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Senior Manager Mobility - Tax ( PAS)

Location:  Johannesburg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  9 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1509877

Our tax practice revolves around helping our clients effectively manage their tax obligations proactively and responsibly. As part of a global team of 35,000 tax professionals in 150 countries, you will advise clients on planning, compliance and reporting wherever the client has needs. Our unwavering commitment to quality service and our technical networks enable you to help clients reduce inefficiencies, mitigate risk and improve opportunities within their tax functions. Groups (or, as we call them – sub-service lines) within Tax include Business Tax Services, Global Compliance and Reporting, Human Capital, Indirect Tax Services, International Tax Services, People Advisory Services and Transaction Tax Services.


People Advisory Services (PAS) shapes and delivers the part of business strategy that depends on people. As a PAS professional, you will have the opportunity to work with global clients to understand and address some of their largest and most complex people-related challenges, and ultimately improve and drive valuable and sustainable business results. We focus on engagements that relate to performance, talent, systems, reward, mobility and analytics.


With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Key Responsibilities

  • Managing a portfolio of clients including understanding the client expectations
  • Grow and develop existing client portfolio – with a focus on identifying opportunities for other business units and wider Mobility services.
  • Identify potential new clients and overall growth of the Johannesburg employees’ tax and expatriate tax business.
  • Develop and build good client relationships
  • Financial portfolio management including WIP management, billing and cash collection
  • Research, read and interpret applicable legislation in order to appropriately draft advice to clients on various employees’ tax and expatriate tax issues
  • Ensuring compliance with our risk management procedures
  • Overseeing the tax compliance process on your portfolio of clients where necessary, review work performed by junior staff and provide on the job training
  • Generate work by capitalising on client relationships and identifying sales opportunities
  • Contribute effectively towards the department's growth and profitability
  • Promote and live the team values
  • Present technical training topics
  • Performance manager to allocated staff


Qualifications & Experience

  • Higher Diploma in Tax or Honours in Taxation
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a senior manager in the employees’ tax and expatriate tax consulting environment
  • 5 years management experience in an advisory environment
  • Expatriate tax compliance experience advantageous 


Skills and Behavioural Attributes

  • A high standard of client management skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Independent thinker. Good report writing ability.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Computer literate: a good working knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Able to manage and oversee a team, including development of individual team members
  • Manage and oversee client deliverables deadlines.
  • Presentation skills
  • Motivated and driven
  • Ability to work on your own, a team player.
  • Ideally this candidate will, in addition to deep technical skills in the area of employees’ and expatriate taxes, have energy, enthusiasm and drive to grow their career and become a future leader of our business.


Who we are:

At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.



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