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Accounting and Tax Analyst

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Johannesburg, South Africa - ZAF
  • Post Date: 1/10/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • Post End Date: January 19 - 2019
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Job ID: R-22666

Position Overview:

The Accounting & Tax Analyst role is a permanent role the purpose of which is to assist the Legal Entity Controller in extracting, analyzing, collating or otherwise preparing responses to ongoing SARS (Revenue Service) audits as well as routine requests for information from SARS. Additionally, the incumbent will also be exposed to baseline tasks, routines, and processes that ensure continuous tax compliance and tax risk mitigation. The role also includes responsibilities around assisting with the annual statutory audit and financial statement preparation.

Function Specific Activities:

Key Responsibilities

  • Extract information from SAP, archives and liaise with BU departments and GFO teams to obtain supporting information required for tax audits and SARS request for information
  • Analyze, compile and present supporting information required by routine SARS information requests and audits in collaboration with Corporate Tax and EY
  • Preparation of monthly VAT Computation, Return  and payment requests  and prepare related journal vouchers  for posting into the ledger
  • Preparation of Quarterly tax computations for income tax and deferred tax and related journal vouchers  for posting into the ledger
  • Prepare provisional tax computation and return for review by LEC
  • Prepare annual tax calculation, return and accompanying tax schedules for review by LEC
  • Maintain listing schedule of all provisional tax /additional assessment payments made to SARS with supporting documentation
  • Support  monthly reconciliation of tax related GL accounts and follow up of reconciling items
  • Ensure correct categorization of payments made to SARS for all taxes by reviewing SARS statement of accounts and following up with SARS on errors identified
  • Quarterly update of the Deferred Tax listing of permanent and temporary difference for all balance sheet accounts
  • Follow up with SARS on tax clearance certificates by completing and submitting the relevant on-line forms
  • Prepare SPP 13.1 tax forms and supporting documentation to Corporate Tax within 3 weeks of filling the annual tax return
  • Work with LEC and Legal to close / liquidate any dormant legal entities in the jurisdiction
  • Research on and respond to ad hoc tax queries and related assignments as may be allocated by the LEC

What you can expect

  • University degree preferably in Finance, Accounting, Tax or related.  Professional qualification (CA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent) a strong advantage.
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience
  • 10%-15%, regional (Europe, Middle East & Africa).

Technical Skills:

  • Tax Compliance requirements
  • Advanced SAP and Excel analytical skills

Collaboration skills

  • Company Specific Behavior Competencies
  • Delivering results
  • Importing and Exporting Good Ideas
  • Setting a Winning Example

            Generic Competencies

  • Tolerating stress
  • Acting with Integrity
  • Planning and organizing

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

3-5 Years Experience

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

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