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SARS has released a Company Secretary job notification at www.sars.gov.za Careers website. South African Revenue Service has displayed vacant seats for the post of Company Secretary vacancies. Candidates satisfying the desired eligibility conditions as mentioned in the South African Revenue Service official notification can submit their application in the prescribed format on before last date with the help of details given below-
NOTE:- Candidates are suggested to read the original SARS job notification before applying for desired post.
|Name of Available Job Post ⇒||Company Secretary|
|Name of Vacancies ⇒||SARS Vacancies 2022|
|Job Location ⇒||Jobs in Pretoria|
|Salary ⇒||R 780,000.00 Yearly|
|Last Date ⇒||20 May 2022|
SARS Company Secretary Job Description
The main purpose of the Company Secretary is to ensure that the SARS committee, meetings and related administration are efficient and compliant with relevant legislation and other statutory requirements, operate within the law, regulations and keeps members of Exco and Exco Committees informed of their legal responsibilities and ensuring good governance practices. To oversee EXCO and Committees Secretariat Functions and ensure they are proper and orderly conducted. The role will also be responsible for the governance relating to all EXCO mandated committees, as well as organizational governance on an enterprise-wide level.
The position serves as the liaison between the Executive Committee of SARS, the SARS top leadership, its advisory bodies / boards (as and when applicable), public, and all other stakeholders (e.g., Financial Institutions, Internal Audit Committees, AGSA, Treasury, Governance Committees, and Government) in ensuring that all matters are handled effectively.
The position will provide guidance, individually and collectively, to the executive as to their duties, responsibilities and power.
Education and Experience
Minimum Qualification & Experience Required
Relevant Master’s degree (NQF 9) in Business Administration, Commerce or Law from a recognized University with relevant experience of 8 – 10 years in a similar environment (Secretariat, maintaining governance arrangements of which at least 5 years ideally at an executive leadership level
A relevant Honours degree (NQF 8) with 10 years related experience of which at least 5 years ideally at an executive leadership level
The Company Secretary to be appointed, shall be a member of a recognised body of professional accountants, or a member of a recognised body of corporate / chartered secretaries
Define and influence relationships made with internal and external stakeholders.
Build and maintain relationships with internal partners to ensure integrated approaches in pursuit of collective goals.
Ensure strategic positioning of SARS and promote the enterprise with public service leaders national and regional stakeholders.
Provide advice to the EXCO on legislative matters such as PFMA, Company Act, King 3 Report, constitutional and administrative issues.
Provide legal advice to the rest of the organisation on legal matters, legislation, contract law related to matters of the Executive Committees and EXCO.
Draft a legal opinion on request from the EXCO or designated Executives.
Provide a central source of guidance and advice to the EXCO on matters of law, ethics, and good governance.
Submit EXCO action plans to the Commissioner and be the custodian of the EXCO resolution register. Oversee the monitoring of committee action plans to ensure plans are being addressed timeously.
Review all legislative and regulatory developments and advise the EXCO / Sub Committees accordingly.
Ensure EXCO & Sub-Committee Compliance and ensure the EXCO sits for the required number of meetings per year.
Ensure that all PFMA issues are addressed timeously and draft the appropriate agenda e.g., approval of annual report, Internal Audit, 5-year strategic plan,
Ensure that all committee members understand their duties and the scope of performing with the prescribed mandate i.e., signing declaration of interest, attendance requirements, and absence rules.
Ensure the capturing/ recording of decisions made during the meeting and ensure implementation against set timelines.
Compile a report on committee matters for auditing purposes to include compliance, number of meetings attended, how many meetings occurred during the year, governance issues, etc.
Review EXCO and Committee structures on an annual basis and make recommendations in this regard to the Commissioner, EXCO and other Committees.
Conduct EXCO and Committee structures performance evaluation on a quarterly basis and conduct quarterly reviews of meeting procedures.
Report to EXCO on any failure of SARS to comply with legislation or corporate governance frameworks.
Assessment of organisational risk for misconduct and non-compliance identified by EXCO and Sub-Committees.
Frequently inform the EXCO and senior management team of risks, incidents, initiatives driven by the ethics and compliance program, and progress towards program goals.
Responsibility for managing all SARS secretariat functions.
Scan external environment identify benchmarks and influence alternative operating plans or model to deliver on the SARS objectives and mandate
Use insights and knowledge gained from high level reports to conduct abstract, conceptual & comparative analysis to define functional strategy
Performance Management of staff for effective Employee Engagement & Performance Excellence.
Engagement with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective management of interdependencies.
Monitors employee performance throughout the year via informal and formal methods.
Identify gaps and guide training requirements and exposure required (formal or informal education) for top management.
Ensure new committee members undergo the appropriate training/induction.
Ensure that the function’s strategy is adequately budgeted for through the development and implementation of a fit for purpose budget.
Influence the implementation of effective financial control, management of costs and corporate governance in functional area.
Complies with all requirements of PFMA and relevant Treasury and SARS policies and regulations.
Ensure strategic representation of SARS and promote the enterprise with public service leaders and national, regional stakeholders
Define an influence relationships and service level agreements made with internal and external stakeholders
Core attributes include:
Stewardship & Service Orientation
Ability to translate Strategy into Execution
Inspires others to Positive Action
Develops Teams & Nurtures Interdependency (breaks down silo tendencies)
Concern for Impact of own behaviour on others
Values and Manages Diversity
Nurtures future Talent
Strong Results Orientation
Role Specific Attributes include:
Meticulous attention to detail and planning
Time Management, multi-tasking the ability to work well under pressure
Need to have a thorough understanding of the laws that affect your areas of work (the Income Tax Act, Customs & Excise Act, and other taxation legislation and regulatory, Companies Act, King 111 and PFMA)
Good verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels
The capability to work with numerical information, plus analytical and problem-solving skills
A diplomatic approach and the confidence to provide support to high-profile company staff and board members, the ability to exercise discretion in dealing with confidential or sensitive matters, and be able to deliver difficult messages with diplomacy and tact
Expert governance and knowledge to influence decisions, support initiatives, and to inform the development of the compliance and management programs and initiatives
Collaborative working with stakeholders and partners
Highly aware of the principles of effective project management, risk mitigation, risk management and governance.