South Africa

Director: Corporate Tax Consulting

Company BDO South Africa
Reference # TAX_01
Published 05/05/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Duration 36 Months
At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities and our client's unparalleled support.

BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.

BDO South Africa has a vacancy for a Director: Corporate Tax Consulting within the Corporate Tax Consulting business unit in the Tax Department of our Johannesburg office.
Job Functions Tax
Industries Accounting & Auditing,Tax Consulting
Our vision is to be the leader for exceptional client service, focusing on quality to ensure the consistent delivery of exceptional service through developing longstanding, personal relationships with our clients. We serve corporate, individual and trust clients to better navigate an increasingly complex tax regulatory landscape.

Purpose of the Role:
The purpose of this role is to assist with the implementation and development of strategic initiatives with tax leadership nationally and across other tax service lines.

Main Responsibilities and Duties:
•Executing and reviewing tax consulting deliverables and leading risk management and business development activities to support the tax consulting division.
•Leading and directing multiple, diverse and complex engagements and consulting projects.
•Actively monitoring and tracking the financial performance of the tax consulting division and implement corrective measures as needed to ultimately take responsibility for the division’s outputs in line with the firm’s strategic objectives.
•Day-to-day management of the division, along with the broader Corporate Tax Consulting business units, which include (but are not limited to) functions such as:
•Financial management (budget and WIP monitoring)
•Employee management
•Quality assurance of related deliverables
•Budget and fee negotiations
•Risk management
Skills and Qualifications:
•CA(SA) qualification.
•A minimum of 10 years’ post-qualification experience, with 5 years in a tax management position, specifically dealing with corporate tax consulting.
•Practical experience, which includes but not limited to corporate tax consulting opinions, accrual reviews, tax effect accounting and due diligence reviews relating to clients from a wide variety of industries.
•Deep technical and risk management capacity.
•Ability to analyse and make decisions regarding complex accounting, taxation, and risk management matters.
•Able to review working papers, engagement files and draft technical reports of high quality, and then be able to present the results to senior level staff members at BDO and to clients.
•Experience in a professional services or financial services firm will be advantageous.

•Building trust and relationships
•Fostering collaborative teamwork
•Accessibility, persuasiveness and influencing
•Fostering active communication
•Continuously seeking to add value
•Aligning career aspirations with the strategies, goals and objectives of the team and firm
•Ability to work with all levels within an organisation
•Demonstration of passion and energy to tax and to the specific area of specialisation

Salary is market-related and commensurate with experience.
The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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Job Closing Date 02/06/2022
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