BDO South Africa: 2022 Tax Trainees








Company BDO South Africa
Reference # TAX_01
Published 24/08/2021
Contract Type Permanent/Contract
36 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Nationwide, Nationwide, South Africa
Duration 36 Months
Introduction
At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities and our client’s unparalleled support.

BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 91,054 people working out of 1,658 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.

BDO South Africa is looking for Tax Trainees to join their team.

Job Functions Other,Tax
Industries Accounting & Auditing,Tax Consulting
Specification
As part of your 3 year SAIT registered Traineeship you will get exposure to the following:





•Return preparation and review
•Preparation of first, second and third provisional returns
•Calculation of tax liabilities and finalisation of income tax
•Payroll tax
•VAT returns, registrations and opinions
•Identifying tax risks for audits on a multi-disciplinary basis
•Draft response to SARS queries
•Write tax opinions and reports
•Demonstrate ethics and professional conduct in a tax environment
•Register tax payers and finalise income tax, payroll tax and VAT returns in a private tax practice
•Draft memorandum and formulate responses to Alternative Dispute Resolutions
•Write tax opinions related to tax disputes, business models and investment and estate planning
•Draft VDP Applications
•Draft articles

Requirements
Qualifications:
•Senior Certificate and relevant B.Com degree
•Applicants must have completed or still studying towards their B.com Honours degree specializing in Taxation or equivalent
•Sound Knowledge of the Tax legislation and Tax law

Competencies:
•Excellent communications and listening skills
•Professionalism
•Strong client orientation
•Attention to detail
•Creative yet organised
•Ability to prioritize and work under pressure achieving reporting deadlines
•Task driven and delivery focused
•Socially aware and able to work as part of a diverse team
•Innovative and willing to share ideas for new ways of working
•Ability to work with all levels within an organization

Please submit your CV, ID, Matric Certificate, Full Academic Records and Proof of Registration/Final Transcript for Honours in order for your application to be considered.

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Closing Date 30/09/2021