Junior Tax Assistant: Cape Town – Goodwood
Closing date for applications: 28 February 2021

EBS Department        TAX/CT/2021        February 2021

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Brief Description of this Job

Ensuring that all SAB&T client base tax returns are submitted, follow-up on queries from SARS, and assisting the clients with their queries.

Application Requirements


  • Knowledge of tax laws
  • Knowledge of financial statements
  • Keep abreast of legislation/industry changes


  • 2 to 3 years working experience in a similar type industry
  • Computer Literate (MS Office)


  • Matric
  • Certificate or Diploma in Taxation

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation and completion of tax returns for companies, individuals and trusts
  • Calculation of directives and submission to SARS
  • Calculation of dividends tax and completion and submission of dividends tax returns
  • Liaising with clients and SARS regarding tax affairs
  • Attending to client queries and assisting in the resolution of queries and objections
  • Calculation of capital gains tax
  • Assisting with the structuring of salaries and calculation of tax
  • VAT and PAYE registrations with SARS
  • UIF and WCA registrations with the Labour Department
  • Completion and submission of UIF and WCA declarations with the Labour Dept.
  • Calculation, completion and submission of VAT201 and EMP201 returns
  • Completion and submission of IRP5 certificates and EMP501 returns on Easy-file
  • Application of tax clearances
  • Registrations of individuals, companies and trusts for Income Tax
  • Preparation and completion of Provisional tax for individuals
  • PBO and NPO registrations
  • General compliance/administrative duties

Your development:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Team player, approachable, receptive to feedback from others
  • Able to convey factual information clearly and effectively
  • Ability to work with figures
  • Good listening skills, actively clarifying what has been communicated to ensure understanding
  • Able to build rapport at all levels
  • Integrity, honesty and confidentiality
  • Prioritising, ability to manage time effectively
  • Results orientated, adheres to deadlines
  • Methodical, accurate and detail conscious
  • Display level of patience and understanding
  • Customer service orientated (internal and external)
  • Confidence Accountability and responsibility
  • Energy and enthusiasm