Jul 26, 2021

Tax Accountant

  • Shoprite Holdings Ltd
  • Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Reference Number SHO210723-8

Purpose of the Job
As a Tax Accountant, you will be required to prepare & Review Corporate income tax return submissions and reconciliations of tax accounts for various South Africa & non-RSA group companies. You will be part of delivering support and will play an integral part of the Finance Department. You will be surrounded by teams and individuals who challenge and inspire you to be extraordinary.

Job Objectives
Calculation of provisional taxes due for various non-RSA group companies.
Administration of withholding taxes (including dividends, interest and technical fees), of South African and non-RSA group companies.
Assisting with the group transfer pricing calculations.
Interim, period 9 and year-end calculation of corporate income tax and deferred tax for various non-RSA group companies in order to ensure compliance with IFRS.
Reviewing of corporate income tax calculations (South Africa and various non-RSA group companies).
Processing of tax and transfer pricing journals on the SAP/BPC systems.
Corporate income tax return submissions and reconciliations of tax accounts for various non-RSA group companies.
Performing tax administration and compliance functions of the Shoprite Group including SARS e-Filing and other Revenue Authority websites.
Assisting with Revenue Authority Audits (South Africa and the non-RSA group companies).
Tax advice and planning.
Improving internal controls and checks in the tax department.
Managing training clerks rotating in the tax department, and reviewing their work / compiling of theoretical tax competency tasks.

B Com Hons with a tax qualification

Minimum of 2-3 years relevant experience.
SAP, Excel and SAP BPC experience will be advantageous.
Experience with internal financial controls and risk matrices (IFCs).
Experience with IFRS, AFSs, corporate income tax calculations, deferred tax, transfer pricing, consolidation and foreign currency translations.
Experience dealing with revenue authorities and external auditors.

Knowledge and Skills:
The ability to work under pressure and against deadlines.
Accurate, honest and disciplined.
Proficient in English (Afrikaans and Portuguese will be advantageous).
Minimal travel may be required from time to time.

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