Divisional Tax Specialist

Divisional Tax Specialist
Company:

Ascendis Management Services


Divisional Tax Specialist

Details of the offer

POSITION:DIVISIONAL TAX SPECIALIST – SOUTH AFRICA
INCUMBENT:VACANT
REPORTS TO:DIVISIONAL FINANCE DIRECTOR AND GROUP TAX MANAGER
DIRECT REPORTS:ZERO (0)
JOB OBJECTIVE:
Responsible for the ongoing tax compliance for the companies within the allocated division (South African businesses). Work closely with businesses to help prepare and submit both Income Tax (Including WHT, STT and other direct taxes) and VAT returns on an ongoing basis. Collaborate with the relevant stakeholders to ensure ongoing compliance for PAYE, Customs and excise where applicable. Prepare the monthly Deferred and Income Tax calculations for the companies within the allocated division. Engage and monitor ongoing tax compliance for the South African legal entities by continuously engaging with the various business finance heads and Group Tax.
Manage tax audits with both South African Revenue Services (SARS) and the company's auditors
Work closely with the businesses and manage communications received and sent from/to SARS
Prepare the businesses’ monthly, semi-annual and yearly Income Tax and Deferred Tax calculations
Prepare the tax notes for the consolidated Annual Financial Statements to ensure timely reporting to the

respective stakeholders
Register newly acquired legal entities for corporate taxes
Keep up to date with tax legislation, tax case law and any items published by the South African Revenue

Services (Rulings, Interpretation Notes etc.) and assess possible impact on the businesses within the allocated
division
Regularly participate in internal tax technical training sessions
Conduct tax technical research and advise business on various tax queries raised

Prepare monthly tax computation for month end reporting purposes
Calculate and prepare provisional tax payments
Completion and filing of annual tax returns
Review and completion of annual transfer pricing documents
Perform quarterly mock IT14 SDs
Take part in ad hoc group tax projects
VAT
Prepare the VAT return and schedules supporting the VAT return, submit the return and pay the necessary
tax due to SARS
Perform VAT reviews as part of statutory audits
Address VAT reviews and audits from SARS
Perform monthly VAT reasonability test
CUSTOMS AND EXCISE
Work with the Procurement team to reconcile the quarterly imports and exports data to the data per VAT and
Income Tax/Trial Balance
Ensure retention of all necessary documents
TASK DESCRIPTION:
Prepare the Income Tax and Deferred Tax calculations businesses monthly
Provide training to the South African businesses on various tax matters
Work with the South African businesses to manage various communications received from SARS on an ongoing basis
Actively manage the businesses' relationship with SARS
Assist with the preparation of all the tax financial statements disclosure notes
Assist the Group from a tax point of view with ad-hoc projects
Advise the South African businesses on operational tax queries
Assist with rolling out and embedding various tax processes and controls across the Group
Meeting South African transfer pricing requirements
Interaction with stakeholders in implementation of new tax legislation
Managing relationships with external tax advisors and internal & external auditors
Assist businesses maintain all tax records

Other ad-hoc tax and accounting responsibilities
LEADERSHIP:
Lead and live the Ascendis Health Values
Adapt a collaborative coaching management style

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Great written and verbal communication skills
Good knowledge of SARS rules and regulations
Detailed knowledge of South African tax legislation
Knowledge of various domestic and international taxes
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Good knowledge and understanding of accounting for tax and deferred tax
Listed company experience preferential
FMCG/Pharmaceutical experience preferential
Large Multinational Group experience preferential
Preference for experience of working within a tax team of a large industry or in an advisory role to large

multi-national clients
Must be comfortable dealing with the various direct and indirect Corporate taxes

EDUCATION:
Recently qualified CA(SA) [Big four firms]
1 to 2 years tax experience

APPLICATION
Please apply to:**********
Closing date will be the 29 th of May 2020.
Should you not be contacted within one week of your application being submitted, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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