Duties & Responsibilities
Provision of tax advice (tax opinions) and performance of tax audits on wide range of portfolio of clients, ranging from small to large multinational companies (including CFC’s).
Review or preparation of tax computations including deferred tax for financial reporting purposes.
Audit of tax balances (current tax and deferred tax) in the Annual Financial Statements.
Review tax returns and supporting schedules prepared by tax (senior) consultants and/or clients and recommend tax saving opportunities.
Review or perform the calculations of provisional tax payments and provisional tax returns for submission to SARS.
Provision of tax advice (tax opinions) on corporate restructuring, capital gain tax, cross border transactions.
Assist clients in addressing SARS queries and in responding to SARS audits.
Assist clients in preparation and submission of objection against SARS assessment.
Assist clients with VDP and ruling applications, deferral of payment, refunds, debt write off and/or debt compromise.
Writing tax articles for internal and external publications.
Manage the tax due diligence assignments.
Assisting and/or advising portfolio of clients on withholding tax on interest/royalties.
Assisting and/or advising portfolio of clients on dividends tax.
Perform high level reviews of Value Added Tax, Employees’ tax, etc.
Performing project management and administrative functions including but not limited to timesheets, billing, collection of tax fees and performance evaluations.
Selling and marketing the firm’s tax service/product offerings to existing and new clients.
Maintain good working relationship with client management and staff at all levels in order to perform tax services.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Qualification and Experience
Chartered Accountant, Master’s degree in Tax or BCom Hons Taxation
3 – 6 years post qualification corporate tax experience
Experience in the following industries will be advantageous:
Planning and project execution skills
Problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to manage team with no or limited supervision
Ability to manage multiple assignments/projects with tight deadlines