EY Indirect Tax Manager Jobs in South Africa

EY Indirect Tax Manager Jobs in South Africa

Job description

  • Market leading growth in our Indirect Tax (VAT) team has created an opportunity for a strong VAT tax professional, at Manager level, to join the team. You will be able to own and lead projects, work on indirect tax technology and influence the leadership team to further develop business opportunities. You will have the support of a strong team with proven expertise in this area and the opportunity to progress, learn and accelerate your career.

  • You will have the opportunity to work with clients in various industries as part of a globally integrated network of specialists with high quality economics, tax authority, legal and commercial backgrounds. The work is technically challenging, creative and requires you to work closely with our clients’ businesses.

    The opportunity

  • This is a period of unprecedented change in the tax arena with technological innovation and regulatory change resulting in a huge demand for delivery of Indirect Tax advisory services.

  • The projects that the team are working on are innovative and bring to life the South African ‘open for business’ strategy which makes it one of the most exciting places to work in tax, but also a place where you can learn and build upon your understanding of a broad range of Indirect Tax concepts to develop your career as a skilled and trusted tax professional in a changing market.

    Your key responsibilities

  • You’ll lead the successful delivery of Indirect Tax engagements, taking a professional, practical and commercial approach and ensuring technical excellence.

  • Identify opportunities in the market and lead on developing our commercial proposition to new and existing clients.

  • Build and maintain tax relationships with our own clients and clients referred by the rest of the EY tax practice.

  • Responsible for high quality delivery of tax advice and solutions to major financial institutions, ensuring management of risk and reputation.

  • Build relationships both within the firm and externally with clients, identifying opportunities and managing expectations.

  • Win work by proactively managing existing clients and targets.

    Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to build strong client relationships and committed to delivery of exceptional client service.

  • Relationship management skills.

  • Strong and motivated team player who integrates with new teams quickly.

  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations.

  • Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out effective reviews and know when to refer upwards.

  • Effective time management - ability to remain calm when meeting deadlines.

  • Proven ability to analyse and create innovative solutions to problems.

    To qualify for the role you will have

  • Strong technical Indirect Tax (VAT) experience and commercial skills with the interest to develop further.

  • Strong client relationship management skills with the ability to understand client needs and deliver quality outputs.

  • B. Comm (Hons), LLB or other similar degree with 5 years post articles tax experience.

    Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget.

    What we look for

  • You’ll proactively maintain your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of developments in Indirect Tax trends and issues so that you can better advise our clients. In return we’ll provide investment in the right sort of training and offer you the opportunities that will develop and challenge you so that you’re in the best place to develop your career.

  • The types of project you’ll contribute towards may include:

  • Expansion into new markets.

  • Organisational structure rationalisation.

  • Business model redesign.

  • Managing the risk arising from global law changes.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; EY Indirect Tax Manager Jobs in South Africa

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