Junior Tax Consultant

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Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 12, 2021
Category Accounting Finance Jobs
Job Type Full-time


BDO Tax is looking for Tax Trainees to join their team. As part of your 3 year SAIT registered Traineeship you will get exposure to the following:

•Return preparation and review
•Preparation of first, second and third provisional returns
•Calculation of tax liabilities and finalisation of income tax
•Payroll tax
•VAT returns, registrations and opinions
•Identifying tax risks for audits on a multi-disciplinary basis
•Draft response to SARS queries
•Write tax opinions and reports
•Demonstrate ethics and professional conduct in a tax environment
•Register tax payers and finalise income tax, payroll tax and VAT returns in a private tax practice
•Draft memorandum and formulate responses to Alternative Dispute Resolutions
•Write tax opinions related to tax disputes, business models and investment and estate planning
•Draft VDP Applications
•Draft articles

•Senior Certificate and relevant B.Com degree
•Applicants must have completed or still studying towards their B.com Honours degree specializing in Taxation or equivalent
•Sound Knowledge of the Tax legislation and Tax law


•Excellent communications and listening skills
•Strong client orientation
•Attention to detail
•Creative yet organised
•Ability to prioritize and work under pressure achieving reporting deadlines
•Task driven and delivery focused
•Socially aware and able to work as part of a diverse team
•Innovative and willing to share ideas for new ways of working
•Ability to work with all levels within an organization

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