Established and growing Accounting Firm in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town offers a career growth opportunity to a Tax Compliance Administrator to join their team. You will work with an experienced and knowledgeable Manager and receive excellent training enabling you to develop into a Tax Consultant.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and completion of request for tax information letters
  • Requesting information, accurately calculating, completing and understanding client income tax returns in respect of the following: IT12 (Individual) IT14 and IT14SD (Company) IT12 (Trust) IT12EI (Exempt institutions) 
  • Preparation and submission of supporting documents as per SARS requirements
  • Download, capturing and checking of assessments and preparation of letters
  • Resolving queries from SARS and clients regarding all tax matters
  • Accurately preparing, calculating and submission of IRP6 provisional tax returns in respect of the first, second and third periods for all year ends.
  • Correspondence sent to clients and submission of provisional returns to SARS
  • Preparation and attending to various tax payments on behalf of clients
  • Meeting and liaising with clients regarding tax matters when necessary
  • Register new clients and maintain client data base on efiling
  • Assisting Audit department with tax information
  • Send clients correspondence regarding tax deadlines
  • Attending to engagement letter and special power of attorneys required for tax work to be done  Preparation and completion of turnover tax returns
  • Attending to deregistration of Income tax

Duties performed with Manager assistance and training:

  • Application for Tax Clearance Certificates in respect of good standing, tenders, immigration and foreign investments
  • Application for all Tax Directives which includes preparation of estimated income and expenses statements
  • Meeting with SARS tax practitioner’s unit to resolve client queries urgent
  • Tax billings – preparing of Pro Forma tax invoice based on clients work in progress report and meeting with Director to discuss and approve
  • Checking of tax computations for companies and exempt institutions
  • Preparation and completing of tax exemption application forms, request supporting documents, submission to the SARS Tax exemption unit
  • Dealing with SARS monitoring office in respect of tax related issues with SARS
  • Dealing with SARS Large Business Centre with regards to various queries
  • Preparation of ADR’s, notice of objections, disputes to penalty assessments, notice of appeals in respect of Income tax, administrative penalties
  • Calculation of Capital Gains including time apportionment method


Desired Experience & Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Tax Qualification, completed or studying towards •
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role in an auditing / accounting firm environment essential •
  • Highly presentable and confident •
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written •
  • Exceptional analytical skills with a passion for accuracy and meticulous attention to detail •
  • The ability to work independently as well as within a team •
  • The ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced and dynamic environment •
  • Has outstanding time management skills •
  • Has strong administration skills and a good understanding of organizational processes and practices

Package & Remuneration

  • Salary R16-20000pm , includes Pension Fund.
  • A Medical Aid is available but optional.
  • One day per subject study leave is offered for studies relevant to the role

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