Senior Tax Manager - VAT - Experienced Hire, Gauteng

  • Gauteng
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Accounting
  • Posted by Experienced Hire on Sunday, February 23, 2020
  • Reference: 11855
  • Apply before Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 59 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Experienced Hire

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Directors

  • Be involved in the financial management of clients

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Develop project strategies to solve complex technical challenges for our clients

  • Review of VAT Returns

  • Checking of assessments

  • Monitor the costs on the team's client jobs

  • On completion of each job, prepare costs analysis and bills

  • Manage a portfolio of clients and staff in order to meet client, SARS and any other deadlines

  • Arranging compromise offers/debt write-offs/special applications with SARS

  • Assist with technical objections/appeals

  • Drive the implementation of the digitalization project in the tax department

  • Review of objection and appeal letters

  • Technical explanations to Tax, Audit and Accounting staff on Tax matters (Volume extensive)

  • Technical research

  • VAT Consulting (local and cross-border transactions)

  • Write own articles for review by director and review VAT related articles written by junior staff

  • Keeping up-to-date with legislative changes

  • Draft comments on proposed legislation changes

  • Organisation of budget and tax updates functions

  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team

  • Shape and deliver projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteria

  • Train, coach, and supervise team members

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and developing company brand

Qualification and Experience

BCom degree (CA(SA)/Masters in tax preferable)

7 years post qualification tax experience


  • Ability to ensure effective processes and procedures to plan work, manage debtors and budgets, allocate resources and manage work in progress

  • Ability to motivate employees by providing sound guidance, innovative direction and facilitating team participation in order to reach organisational goals.

  • Managing large multi-level teams with respect to setting goals and priorities and achieving results.

  • Ability to align performance to the strategic objectives of the Division to ensure long term organisational and individual success.

  • Ability to demonstrate a broad-based view of issues and their wider implications.

  • Ability to quickly integrating complex information to identify strategies and solutions, learning new concepts quickly, demonstrating keen insights into situations, assimilating large amounts of information, and narrowing it down to and articulating the core idea or issue.

  • Ability to define project objectives and plans with scheduled activities and timescales.

  • Ability to organise and manage projects and resources so that the desired results are achieved

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About Experienced Hire

SizweNtsalubaGobodo was born out of a merger between SizweNtsaluba VSP and Gobodo Incorporated on the 1st June 2011. We are currently the fifth largest firm of professional accountant and business consultants in South Africa and the largest indigenousness firm of accountants and business consultants in the country.

A firm with more than 800 staff members, a footprint throughout South Africa’s nine provinces, a reputation and experience that traverses both private and public sectors and a member firm of Morison International giving us global reach