Assurance – Private Company Services – Tax Compliance Senior Consultant


Line of Service



Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Tax Compliance Services practice, within Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet and manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. You’ll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing indirect taxes, dispute resolution, and global enterprise tax solutions.

Our team helps our clients with compliance across all taxes, statutory accounting and complex tax reporting. You’ll focus on bookkeeping and monthly reporting, drafting, auditing and filing of local statutory financial statements, and transaction processing.


To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.


As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:


Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Management of a portfolio of clients
Acting as operational client contact on a portfolio of clients
Review and preparation of Tax assignments, reporting to Managers/Partners
Review and preparation of Tax returns (companies, individuals and trusts)
Review and preparation of technical objections in respect of incorrect assessments
Review and preparation of correspondence to SARS regarding Tax related queries
Review and preparation of correspondence to clients regarding Tax related queries
Assisting with provisional Tax calculations (companies, individuals and trusts)
Review of registrations for companies for VAT, PAYE, SDL, and UIF
Review of capital gains transactions
Review of applications for Tax directives
Compliance with the firms risk management procedures
Review and completion of IT14SD
Management of billing
Management of staff


Essential skills and experience

5 years or more relevant experience
Required qualifications

Bachelors of Commerce degree or
Honours degree
Desirable skills or attributes

Commercial awareness and business acumen
Strong research skills
Good writing and drafting skills
Ability to provide solutions to business problems
Analytical skills
Good client relationship management skills
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to prioritise and work under pressure
Organisation and time management skills
Ability to work towards deadlines
High attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple assignments and multitask
Ability to mentor and coach people
Ability to critically review others work
Education(if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:


Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications(if blank, certifications not specified)


Desired Languages(If blank, desired languages not specified)


Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


Job Posting End Date

April 8, 2021