Job Title
Tax Accounant
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 6 years
R38000 to R41000
Job Published
25 June 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

One of our leading clients in the legal sector is seeking a Tax Accountant to join their fast paced dynamic team at their Cape Town OfficeS. To start in August 2021


Key Performance Areas

  • Preparation and submission of all corporate income tax returns for the company
  • Preparation of supporting schedules for corporate tax submissions
  • Tax risk assessment and reviews (VAT and income tax compliance)
  • Assist auditors with tax related queries
  • Researching and monitoring the relevant tax legislation for all company's offices
  • Calculation of normal tax and deferred tax
  • Interacting with the accounts team in respect of information required for VAT/ tax returns
  • Withholding tax administration
  • Tax clearance certificates for tenders
  • Provision of general tax / VAT related support to the support services team
  • Liaison with tax authorities in various countries
  • Implementation of the firm’s transfer pricing policy and ongoing compliance
  • Assisting with specific tax projects
  • Other ad hoc wider tasks as and when required.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive experience / knowledge of accounting in foreign currency
  • Relevant experience in tax compliance with sound knowledge of the tax laws and principles
  • Financial operational experience
  • Prior experience in dealing with revenue authorities on the African continent
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer software packages e.g. Microsoft Word, Outlook , Excel and an accounting package
  • Client focus is essential (this is a services environment)
  • Tact, diplomacy and assertiveness are important requirements
  • Proven team player, professional, flexible and friendly
  • Possess well developed interpersonal and communications skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be able to work under minimum supervision
  • Pro-active in identifying potential problems and creating solutions.


Tertiary Qualifications:

  • Minimum B Com Accounting degree with completed articles, preferably a CA (SA) and/or post graduate tax qualification.