EY Corporate Tax Manager in Cape Town, South Africa
Corporate Tax Manager
Requisition # CAP0006Z
Post Date 5 days ago
Business Tax Services (BTS) is in a growth phase and we are therefore looking for a talented Manager to join the Cape Town team.
The incumbent will be based at the EY Cape Town office, but may be required to travel from time to time within Africa in the delivery of engagements which will include the training and transfer of skills to our EY Africa tax teams.
The role will be in Business Tax Advisory (BTA), one of our key competencies within BTS.
In Business Tax Advisory, you'll combine your tax technical skills with practical commercial, legislative and industry knowledge to provide tailored advice to clients and to build valued relationships with them and your internal peers. You'll work in high-performing teams and help staff members build their skills.
Key responsibilities will include:
Keeping up to date with tax legislation, case law and any items published by SARS
Conducting tax technical research and draft technically correct opinions/ reports
Participating in and presenting at internal tax technical training sessions
Managing tax reviews of audit clients
Managing tax due diligences
Advising clients on tax technical matters
Engaging with clients and assist them with tax research and tax planning
Building client relationships and networks
Building strong relationships within the firm
Ensure compliance with the firm’s Quality & Risk Management procedures
Promoting knowledge transfer to junior staff through ‘on the job’ training
Actively delegating work to junior members of the tax team
Counselling of junior staff
Skills and Experience:
To qualify, candidates should:
Hold a CA(SA) qualification or be an admitted attorney
A postgraduate tax qualification is preferable
Be able to demonstrate a strong tax technical background
Have an interest in advising clients on their corporate tax affairs
Have the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients
Have excellent management and project management skills to ensure the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, and always ensuring technical excellence and that a practical / business driven approach is being taken
Be a great team player by proactively helping juniors to develop through the effective supervising, coaching and mentoring of staff
Be proactive, organised, a good communicator
Who we are:
At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.