EY Regional Services: Africa - Global Compliance and Reporting Assistant Manager Jobs in South Africa

EY Regional Services: Africa - Global Compliance and Reporting Assistant Manager Jobs in South Africa


  • You will manage multiple large multinational engagements across Africa. Overall responsibility of the compliance deliverables across all African countries which include adherence to implemented and agreed processes; contractual arrangements and review quality of deliverables such as preparation or review of corporate income tax returns and consolidation of filing positions across multiple countries, if required.

  • Preparation of legislative update reports across multiple countries and discussions with clients on actions to be taken to ensure implementation of changes or ongoing compliance.

    Client Responsibilities:

  • Research clients and potential pursuits for the Africa region. Prepare proposals & coordinating different service-lines. Scoping and pricing for proposals and engagements.

  • Manage client relationships and identifying new business opportunities, based on technical knowledge, on existing accounts.

  • Ensure Quality and Risk Management processes are followed for a new client. Engagement planning and administration, including preparation of budgets, work in progress management and client billings

  • Facilitation of client workshops such as compliance training and “lessons learned of tax cycles”, including preparation of material, dashboards and analyses.

  • Co-ordinating Annual Financial Statement preparation. Scope and review tax advisory projects that involve countries across the continent (The advice will be mainly compliance related advice) including inter alia. Health-checks (including Tax landscape).

  • Opinions on specific topics. Work closely with diverse African teams across 28 countries where EY has offices and other countries where we use contractors.

    Skills and attributes for success

  • Be confident, pro-active and a responsible individual.

  • Be self-motivated and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.

  • Understand and improve multiple processes.

  • Have good
    interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Proven ability to operate efficiently within a team.

  • Eager to learn and work on different technologies.

  • Be interested in understanding and developing Africa generalist tax knowledge (direct, indirect taxes).

  • Have strong attention to detail to deliver high quality output (expectation to prepare client dashboards, placemats, discussion decks and RFP responses).

    To qualify for the role, you must have

  • BCom Tax, or similar Tax qualification or studying towards tax qualification.

  • 3/4 years tax experience.

  • Demonstrate experience in managing multi-country TP; ITS or tax advisory projects will be an advantage.

  • Project management skills, plan and prioritize work, meet deadlines, monitor engagement metrics and junior staff.

  • Excellent team management skills.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal– expectation to facilitate client calls and training, prepare material, review and translate documents (including assessments, correspondence with Tax Authorities).

  • Self-motivated with ability to work in a virtual environment is a must.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; EY Regional Services: Africa - Global Compliance and Reporting Assistant Manager Jobs in South Africa


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