Tax Director at Headhunters

South Africa South Africa ZA, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 2, 2021

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Job Role
Tax Compliance
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  • Posted 27 Oct 2021 by Headhunters (Head Office)
About the position
Our client, in the financial sector and based in Port Elizabeth is currently looking to employ an experienced Tax Director to their dynamic team.

Main purpose of the position:

  • Overall responsibility for compliance of Tax Dept. Consulting directly with clients and assisting partners with queries.



  • Assisting clients, partners and staff with tax related issues
  • Dealing with complex tax queries from SARS
  • Liaising with senior SARS officials
  • Dispute resolution process with SARS (Objection/Appeal process)
  • Assist with national Tax booklet
  • Attend national Tax Partners meetings
  • Brief attorneys/advocates when tax dispute reaches court level
  • Keep up to date with Tax knowledge


  • Overall responsibility for Tax compliance dept
  • Staff Recruitment, Retention, Training and Development
  • Commissioner of Oaths

Qualifications/ Experience/ Skills:

  • B Comm/H Dip Tax
  • Specialist experience of Tax and relevant Legislation
  • 8 - 10 years plus Specialist Tax experience
  • Ability to deal with SARS at a senior level
  • Management experience
  • Microsoft Office
  • Finsolve Tax Planner
  • Accfin
  • Electronic Tax Library - Butterworths


  • High degree of numeracy and literacy skills
  • Legal interpretation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Client Service skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Managerial Skills

  • Time Management
  • Training
  • Coaching
  • Professionalism
  • Flexibility

Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying.
Headhunters is privately owned and managed Boutique Recruitment Consultancy specializing in the permanent placement of Executive, Commercial and Technical staff, nationally, across all sectors. Headhunters represents the rich diversity of a multi-cultural South Africa and has established a reputation as a market leader in intelligent recruiting. In the pursuit of service excellence, Headhunters combines the emotional (EQ) and intellectual (IQ) f...

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