Tax Specialist - N/A10028
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Number of Openings


Head Office



Job Purpose

To provide specialist tax support to ensure that Sun International complies with tax legislation.



· B.Com Accounting

· Post graduate qualification in tax essential (e.g. H. Dip Tax, Hons in Tax or M.Com Tax)


· Minimum 3 €“ 4 years€™ experience in Corporate tax;

Skills and Knowledge

· Analytical

· Attention to detail

· Influencing

· Decisionmaking

· Communication

· Quality Orientation

· Initiating action

· Planning and organising

· Customer relationship management

· Technical/Professional Knowledge (Tax)

· Business policies and procedures

· Financial acumen

· Business acumen

· Business writing skills

Key Performance Areas:

  • Compile tax returns (income tax, provisional income tax, / dividend withholding tax (DWT), VAT) according to SARS guidelines and timelines, including all supporting documentation,
  • Review IT14SD prepared for sign-off by the Group Tax Manager,
  • Provide assistance with tax payments to SARS as per deadlines,
  • Identify that DTW must be completed for preference shares and dividend payments and provide guidance to Group Tax consultant in collating the necessary documentation,
  • Identify that a share transaction has occurred for non-complex share transfers and submit the transaction on e-filing for Securities Transfer Tax (STT) to be loaded and a payment reference number generated.
  • Ensure that the STT return is sent to the Financial Manager for payment to SARS and save the return on the tax share drive and on the STT file.
  • Review the dividend reconciliation spreadsheet completed by Group Tax Consultant and submit the DTR02 return,
  • Provide assistance in collecting tax related information to complete ITB10 returns for controlled foreign companies (CFC€™s) and perform initial review
  • Provide input into investigations related to SARS queries and assist in responding and resolving queries timeously,
  • Update queries register with SARS case numbers and queries closed out.
  • Maintain and update tax clearance register
  • Complete VAT201, DTR01/DTR02 and ITR14 submissions are completed in a timely manner
  • Review draft letters of objection in disputes or queries with SARS for sign-off by Group Manager: Tax.
  • Update SARS with registration details e.g. banking details for refunds
  • Engage with stakeholders to provide clarification, professional advice, guidance and assistance related to tax requirements, legislation, tax implications, SARS policies and requirements,
  • Assist in research into changes in tax legislation and provide input into possible impact of changes in legislation and provide professional advice and guidance to stakeholders,
  • Research best tax practice and advise stakeholders accordingly,
  • Assist in tax dispute investigations and resolving of disputes with SARS,
  • Share knowledge with team and stakeholders to ensure compliance to tax regulations and reduce risks to SI
  • Provide support to the Finance Share Service Center with respect to tax accounting as required
  • Assist in reviewing tax packs from units to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance to company guidelines and legislative requirements.
  • Review of monthly effective tax rate for unit submissions
  • Provide input and assistance in compiling the Group Tax report bi-annually by following up on e.g. disputes in countries, provisions that may be served, etc.
  • Identify relevant tax updates to be implemented according to current legislation,
  • Identify potential risks and advise stakeholders as per best tax practice,


Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998, SISA internal recruitment policy as well as units employment equity plans.