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Corporate Tax Manager South Africa

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Corporate Tax Manager South Africa in Africa

  • Full time
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A career within Corporate Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet their tax obligations while managing the impact tax has on their business. You’ll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing working capital, and profit sharing for partners. You’ll also help organisations understand the pricing implications of goods and services between related parties, as well as providing advice on tax implications of deals. 

Our team helps our clients improve their tax function to control risk and facilitate better decision making. You’ll focus on helping businesses with tax strategy, ensuring tax compliance, increasing post tax profits, and providing application support to achieve the best corporate tax practices.



As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand


  • Planning the assignment approach, including understanding client expectations, effectively scoping work and anticipating client demands
  • Identifying areas of contention and discussing these with the engagement team/client
  • Ensuring deadlines are met and quality work is delivered
  • Identifying business issues where PwC can provide value add solutions
  • Financial portfolio management including, WIP management, billing and cash collection
  • Researching and drafting advice on tax issues faced by our clients
  • Day to day management and acting as main point of contact with clients
  • Addressing client requests for assistance on a timely basis, and consulting with the assignment Partner where required
  • Regularly contributing to and/or assists in leading internal training sessions
  • Business development work
  • Compliance with risk management procedures
  • Management of junior staff members, including their performance, coaching and development
  • Proactively becoming involved in networking opportunities as identified by the firm/industry sector leaders
  • 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


Key Internal Client / Relationships

  • Regional and Corporate Tax Leaders
  • National Market Leaders
  • X-Los Partners on managed accounts
  • The larger Tax community
  • Relevant firm subject matter experts
  • Portfolio Managers


Preferred skills

  • Good understanding and knowledge of income tax laws (South African and International)


Minimum years experience and qualifications required

  • Minimum of 4 years experience in Corporate Tax in a consulting environment
  • Relevant professional qualification (CA (SA)/LLB and/or Postgraduate studies in Tax)


Additional application instructions

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • People management skills including coaching
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • 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
  • Analytical





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