South African Revenue Service: VAT Auditor X 48 Positions

Posted on :

15 Sep, 2015

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Accounting Jobs in South Africa

Job Purpose:
To ensure effective and efficient conducting of Standard VAT audits requiring basic tax auditing and accounting competency

Plan and conduct audits requiring basic tax, auditing and accounting competence to ensure compliance with the relevant acts
Produce a written report on audit findings and recommendations
Request relevant documentation information require for the audit
Check registration for applicable tax types
Update taxpayer information on SARS systems
Prepare and present submissions to interest and penalty committee
Prepare, maintain and archive audit records
Finalize objections and appeals
Maintain operational data
Conduct audits within acceptable quality norms required
Complete audits within the agreed throughput time
Answer enquiries related to audits conducted
Identify and escalate significant cases and issues
Meet operational targets
Interact with taxpayers on case related issues

Education & Experience:
A Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma ( NQF7) in Accounting and / Taxation
2 years Auditing experience
Basic tax, audit and accounting skills
The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:
Ability to organise, prioritise and delegate work activities to meet objectives
Commitment to continuous learning
Create reports for various SARS stakeholders as relevant, in a lucid effective manner
Plan and conduct audits requiring basic tax, auditing and accounting competence
Conducts standard audits independently
Understands the audit process, from end to end, inclusive of risk analysis
Knowledge of financial accounting principles, classifying, measuring and reporting transactions of SARS
Knowledge and understanding of accounting and tax concepts, financial statements, trial balance and financial record keeping process
Employment Equity

The Employment Equity policy of SARS will be considered as part of the recruitment and selection process. Suitably qualified African women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

It is the applicants responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated and verified by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and proof thereof must be attached. Successful candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks including pre-employment screening, vetting and integrity assurance testing and will be further required to declare their private interests on an annual basis. Appointment is subject to a positive outcome of the relevant checks.

Putting our people first is an integral part of SARS business strategy. In support of this and our ongoing evolution towards becoming the best employee-centric employer in South Africa, our Human Resources strategy aims to create a high performing environment for our people by role modelling and embedding the right behaviours and values.

African Males/Females and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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