Tax Manager

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Responsible for advising on tax laws, including national, local, payroll, international or other taxes. Manages the preparation of tax returns and related reports to ensure compliance with all relevant laws.
Researches and interprets current and emerging tax regulations to analyze the impact on the corporation.
Manages tax returns, tax reconciliations and projects related to the application of tax law in one or more tax jurisdiction.
Partners with business to provide guidance on tax regulations in one or more jurisdiction.
Responds to tax notices to make sure any federal and state tax methodologies have been updated appropriately and communicated to tax department and corporate finance leaders as necessary which includes reassessing any outstanding FIN 48 reserve positions.
Manages tax audits and interactions with tax authorities.
Coaches and mentors tax accountants; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.


Skills US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - Evaluates US accounting standards to record transactions in compliance with requirements and company policies; assesses the accounting requirements and objectives to determine the implications on the business and communicate to stakeholders with varying financial knowledge.

Capital Structure Planning - Examines the projected funding requirements of the company and determines the appropriate levels of debt and equity in its capital structure in order for the company to meet its long-term financial growth targets; evaluates the appropriate debt levels for the company and the desirable mix of floating and fixed rate debt on the balance sheet to optimize the company's weighted average cost of capital.

Legal Entity Capital Structure - Examines the current and future funding requirements of the company's various legal entities in close collaboration with Legal, Tax and Treasury to determine the appropriate capital structure for those entities considering tax, foreign exchange and legal implications.

Tax Technical Analysis - Leverages various tax technical resources by researching applicable regulations, tax code, and case law to ensure taxes recorded in compliance with regulation.

Tax Based Modeling and Computation - Performs income tax provision computations, tax return calculations and tax modeling taking into account the relevant business facts and assumptions.

Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Manages ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

Nimble learning - Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

Being resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.

Project Management - Establishes and maintains the "Balanced Triangle" of Scope, Schedule and Resources for a temporary effort (a "project").
Education, Licenses, Certifications College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting required. Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification preferred.
Experience Significant experience required, including supervisory experience.
Nataly additional points:- Monitor the audits of the statutory accounts through managing external accountancy provider and PwC and EY, monitoring and reporting on the timetable, assisting in answering queries and guiding internal finance staff to answer queries to ensure the accounts are delivered on time.- Provide tax training to AME based finance staff by preparing appropriate material and arranging and presenting at training sessions.- Provides advice to the AME companies on AME tax laws and provide advice on overseas tax where appropriate to the AME companies (e.g. permanent establishment risk & transfer pricing risk).Work with US Corporate Reporting Tax team and Controllers to ensure the AME tax positions are accurately recorded for US reporting under US GAAP for quarterly, year-end and hard close liaising with US based colleagues and the auditors as required.Education, Licenses, CertificationsSAIPA or SAICA qualified working towards a SAIT qualification



Primary Location

South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg-South Africa, Johannesburg, AME ABO

Job Type

Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting

Jul 10, 2019, 9:38:47 AM

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