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Junior Payroll Tax Administrator

Apply now Job no: 571602
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Categories: Client Payroll
Office Location: Johannesburg

About TMF Group

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. We provide legal, financial and employee administration through TMF Group’s teams in 125 offices across 86 jurisdictions, covering 92% of world GDP and 95% of FDI inflow.



Support the accounting and tax and payroll team in the provision of a high-quality client service, producing service deliverables for a portfolio of tax clients. This will include the preparation of data, acting as the primary day to day contact for the provision of those services, to meet stakeholders’ and client expectations.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the tax compliance of portfolio of clients.
  • Perform pre- and post-tax administration on relevant tax software (Taxware) for full portfolio of tax client
  • Assist with the appointment of public officer at SARS
  • Perform any PAYE or other payroll tax registrations as required
  • Completion of any PAYE and EMP501 returns
  • Completion of any tax directives
  • Perform relevant PAYE reallocations
  • Utilize tax practitioner details to contact SARS
  • If required, visit SARS to resolve tax queries or attend to various tax registrations
  • Assist senior team members to formulate relevant SARS disputes (objections appeals etc.)
  • Review, test and reconcile the work and data received from third parties
  • Set up and maintain computerized entity financial databases


Key knowledge and experience

  1. Tax background with similar experience and studying towards a recognized tax or commercial qualification
  2. 1+ years full function e-filing, or other tax submission software, experience
  3. Working knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  4. Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.


Key competencies

  1. Be organized and logical 
  2. Ability to follow defined processes through basic problem solving.
  3. Deadline oriented person with the ability to work under pressure.
  4. Ability to prioritize and manage personal workload
  5. Excellent time management and organizational skills
  6. Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  7. Strives to meet service delivery standards.
  8. Able to responds to client needs in a timely and professional manner.
  9. Excellent communication skills with the ability to build good working relations at all levels, communicate clearly and act with courtesy.
  10. Ability to maintain confidentiality
  11. Is a team player
  12. Be trustworthy, considerate and live the TMF values
  13. Understands personal development areas and is driven to 'bridge' gaps


What’s in it for you?

  • All employees are given a UPs to be able to work during loadshedding
  • Quarterly team building once a quarter for all employees
  • Continuous development is supported through global learning opportunities from the TMF Business Academy
  • Collaborative, supportive work environment where individuals are able to grow and shape their careers
  • Biannual team building and year end celebration
  • We provide internal career opportunities so you can take your career further within TMF
  • You’ll be helping us to make the world a simpler place to do business for our clients
  • Through our corporate social responsibility program, you’ll also be making a difference in the communities where we work
  • Strong feedback culture to help build an engaging workplace
  • Our inclusive work environment allows you to work from our offices around the world, as well as from home, helping you find the right work-life balance to perform at your best
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