Location: Gauteng
Closing Date: 28 January 2013

South African Revenue Service (SARS) is the tax administration for South Africa. Students who have completed:

  • B Com Law – with Accounting 2 minimum
  • LLB – with Tax law

However, all final year students and recent graduates are welcome to apply.

SARS can offer you an opportunity to develop your potential. If you are a person with positive learning attitude and enjoy working in a team, this training programme can be a good starting point for you.

Skills and Talent Development Programme details:

  • 24 Months contract : this depends on business needs
  • Graduate will work as a trainee – not as an employee
  • Graduate will be assigned a mentor for guidance and support
  • Graduate’s performance will be reviewed on a regular basis
  • Graduate may apply for a permanent position towards the end of the contract
  • There is no automatic appointment upon expiry of contract; Graduates will apply through normal SARS recruitment procedures

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an oath of secrecy, pre-employment screening and or vetting, and a declaration of private interest. The appointment is also subject to appropriate reference(s) and security clearance if applicable.

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:


  • be discreet when dealing with client information
  • ensure that the requirements of SARS are met
  • understand age analysis of accounts
  • understand general ledger structures


  • age analysis of accounts
  • banking and banking reconciliations
  • data collection and analysis
  • general ledger entries


  • community programs and projects

Putting our people first is an integral part of SARS business strategy. In support of this and our ongoing evolution towards becoming the best employee-centric employer in South Africa, our Human Resources strategy aims to create a high performing environment for our people by role modelling and embedding the right behaviours and values.

How to Apply

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