Tax Accountant

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



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.





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







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