Tax Auditor – Level 3 (x2) – SARS Jobs

By | February 14, 2022

SARS is looking for a highly skilled, experienced and results-driven auditor/forensic investigator with sound judgement and strong business acumen who will contribute towards fulfilling our higher purpose and living our service orientation.

S/he will be responsible for independently planning and conducting audits/forensic investigations of a complex nature, across multiple tax types, over multiple tax periods, and with multiple risks, understanding the risk implications across other tax types, in compliance with all legislative requirements

Purpose

To independently plan and conduct audits/ forensic investigations of a complex nature, across multiple tax types, over multiple tax periods, and with multiple risks, understanding the risk implications across other tax types, in compliance with all legislative requirements.

Minimum Qualification & Experience Required

Relevant Bachelor’s Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) AND 5-7 years’ Audit experience, of which 2-3 years ideally at functional  specialist level

ALTERNATIVE

Senior Certificate (NQF 4) AND 10 years Audit experience

Job Objectives

Process

  • Be observant and engage on possible violations of procedures and standards of conduct and escalate where necessary.
  • Effectively utilise resources allocated to the job in order to perform contracted work outputs and report on and escalate any shortfalls.
  • Plan and conduct multiple tax audits on a risk profile basis to ensure compliance to the relevant acts.
  • Lead, plan and conduct full scope (integrated) audits to ensure compliance and report on findings and recommendations.
  • Plan and organise own work tasks within area of work.
  • Identify and resolve queries and problems timeously, apply discretion in line with process guidelines provided.
  • Execute specialist input through investigation &opportunities within the product process including risk concern.
  • Provide specialist input through the investigation of opportunities for operational and process product and risk optimisation.
  • Plan for value-added process improvements, initiatives and services to deliver on operational strategy and objectives.
  • Correctly apply policies, practices, standards, procedures and legislation in the delivery of work outputs.
  • Draw on own knowledge and experience to diagnose symptoms, causes and possible effects in order to solve emerging problems.
  • Initiate process and procedural change, implement the change and provide guidelines and support related to new requirements as a result of the change.
  • Accumulate information to review work progress that provides input to reporting, decision making and the identification of improvement opportunities.
  • Apply practical and applied knowledge and act authoritatively on methods, systems and procedures to identify trends and potential risks.
  • Communication of situational interpretation and judgement of work outputs and queries in area of specialisation.

Governance

  • Implement and provide input into the development of governance, compliance, integrity and ethics processes within area of specialisation.

People

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with peers and team members to achieve predefined objectives.
  • Search for, integrate and share new knowledge attained through formal and informal learning opportunities in the execution of your job.

Finance

  • Adhere to organisational policies and procedures to ensure cost effectiveness and reduction of financial costs.

Client

  • Plan, conduct and lead full scope (integrated) audits to ensure compliance and report on findings and recommendations.
  • Contribute to a culture of service excellence, which builds positive relationships and provides opportunity for feedback and exceptional service.
  • Provide authoritative, specialist services, expertise and advice to internal and external stakeholders.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Building Sustainability
  • Drive for Results
  • Persuasion Ability
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Drive for Results
  • Expertise in Context
  • Fairness and Transparency
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Organisational Awareness
  • Problem Solving and Analysis
  • Respect
  • Trust

Technical Competencies

  • Audit Methodology
  • Quality Orientation
  • Business Knowledge
  • Business Acumen
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Decisiveness
  • Efficiency improvement
  • Financial Accounting
  • Functional Policies and Procedures
  • Planning and Organising
  • Risk Identification
  • Reporting


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