Accounting firm based in the Southern Suburbs is seeking to employ and qualified Tax Manager to join their tax department.

Responsibilites:

  • The successful candidate would be responsible for the end-to-end management of their tax department under the supervision of the Tax Director.
  • The successful candidate would not be afraid to be hands on in their role and would offer leadership and guidance to a dynamic and vibrant tax team.
  • The role is focused mainly on the management of the team, but the Tax Manager would also administer a small portfolio of top clients, which will include client consultations and assisting the tax director with more complex tax opinions and audit responses.

Requirements:

  • Tax Practitioner, with a qualification in tax (BCom Hon. In Taxation, [URL Removed] in Taxation or similar)
  • The candidate must have at least 3 to 5 years post qualification experience
  • At least 2 to 3 years of experience managing a tax department (preferably a team of 5 or more staff)
  • Specialist and consulting experience with a solid knowledge of principles and theories
  • Experience in writing tax opinions and responding to SARS Audit Queries
  • Experience in the practical application of tax legislation and,
  • Candidate must be confident to communicate directly with clients and staff in a professional and confident manner
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills are essential
  • Able to mentor junior staff members and help them gain experience and knowledge
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience handling billing, debtors, and WIP management would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of Caseware Time and Taxware would be advantageous

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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