Tax Administrator

Published on October 31, 2022

We are currently looking for a Tax Administrator for the Johannesburg office. This role falls within the Tax Department and reports to the Tax Directors. Below is a guideline of the role and responsibilities, qualifications and requirements.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITY

The role includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Attend to all correspondence with taxpayers regarding final sign off on provisional tax forms as well as tax return packs;
  • Attend to filing of provisional and annual tax returns to SARS, either via the GreatSoft application or directly via SARS eFiling;
  • Maintaining control lists regarding status of client provisional or annual tax returns to manage status of workflow, and to identify instances where follow up to client is necessary;
  • Attend to electronic filing of signed forms from clients, together with proof of payment, in client specific data folders;
  • Attending to the general maintenance of the GreatSoft application to ensure that any revisions or updates linked to client matters, for tax purposes, are in order;
  • Attending to update of individual client personal details in e-filing on RAV01, if required;
  • Set up of meetings with SARS for various requirements & upload of documentation on the SARS on-line tool;
  • Attend to the administration of mails sent to the eFiling mail address so as to ensure that SARS notifications are shared to the appropriate parties;
  • Attend to the download of client correspondence and information from SARS eFiling for further attention by the tax team members;
  • Attend to circulating the daily GreatSoft SARS correspondence information mail;
  • Preparation of GreatSoft control lists prior to deadlines;
  • Attending to the time sheet recording of the senior tax directors in the Johannesburg office;
  • Attending to new client take on processes, including but not limited to engagement letters, manage sign off on documents using electronic signing app, use of client acceptance app;
  • Attending to correspondence with SARS call centre to follow up on status of outstanding matters;
  • Maintaining register of selected client matters being addressed with SARS, monitoring due dates for escalation or follow-up procedures;
  • Attending to requests from the directors to address review and updates of control lists or related details on a needs basis;
  • Attend to any other related requests from the directors, as they arise.
     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in a business or finance related field
     

REQUIREMENTS

  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good organisation and administrative skills
  • Good Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks at the same time
  • Suitable home office environment to promote a productive work experience when working from home, with stable internet and backup power.
  • Noted that if there are any difficulties encountered in the home office, attendance at the office would be necessary
  • Ability to work extended hours when required, such as over tax filing deadlines
  • Experience with Greatsoft would be advantageous
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications is required, including Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint and SharePoint.

 

TO APPLY

Cover letter and CVs should be emailed through to Shanelle Mdaka on [email protected] 

If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.