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BDO South Africa has a vacancy for a suitable qualified and experienced Transfer Pricing Assistant Manager / Manager. Reporting as part of the national Transfer Pricing and International Tax team, you will inter alia be responsible for.
Job Title: Transfer Pricing Manager
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: TAX_01
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
•Act as a point of contact within the firm, for the client together with the director. This will include responding quickly to, as well as anticipating, client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided, and maintaining regular contact with clients
•Manage advisory engagements under the supervision of the director, such as, transfer pricing setting strategies or advising foreign multinational companies on the tax implications of their operations in the region
•Manage compliance documentation engagements under the supervision of the director, such as, country-by-country reporting, master files and local files
•Manage accrual reviews and due diligences under the supervision of the director
•Drafting/managing proposals under the supervision of the director for engagements bearing in mind the expectations of our clients
•Developing and pursuing creative strategies while using latest technologies available or to be programmed with our technology department
•Manage billings and cash collection within the firms criteria
•Regular involvement with transfer pricing, tax planning and complex tax issues in conjunction with directors
•Ensure assignments are completed within agreed budgets and keep client/director informed of overruns and plan staff assignments in order to give an appropriate spread of experience
•Ensure that the BDO’s quality control procedures are adhered to including second director review
•Identify risk and technical matters, as well as selling opportunities, to the director, whilst exercising judgement within agreed parameters
•Must provide overall support to directors on client matters and assist in the management of clients and the team, this will include support at times for the recruitment and appraising of staff
•Will work as part of management team and be a vital member in the national transfer pricing and international tax team with other tax managers/directors within the business group, and provide support to the rest of the Tax team
•Actively participate in the management of the national transfer pricing and international tax team through director/manager meetings and by attendance at social functions
•Training must be provided to more junior staff both on the job and through monitoring and on the job performance, whilst consistently providing feedback
•Counsel, appraise, develop and motivate staff as appropriate
•Responsible for coaching and developing junior members of staff
Sales and Marketing:
•Should be able to recognise business and sales opportunities and progress these forward with director support
•Participate in bids/proposals for new work
•Able to take advantage of marketing/PR opportunities
•Develop own network of contacts internally and externally
Communication and representation:
•Develop contact with clients at senior level and maintain contact with other levels as appropriate to ensure the firm has the confidence of the client
•Act as a liaison between the client and other specialist service groups within BDO
•Contribute centrally by lecturing on internal courses
•Consult with colleagues and directors on technical and risk matters
Qualifications, experience and requirements:
•Preferably CA(SA), TA(SA), Attorney with completed M.Com, LLM (Tax Law) or HDip (Tax), or degree or post-graduate degree in economics
•At least 3-5 years’ experience in Transfer Pricing and preferably International Tax
•Maintain an in depth, up to date, knowledge of taxation
•Specialist knowledge and the ability to deal with complex tax issues
•Project management experience
•Staff management experience
•Ability to manage a substantial client portfolio profitably
•Actively seek opportunities for developing new clients and for selling new services to existing clients
•Excellent communication and listening skills
•Excellent writing skills
•Strong analytical and research skills
•Ability to build strong and effective relationships internally and with clients to ensure a professional and quality service that meets required expectations and needs
•Innovation skills to improve systems, processes and procedures
•Confidence and decisiveness with excellent planning and organizing abilities
•Ability to work under pressure and achieve reporting deadlines
•Adherence to principles and values
Salary is market-related and commensurate with experience.
The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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Application Deadline: 24/11/2021