As a Business Tax Advisory Senior manager, you will combine your strong tax technical skills with practical commercial, legislative and industry knowledge to provide tailored advice to clients and to build valued relationships with them and your internal peers.
You will create, lead and motivate high-performing teams and help staff members build their skills. You will also be responsible for managing the economics of the engagement and ensure adherence to our Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM) guidelines.
Keep up to date with tax legislation, tax case law and any items published by the South African Revenue Services (Rulings, Interpretation Notes etc.)
Understand our current tax service offerings and actively assist in developing new tax service offerings
Regularly contribute towards tax technical opinions and publications
Regularly participate in internal tax technical training sessions
Build strong client relationships and networks
Advise clients on complex tax technical matters
Conduct tax technical research and draft technically correct opinions / reports
Regularly engage with clients and assist them with tax research and tax planning
Build strong relationships within the firm and strengthen our global network
Understand the firm's revenue and growth goals
Contribute to the firm’s sales and market initiatives
Ensure compliance with the firm’s Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM) procedures
Promote knowledge transfer to staff through on the job’ training
Actively delegate work to members of the tax team
Manage staff performance and regularly conduct honest staff appraisals
Ensure that the work environment contributes to improving staff morale and increasing staff productivity
BComm Honours / LLB qualification
HDip / MCom in Taxation
Minimum 8 years of taxation experience
Technical Skills Requirements
Strong tax technical skills
Strong opinion writing skills
Strong consulting experience
Attention to detail
Strong planning and organizational skills
An ability to tolerate pressure
An ability to manage people
An effective time manager and planner
An ability to actively maintain and develop strong relationships with clients
Good oral and written communication skills
Who we are : At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies.
And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can.
You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world.
It's how you make a difference.