Senior Associate/Tax Manager- LEGMN32294


Our client, a large Sandton based Law Firm is looking to recruit more than one Senior Associate/Tax Manager to join their reputable tax team. Responsibilities for the succesful candidate will consist primarily of corporate tax consulting including tax research, drafting tax opinions, providing tax advice in regards to merger and acquisition transactions and assisting on other tax related projects. The candidate should have strong writing and research skills.

Minimum Requirements

Qualification & Experience Requirements:

LLB (admitted attorney preferred) or BCom Accounting Degree (qualified CA (SA) preferred)
Postgraduate qualification in Tax or Masters in Tax (preferred)
Minimum 4-5 year post qualification experience in Tax

Role Description

Key responsibilities:

Liaising with colleagues and clients to provide Corporate Tax Consulting Services
Advising clients on complex tax technical matters
Producing high level and detailed tax opinions that add value to clients' businesses
Managing a range of tax assignments and reporting to Directors
Advising on mergers and acquisitions, including tax structuring, applying to SARS for binding rulings, assisting with implementation
Performing tax reviews as part of due diligences
Performing tax related research
Assessing commercial facts and applying the appropriate Tax Law
Interpreting Tax Legislation
Liaising with SARS and handling queries raised by SARS
Attending to tax dispute resolution matters for clients

Key Competencies and Attributes:

Commercial awareness and business acumen;
Strong research skills;
Good writing and drafting skills;
Ability to provide solutions to business problems;
Analytical skills;
Good client relationship management skills;
Good communication and interpersonal skills;
Ability to prioritise and work under pressure;
Organisation and time management skills;
Ability to work to deadlines;
Attention to detail; and
Ability to manage multiple assignments and multitask
Project management skills
Passionate about growing a career within the Tax department

City: Sandton

Salary: Market Related

Duration: Permanent