Tax Accountant

at TAC Recruitment
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Accounting & Finance
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Cape Town

Description

 

Job Summary

Responsible for developing and executing effective tax strategies, supports proper reporting for taxes to internal and external stakeholders. Evaluating business exposure and assessing the financial impact of risk of loss.

 

KEY FUNCTIONS

 

 

Assist with all tax-reporting and accounting related aspect of the SSA group of entities, ensuring compliance with Corporate policy and corporate requirements on tax

 

Coordinate with Corporate tax planning and Sector Tax function to ensure proper reporting of tax planning initiatives, acquisitions and divestitures

 

Assist with the detailed review of forecast, annual operating plan and strategic plan business unit submissions. Coordination with the planning / corporate groups to ensure proper reporting

 

Ensures compliance with all tax laws and regulations, liaise with tax authorities and consultants on tax-related matters, supports proper reporting for applicable taxes under US GAAP and IFRS, and optimizes responsible tax planning

 

Ensures timely and accurate filing of all relevant direct and indirect tax returns

 

Implements local tax strategy/AOP and partners with internal stakeholders to optimize taxes in the context of business objectives

 

Supports finance and other business areas with information and advice regarding all tax matters; redirecting or escalating requests

 

Ensure timely and accurate submission of monthly, quarterly and annual tax submissions to Sector

 

Executes tax policy, compliance, documentation and develop & implement tax initiatives

 

Prepares tax records, reports and other related materials in compliance with tax laws and regulations

 

Manages tax audits and notices, payments and periodical statutory filing

 

Coordinate tax reviews with internal and external auditors

 

Support the Sector agenda to drive Tax process efficiency and simplification in coordination with Sector Tax, Corporate Tax team and local tax advisor teams

 

Assist with supporting the Sector Tax agenda on strategic projects and tax (accounting) automation implementation agenda

 

Coordination with the tax accounting managers in the other BUs on amongst others technical tax accounting matters, reporting, training material, systems/automation and best practices

 

Ensuring compliance with SOX and GCS Control Requirements and timely testing

 

 

 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

 

 

Minimum three years of post-articles experience in Finance and Taxes

 

CA(SA) qualification with Tax in field or equivalent experience (post graduate tax qualification preferable)

 

Mastery of Tax Reporting processes and requirements

 

Understanding of end-to-end process, systems and data flows across organization. Previous experience in integration activities in recently acquired companies a plus

 

Ability to drive change effectively at different levels throughout the organization

 

Strong communication skills in English a must

 

Demonstrates high integrity in financial controller management and the flexibility needed to work effectively in a matrix organization

 

Excellent communication skills to facilitate interaction with Sector management and stakeholders, including Controllers, CFOs, and reporting teams

 

Interested candidates can send their CV