EY Manager - Tax Performance Advisory in GT, South Africa

Title: Manager - Tax Performance Advisory

Location: ZA-GT-Johannesburg

Job Number: JOH001JX

Tax Performance Advisory is looking for Managers & Assistant Managers.

EY’s Tax Performance Advisory (TPA) practice assists our clients to develop world class tax functions by assisting companies improve end to end business processes that drive tax performance. TPA works with an extensive range of clients, including many multinational and JSE listed companies. Our client’s recognise our unique value to ‘explore the possible’ and assist them to enable the change.

TPA offers a range of services at both a strategic and operational level to support the Tax and Finance director under the themes of:

· Tax function assessment and benchmarking

· Tax strategy and policy development and roll-out

· Development, redesign and implementation of the tax operating model and metric measurement

· Development of tax integrated reporting and King IV governance compliance

· Review, design, embed and test effective tax control framework and processes across the end to end supply chain

· Drive efficiencies through automation and enablement of technology for the Tax and Finance function

· Embedding and sustaining tax data quality standards in financial system to enhance tax processes, operations and effectiveness

· Enhancing tax governance and control through content management solutions, workflow technologies and document management

· Drive and embed performance improvement for the global tax function

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance



· Development and roll-out of the above mentioned TPA services

· Development of TPA materials that are topical, relevant and timely (e.g. One-pagers, solution brochures, client meeting decks, facilitated client session materials, thought leadership, diagnostics, internal user guides and blueprints)

· Build and maintain relationships with clients, winning work proactively and contributing to winning new clients

· High level management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven approach taken

· Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff

· Significant involvement in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignments

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

· CA(SA) or B Com Accounting

· Have experience in the profession and be interested in specialising in some of the following areas:

· Direct or Indirect Tax compliance and reporting

· Accounting and finance

· Process and control development, implementation and testing

· Finance or tax performance improvement

· Development, configuration and/or implementation of tax technology

· Interested in understanding and developing knowledge of ERP software (SAP, Oracle…)

About the candidate:

We seek candidates with a keen interest and experience in improving the performance of tax functions through the use of technology and process improvement. Individuals who are keen to be challenged in a dynamic teaming environment and a proven ability to team with and motivate others