24 May 2021

Full-Time VAT Consultant by PwC

PwC – Posted by JobdirectaSouthAfrica Staff Western Cape

Job Description

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Financial Services Indirect Tax practice, within Corporate Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet their tax obligations while managing the impact tax has on their business. You’ll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing working capital, and profit sharing for partners. You’ll also help organisations understand the pricing implications of goods and services between related parties, as well as providing advice on tax implications of deals.

Our team helps our Financial Services clients optimise cash flow and reduce risk by managing challenges related to indirect taxes. You’ll support our clients with all aspects of indirect taxation related to global, regional and domestic projects as well as comprehensive restructuring and reporting value added tax projects.

 

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

 

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

 

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

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JOB TITLE

L2L INDIRECT TAX CONSUTANT

 

GRADE

Senior Associate 1

REPORTS TO (Job Title)

Associate Director

LINE OF SERVICE

Tax

DIVISION

Indirect Tax

DEPARTMENT

VAT

JOB PURPOSE

The successful candidate will be required to provide tax advice to clients which includes the implementation of tailored tax solutions.

A. JOB PROFILE

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Manage a range of VAT assignments reporting to Managers and or Partners and advise clients on a variety of issues such as: improving margins, identifying risk, structuring, compliance, VAT accounting and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Liaising with clients and colleagues to provide Tax Consulting Services.
  • Producing high level VAT opinions that add value to clients business.
  • Research on technical issues
  • Handling ad-hoc tax issues, including advising on new tax legislation
  • Coach and mentor junior staff and work closely with senior staff
  • Management of billings, debtors and assignment budgeting.
  • Compliance with risk management procedures.
  • Provide opinions on audit issues relating to tax balances on financial statements, where necessary

DIMENSIONS

FINANCIAL

STAFF

ORGANOGRAM

n/a

n/a

B. PERSON PROFILE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EXPERIENCE

KEY KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Recently qualified CA(SA)
  • Completion of articles
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Proficient research skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills;
  • Customer focus driven;
  • Takes initiative on personal development
  • Customer focus driven;
  • Takes initiative on personal development
  • Managing relationships with:
    • X-Los Relevant Partners
    • National Tax team
    • Relevant firm subject matter experts
    • Portfolio Managers

 

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:

Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

No

Government Clearance Required?

Yes

Job Posting End Date

May 29, 2021

Closing Date:

HOW TO APPLY

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