Impact is hiring a

Global Tax Manager

Cape Town, South Africa

Our Company:

At Impact our culture is our soul. We are passionate about our people, our technology, and are obsessed with customer success. Working together enables us to grow rapidly, win, and serve the largest brands in the world. We use cutting edge technology to solve real world problems for our clients and continue to pull ahead of the pack as the leading SaaS platform for businesses to automate their partnerships and grow their revenue like never before. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture where ambition and curiosity is rewarded. If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world, then this is the place for you. 

Impact is the global leader in Partnership Automation. We work with enterprise and innovative brands like Ticketmaster, Levi’s, Microsoft, Airbnb, and Uber to help them manage all different types of partnerships. From social influencers, B2B, strategic partners, publishers, and traditional affiliates, we have them covered. Our combined suite of products covers the full life partnership lifecycle including onboarding, tracking ads and paying partners, recruiting for new partners, data and marketing intelligence, and protection from fraud. Founded in 2008 by the same team that founded Commission Junction, Impact has grown to over 500 employees and eleven offices across the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia. 


Why this role is exciting: 

Exciting opportunity for a qualified Tax Specialist to join the global leader in Partnership Automation as Global Tax Manager. You will form part of our agile finance team in Cape Town with global responsibilities across multiple jurisdictions, specifically the USA, as well as UK, Germany, Singapore, China, Australia, Japan and Brazil.

Join us if you are looking to progress your understanding of international tax and gain exposure to the commercial finance and operations of a large multinational SaaS company. This role reports into the Finance and Operations Leader based in Cape Town.



  • Develop and maintain the global tax compliance register and calendar
  • Ensure all filings are completed timeously and submitted within deadline to the requisite regulatory bodies
  • Partner with our global tax service providers to ensure our on-going compliance with all local taxation laws and regulations, transaction and corporate taxes in each location
  • Prepare the taxation provisions to be reported in the monthly and annual accounts
  • Responsibility for tax computations including deferred tax and return to provision analysis for financial reporting purposes on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Preparation of the necessary disclosure of the tax and deferred tax balances in the annual financial statements
  • Assisting our global tax consultants in developing an effective Transfer Pricing policy and helping to ensure the operationalisation of that policy
  • Provision of tax advice (tax opinions) on corporate restructuring, M&A activity, capital gain tax, cross border transactions
  • Perform high level reviews of Sales and Use taxes, Employees’ tax, in conjunction with local service providers.


Does this sound like you?

  • CA(SA) or Masters in Tax or HDip (post grad diploma in taxation) preferred
  • 2-4 years in a similar role
  • CA with part qualified Masters/HDip looking to complete their studies
  • Experience with US sales/use tax issues would be preferred
  • Interest in working as part of an international team across time zones and regions
  • A positive can-do attitude and a willingness to learn new processes and procedures
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressured environment
  • Ability to work as a team player and to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated high-level of maturity and confidentiality
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Flexibility and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities to completion



  • Medical Aid and Provident Fund 
  • Unlimited leave
  • Flexi-time
  • Free lunch on Thursdays
  • Casual work environment
  • Development & training

During the current time we continue to work from home. Should local and national government advice deem it is safe to go back to office working we will make facilities available to our teams.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.