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Senior Tax Consultant at Tax Consulting South Africa - Gauteng, Sandton

Africorp Specialised Recruitment Services
Sandton Sandton, Gauteng North Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date
Mar 25, 2024

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Job Role
Tax Compliance
Contract Type
Full Time
Vacancy: Senior Tax Consultant
Location: Bryanston

An opportunity for a Senior Tax Consultant exists for a technically knowledge individual with exceptional Tax experience. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working under pressure, needs to be a driven problem solver and ready to take on new challenges.

Qualifications and Required skills:
  • Diploma in Taxation or similar qualification.
  • Minimum of 3 years' tax experience.
  • e-Filling and SARS experience.
  • Good numerical skills.
  • Excellent knowledge on SARS e-filing.
  • Highly motivated with an ability to solve practical problems and follow written, verbal or other instructions with several concrete variables.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to organize complex information neatly and accurately.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills

Key Responsibility:

Attending to client specific matters which include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Handling of SARS notifications, client liaison and managing client expectations.
  • E-filing checks: Conducting audits on e-filing with regards to: clients SARS compliance, outstanding returns, clients selected for verification, liabilities due to SARS and if clients are provisional taxpayers.
  • Tracking checks: Conducting audits on the TRS tracking sheets for the following: Ensuring client's turnaround and expectation are met and managed. In line with company policies.
  • Branch Visits/SARS appointments to update and verify SARS registered details.
  • Keep up to date with changing tax laws and explain complicated legislation and its implications to their clients, in simple terms.
  • Communicating with clients to explain tax issues.
  • Calculating tax liability, ensuring compliance is completed speedily and efficiently, and submitting tax returns and associated documents by the appropriate deadlines.
  • Performing and submission of annual tax calculations and returns on behalf of clients.
  • Performing and submission of provisional tax calculations and returns on behalf of clients.
  • Adopting the companies "4-eye always approached" at all times.
  • At all times ensuring client's expectation are managed, this includes keep in the relevant turnaround timeframe.
  • Submission of RST01's and RST02's directives and objections.
  • Submission of paragraph 19(3) applications as and when the need arises (discretion discussed with Legal).
  • Deal with SARS on behalf of the clients.
  • Performing exit tax (Deemed Capital Gains) calculations on behalf of migrating clients.
  • Assisting clients with their tax planning.
  • Assisting clients with SARS verification or audits.
  • Assisting clients with SARS objections and appeals of audit outcomes.
  • Assisting clients with applications for penalty waivers.
  • Assisting clients with lodging of SARS Complaints.
  • Assisting clients with their refunds and payments to SARS.
  • Assisting clients to achieve SARS compliance with regards to their tax status.
  • Any other ancillary duties assigned by senior management.
  • 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.

Desired Skills:
  • Taxation

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