Senior Manager LEG BH 32048


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced tax professional to join one of the biggest professional services companies. Applicants must have strong knowledge of tax law, income tax (South African and International) and mergers and acquisitions; with experience in tax consulting services. Candidates must have previous experience in a managerial role overseeing other people, strong interpersonal skills, ability to coach and lead a team. Previous experience managing portfolio of clients is necessary, with strong client relationship skills.

Minimum Requirements

• LLB (Minimum).
•Postgraduate studies in Tax (Desirable).
•Minimum of 4-5 years experience in corporate tax in a consulting environment.
•Good understanding and knowledge of income tax laws, local and international.
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an analytical mind.
•Strong team and project management skills.
•Self-starter with the ability to provide solutions to business problems.
•Ability to multi-task yet still pay attention to detail.
•Excellent time management skills.

Role Description

To provide an array of tax consulting services to clients across industries but with specific focus on merger and acquisition transactions. Some of the duties include:

• Managing a portfolio of clients.
•Ensuring deadlines are met and quality work is delivered.
•Financial portfolio management including, WIP management, billing and cash collection.
•Researching and drafting advice on tax issues.
•Acting as main point of contact with clients.
•Addressing client requests for assistance on a timely manner.
•Regularly contributing to and/or assists in leading internal training sessions.
•Business development activities.
•Compliance with risk management procedures.
•Management of junior staff members.
•Proactively becoming involved in networking opportunities.
•Interaction with regulatory bodies such as SARS.
•Review Tax Computations for audit of tax purposes.
•Critical in evaluation of issues.
•Drafting of opinions and letters.

City: Johannesburg

Salary: Market Related

Duration: Permanent