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  • Posted: Mar 4, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • BDO helps a diverse range of clients with different needs. This is especially true of our Advisory Practice, which provides transaction, risk, wealth advisory, company secretarial, and HR services to clients navigating a range of challenges, changes, and opportunities. Our professionals are from a variety of multidisciplinary backgrounds, allowing us to del...
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    IFRS Technical Manager - Financial Services

    Specification    
    The IFRS Technical Manager will inter-alia be responsible for:

    • Technical accounting consultations with audit teams and/or clients
    • Draft technical accounting opinions
    • Draft and distribute communications regarding changes to IFRS methodology, tools, standards and procedures
    • Draft thought leadership articles for internal and external publication
    • Assistance on implementation projects for new standards (advisory engagements), mostly IFRS 17
    • Prepare and present IFRS training to staff as well as clients
    • Take responsibility of the necessary client engagement management activities from start to finish (e.g. client onboarding, including the relevant risk management procedures; WIP monitoring and invoicing)

    Requirements    
    We are looking for candidates who would:

    • Analyse transactions and develop views on the appropriate IFRS treatment of such transactions, based on research conducted
    • Make decisions regarding acceptable accounting treatment in fairly straightforward accounting queries
    • Develop and present technical accounting training material
    • Research new accounting standards and publications and summarise internal views and consultations
    • Work as part of an integrated growing team

    Requirements:

    • B.Com Honours; CA (SA)
    • 1 to 4 years’ post-qualification experience within the financial services industry, experience within the insurance industry will be an advantage.
    • Experience in a technical accounting role, whether within professional services or within a financial services corporate.
    • A sound knowledge of and exposure to all IASB accounting standards that may be applicable to entities within the financial services industry as well as a wide general knowledge of legislation and regulations that could affect financial reporting.

    Competencies:

    • Building trust and relationships
    • Fostering collaborative team work
    • Approachability, persuading and influencing
    • Proactive in all that we do
    • Fostering active communication (verbal and written)
    • Continuously adding value
    • Client focused
    • Excellent presenter
    • Have a commercial and innovative digital mind-set
    • Aligning career aspirations with the strategies, goals and objectives of the team and firm
    • Innovative and willing to share ideas for new ways of working
    • Ability to work with all levels within an organisation

    The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
    Job Closing Date:8th, March 2022

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    Senior Analyst - Financial Services Technology

     Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Take ownership of, and complete/ensure work assignments are completed within the allocated time frame and to an appropriate standard (quality), including gaining an understanding of the client and its business, documenting its processes and methodologies (using narrative and flow diagrams).
    • Starts to develop project management skills through formal training and coaching from manager/senior manager/AD/partner.
    • Start to track any delays and overruns and raises these at the relevant partner catch-ups and client meetings. Get immediate and timely agreement from the client to overruns.
    • Ensure that written documents to ensure that they are organised, well-written, referenced and easy to follow.
    • Develops effective working relationships directly with key clients and broader BDO stakeholders.
    • Coordinate and lead meetings with client stakeholders and internal senior stakeholders in the absence of the manager/partner.
    • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the client’s processes and methodologies, including the reviews of process flows.
    • Understands the relevance of application controls workings and reviews the testing and documentation.
    • Leads the client meetings.
    • Reviews of process flows.
    • Have the ability to start to manage teams and effectively communicate across different levels within the organisation, including both the FST, audit and client teams.
    • Mentor, coach, upskill and supervise all team members.
    • Start having a focus on building the business and be able to identify potential leads

    Requirements    
    Qualifications:

    • Bcom Internal Audit, Bcom Information Systems/Informatics
    • Bsc Computer Science
    • BA Information Management
    • The Ideal candidate should be studying toward or wanting to study toward a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification

    Experience and Knowledge:

    • 2 to 4 years of IT Audit Experience
    • Knowledge of General IT Controls, Application Controls, Data Analytics, ISAE 3402 reviews, Business process analysis

    Technical Competencies:

    • General IT Controls, Application Controls, Data Analytics, ISAE 3402 reviews, Business process analysis

    Behavioral Competencies:

    • Effective Communication Skills, both written and verbal.
    • Problem-solving techniques and effective conflict management skills.
    • People management skills
    • Mentoring and coaching skills

    BDO Core Competencies:

    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Business Growth
    • Engaging people
    • Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

    The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Job Closing Date:8th, March 2022

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    Junior Manager - Financial Services Technology

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Take ownership of, and manages work assignments to completion within the allocated time frame and to an appropriate standard (quality), through:
    1. proper planning before the assignment,
    2. appropriate coaching during the assignment,
    3. attention to quality of the deliverable and the supporting documentation, adequately completing provisions,
    4. managing the WIP appropriately and within budget, where applicable, billing the engagement, and
    5. closing the engagement.
    • Is an effective project manager
    • Track any delays and overruns and raises these at the relevant partner catch-ups and client meetings. Get immediate and timely agreement from the client to overruns.
    • Reviews written documents to ensure that they are organised, well-written, referenced and easy to follow.
    • Establish effective working relationships directly with key clients and broader BDO stakeholders.
    • Bring industry insights and recommendations to the client during client discussions. Ensures value-added delivery to the client driving sustainability of client relationship and work allocation
    • Coordinate and lead meetings with the key client stakeholders and internal senior stakeholders in the absence of the partner.
    • Assess and manage project risks, processes, and controls.
    • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the client’s processes and methodologies, including the reviews of process flows.
    • Able to lead initiatives from commencement to conclusion with minimal coaching and mentoring. Understands when to request input or assistance.
    • Takes on operational role/s within the business, in addition to allocated client assignments
    • Participate in proposal development as and when required
    • Participate in training efforts

    Requirements    
    Qualifications:

    • Bcom Internal Audit
    • Bcom Information Systems/Informatics
    • Bsc Computer Science
    • CISA, CA(SA) or CRISC

    Experience and Knowledge:

    • 4 to 5 years of IT Audit Experience
    • Knowledge of General IT Controls, Application Controls, Data Analytics, ISAE 3402 reviews, Business process analysis

    Technical Competencies:

    • General IT Controls, Application Controls, Data Analytics, ISAE 3402 reviews, Business process analysis

    Behavioral Competencies:

    • Effective Communication Skills, both written and verbal.
    • Problem-solving techniques and effective conflict management skills.
    • People management skills
    • Ability to engage with top management and clients.
    • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships.
    • Mentoring and coaching skills

    BDO Core Competencies:

    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Business Growth
    • Engaging people
    • Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

    The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Job Closing Date:8th, March 2022

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    Manager - Financial Services Technology

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Take ownership of, and manages work assignments to completion within the allocated time frame and to an appropriate standard (quality), through:
    1. proper planning before the assignment,
    2. appropriate coaching during the assignment,
    3. attention to quality of the deliverable and the supporting documentation, adequately completing provisions,
    4. managing the WIP appropriately and within budget, where applicable, billing the engagement, and
    5. closing the engagement.
    • Is an effective project manager
    • Track any delays and overruns and raises these at the relevant partner catch-ups and client meetings. Get immediate and timely agreement from the client to overruns.
    • Reviews written documents to ensure that they are organised, well-written, referenced and easy to follow.
    • Establish effective working relationships directly with key clients and broader BDO stakeholders.
    • Bring industry insights and recommendations to the client during client discussions. Ensures value-added delivery to the client driving sustainability of client relationship and work allocation
    • Coordinate and lead meetings with the key client stakeholders and internal senior stakeholders in the absence of the partner.
    • Assess and manage project risks, processes, and controls.
    • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the client’s processes and methodologies, including the reviews of process flows.
    • Develops a more strategic view of the business and participates in strategic initiatives through the coaching of the partners.
    • Able to lead initiatives from commencement to conclusion with minimal coaching and mentoring. Understands when to request input or assistance.
    • Takes on operational role/s within the business, in addition to allocated client assignments
    • Participate in proposal development as and when required
    • Participate in training efforts

    Requirements    
    Qualifications:

    • Bcom Internal Audit
    • Bcom Information Systems/Informatics
    • Bsc Computer Science
    • CISA, CA(SA) or CRISC

    Experience and Knowledge:

    • 5 to 6 years of IT Audit Experience
    • Knowledge of General IT Controls, Application Controls, Data Analytics, ISAE 3402 reviews, Business process analysis

    Technical Competencies:

    • General IT Controls, Application Controls, Data Analytics, ISAE 3402 reviews, Business process analysis

    Behavioral Competencies:

    • Effective Communication Skills, both written and verbal.
    • Problem-solving techniques and effective conflict management skills.
    • People management skills
    • Ability to engage with top management and clients.
    • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships.
    • Mentoring and coaching skills

    BDO Core Competencies:

    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Business Growth
    • Engaging people
    • Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

    Job Closing Date:8th, March 2022

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    Senior Manager - Financial Services Technology

     Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Take ownership of, and manages work assignments to completion within the allocated time frame and to an appropriate standard (quality), through:
    1. proper planning before the assignment,
    2. appropriate coaching during the assignment,
    3. attention to quality of the deliverable and the supporting documentation, adequately completing provisions,
    4. managing the WIP appropriately and within budget, where applicable, billing the engagement, and
    5. closing the engagement.
    • Is an effective project manager and coaches’ others to be effective project managers.
    • Track any delays and overruns and raises these at the relevant partner catch-ups and client meetings. Get immediate and timely agreement from the client to overruns.
    • Reviews written documents to ensure that they are organised, well-written, referenced and easy to follow.
    • Establish effective working relationships directly with key clients and broader BDO stakeholders.
    • Bring industry insights and recommendations to the client during client discussions. Ensures value-added delivery to the client driving sustainability of client relationship and work allocation
    • Coordinate and lead meetings with the key client stakeholders and internal senior stakeholders in the absence of the partner.
    • Assess and manage project risks, processes, and controls.
    • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the client’s processes and methodologies, including the reviews of process flows.
    • Develops a more strategic view of the business and participates in strategic initiatives through the coaching of the partners. Starts to move from being transactional/tactical to strategic.
    • Able to lead initiatives from commencement to conclusion with minimal coaching and mentoring. Understands when to request input or assistance.
    • Takes on operational role/s within the business, in addition to allocated client assignments

    Requirements    
    Qualifications:

    • CISA, CA(SA) or CRISC

    Experience and Knowledge:

    • 6 to 7 years of IT Audit Experience
    • Knowledge of General IT Controls, Application Controls, Data Analytics, ISAE 3402 reviews, Business process analysis

    Technical Competencies:

    • General IT Controls, Application Controls, Data Analytics, ISAE 3402 reviews, Business process analysis

    Behavioral Competencies:

    • Effective Communication Skills, both written and verbal.
    • Problem-solving techniques and effective conflict management skills.
    • People management skills
    • Ability to engage with top management and clients.
    • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships.
    • Mentoring and coaching skills

    BDO Core Competencies:

    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Business Growth
    • Engaging people
    • Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

    Job Closing Date:8th, March 2022

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    Tax Compliance Consultant

    The Tax Compliance Consultant will inter-alia be responsible for:

    • Preparation of Individual, Corporate, Trust and Exempt Tax returns
    • Completion of IT14SD’s
    • Completion of Dividend Tax returns
    • Completion of IT10’s
    • Great knowledge of GREATSOFT software package
    • Objection queries and correspondence with SARS
    • Suspension of debt
    • Tax clearance application
    • Tax Directives application
    • Provisional Tax Calculations
    • Good knowledge of E filing
    • Completion of Statutory registrations

    Requirements    
    Qualifications:

    • B. Com or equivalent tax qualification;
    • Preferably post graduate qualification in Tax

    Experience:

    • At least 5 years’ experience in Tax Compliance
    • Experience in an audit firm environment
    • Both individual and corporate compliance and technical experience
    • Desire to service small companies, individual and trusts across diverse industries
    • Experience on Gradesoft an added advantage
    • Candidate must have license and own vehicle

    Competencies:

    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Strong focus on client service delivery
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Strong focus on risk processes and procedures
    • Team player
    • Well versed in all facets of general tax compliance (systems, e-filing, SARS liaison)
    • Deadline management
    • Hands on approach

    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.

    Job Closing Date: 31st, March 2022

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    International Tax Manager

    You will be part of the International Tax and Transfer Pricing team; you will inter alia be responsible for.

    Project involvement:

    • 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, setting strategies or advising foreign or local multinational companies on their tax issues;
    • Manage compliance documentation engagements under the supervision of the director;
    • Drafting opinions;
    • 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;
    • Manage billings and cash collection within the firms’ criteria;
    • Regular involvement with 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; and
    • Identify risk and technical matters, as well as selling opportunities, to the director, whilst exercising judgement within agreed parameters

    Management:

    • 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;
    • WIP Management;
    • Will work as part of management team and be a vital member in the national International Tax and Transfer Pricing 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 International Tax and Transfer Pricing Team 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; and
    • 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; and
    • 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; and
    • Consult with colleagues and directors on technical and risk matters

    Requirements    
    Qualifications, experience and requirements

    • Preferably CA(SA), BComm Accounting; TA(SA), Attorney with completed M.Com, LLM (Tax Law) or HDip (Tax);
    • At least 3-5 years’ experience in International Tax;
    • Knowledge of DTA’s;
    • Knowledge of corporate 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; and
    • Actively seek opportunities for developing new clients and for selling new services to existing clients

    Competencies:

    • 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; and
    • 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.
    Job Closing Date: 31st, March 2022

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    Corporate Tax Consulting: Senior Consultant

    The incumbent will be reporting to the Head of Corporate Tax Consulting. You will inter alia be responsible for:

    • Assisting BDO to achieve its financial targets driving the BDO brand, business development, technical tax competence and client service in line with BDO values.
    • Interpreting and applying theoretical knowledge to a practical business solution by utilising a sound knowledge of income tax and corporate law.
    • Preparing and/or reviewing income tax and deferred tax computations.
    • Reviewing tax computations for the audit department.
    • Drafting technically correct opinions and reports for review and reviewing tax opinions and advise to be provided to clients and the audit department.
    • Gathering information from different sources by using effective research tools.
    • Assisting with the research and preparation of proposals.
    • Identifying income tax issues arising at clients and use various tools and techniques to provide suggestions on how to solve them.
    • Adapting to a changing work environment and accommodate changing client demands.
    • Liaising with audit partners and audit staff with regards to tax issues.
    • Liaising with SARS.
    • Visiting clients to remediate tax issues and assist clients with SARS audit and queries.
    • Managing and maintaining client relationships.
    • Preparing and managing budgets, debtors and monthly invoices.
    • Producing accurate work and client deliverables to a high technical standard while coaching and mentoring junior staff.
    • Managing subordinates in the corporate tax consulting team.

    Requirements    
    Qualifications:

    • BCom Accounting
    • BCom Honours in Accounting or Taxation
    • M.Com, or Hdip (Tax) advantageous
    • CTA advantageous

    Professional Designation:

    • SAICA and/or SAIT

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 4 to 5 years’ experience as a Corporate Tax consultant
    • Extractive Industry (Mining) or Financial Services specialism advantageous
    • Experience working with and interpreting financial accounting records

    Competencies:

    • Excellent writing skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Leadership and supervising skills
    • Working with people
    • Adherence to principles and values
    • Relating and Networking skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Leaning and researching skills
    • Planning and organisational skills
    • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
    • Adapting and responding to change
    • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking

    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.

    Job Closing Date: 31st, March 2022

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    Senior Consultant - Indirect Tax

    In addition, the Senior Consultant will be expected to get involved with the day-to-day operations, which include (but are not limited to), functions such as:

    • Assisting with all VAT Consulting related activities including, but not limited to, writing of VAT opinions, VAT reviews, IT14SD reviews, VAT training, and WIP management.
    • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with existing and prospective clients.
    • Assisting management in establishing the nature of clients' South African business activities and assessing the VAT implications pertinent thereto.
    • Effectively driving the risk process associated with the VAT consulting environment in an attempt to avoid penalties and interest for clients.
    • Executing the overall process associated with VAT consulting.
    • Effective communication and liaison with SARS with regards to any VAT consulting-related matters.
    • Assist with the developing of junior staff both from technical and soft skills perspective.
    • Assisting BDO to achieve its financial targets driving the BDO brand, business development, technical tax competence and client service in line with BDO values.
    • Interpreting and applying theoretical and industry knowledge to a practical business solution by utilising a sound knowledge of relevant legislation.
    • Drafting technically correct opinions, advice and reports for review to be provided to clients.
    • Gathering information from different sources by using effective research tools.
    • Assisting with the research and preparation of proposals.
    • Adapting to a changing work environment and accommodate changing client demands.
    • Visiting clients to remediate tax issues and assist clients with SARS audits and queries.
    • Overall WIP management such as preparing and managing budgets, debtors and monthly invoices.
    • Producing accurate work and client deliverables to high technical standards.
    • Microsoft office suite proficiency.

    Requirements    

    Qualifications:

    • BCom Accounting / LLB
    • BCom Honours in Accounting or Taxation or HDip in Tax or VAT
    • Advanced VAT certificate will be advantageous

    Experience:

    • 3 - 5 Years practical VAT consulting experience
    • Strong VAT technical knowledge and practical experience
    • Financial Services experience will be advantageous

    Competencies:

    • Excellent writing skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Leadership and supervising skills
    • Continuous inclination and preparedness to improve technical and other abilities
    • Ambitious to progress in an consulting environment
    • High levels of interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
    • High levels of ethical behaviour and adherence to principles and values
    • Build strong and effective relationships with internal and external clients ensuring a professional and quality service that meets required expectations and needs
    • Confident and decisive with excellent planning and organizing abilities
    • Adapting and responding to change
    • Innovatively improving systems, processes and procedures
    • Ability to work under pressure and achieve reporting deadlines.

    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.

    Job Closing Date: 31st, March 2022

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    Experienced Audit Senior

    Having just completed your traineeship, the Experienced Audit Senior, is responsible to the BDO UK engagement manager for daily work contact, conduct of the audit work and for ensuring that the fieldwork is executed within the required time frame.

    • Completion of execution on sections
    • Completion of analytical reviews on an overall entity basis as well as on specific sections
    • Completion of planning and finalisation (including SEC reporting documents)
    • Manages time and is held accountable for productivity
    • Provides frequent progress updates to the UK manager or partner
    • Regular online training is required to ensure US legislation compliant

    Qualifications and experience

    Minimum requirements:

    • Completed 3-year SAICA training contract
    • CTA (Completed)
    • ITC (Completed)
    • Full IFRS practical audit experience

    Preferred requirements:

    • Studying towards APC
    • Independent review experience

    Competencies

    • Ability to handle and manage stress
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
    • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills for internal and external stakeholder relationship management
    • Flexible in terms of working hours to align to the UK when required
    • Supervisory experience
    • Must be able to work on your own
    • Project management skills
    • Quality and detail oriented
    • Team player

    The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
    Job Closing Date: 16th, March 2022

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    Audit Manager - UK Offshore

    The Audit Manager will be responsible to the BDO UK engagement manager for daily work contact, conduct of the audit work and for ensuring that the fieldwork is executed within the required time frame. In certain instances, the Audit Manager will be responsible for assisting with overseeing the efficient running of the project and the reviewing of team members’ work.

    • Flexible, output-based environment
    • Grow your knowledge and experience as an auditor and a manager
    • Join a dynamic and fast-growing team servicing BDO UK clients, which are listed on the USA stock exchange
    • Possible secondment or relocation opportunities to the UK
    • Work directly, and develop relationships with, BDO UK managers and partners
    • Work on complex and technology-based high-level audit assignments

    Job Description

    • Assist with an admin oversight role for large audit teams
    • Compiling of technical memos
    • Review of technical memos
    • Completion of analytical reviews on an overall entity basis as well as on specific sections
    • Completion of execution on sections (normally the significant risk or complex sections)
    • Completion of planning and finalisation (including SEC reporting documents)
    • Manages time and is held accountable for productivity
    • Provides frequent progress updates to the UK manager or partner
    • Regular online training is required to ensure US legislation compliant    

    Qualifications and experience

    Minimum requirements:

    • CTA (Completed)
    • ITC (Completed)
    • APC (Completed)
    • Qualified CA(SA) registered with SAICA
    • 2+ years’ of post-articles experience
    • Full IFRS practical audit experience

    Preferred requirements:

    • Independent review experience

    Competencies

    • Ability to handle and manage stress
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
    • Entrepreneurial spirit to help grow the business
    • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills for internal and external stakeholder relationship management
    • Flexible in terms of working hours to align to the UK when required
    • Management/supervisory skills
    • Must be able to work on your own
    • Project management skills
    • Quality and detail oriented
    • Team player

    The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Job Closing Date: 16th, March 2022

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    Junior Bookkeeper

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Monthly capturing of information
    • Assisting with payroll
    • Assisting with statutory admission

    Requirements    
    Qualifications
    :

    • Matric with Accounting as a subject OR
    • Diploma in Accounting or BCOMM
    • No experience required

    Competency requirements:

    • Attention to detail Excellent communication skills verbal and written
    • Be proficient in English, Be confident and have the ability to liaise with clients at all levels
    • Must be able to work independently and efficiently resolve queries and meet deadlines

    The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
    Job Closing Date: 8th, March 2022

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    Psychometrist /Organisational Development Officer

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • The OD officer will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and assist with the following:
    • Support with the analysis and design of clients’ business structures and functions to stimulate growth and business development.
    • Assist with the research and collation of information for the design of remuneration, reward and recognition strategies.
    • Assist with the design and implementation of change management strategies, processes and interventions.
    • Analyse required competencies and develop competency frameworks
    • Conduct job analysis and profiling.
    • Assist with the design of career frameworks, succession plans, employee retention strategies and virtual workplace strategies.
    • Design and facilitate team development interventions.
    • Design, audit and provide training on performance management solutions.
    • Analyse data, develop and implement strategies to increase employee engagement levels.
    • Provide customised training in areas of team development and organisational effectiveness.
    • Administer and coordinate psychometric assessments for selection and development purposes, including candidate booking, assessment administration, scoring, assessment interpretation and provide feedback in accordance with the HPCSA guidelines.
    • Support on the review and and implementation of policies and procedures.
    • Provide organisational and people analytics solutions to inform people related business strategies.
    • Develop new business by contacting potential clients, making sales presentations, and writing technical/financial proposals.
    • Ensure that solutions and interventions are implemented at a high quality and timely manner and identify measurement factors accordingly.
    • Ensure that client needs are understood and met by diagnosing, researching and validating the clients' needs.
    • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with clients and other critical stakeholders.
    • Be able to embrace uncertainty and adapt to changing situations.

    Requirements    
    Qualifications Required:

    • Honours Degree with HPCSA registration as a Psychometrist
    • Master’s degree in Industrial Psychology with registration as an Industrial Psychologist is advantageous

    Experience Required:

    • Minimum of 2 years' (including internship) experience in working in the HR consultancy environment with specific focus on Organisational Design, Organisation Culture Change, Operational Change Management, Human Resource Functional Optimisation; Salary Benchmarking and Employee Engagement.
    • Project management experience including managing and supporting multiple projects.
    • Experience of delivering workstreams or projects and supporting change in a consulting or in–house environment.

    Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required:

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Understanding of related policies and legislation.
    • Ability to work in fast paced and pressurized environments.
    • Compensation and benefits knowledge.
    • Analytical and numerical ability.
    • Critical thinking skills.
    • Comfortable and experienced in managing ambiguity and operating in a self-directed manner.
    • Problem solving abilities.
    • Ability to interact with all levels within the organisation.
    • Proactive.
    • Customer orientation.
    • Facilitation and presentation skills.
    • Report writing, analysis, integration of data, research and benchmarking skills.
    • Ability to produce a high-quality work product and collaborate with others to deliver a superior client experience.
    • Team building.
    • Knowledge of career coaching techniques and employee development plans.
    • Business development mindset
    • Deadline driven
    • Results oriented.
    • Knowledge and skills in the use and interpretation of a range psychometric assessment tools for recruitment and development purposes.

    Advantageous Skills:

    • Accreditation in CPP, EQi, WRSIc and Saville Tools is highly advantageous.

    Additional Information:

    • Willingness to travel.

    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.

    Job Closing Date: 11th, March 2022

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    IT Audit Trainee

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Shows indication that they are learning to understand and speaking knowledgeably about IT Advisory products and services and BDO values.
    • Always ensures personal adherence to BDO policies and procedures (leave, dress code, conduct etc.)
    • Communicate effectively with staff and management. Continuous feedback will be obtained from managers.
    • Ensures timesheets and travel claims are on Maconomy daily.
    • Check productivity levels for self, ensure they are meeting the set levels (90%), noting reasons for variations
    • Performs those sections of the Audit as agreed with the IT Auditor/ Senior / Manager/ Director
    • Be of assistance to the ID Auditor for the security of the audit files and working papers and ensure they are safely stored.
    • Always ensure that audit working papers are clear, concise and explain all issues clearly. Perform a self-review of working papers before submitting them for review to IT Auditor/ Senior/ Manager. Ensure conclusions make sense and that the working papers are logical.
    • Staff job review forms to be completed within 14 days of completion of the audit.
    • Ensures that performance and documentation of work comply with the ITCE methodology through progressive/continuous review of work papers.
    • Ensures sufficient, adequate, reliable, relevant and useful evidence is placed on file to facilitate effective review
    • Ensures that all work papers are complete, consistent, referenced and signed off, and the correct templates have been used
    • Attends and participate in wrap up meetings as and when requested.
    • Judges the sensitivity of both client and management information and treats it appropriately.
    • Keep abreast of relevant changes on own field of work i.e. law amendments, new practice notes, etc.
    • Identify areas of weakness and engage with Senior Audit Manager to upskill and improve through training, GIBs and online self-development
    • Job review forms to be completed within 7 days of completion of the audit and submitted to audit senior, copy to be kept on personal portfolio.
    • Take responsibility for own appraisals:
    • Take responsibility of one's review after major assignments (2wks+ assignments)
    • REACT is a promise to ourselves to ALWAYS DO THE RIGHT THING and create a space that is safe and comfortable for our colleagues to speak up. We need to BE EXCEPTIONAL and drive a culture that allows us to deliver the best service to our clients and ADD VALUE through actively seeking new ways to deliver efficiently and effectively. A proactive attitude to COLLABORATE TO WIN by utilising all our resources as we can only be STRONGER TOGETHER by working as one.

    Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

    • B.Com Degree in IT Audit/ Informatics/ Computer Science or relevant equivalent
    • No work experience required however 1 year of working experience of IT Auditing is desirable
    • Microsoft Office tools (e.g. MS Word, MS Excel)
    • For IT Audit - ITIL, COBIT, IDEA, ACL and Teammate is desirable

    Competencies:

    • Ability to understand business processes.
    • Ability to handle and manage stress
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Business Growth
    • Engaging people
    • Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

    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.

    Job Closing Date: 18th, March 2022

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    IT Audit Consultant

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Understands and speaks knowledgeably about BDO and ITAS's products and services and our values.
    • Leads by setting a personal example of excellence, acting as a role model, embodying behaviours consistent with the Advisory vision and values that others respect and from which they learn. Feedback will be given through 360 evaluations done yearly.
    • Always ensures personal adherence to BDO policies and procedures (leave, dress code, conduct etc.)
    • Communicate effectively with staff and management. Continuous feedback will be obtained from managers.
    • Ensures the client folder is created on the server, the audit files have been prepared and sections allocated to the team 2 days before commencement of engagement.
    • Ensures timesheets and travel claims are on Maconomy daily.
    • Check productivity levels for self (85%), ensure they are meeting the set levels and communicate productivity levels to Managers weekly.
    • Gives feedback to managers at audit debriefs or when required to do so, escalates problems to managers promptly.
    • Performs those sections of the Audit as agreed with the Senior / Manager/Director
    • Be responsible for the security of the audit files and working papers and ensure they are safely stored.
    • Always ensure that audit working papers are clear, concise and explain all issues clearly. Perform a self-review of working papers before submitting them for review to Senior/ Manager. Ensure conclusions make sense and that the working papers are logical.
    • Staff job review forms to be completed within 14 days of completion of the audit.
    • Gives feedback to managers at audit debriefs or when required to do so, escalates problems to managers promptly
    • Ensures that performance and documentation of work comply with the ITCE methodology through progressive/continuous review of work papers.
    • Ensures sufficient, adequate, reliable, relevant and useful evidence is placed on file to facilitate effective review.
    • Ensures that all work papers are complete, consistent, referenced and signed off, and the correct templates have been used.
    • Attends and participate in wrap up meetings as and when requested.
    • Judges the sensitivity of both client and management information and treats it appropriately.
    • Develops team spirit/building in the Department involving the team members:
    • Involvement through Leading meetings
    • Building relationships through social events
    • Building Trust through transformation
    • Developing successful teams by working together
    • Knowledge sharing and upliftment of skills base
    • Conducts effective on the job training, ensuring that training needs of the junior staff are appropriately addressed through knowledge impartation and use of coaching notes/review notes. Managers will obtain feedback from the team.
    • Provides guides during the audit and shares information, knowledge and ideas that may help others succeed.
    • Participation in staff appraisals:
    • Assists Manager in carrying out staff reviews after major assignments (2wks+ assignments),
    • Submit signed performance reviews to manager at most 2 weeks after the assignment.
    • Leads by setting a personal example of excellence, acting as a role model, embodying behaviours consistent with the Advisory vision and values that others respect and from which they learn. Feedback will be given through 360 evaluations done yearly.
    • Motivate, Coach, Train and Develop staff
    • Remains technically up to date - maintenance of CPE/ CPD Hours and /or attending at least 1 relevant courses / conferences / seminars in a year
    • Identify areas of weakness and engage with IT Audit Manager to upskill and improve through training, GIBs and online self-development
    • Job review forms to be completed within 7 days of completion of the audit and submitted to audit senior, copy to be kept on personal portfolio.
    • Take responsibility for own appraisals:
    • Take responsibility of one's review after major assignments (2wks+ assignments)
    • Assist Manager in identifying training needs/gaps.
    • Speak with Managers to arrange for required training/courses
    • REACT is a promise to ourselves to ALWAYS DO THE RIGHT THING and create a space that is safe and comfortable for our colleagues to speak up. We need to BE EXCEPTIONAL and drive a culture that allows us to deliver the best service to our clients and ADD VALUE through actively seeking new ways to deliver efficiently and effectively. A proactive attitude to COLLABORATE TO WIN by utilising all our resources as we can only be STRONGER TOGETHER by working as one.

    Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

    • B.Com IT Audit/ Informatics/ Computer Science
    • CISA and /or CRISC exam passed is advantageous
    • Minimum 2 years working experience of IT Auditing
    • For IT Audit - ITIL, COBIT, IDEA, ACL and Teammate
    • Qlickview, Pentana, Nessus or equivalent, etc. is advantageous

    Competencies:

    • Ability to understand business processes.
    • Ability to handle and manage stress
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Business Growth
    • Engaging people
    • Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

    Job Closing Date: 18th, March 2022

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    National ICT Infrastructure Manager

    The main responsibility is to provide regional leadership and related management practices in accordance with the BDO Infrastructure Roadmap, BDO Cloud Adoption Strategy, BDO ICT ITIL Framework and BDO Information Security Framework across BDO’s national and international support landscape. Ensure alignment with the national business strategy. Align with best practise disciplines, governance, ethics, risk standards, security, policies and compliance for the firm.

    The main Duties and Responsibilities will be:

    • Deliver services, support and update in with the defined National ICT service catalogue & CMDB.
    • Adoption, integration and optimisation of cloud technologies IaaS, PaaS, SaaS & DevOps.
    • Assist with the testing and implementation of emerging technologies and solutions in the cloud, automation, machine learning, analytics and artificial intelligence space.
    • Adopting security related automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence that can assist in securing BDO’s assets (people, hardware & software)
    • Ensure models with SLA criteria is resolved, escalated and/or managed and closed out
    • Ensure all business requests are managed in the most effective way (least amount of incidents)
    • Ensure all business incidents are managed with the least amount of impact.
    • Operational reporting of Infrastructure availability, continuity and capacity.
    • Adherence to BDO’s Change Management process
    • Financial Management - Management of BDO infrastructure budget
    • Providing infrastructure input and advisory to the BDO business
    • Infrastructure optimisation ensuring return on investment and cost allocation
    • Realising and management of national infrastructure strategy regionally & nationally
    • Executing strategic initiative within agreed and defined timelines
    • Understand, anticipate and ensure availability of the service demand requirements of the business.
    • Ensure service demand, uptime & backup requirements are defined with business input and documented into the service catalogue and CMDB
    • Overall IT management and governance
    • Management of suppliers and the assets of the firm (hardware and software)
    • Develop and deliver reports as and when required
    • Staff Management & Development especially in the fields of automation, machine learning, analytics and artificial intelligence space

    Qualifications/Recognition of Prior Learning equivalent

    • Grade 12
    • IT Technical qualifications or equivalent e.g. (A+; N+; Security +, CCNA, CCIE, CISSP or CISM)
    • Product Certifications (Palo Alto - Preferred, Checkpoint, Fortinet)
    • Certifications, ITIL, MCSE (Engineer/E Solutions Expert), Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services
    • Beneficial – Managerial training, development and reporting or Applicable Information Technology Degree, KANBAN or Prince 2

    Work Experience & Knowledge

    • 3 Years Managerial Experience/ 5-10 Years Technical
    • 3-5 Years Infrastructure project execution experience
    • Infrastructure Reporting
    • Data and Information incident reporting or recording
    • Document new problems towards knowledge transfer into the defined systems
    • Infrastructure Risk Awareness

    Competencies

    Technical Competencies:

    • Agile & Scrum Methodologies
    • Benchmarking
    • Budget Planning
    • Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS Services
    • Functional Infrastructure Strategy
    • Email Protection Capabilities
    • Specification documentation
    • Infrastructure operations
    • Performance review
    • Quality control
    • Scheduling & Time Management
    • Project Planning
    • Telecommunications
    • Routing, Switching and Networking
    • Patch Management
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Information Management
    • Backup Management

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Excellent communication (both verbal and written)
    • Excellent Interpersonal skills
    • Client focused
    • Attention to Detail
    • Holistic and Logical Thinking
    • Disciplined
    • Proactive Personality
    • Team coordination and management
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Good organisational and time management skills
    • Task Delegation
    • Task Management

    BDO Core Competencies:

    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Leadership
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Business Growth
    • Engaging people and working well as part of a team
    • Inclusive Agile Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational transformation

    The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Job Closing Date: 31st, March 2022

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    IT Audit Consultant

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Understands and speaks knowledgeably about BDO and ITAS's products and services and our values.
    • Leads by setting a personal example of excellence, acting as a role model, embodying behaviours consistent with the Advisory vision and values that others respect and from which they learn. Feedback will be given through 360 evaluations done yearly.
    • Always ensures personal adherence to BDO policies and procedures (leave, dress code, conduct etc.)
    • Communicate effectively with staff and management. Continuous feedback will be obtained from managers.
    • Ensures the client folder is created on the server, the audit files have been prepared and sections allocated to the team 2 days before commencement of engagement.
    • Ensures timesheets and travel claims are on Maconomy daily.
    • Check productivity levels for self (85%), ensure they are meeting the set levels and communicate productivity levels to Managers weekly.
    • Gives feedback to managers at audit debriefs or when required to do so, escalates problems to managers promptly.
    • Performs those sections of the Audit as agreed with the Senior / Manager/Director
    • Be responsible for the security of the audit files and working papers and ensure they are safely stored.
    • Always ensure that audit working papers are clear, concise and explain all issues clearly. Perform a self-review of working papers before submitting them for review to Senior/ Manager. Ensure conclusions make sense and that the working papers are logical.
    • Staff job review forms to be completed within 14 days of completion of the audit.
    • Gives feedback to managers at audit debriefs or when required to do so, escalates problems to managers promptly
    • Ensures that performance and documentation of work comply with the ITCE methodology through progressive/continuous review of work papers.
    • Ensures sufficient, adequate, reliable, relevant and useful evidence is placed on file to facilitate effective review.
    • Ensures that all work papers are complete, consistent, referenced and signed off, and the correct templates have been used.
    • Attends and participate in wrap up meetings as and when requested.
    • Judges the sensitivity of both client and management information and treats it appropriately.
    • Develops team spirit/building in the Department involving the team members:
    • Involvement through Leading meetings
    • Building relationships through social events
    • Building Trust through transformation
    • Developing successful teams by working together
    • Knowledge sharing and upliftment of skills base
    • Conducts effective on the job training, ensuring that training needs of the junior staff are appropriately addressed through knowledge impartation and use of coaching notes/review notes. Managers will obtain feedback from the team.
    • Provides guides during the audit and shares information, knowledge and ideas that may help others succeed.
    • Participation in staff appraisals:
    • Assists Manager in carrying out staff reviews after major assignments (2wks+ assignments),
    • Submit signed performance reviews to manager at most 2 weeks after the assignment.
    • Leads by setting a personal example of excellence, acting as a role model, embodying behaviours consistent with the Advisory vision and values that others respect and from which they learn. Feedback will be given through 360 evaluations done yearly.
    • Motivate, Coach, Train and Develop staff
    • Remains technically up to date - maintenance of CPE/ CPD Hours and /or attending at least 1 relevant courses / conferences / seminars in a year
    • Identify areas of weakness and engage with IT Audit Manager to upskill and improve through training, GIBs and online self-development
    • Job review forms to be completed within 7 days of completion of the audit and submitted to audit senior, copy to be kept on personal portfolio.
    • Take responsibility for own appraisals:
    • Take responsibility of one's review after major assignments (2wks+ assignments)
    • Assist Manager in identifying training needs/gaps.
    • Speak with Managers to arrange for required training/courses

    REACT is a promise to ourselves to ALWAYS DO THE RIGHT THING and create a space that is safe and comfortable for our colleagues to speak up. We need to BE EXCEPTIONAL and drive a culture that allows us to deliver the best service to our clients and ADD VALUE through actively seeking new ways to deliver efficiently and effectively. A proactive attitude to COLLABORATE TO WIN by utilising all our resources as we can only be STRONGER TOGETHER by working as one.

    Requirements    

    Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

    • B.Com IT Audit/ Informatics/ Computer Science
    • CISA and /or CRISC exam passed is advantageous
    • Minimum 2 years working experience of IT Auditing
    • For IT Audit - ITIL, COBIT, IDEA, ACL and Teammate
    • Qlickview, Pentana, Nessus or equivalent, etc. is advantageous

    Competencies:

    • Ability to understand business processes.
    • Ability to handle and manage stress
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Business Growth
    • Engaging people
    • Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

    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.
    Job Closing Date: 18th, March 2022

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    Corporate Tax Consulting :Manager/ Senior Manager

        
    BDO Cape Town has a vacancy for a Corporate Tax Consulting Manager / Senior Manager within the Corporate Tax Consulting business unit in the Tax Department. The incumbent will be reporting to the National Corporate Tax Consulting Directors. You will inter alia be responsible for:

    • Assisting BDO to achieve its financial targets driving the BDO brand, business development, technical tax competence and client service in line with BDO values
    • Interpreting and applying theoretical knowledge to a practical business solution by utilising a sound knowledge of income tax and corporate law
    • Preparing and/or reviewing income tax and deferred tax computations.
    • Reviewing tax computations for the audit department
    • Drafting technically correct opinions and reports for review and reviewing tax opinions and advise to be provided to clients and the audit department
    • Gathering information from different sources by using effective research tools.
    • Assisting with the research and preparation of proposals
    • Identifying income tax issues arising at clients and use various tools and techniques to provide suggestions on how to solve them
    • Adapting to a changing work environment and accommodate changing client demands.
    • Liaising with audit partners and audit staff with regards to tax issues
    • Liaising with SARS
    • Visiting clients to remediate tax issues and assist clients with SARS audit and queries
    • Managing and maintaining client relationships
    • Preparing and managing budgets, debtors, and monthly invoices
    • Producing accurate work and client deliverables to a high technical standard while coaching and mentoring junior staff
    • Managing subordinates in the corporate tax consulting team

    Requirements    
    Qualifications:

    • CA(SA) and
    • M.Com, ( Advantageous) or Hdip (Tax)

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years corporate tax consulting experience

    Competencies:

    • Excellent writing skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Leadership and supervising skills
    • Working with people
    • Adherence to principles and values
    • Relating and Networking skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Learning and researching skills
    • Planning and organisational skills
    • Delivering results and meeting client expectations
    • Adapting and responding to change

    Job Closing Date: 23rd, March 2022

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    Corporate Finance Executive

    The Corporate Finance Executive will be joining the Financial Due Diligence team who will assist in providing deal related services, principally from a financial and accounting perspective to both financial and strategic buyers and vendors. The successful candidate will also be involved with JSE advisory services from time to time. Executives with experience in an Assurance environment will be preferred. Significant growth opportunities exist within the department, with the ability to gain exposure to other Corporate Finance service lines should the successful candidate prove him or herself during the first two years.

    Transaction Services: our transaction services division comprises mainly due diligence services and JSE advisory services. A due diligence is a crucial part of an acquisition process, providing the buyer of the relevant business with increased peace of mind through an independent assessment of the risk and opportunities of the proposed transaction and quality of the underlying business.
    JSE advisory services are required when JSE-listed companies, or companies seeking JSE listings requires professional services in terms of corporate actions. This involves making use of the JSE listings requirements as well as IFRS.
    Acquisition due diligence: A BDO corporate finance due diligence adds value to the transaction process by focusing on the key matters and the quality of the business, such as those likely to affect the price, cause post-acquisition difficulties and/or require deal renegotiation. We take pride in giving clients impartial and sound advice and in ensuring that we uncover the issues and work with our clients in understanding the implications for them. We base the scope of our due diligence process on the client's specific requirements, recognising that a due diligence is not a "one size fits all" service.

    Requirements    
    Qualifications:

    • CA (SA) qualification or near qualification; and strong academic results and professional competency preferred

    Experience:

    • 0- 2 years

    Competencies:

    • Commercial orientation;
    • Excellent communication / interpersonal skills;
    • Excellent report writing skills;
    • Knowledge and innovation;
    • Influencing skills / leadership potential;
    • Entrepreneurial flair;
    • Problem solving potential and decision making skills;
    • Organisation skills;
    • Energy and drive;
    • A strong command of English (both oral and written);
    • Excellent planning and organising abilities;
    • Ability to work under pressure and achieve internal reporting deadlines;
    • Have a strong commitment to excellence and personal and professional growth;
    • Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and an aptitude for analytics;
    • Ability to carrying out basic financial modelling, then developing and presenting results;
    • Contribute to competitive bid proposals and formal presentations; and
    • Ability to prepare due diligence reports using templates and executive summaries.

    Job Closing Date: 23rd, March 2022

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    Senior Accountant (Drive Consultant)

    The Drive Consultant will be responsible for processing of data to trial balance level and preparation of annual financial statements. Processing and computing of VAT and providing client with monthly management reports. Provide training and development to intermediate and junior bookkeepers. Can maintain and manage a full client portfolio and ensure all compliance needs of the clients are met

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Manage the financial affairs for a portfolio of clients using technology and cloud accounting. Needs to be apt in technology as well as mobile apps.
    • Have a passion for working with and training clients
    • Manage the clients’ finances and accounting records from source document phase right to trial balance, and beyond to financial statements
    • Annual financial statements and monthly management accounts.
    • Review of VAT calculations before submission to Manager.
    • Meeting client expectations in terms of service delivery and keeping clients updated on status.
    • Assist clients with accounting procedures and policies.
    • Liaison between client and managers.
    • Planning, organising and leading work of subordinates.
    • Improve margins through efficiency and grow client portfolio.

    Requirements    
    Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

    • Honours degree in Financial accounting
    • 3-4 years Financial Accounting Experience.
    • Preparation of a set of AFS in compliance with standards.
    • Tech-savvy and proficiency with cloud accounting and the app market place.
    • Experience dealing with external stakeholders.

    Competencies

    • Technical Competencies:
    • Xero (or other cloud accounting packages)
    • Dext and other OCR reading technology packages
    • MS Office
    • Caseware

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Building trust and relationships
    • Client focused
    • Ability to prioritise and handle stress
    • Task driven & delivery focused
    • Manage and lead their own client portfolios

    BDO Core Competencies:

    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Business Growth
    • Engaging people
    • Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

    Job Closing Date: 25th, March 2022

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    Senior Payroll Administrator

    Responsibilities:

    • Processes and reconciles monthly client payroll information in terms of the BDO Payroll SOP’s
    • Preparation and reconciliation of accurate payroll reports and third party reporting
    • Preparation of accurate journal entries and reconciliations to support the monthly management accounts
    • Effective communication with clients on changes in regulations
    • Processes and reconciles monthly payroll reports
    • Makes recommendations to improve payroll processes and service delivery
    • Provides support to clients
    • Business development through growth of client base   

    Requirements

    Qualifications :

    • Grade 12
    • Diploma in payroll
    • Degree in payroll (advantageous)
    • At least 5 years’ experience in the Payroll Field

    Knowledge/ Experience :

    • Experience as a Senior Payroll Administrator
    • Knowledge of Payroll Legislation and Keeping abreast of any regulatory changes
    • Strong Payroll Technical Soft Skills
    • Statutory payroll submissions knowledge
    • Payroll Reconciliation experience.
    • Advance Excel soft Skills
    • Detailed knowledge of payroll systems, taxation and national insurance rules together with substantial experience of using electronic payroll systems
    • Experience from an Outsourcing knowledge an added advantage

    Competencies

    Technical Competencies :

    • Analytical skills
    • Able to process payrolls on various payroll systems
    • Excellent Excel skills
    • Computer and software proficiency
    • Payroll Compliance skills

    Behavioural Competencies :

    • Ability to handle and manage stress
    • Ability to work Individually and as a Team player
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Customer service skills
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Excellent planning and organisational skills

    BDO Core Competencies :

    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Business Growth
    • Engaging people
    • Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

    Job Closing Date: 18th, March 2022

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    Senior IT Auditor

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Performs those sections of the Audit as agreed with the Senior / Manager/Director
    • Responsible for the security of the audit files and working papers and ensure they are safely stored.
    • Ensures audit working papers are clear, concise and explain all issues clearly
    • Ensures sufficient, adequate, reliable, relevant and useful evidence is placed on file to facilitate effective review
    • Ensures that all work papers are complete, consistent, referenced and signed off, and the correct templates have been used
    • Gives feedback to managers at audit debriefs or when required to do so, escalates problems to managers promptly
    • Builds and manages client relationships effectively
    • Assists with training junior staff
    • Completes performance reviews with Junior staff

    Requirements    
    Qualifications:

    • Grade 12
    • B.Com Accounting, Informatics, Computer Science or relevant degree
    • CISA
    • ISSP, CGEIT or equivalent (advantageous)

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 3 years working experience of IT Auditing

    Knowledge:

    • ITIL, COBIT, IDEA, ACL, CYBER equivalent
    • Qlickview, Pentana, Nessus or equivalent (Advantageous)

    Technical Competencies:

    • Ability to understand business processes.
    • Ability to translate business requests to analytic procedures.
    • Good understanding or accounting and audit processes.
    • Intermediate accounting knowledge

    Behavioral Competencies:

    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to deal with executives and senior leaders
    • Critical thinking
    • Problem solving
    • Time management
    • Work independently as well as within a team

    BDO Core Competencies:

    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Engaging people
    • Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

    Job Closing Date: 10th, March 2022

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    Supervisor - Service Charge Specialist

    The Supervisor – Service Charge specialist will be required to review Annual Financial statement in the Service Charge Industry for residential and retirement developments located in the UK.
    The individual will be working alongside a team of 10 – 15 members auditing service charge accounts on a daily basis which require fast turnaround to ensure KPI’s are being met.

    KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

    • Quality and Process
    • Planning
    • Assist the engagement manager with gathering sufficient appropriate information about the business and accounting system to form an adequate basis for the preparation of the audit strategy
    • Discuss the BDO Audit Approach with the engagement manager
    • Develop the draft audit planning memorandum, audit requirements listing, audit plans and budgets
    • Establish with the engagement manager the responsibilities of individual assistants for specific areas of audit work
    • Brief audit team on plan / strategy / budget and timelines prior to planning meeting
    • Arrange & co-ordinate planning meeting

    Execution

    • Supervise the work of the audit junior & intermediate
    • Reviewing working papers and conclusions and explaining any shortcomings in them
    • Explaining reasoning, establishing understanding for audit procedures and encouraging questions from audit assistants
    • Immediately communicating to the engagement manager circumstances where the capabilities of trainees are not matched to the job or where additional audit assistant resource is required
    • Training and coaching audit assistants working on the engagement
    • Perform those sections of audit work agreed with the engagement manager to be undertaken by the Supervisor
    • Communicate technical problems to the engagement manager immediately, making arrangements for meetings with the client if needed
    • Make suggestions for revision of the audit plans when required
    • Checking actual against budgeted times regularly and communicating this formally to the manager on a weekly basis
    • Informing the manager of possible shortfalls or overruns, or of staff in excess of requirements
    • Identifying additional billing opportunities
    • Ensure that all matters that might impact on the audit opinion are brought to the attention of the engagement manager on a timely basis
    • Ensure that appropriate arrangements are made for the performance of the general and detailed reviews
    • Ensure that all matters arising from the general and detailed reviews are resolved

    Finalisation

    • All planned procedures have been completed
    • All working papers are complete and consistent, including, where appropriate, the results of any consultations
    • All open items have been resolved
    • The assistants have reached a conclusion on the results of their work done
    • The subsequent events review has been completed
    • A summary of misstatements has been prepared
    • The post audit efficiency review has been completed
    • Staff evaluation forms have been prepared

    Requirements    
    Job requirement:

    • 3 year’s Accounting and Auditing experience in the related industry
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Availability to work long hours, if required, due to month end deadlines
    • Coaching of staff and providing continuous feedback for any errors made
    • Advanced level of excel skills as candidate will be using Microsoft Excel on a daily bases which includes the use of Macros.

    Qualification:

    • BCom, BCompt, CTA (Completed or studying towards), ITC (completed or studying towards)
    • Completed a 3 year SAICA training contract
    • The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
    • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Job Closing Date: 9th, March 2022

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    Audit Manager-Cape Town

    The Audit Manager oversees and ensures that the project runs efficiently and profitably from inception to sign-off by managing all the relevant stakeholders in accordance with the Firm's policies and procedures. The Audit Manager further supports the Engagement Partner with clients' commercial management and business development initiatives.

    KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
    Business Development:

    • Assist in generating new client leads by using different tools and platforms e.g. networking, client base analysis; diversifying from a current project
    • Assist with new client research, presentation and pitch preparation
    • Participate in special assignment as and when required

    Finance - WIP

    • Managing WIP and write offs
    • Timeous and accurate billing of clients, using fee arrangement letters in liaison with the partner
    • Timeous follow up on fee queries
    • Assistance with Debtors when requested
    • Negotiating budgets/fees and overuns for clients once fee base has been agreed with the partner

    Operations and Processes:
    Planning

    • Timeously host the pre-audit meeting and ensure that the planning meeting is set up
    • Ensure that the audit planning is signed off before commencement of the audit
    • Prepare detailed time budgets, allocating the audit work to specific audit team members
    • Communication of deadlines and budget to staff
    • Assign staff to the audit engagement, determine the number of staff and the level of experience required, thereby ensuring that the project is adequately staffed
    • Liaison with client and preparation of the schedule of audit requirements

    Execution

    • Oversee and ensure that all the project activities comply with the firm's policies and procedures
    • Perform a review on all sections in the file
    • On larger assignments perform full entity general review of lower risk subsidiaries
    • Perform function of principal client contact and take full responsibility for the client relationship management and ensure that all queries are solved timeously
    • Decide on audit appropriateness of audit opinion by resolving issues which might impact on the audit opinion and ensuring that these are brought to the attention of the engagement partner and documentation thereof
    • Manage the project timelines and ensure that allocated resources are efficiently used (review timesheets to ascertain this and to also detect problem areas for individuals
    • Manage the client and ensure that the project is delivered within the scope agreed on
    • Review the work-in-progress and discuss with Partner for action. Prepare the audit efficiency checklist
    • Ultimate responsibility for bringing audit to completion, sign-off and archiving in conjunction with the Engagement Partner
    • Review the draft financial statements and ensure that they are IFRS complaint
    • Ensure that an appropriate audit report is drafted
    • Ensure that matters for Partners attention and Overs/Unders schedules have been prepared and discussed with the Partner and that the Partner has signed off the schedule
    • Ensure that the documents pertaining to audit finalisation / completion has been completed and reviewed (Overs/Unders, Management letter, Representation letter)
    • Ensure that the post balance sheet events review work and the going concern review is completed up to the date of the signing of the audit report
    • Prepare audit committee documents, attend and present at audit committees (with audit partner discussion)
    • Attend and facilitate wrap-up meetings
    • Negotiate overruns and budgets
    • Provide low level tech support too team and department as a whole
    • Provide adequate on the job training, counselling and evaluation

    Admin

    • Be responsible for staff movements on and off the job (approval of leave) and timeously communicate to all relevant parties.
    • Ensure that the files for archiving are done

    People Development, Learning and Growth:

    • Timeous completion of ANAs once completed by the trainee
    • Relationship building with the trainee
    • Timeous completion of PTS and LTS and ANAs
    • Mentoring of trainees and seniors when required
    • Assist with recruitment and selection e.g. interviews, VAC work

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • CA(SA)

    COMPETENCIES:

    • Communication (Verbal and Written / Negotiation)
    • Personal Development (Emotional Intelligence / Continuous Development)
    • Relationship Management (Building successful teams)
    • Growing the Business (Entrepreneurial spirit / Looking for Business)
    • Client Focus (Planning, organising and control)

    Job Closing Date: 9th, March 2022

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    Review Consultant

    The Review Consultant will work as part of a dedicated team, performing day to day residential service charge work autonomously and at a high quality, managing client specific projects to achieve client KPIs. The Review Consultant takes significant responsibility for management of the client and supporting team, reporting directly to the Manager. They will have primary responsibility for ensuring that input, output and project management are of the highest quality.

    Key Performance Areas:

    • Initial examination of service charge accounts, dependent on scope of work.
    • Preparation of service charge accounts.
    • Initial review of audit teams work to ensure all testing performed and concluded on and performing quality control review of any queries and adjustments sent to client.
    • Reviewing and concluding on client responses to the audit queries and adjustments and following up on outstanding issues by phone, email and in person.
    • Preparation of accountants’ or auditors’ reports, dependent on scope of work.
    • Preparation of client required schedules – both internal and those to be issued with draft reports.
    • Liaising with clients as needed, dealing with issues which may arise, escalating to Managers as required.
    • Clearing Managers / Director review points.
    • Taking on responsibility for project management (e.g. managing the chasing of files, ensuring workload is monitored and turnaround times are adhered to, supporting Managers to meet KPIs, understanding the status of developments).
    • Managing client coordinators and executives for specific clients.
    • Supporting the Managers / Director to provide training to clients on IT systems, BDO process and technical issues.
    • Involvement in new client transitions with guidance from managers.
    • Setting up regular team Q&A meetings, managing own and members of the specific client teams’ workload. Delegating tasks where necessary and ensuring you work as a team. Providing constructive feedback and coaching to other team members.
    • Having technical knowledge of the area of work.
    • Taking a role in training service charge team.
    • Be a leader in identifying and implementing process improvements and efficiencies.
    • Maintain awareness of risk and deliver high quality documents.
    • Assist with business development, proposals and pitches for new work.
    • Ad hoc administration tasks for the service charge team.

    Requirements    
    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Diploma in Accounting or Internal Auditing
    • 2 years work experience

    Competency Requirements:

    • Project management skills (Preferred)
    • Emotional intelligence
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Team player
    • Self motivated
    • Ability to cope under pressure and achieve deadlines

    Job Closing Date: 9th, March 2022

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    Audit Administrator & Training Office Coordinator

    The purpose of the role is to provide administrative support to the audit department as well as to be responsible for coordinating all trainee related activities to ensure the smooth running of the training office.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Processing purchase orders
    • Capture travel and expense claims for Partners where required
    • Invoicing
    • Correspondence and communication with clients, suppliers and staff
    • PowerPoint presentations
    • Bank confirmations
    • Windeed Searches
    • CRM process for new Clients
    • Timesheet management
    • Work in progress management
    • Collating and preparing reports
    • Organizing internal and external meetings including arranging room bookings, equipment and catering needs
    • Prepare documentation such as agenda, presentations for meetings and word / excel documents and minute taking
    • Create and maintain filing system & printing as requested
    • Ad hoc administration
    • Assisting with PA duties when required
    • Registration of new Trainees onto the TCMS system
    • Managing the TCMS dashboard. This includes liaising with trainees if they need to manage their dashboards.
    • Tracking and Reporting on core hours for the trainees.
    • Ensure that the coaching schedule is updated and maintained.
    • Preparing and filing all attendance registers for events and training.
    • Payment of all IRBA, SAICA, LTS Invoices.
    • Ensure accuracy of the LTS billing summary.
    • Ensure the LTS compliance is achieved by trainees and Managers regarding performance records.
    • Ensure proper coordination of board courses.
    • Ensure proper records are kept for registration of trainees for board Courses.
    • Manage performance and growth conversations between managers and trainees
    • Assist in the preparation of Increase schedules for the trainees.
    • Collate all information pertaining to SAICA re-accreditation process
    • Keeping accurate information for Trainee qualifications and their academic progression
    • Timeously informing the People and culture department on any contracts due for termination.
    • Assist with the discharging of trainees on TCMS.

    Requirements    
    Qualification:

    • Business Administration Diploma or equivalent

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 2 year’s experience in administration
    • Experience in a professional services environment

    Competencies:

    • Excellent communication skills (Verbal and written)
    • Excellent internal and external stakeholder relationship management
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
    • Quality and detail oriented
    • Maintaining excellent client focus
    • Excellent Computer Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
    • Team player
    • Good time-management skills

    Job Closing Date: 9th, March 2022

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    Experienced Audit Senior

    The Experienced Auditor Senior, is responsible to the engagement manager for the day to day client contact, conduct of the audit work and, in particular, for ensuring that the fieldwork is executed, reviewed at a basic level and completed prior the audit team pulling off the job.

    The Experienced Senior:

    • Oversees and supervises fieldwork
    • Is the primary liaison between the client, manager and audit team
    • Manages time and is held accountable for reporting weekly WIP to actual to the job manager
    • Develops and supervises trainees

    Requirements    
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • BCom, BCompt, CTA (Completed or studying towards), ITC (completed or studying towards)
    • Completed 3 years SAICA training contract

    Job Closing Date: 9th, March 2022

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    Senior IT Audit Manager

    Key Performance Areas:

    • Assists with the development of the divisional strategy and implements
    • Business development
    • Managing Client Relationships
    • Planning of Audit Projects
    • Managing the resources and the WIP
    • Manage the day-to-day activities of any assignment (from execution to reporting)
    • Budget definition, preparation and monitoring
    • Management of the Quality Assurance role, particularly the technical aspects of both Cyber Security and IT Audit Methodology
    • Management and development of internal staff

    Requirements    
    Qualifications:

    • BCom Accounting Sciences, Informatics, Computer Science or equivalent degree.
    • CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) or
    • Certified Ethical Hacker or
    • CSX certified or
    • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)

    Experience:

    • 8 years’ experience in the IT Audit field, minimum 5 years supervisor level experience
    • Good English language communication skills, both verbal and written (including excellent report writing skills).
    • Experience in consulting, selling and marketing (including proposals and professional presentations).
    • Sound private and public sector experience

    Competencies:

    • Strategist – the ability to drive a strategy and its associated tactics
    • Strong project management skills
    • Leadership and coaching skills
    • Self-starter - and initiative
    • Professional and integrity at all times
    • Ability to apply own mind and to deviate from the norm, if required
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent interpersonal (“soft”) skills

    Job Closing Date: 9th, March 2022

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    Audit Manager ( Small Audit )

    The Audit Manager oversees and ensures that the project runs efficiently and profitably from inception to sign-off by managing all the relevant stakeholders in accordance with the Firm's policies and procedures. The Audit Manager further supports the Engagement Partner with clients' commercial management and business development initiatives.

    The requirement is for someone who is based in Cape Town and has had experience as a Manager at a smaller audit firm. You will be required to have have dealt with all aspects of small businesses.
    KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
    Business Development:

    • Assist in generating new client leads by using different tools and platforms e.g. networking, client base analysis; diversifying from a current project
    • Assist with new client research, presentation and pitch preparation
    • Participate in special assignment as and when required

    Finance - WIP

    • Managing WIP and write offs
    • Timeous and accurate billing of clients, using fee arrangement letters in liaison with the partner
    • Timeous follow up on fee queries
    • Assistance with Debtors when requested
    • Negotiating budgets/fees and overuns for clients once fee base has been agreed with the partner

    Operations and Processes:
    Planning

    • Timeously host the pre-audit meeting and ensure that the planning meeting is set up
    • Ensure that the audit planning is signed off before commencement of the audit
    • Prepare detailed time budgets, allocating the audit work to specific audit team members
    • Communication of deadlines and budget to staff
    • Assign staff to the audit engagement, determine the number of staff and the level of experience required, thereby ensuring that the project is adequately staffed
    • Liaison with client and preparation of the schedule of audit requirements

    Execution

    • Oversee and ensure that all the project activities comply with the firm's policies and procedures
    • Perform a review on all sections in the file
    • On larger assignments perform full entity general review of lower risk subsidiaries
    • Perform function of principal client contact and take full responsibility for the client relationship management and ensure that all queries are solved timeously
    • Decide on audit appropriateness of audit opinion by resolving issues which might impact on the audit opinion and ensuring that these are brought to the attention of the engagement partner and documentation thereof
    • Manage the project timelines and ensure that allocated resources are efficiently used (review timesheets to ascertain this and to also detect problem areas for individuals
    • Manage the client and ensure that the project is delivered within the scope agreed on
    • Review the work-in-progress and discuss with Partner for action. Prepare the audit efficiency checklist
    • Ultimate responsibility for bringing audit to completion, sign-off and archiving in conjunction with the Engagement Partner
    • Review the draft financial statements and ensure that they are IFRS complaint
    • Ensure that an appropriate audit report is drafted
    • Ensure that matters for Partners attention and Overs/Unders schedules have been prepared and discussed with the Partner and that the Partner has signed off the schedule
    • Ensure that the documents pertaining to audit finalisation / completion has been completed and reviewed (Overs/Unders, Management letter, Representation letter)
    • Ensure that the post balance sheet events review work and the going concern review is completed up to the date of the signing of the audit report
    • Prepare audit committee documents, attend and present at audit committees (with audit partner discussion)
    • Attend and facilitate wrap-up meetings
    • Negotiate overruns and budgets
    • Provide low level tech support too team and department as a whole
    • Provide adequate on the job training, counselling and evaluation

    Admin

    • Be responsible for staff movements on and off the job (approval of leave) and timeously communicate to all relevant parties.
    • Ensure that the files for archiving are done

    People Development, Learning and Growth:

    • Timeous completion of ANAs once completed by the trainee
    • Relationship building with the trainee
    • Timeous completion of PTS and LTS and ANAs
    • Mentoring of trainees and seniors when required
    • Assist with recruitment and selection e.g. interviews, VAC work

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Completing a SAICA training contract
    • CA(SA) (eligible)
    • +3 years experience in a Audit Manager role within a small firm
    • Experience dealing with all aspects of small businesses

    COMPETENCIES:

    • Communication (Verbal and Written / Negotiation)
    • Personal Development (Emotional Intelligence / Continuous Development)
    • Relationship Management (Building successful teams)
    • Growing the Business (Entrepreneurial spirit / Looking for Business)
    • Client Focus (Planning, organising and control)

    Job Closing Date: 9th, March 2022

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    Director: Corporate Tax Consulting

    Purpose of the Role:
    The purpose of this role is to assist with the implementation and development of strategic initiatives with tax leadership nationally and across other tax service lines.

    Main Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Executing and reviewing tax consulting deliverables and leading risk management and business development activities to support the tax consulting division.
    • Leading and directing multiple, diverse and complex engagements and consulting projects.
    • Actively monitoring and tracking the financial performance of the tax consulting division and implement corrective measures as needed to ultimately take responsibility for the division’s outputs in line with the firm’s strategic objectives.
    • Day-to-day management of the division, along with the broader Corporate Tax Consulting business units, which include (but are not limited to) functions such as:
    • Financial management (budget and WIP monitoring)
    • Employee management
    • Quality assurance of related deliverables
    • Budget and fee negotiations
    • Risk management

    Requirements    
    Skills and Qualifications:

    • CA(SA) qualification.
    • A minimum of 10 years’ post-qualification experience, with 5 years in a tax management position, specifically dealing with corporate tax consulting.
    • Practical experience, which includes but not limited to corporate tax consulting opinions, accrual reviews, tax effect accounting and due diligence reviews relating to clients from a wide variety of industries.
    • Deep technical and risk management capacity.
    • Ability to analyse and make decisions regarding complex accounting, taxation, and risk management matters.
    • Able to review working papers, engagement files and draft technical reports of high quality, and then be able to present the results to senior level staff members at BDO and to clients.
    • Experience in a professional services or financial services firm will be advantageous.

    Competencies:

    • Client-focused
    • Building trust and relationships
    • Fostering collaborative teamwork
    • Accessibility, persuasiveness and influencing
    • Proactiveness
    • Fostering active communication
    • Continuously seeking to add value
    • Aligning career aspirations with the strategies, goals and objectives of the team and firm
    • Ability to work with all levels within an organisation
    • Demonstration of passion and energy to tax and to the specific area of specialisation

    Job Closing Date: 16th, March 2022

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    IT Administrator

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Deliver services and support in line with the defined National ICT service catalogue.
    • Solve complex end-user related Incidents.
    • Ensure Service Delivery within SLA criteria, to resolve and escalate where required.
    • Document technical knowledge articles
    • Ensure all business requests are delivered in the most effective way (reduction in incidents/rework)
    • Continuous improvement to meet the level of required efficiencies and agreed SLA (processes, systems, delivery)
    • Perform Proactive end-user machine maintenance
    • Effective administration of incidents, requests and problem related requirements
    • Provide related service feedback to the management team and leadership – report- repeat incidents/problem areas/proactive trends

    Requirements    
    Qualifications:

    • A+, N+, Server+, ITIL V3
    • NQF Level 6 IT related Qualification is non-negotiable
    • NQF Level 7 or higher is beneficial
    • MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, MCSA: Windows Server is beneficial

    Skills:

    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Good organisational and time management skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • SDi ServiceDesk Analyst
    • KANBAN methodology

    Experience:

    • Minimum 3years in a Corporate IT team providing end-user support
    • Basic knowledge of Windows Server (2008 and 2012)
    • Audio and Visual boardroom solutions support
    • Office 365 support
    • Basic Mimecast administration
    • Skype for business 2015 Support
    • Support of ERP and CRM tools
    • Mitel PABX administration
    • Active Directory administration
    • Ability to troubleshoot network issues - LAN Routing and Switching troubleshooting (VLANs, IP Sub netting, DHCP, DNS)
    • Working experience on System Centre Service Manager or similar IT Service Management tools.

    Personal Attributes:

    • Attention to Detail
    • Holistic and Logical Thinking
    • Disciplined
    • Flexible/Dependable
    • Proactive Personality
    • Must be a team player

    BDO Core Competencies:

    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Exceptional Client Service
    • Business Growth
    • Engaging people
    • Leadership
    • Quality, Risk management and Operational performace

    Job Closing Date: 18th, March 2022

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    Transfer Pricing Manager

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    Project involvement:

    • 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

    Management:

    • 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

    Requirements    
    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

    Competencies:

    • 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

    Job Closing Date: 31st, March 2022

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