Experienced Hire
Tax Manager
SNG GrantThornton
Johannesburg, Gauteng
Posted 15 October 2020

Job Details

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Provision of tax advice (tax opinions) and performance of tax audits on wide range of portfolio of clients, ranging from small to large multinational companies (including CFC’s).
  • Review or preparation of tax computations including deferred tax for financial reporting purposes.
  • Audit of tax balances (current tax and deferred tax) in the Annual Financial Statements.
  • Review tax returns and supporting schedules prepared by tax (senior) consultants and/or clients and recommend tax saving opportunities.
  • Review or perform the calculations of provisional tax payments and provisional tax returns for submission to SARS.
  • Provision of tax advice (tax opinions) on corporate restructuring, capital gain tax, cross border transactions.
  • Assist clients in addressing SARS queries and in responding to SARS audits.
  • Assist clients in preparation and submission of objection against SARS assessment.
  • Assist clients with VDP and ruling applications, deferral of payment, refunds, debt write off and/or debt compromise.
  • Writing tax articles for internal and external publications.
  • Manage the tax due diligence assignments.
  • Assisting and/or advising portfolio of clients on withholding tax on interest/royalties.
  • Assisting and/or advising portfolio of clients on dividends tax.
  • Perform high level reviews of Value Added Tax, Employees’ tax, etc.
  • Performing project management and administrative functions including but not limited to timesheets, billing, collection of tax fees and performance evaluations.
  • Selling and marketing the firm’s tax service/product offerings to existing and new clients.
  • Maintain good working relationship with client management and staff at all levels in order to perform tax services.

Qualification and Experience

  • Chartered Accountant, Master’s degree in Tax or BCom Hons Taxation
  • 3 – 6 years post qualification corporate tax experience
  • Experience in the following industries will be advantageous:
  • Financial sector
  • Mining sector


  • Planning and project execution skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage team with no or limited supervision
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments/projects with tight deadlines