BDO: Tax Internship South Africa 2023/2024

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ABOUT BDO:

BDO is a South African professional service network that continues to grow internationally. With over 167 representations in different countries and territories (58 being African countries) BDO has 88 120 employees in 1617 offices. BDO commends their firms as they meet quality standards and provide consistently high-quality services.

BDO’s main purpose and business objective are to play a huge role in helping all their clients and customers reach their biggest dreams. BDO believes this mission keeps them humble as the main forefront of their service approach is to continuously develop relationships that are strong and personal.

DETAILS ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME:

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape
Duration: 36 months

BDO is offering a 3 year registered SAIT internship opportunity with the position of Junior Tax consultant in their Finance Department.
Key Performance Areas of the Programme:

  • Finalising income tax
  • Calculating tax liability
  • Calculating payroll tax
  • Completing VAT returns, opinions, and registrations
  • Drafting up responses to any SARS enquiries
  • Drafting up VDP applications
  • Writing up articles
  • Drafting up tax reports and opinions
  • Demonstrating proper ethics
  • Ensuring professional conduct is performed in the tax environment
  • Writing up of tax opinions pertaining to business models and planning, tax disputes, and estate planning
  • Preparing first, second, and third provisional returns
  • Registering taxpayers
  • Finalising VAT returns, income tax, and payroll tax in private tax practices
  • Returning preparation and review
  • Drafting memorandums and creating a response to Alternative Dispute Resolutions
  • Identifying potential risks for audits on a basis that’s multi-disciplinary

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY:

Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Education: must be currently studying towards OR have completed a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Taxation or equivalent
  • Must have excellent knowledge of Tax Law and Legislation
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be professional
  • Must be able to build solid relationships with clients
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Must be creative
  • Must be well organised
  • Must be able to work in a high-pressured environment
  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Must be goal orientated and self-motivated
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE INTERNSHIP POSITION:

Applications must be submitted online for the following position:
BDO: Tax Traineeship/ Internship
(Reference number: TAX_01)

Attach the following documents to your application form:

  • An updated Curriculum Vitae
  • A copy of your Identity Document
  • A copy of your Matric Certificate
  • Copies of your academic transcripts
  • Proof of registration for Honours studies

Please note: Appointments will be arranged in terms of BDO’S Employment Equity Policy

CONTACT THE INTERNSHIP PROVIDER FOR QUERIES:

For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact BDO directly:
Communication Portal: https://www.bdo.co.za/en-za/contact

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