South Africa

Tax Compliance Consultant

Company BDO South Africa
Reference # TAX_01
Published 12/05/2022
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 91,054 people working out of 1,658 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 Tax Compliance Consultant in the Tax Department of our Johannesburg office.
Job Functions Compliance & Regulatory Affairs,Tax
Industries Accounting & Auditing,Tax Consulting
BDO Johannesburg has a vacancy for a Tax Compliance Consultant in the Individual, Trust and Estate Tax Compliance Department.
The Tax Compliance Consultant will inter-alia be responsible for:
•Manage the tax administration for a portfolio of individual, trust and estate tax clients

•Manage the submission of the 1st and 2nd provisional tax calculations on Great Soft and e-filing

•Maintain client registered details on Great Soft and e-filing

•Apply for tax clearance certificates and tax residency certificates

•Apply for registration and deregistration at SARS

•Manage the SARS mailbox and correspondence

•Liaise with SARS call centre for all tax related matters

•Manage the tax compliance function for a portfolio of individual, trust and estate tax clients

•Preparation of Income Tax returns

•Preparation of provisional tax calculations

•Attending to SARS general enquiries and audits

•Drafting objections and appeals against assessments

•Application for tax directives, tax clearance certificates in respect of foreign
investment allowances and emigration

•Application for tax residency and cessation of tax residency certificates
•B. Com or equivalent tax qualification
•Preferably post graduate qualification in Tax
•Registered with SARS and SAIT/SAICA as tax practitioner

•At least 5 years’ experience in Tax Compliance
•Experience on GreatSoft and eFiling
•Experience in an audit firm environment

•Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
•Strong focus on client service delivery
•Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
•Strong focus on risk processes and procedures
•Team player
•Well versed in all facets of general tax compliance (systems, e-filling, SARS liaison, deadline management)
•Preferably experience in Great Soft

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 31/05/2022
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