BDO South Africa: Senior Tax Consultant








Company BDO South Africa
Reference # TAX_01
Published 30/07/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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.

Job Functions Accounting
Industries Accounting & Auditing
Specification
BDO Cape Town has a vacancy for a Senior Tax Consultant within the Tax Consulting business unit. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Leader of the Tax Consulting Division in the Western Cape and will inter alia assist in:





•Tax audit reviews.
•Due diligences.
•Preparing and/or reviewing income tax and deferred tax computations.
•Drafting tax opinions and memoranda for review.
•The research and preparation of proposals.
•Identifying income tax issues arising at clients and providing suggestions on how to solve them.
•Liaising with audit partners and audit staff in relation to tax issues.
•Liaising with SARS.
•Managing and maintaining client relationships.
•Preparing and managing budgets, debtors and monthly invoices.
•Coaching and mentoring junior staff.
•Managing subordinates in the corporate tax consulting team.
•Assisting BDO to achieve its financial targets driving the BDO brand, business development, technical tax competence and client service in line with BDO values.
•The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to apply theoretical knowledge to practical tax issues and have the ability to adapt to a changing work environment.

Requirements
Qualifications:
•Recently qualified CA(SA) preferable or CTA/PGDA with completed articles
•M.Com (Tax), or Hdip (Tax) advantageous

Competencies:
•Excellent writing skills
•Excellent communication skills
•Leadership and supervising skills
•Working with people
•Adherence to principles and values
•Ability to network
•Analytical skills
•Researching skills
•Planning and organisational skills
•Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
•Adapting and responding to change
•Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking

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

Job Closing Date 11/08/2021