks;
  • Setting and monitoring key performance indicators.
Employer’s name Tax Administration of Kosovo
Date   01.02.2010 – 31.03.2013
Position Manager of the Large Taxpayer Unit
Duties and responsibilities
  • Planning the compliance function, including Strategic and Annual Plans;
  • Developing and implementing procedures for the functioning of compliance;
  • Developing and implementing policies for the functioning of compliance;
  • Coordinating with the Risk Management Division in identifying compliance risks;
  • Setting and monitoring key performance indicators.
Employer’s name Tax Administration of Kosovo
Date 10.12.2001
Position Audit Inspector
Duties and responsibilities
Employer’s name Tax Administration of Kosovo

Education and other training

 Date  29.06.2000
Qualification obtained Graduate Economist
Major Finance and Banking
University University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”
Country of studies Prishtina, Kosovo
Title obtained Graduate Economist
Date 20.09.2016
Qualification obtained Master of Arts in Banking, Finance and Accounting
Major Finance and Banking
University Exams passed at the University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, Master’s Thesis defended at the Iliria College – Prishtina
Country of studies Prishtina
Title obtained Master of Arts in Banking, Finance and Accounting

Trainings

  • Participated in the training organized by the European Agency for Reconstruction (EAR) on the topic: Internal Audit and Internal Control, 20.09.2004 – 12.11.2004
  • Participated in the Workshop organized by CEF in Slovenia on the topic: Introduction to Taxation and tax reforms, 24.09.2012 – 28.09.2012.
  • Participated in the Workshop organized by TAK in cooperation with the IMF on the topic: Risk Management, 11.11.2013 – 15.11.2013
  • Participated in the 5-day training (08.04 – 12.04.2013) in Vienna-Austria titled “Transfer Pricing”.
  • Attended English language courses

 

Personal skills
Native language Albanian language
Other languages Knowledge of English language, both in spoken and writing.

Knowledge of Serbo-Croatian language.

Social skills Excellent in social skills obtained during the professional and academic experience, as well as due to various trips abroad.
Organizational skills Good organizational skills obtained due to the experience in various positions in the Tax Administration of Kosovo.
Computer skills Good command of Microsoft Office.
Certificates obtained Certificate bestowed by the Minister of Finance in February 2011 for the Unit with the best performance, which has been under my leadership