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Tax Consultant Job Vacancies at PwC in Johannesburg 2018

PwC hiring for Tax Consultant placed in Johannesburg. This job vacancies is open from 11 Juli 2018 to the end of this month. Here is more information about the requirements, qualifications and job descriptions associated with Tax Consultant job opening 2017.

PwC Recruitment 2017

Tax Consultant - Johannesburg

The PwC Deal

Our people make an impact through their dedication to client service, creativity, and high performance. Whatever your passion, the opportunities available to you at PwC will help you realise your career aspirations.

As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to a variety of flexible working styles. We're committed to collaboration and strong relationships that help our clients and our people realise their ambitions. Well known for our technical excellence, we're also a firm brimming with energetic and inspirational people who want to build a diverse career in a progressive, global organisation.

What's in it for you? The opportunity to join a diverse and progressive team, with the chance to learn from inspirational people committed to ensuring each and every interaction is an opportunity to learn, challenge and innovate.

About the role

To perform tax accounting related pre-issuance work.

Essential skills and experience
  • 2 – 3 years of experience in a similar role (big 4 audit firm)
  • MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • Good administration skills
  • Driver’s licence and own transport
  • E-filing experience
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Vague understanding of legal principles
  • Working Tax knowledge
  • Experience in preparing tax returns on e-filing
  • Exposure to the Trust tax returns
Required qualifications
  • BCom with Accounting
  • Completed SAICA or SAIT traineeship will be an advantage
  • Post graduate qualification in Tax will be an advantage
  • CA(SA) will be an advantage

Audit work/Tax Accounting
  • Auditing/ Tax reviews: auditing tax calculations of internal clients
  • Prepare the normal income tax calculation and deferred tax calculation for audit purposes for external clients
  • Review the normal income tax calculation and deferred tax calculation for audit purposes for internal clients
  • Checking the disclosure of the income and deferred tax balance(IFRS requirements) for internal and external clients
  • Write and submit tax reporting memo with regards to tax computation(issues, findings, proposed adjustments) to the audit manager for internal clients or to the client directly if it is an external client
  • Reconciliation of Clients’ tax general ledger to the SARS accounts(internal and external)

Tax Compliance
  • Tax compliance for both internal and external clients (Companies, Trusts)
  • Liaise with Clients to obtain trial balance, signed financial statements
  • Prepare and complete the income tax return as well as supporting schedules that will potentially be needed by SARS (tax pack)
  • Using the financial statements and trial balance provided
  • Liaise with client for any additional supporting documentation
  • Prepare transmittal letter to client with regard to calculation done and any issues noted
  • Obtain approval from Client to submit tax return on SARS website either on their own profile or PwC profile
  • Check SARS assessment to see if it agrees to the tax return submitted
  • If not in agreement, liaise with Client if they would like to raise objection on own or for us to do on their behalf
  • Liaise with Client to obtain ‘Power of Attorney’
  • Draft a letter to SARS explaining the grounds of the dispute in accordance with the Tax Administration Act.
  • Complete and submit relevant SARS documentation (NOO or ADR1)
  • If successful communicate with client. If not, continue with appeal
  • Liaise with client(Trusts, Companies, Individuals) to obtain information
  • Prepare tax calculations and return
  • Submit to SARS once approval from Client is obtained
  • In terms of second provisions, ensure that calculation agrees with fourth schedule of income tax act and is within 90% or 80% of actual taxable income for the year to avoid penalties
  • Liaise with client to obtain information relating to dividends paid or received
  • Prepare and submit DTR01 and DTR02 on e-filing once approval is obtained
  • Liaise with client to obtain information relating to VAT
  • Prepare and submit VAT201’s on e-filing once approval is obtained
  • Liaise with client to obtain additional information such as EMP201’s and VAT201’s for the completion of IT14SD reconciliations
  • Prepare and submit IT14SD’s on e-filing once approval is obtained

Tax Consulting
  • Upon request from Client, assist Manager or Partner to conduct research (sections in various Acts, case law, interpretation notes) relevant to client request
  • Assist Manager or Partner to draft formal tax opinion which includes background information, legal principles, and application thereof
  • Assist clients with income tax and VAT registrations at SARS by completing the registration application form, gathering all supporting documents from the client
  • Prepare and submit registration documents physically at SARS
  • Ad hoc dispute resolution – on client request, raise objection with SARS
  • Deregistration of Clients from SARS – obtain ‘Power of Attorney’ from Client, physically go to SARS to submit documents to de-register them from income tax/PAYE
  • Reviewing loan agreements, sale of business agreements, relevant resolutions

Risk Management
  • Prepare engagement letters and assignment confirmation letters and send to Client
  • CES (Central Entity Services) database to determine if entity is restricted or not. If restricted, prepare AFS (Approval for Services) requests to be sent to the relevant Partner (generally overseas)
  • Do independence and conflict checks
  • Client acceptance questionnaires for new clients

The skills we look for in future employees

We're very proud of our unique culture, and expect our people to demonstrate skills and behaviours that will support us in implementing our business strategy. This is important to the work we do, both for our business and our clients. These skills and behaviours are a strong component of our global leadership framework: The PwC Professional.


We work in a changing world that offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Our strength lies in creating value through diversity.

Whether you're an accomplished professional or a promising new talent, you'll have opportunities to continuously learn, grow and advance in your career within our network. Our diverse client mix gives you an opportunity to make a difference by working with clients across South Africa and clients with a global reach.

We know that the skills and experiences you gain with us will stay with you throughout your career. So join PwC. We'll help you to reach your full potential.

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