Job Description

Our Client, an auditing and business advisory firm, aims to provide both corporate and individual clients with the advice, information and support they require to manage and grow their own businesses. In addition, they ensure compliance with the many laws that govern South African industry. They are recruiting for an experienced Tax Consultant to join their team

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate would be responsible for managing a diverse portfolio of clients (including individuals, corporate entities, and trusts). The candidate would be required to liaise directly with clients and is expected to be capable of working with limited supervision from senior management.

  • Draft Tax Calculations and Income Tax returns – Mainly for individuals and deceased estates, but at times it may be necessary to prepare tax returns for Trusts and Corporates
  • Preparation and submission of provisional tax calculations for individuals, companies, and trusts
  • Send requests to clients for information necessary for the completion of various tax returns
  • Check Assessments
  • Assistance with drafting and submission of objections where necessary (Income Tax, VAT, Employees Tax)
  • Assistance with drafting of responses to SARS queries and SARS Audits
  • Declarations of Ceasing to Be Resident
  • Approval of International Transfer (AIT) Applications
  • Dividends Tax returns
  • Tax Directive Applications
  • Account Maintenance for all tax types
  • Attend SARS Appointments where required
  • Deal with client queries and requests
Skills or competencies:
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong administration skills
  • Strong understanding of the overall Microsoft Office package
  • Knowledge of Great Soft would be advantageous
Qualification and Experience:
  • A minimum of 3 - 5 years prior experience working within a similar role
  • Solid knowledge of the Income Tax Act, the tax systems and practical experience in dealing with SARS is compulsory
  • Experience working on E-Filing is compulsory
  • It is essential that the candidate is able to communicate directly with clients in a professional and confident manner
  • Candidate should be willing to teach and share knowledge with more junior colleagues
  • Suitable qualifications would be favorable but are not compulsory
Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 202636 subject heading or email body.

Surgo (Pty) Ltd will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity (EE) and is committed in maintaining diversity in its’ appointments. Surgo (Pty) Ltd, therefore also encourages people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. Due to the high volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within three months upon submission, you can assume your application was unsuccessful and we encourage you to reapply. Please note that as a registered member of APSO, Surgo (PTY) Ltd. does not hold applicants accountable for any application fee.

Your CV will be kept on our database for us to contact you should any future vacancies become available. If you do not wish for us to keep your CV for any other positions, please email


Employee Type
Full-Time Regular
Observatory, Cape Town Western Cape
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