BDO South Africa: SAIT Tax Trainee 2021 (Port Elizabeth)

SAIT Tax Trainee 2021

Company BDO South Africa

Reference # Tax _01

Published 03/07/2020

Contract Type Contract

36 Months

Location Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa


So, you are considering joining BDO in South Africa for a traineeship position. As the South African member firm of the global BDO organisation, one of the fastest growing professional services networks globally, you would be making a good choice for your future career.


BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.



Our mission defines who we are and why we exist. It’s our core purpose. We play a big role in helping our clients and people achieve their dreams. Our mission keeps us grounded and humble about our impact on people’s lives every day.

Job Functions Tax,Traineeship

Industries Accounting & Auditing


The Port Elizabeth BDO Tax team is looking for a Tax Trainee to join their team in 2021.

As part of a 3 year SAIT registered Traineeship you will get exposure to the following:

Register tax payers, calculate tax liabilities and finalising income tax, payroll tax and VAT returns

Review/audit tax balances

Mediate tax disputes

Write tax opinions and reports

Demonstrate ethics and professional conduct in a tax environment

Register tax payers and finalise income tax, payroll tax and VAT returns in a private tax practice.

Check registered tax payers and identify potential examinations / audits in a SARS office.

Review Income tax, Payroll tax and VAT returns in a private practice.

Examine or audit tax payers’ Income tax, Payroll tax and VAT returns in a SARS office.

Complete ADR form related to income tax, payroll taxes and VAT in a private practice.

Formulate a response to an ADR form related to income tax, payroll taxes and VAT in a SARS office.

Write tax opinions related to tax disputes, business models and investment and estate planning.


Qualifications which will be considered are:

1. Honours in Taxation

2. B degree + H.Dip tax

Kindly upload your CV, Academic Record and a copy of your ID book.

Job Closing Date 31/10/2020

Click HERE to apply

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