Tax Consultant: Centurion
Closing date for applications: 31 January 2021

EBS       TC/PTA/2020        November 2020

Brief Description of this Job

A national accounting, auditing and consulting firm is seeking to employ a Tax Consultant based at our offices in Centurion.

Application Requirements

  • Matric
  • Degree, Honours and or Masters in Taxation
  • Certificate in Taxation
  • Computer Literate
  • Strong technical
  • Knowledge of tax matters Knowledge of statutory rules

Experience

  • At least 5 years working experience in a similar position

Key Responsibilities

  • Consulting to staff and external clients
  • Corresponding with SARS
  • Assisting clients during objections/appeal cases
  • Establishing sound relationships with clients
  • Conducting research and providing opinions on tax related matters in order to provide appropriate high quality service
  • Transfer pricing knowledge essential
  • Double Tax Agreements knowledge
  • Carbon Tax knowledge essential
  • Have done Corporate reorganization transactions
  • In depth knowledge of VAT legislation
  • In depth knowledge of deferred tax
  • In depth knowledge of payroll
  • Responsible for coaching/training the Tax Assistants
  • Billings
  • Attending to VDP applications
  • Attending to Offers of Compromise

Skills and Behavioural Attributes

  • 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
  • Ability to analyse problems and conceptualise solutions
  • Ability to make rational, realistic and sound decisions based on consideration of all the facts
  • Methodical, accurate and detail conscious
  • Display level of patience and understanding
  • Accountability and responsibility
  • Customer service orientated (internal and external)
  • Pro-active
  • Able to work independently
  • Self-motivated
  • Routine orientated
  • Able to delegate when necessary