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

Job description

  • 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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