Tax & Legal - Business Tax - CA (SA) Consultant

  • 27 Somerset Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8051, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 264,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters. Click here to read more about Deloitte.

About Deloitte Tax & Legal

We have a team of approximately 280 professional staff members across South Africa comprised of qualified charted accountants and lawyers who offer specialist insight across many industries.

Deloitte Tax professionals keep current on the latest changes that impact clients' business tax strategy, enabling clients to focus on business objectives while we address the tax requirements.

Deloitte Legal, amongst the largest legal and regulatory service providers in Africa, assists clients operating in increasingly complex legal, regulatory and digital environments through a multidisciplinary approach, combining integrated legal and commercial expertise.

Job Description

What impact will you make?

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.


Main Purpose of Job

A support resource to Engagement team in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagements / projects

Specialized Technical Capabilities

  • Compliance & Reporting - Completes basic tax returns by incorporating understanding of client’s business and its impact on tax filings

  • Tax Accounting - Plans audits of tax provisions based on Firm policies, procedures, identification of risks, and completion of reporting documents

  • Tax Advisory & Consulting - Understands corporate reorganization issues and applies to existing client scenarios when preparing recommendations

  • Tax Controversy Management - Researches tax authority audit/appeals process and prepares draft reports to be presented before the tax authorities in tax audits/administrative appeals


Core Professional Technical Capabilities

  • Tax Laws and Rules - Develops knowledge of current tax legislation across the Customs and Excise Tax and Legal function

  • Delivery excellence - Recognizes the key capabilities required to deliver a high quality service experience to the client

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving - Collects, assimilates, and analyses data and uses standard processes and tools to help surface and support solutions in the customs and excise Tax and Legal business

  • Technology Tools and Solutions - Applies technology knowledge to address client business challenges


Behavioural Capabilities

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Strong client delivery focus

  • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease

  • Focus on quality and risk

  • High attention to detail

  • Sound problem solving ability

  • Resilient

  • Creative problem solver

  • Committed to personal development

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent at formulating persuasive legal and commercial arguments

  • Ability to work in a team and independently

Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities

  • Living our Purpose - Builds own understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact

  • Influence - Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills

  • Performance Drive - Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track

  • Strategic Direction – Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business

  • Talent Development – Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent


*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.





Qualifications & Experience required 


Degree/CA SA

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