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Tax Manager

Our client a reputable and well known International Accounting Firm, requires a Tax Manager to join their dynamic and versatile Port Elizabeth based team.


  • Supervise the Tax Department Staff.
  • Oversee the completion of Income Tax returns to ensure compliance and meeting of deadlines
  • Completion of complex Income Tax Returns
  • Manage the administration of provisional tax; meeting of deadlines and complete billing process
  • Oversee the administration of SARS related documentation received, i.e. assessments and other notifications
  • Control the input of data thus ensuring an accurate data base
  • Quality assure completion of returns
  • Quality assure the capturing of data
  • Assist and advise staff of matters relating to completion of returns and tax administration
  • Assist with tasks where bottle-necks occur in areas of responsibility
  • Performing any other task which may be reasonably expected
  • Controlling GreatSoft related problems in terms of tax
  • Ensure delivery of documents, returns, and payments to SARS at the end of each month.
  • Ensure that payments requested from clients are followed up on a regular basis
  • Review all assessments checked before signed off by relevant Partners, ensuring that penalities and interest levied by SARS, and balance of accounts are correct.
  • Resolve any disputes on assessments and accounts from SARS, relating to Income Tax
  • In charge of the complete dispute resolution process and billing thereof
  • Supervision of whole billing process via GreatSoft
  • Quality assure 10% - 20% of returns before submission via a review process
  • Manage the IT 14 SD process and Income Tax Review Process
  • Complex queries, tax opinions and other ad-hoc tax related work required by partners
  • Weekly SARS visits for update of banking details and taxpayer particulars
  • Adhereing and generating additional revenue targets as set by partners


Qualifications/ Experience/ Skills:

  • Grade 12 with Accounting as a subject
  • Tax or other relevant qualification
  • Experience in a tax environment
  • Registered Tax Practitioner
  • Liaising with SARS
  • Supervisory experience
  • Interpretation of Tax Law
  • Ability to research, interpret and apply the Income Tax Act, Tax Administration Act and VAT Act for various tax related projects.
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook express)
  • GreatSoft
  • SARS E-Filing
  • Working knowledge of Income Tax Act and Tax Administration Act
  • Working knowledge of the SARS dispute resolution process
  • LexisNexis

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