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What does Harvard House do?

Harvard House is a diverse, people-focused organization founded on the basis of personal service to clients. Backed by the leadership, on-going support and an extensive platform of products and services, we derive our success over more than 50 years from a family of outstanding professionals who collectively value the importance of ‘purpose, passion and people’. You’ll be provided with the opportunities, leadership and coaching you need to fulfil your potential and be inspired to achieve your professional and personal goals.

How can I join Harvard House?

Harvard House is always looking for client driven and committed individuals across its various divisions. If you have experience in the fields above, please complete the form below and send us your CV and covering letter.

What fields do we specialise in?

  • Asset Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Short Term Insurance
  • Tax & Accounting
  • Wills & Estates
  • Personal Secretarial Services

Available Jobs

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Location: Howick, KZN
Employment Type: Full time

Harvard House is looking for a Tax Administrator to join their accounting and tax team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  1. Submitting tax returns on specialised tax software (Greatsoft)
  2. Checking assessments and advising clients accordingly
  3.  Preparation of tax returns on specialised tax software (Greatsoft and eFiling)
  4.  Lodging objections and liaising with SARS to resolve queries and differences
  5. Monitoring reports on specialised tax software (Greatsoft)
  6. Managing the provisional tax runs and associated payments to SARS
  7. Attending to various SARS queries which may require visiting the SARS Branch and online video calls with SARS consultants
  8. Assisting clients with requirements for registration and de-registration of all tax types
  9. Attending to client queries
  10. Building long term client relationships
  11. Willingness to work overtime when required to meet deadlines

Qualification and experience required:

Matric with relevant experience.

– A qualification in tax would be preferable.
– Having worked in an accounting firm would be advantageous.
– Experience in SARS systems and procedures would be advantageous
– Knowledge of individual tax would be advantageous

Skills and competencies required:

1. Excellent planning and organizing
2. Lateral thinker
3. Accuracy and attention to detail is essential
4. Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure is essential
5. Adaptability and flexibility is essential
6. Must be able to follow administrative procedures and enjoy dealing with various forms of documentation
7. Ability to effectively use Word and Excel
8. Analytical, critical thing and good problem-solving skills
9. Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills

Personality Traits

1. Highly motivated
2. Reliability is essential
3. Someone who has a passion for numbers and tax
4. Must take initiative and take responsibility for own work and development of their knowledge
5. Of sober habits
6. A team player with a positive attitude
7. Someone who can work on their own and does not need constant supervision
8. Integrity, honesty, confidentiality, and professionalism are essential traits
9. A calm personality that will function in an open plan and multi-cultural office environment
10. Enjoys administrative work

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