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  • Posted: Jan 1, 1970
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MultiChoice South Africa's activities involve the operation of Pay-Television and internet subscriber platforms. The MultiChoice South Africa group includes the digital satellite Pay-Television business ("DStv"), which has been in operation since 1995. Other businesses in the group are; M-Net (delivers thematic channels and exclusive content to DSt...
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    Tax Accountant

    • Responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of system of robust controls, procedures and policies
    • Responsible for monitoring compliance to Tax Act
    • Responsible for monitoring compliance to policies
    • Review and implement recommendations to policies
    • Ensuring compliance to tax framework
    • Assist with providing / collating information to SARS queries
    • Documentation of all processes and ensuring that the relevant controls have been implemented

    Monthly Activities 

    • Monthly preparation of detailed tax computations in accordance with tax legislation for group companies
    • Preparation of monthly tax journals in SAP
    • Preparation of monthly tax disclosure in accordance with tax legislation. Submission of disclosure on HFM
    • Preparation of monthly tax cashflow disclosure and submission to the Central Accounting Team
    • Monthly preparation and filing of indirect taxes (including VAT & withholding tax) and verification
    • Ensure accuracy, validity and completeness of SARS payments
    • Compiling and review of tax schedules for submission to SARS
    • Monthly clearing of GL accounts
    • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
    • Performing monthly tax reasonability, analysis and explanation for variances e.g. VAT analysis, effective tax rate, analysis of tax rate recon
    • Preparation of monthly tax dashboard
    • Guidance on transactional tax treatment
    • Assistance with implementation of processes and monitoring plan

    Interim and Year end activities

    • Preparation of tax packs / audit packs
    • Preparation of disclosure for accounting packs and Annual Financial Statements
    • Preparation of tax returns
    • IT14SD – tax reconciliations
    • Calculation of provisional tax and payment
    • Interaction with external auditors and audit queries
    • Receiver of Revenue reconciliations
    • Calculation of prior year tax adjustments
    • Deferred Tax calculations (Balance sheet method)
    • Assist with country-by-country reporting


    • Assisting the Record to Report Senior Manager on strategic finance projects as determined by the Head of Finance Shared Services
    • Ad hoc projects that arise on a continuing basis
    • Analysis
    • Attend to business partner queries
    • Manage, improve and develop relationships with internal & external stakeholders
    • Able to run with tasks and be proactive in delivery
    • Recommendations and implementation of process efficiency
    • General tax admin
    • Various Tax reports


    • BComm in Accounting
    • Tax qualification preferred (HDip Tax / Advanced tax diploma

    Experience / Skills

    • Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience in a similar role
    • Sound, detailed knowledge and experience in IFRS (including hedge accounting, accounting for FECs, IFRS 9 and IFRS 15) and Taxation rules
    • SAP system experience
    • Hyperion Financial Management
    • Advanced excel skills
    • Minimum 3 years’ people management experience in a similar role


    • Attention to detail
    • Proactive and ability to plan ahead
    • Ability to prioritise in order to meet multiple deadlines
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressurised situations
    • Ability to think and move quickly in a dynamic fast-moving environment
    • Excellent communication skills- upward, downward and lateral
    • Conflict management
    • Problem solving
    • Coaching and mentoring
    • Systematic and analytical
    • Speed and accuracy with figures
    • Stakeholder management

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MultiChoice on to applyInterested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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