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The PwC Tax Academy is aligned with the Tax Professional Internship of the South African Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT). Our three-year rotational programme affords you work across many areas of Tax to develop a broad base of compliance and consulting skills in addition to various internal courses.

Are you still deciding which area of Tax you want to go into? Join the PwC Tax Academy to get exposure to a wide-range of assignments to help you make the right decision on the next move in your Tax career. It's all in your hands. So go ahead and  be the master of your own career. 

You will get the opportunity to build your career in a team-oriented, open, trusting and inclusive environment. Our super-friendly team leaders and coaches will mentor and help you make the most of your experiences to grow, explore new opportunities and realise your potential!

What you will do

  • Work on a range of tax assignments  advising clients on a variety of issues
  • Produce high-level tax opinions that add value to clients' businesses
  • Perform tax-related pre-issuance work
  • Perform tax reviews as part of statutory audits 
  • Undertake tax-related research
  • Assess commercial facts and apply appropriate tax laws 
  • Interpret tax legislation 
  • Liaise with, and handle queries raised by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) 
  • Perform general project administration and work closely with the audit team to meet client deadlines


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What we look for

We’re looking for candidates in the postgraduate year of their tax qualification or that already have a postgraduate qualification in tax, a solid academic track record (60% aggregate) and a willingness to learn. We look for candidates with a good understanding and knowledge of tax laws (specifically VAT, Tax Administration Acts, Income Tax and Customs Act would be an advantage) as well as good research skills.


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