Role details

R&D Tax Manager

London   •   £45,000 - £58,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Specialist Team
  • Great work envirnment

About Our Client

Our Innovation and Technology Group currently has a vacancy for a Manager who will have responsibility for managing a portfolio of claims for R&D tax relief and tax credits. This will involve undertaking technical and financial assessments, liaising with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), dealing with HMRC inquiries, client management, as well as the management, supervision and/or training of junior staff.

Job Description

  • Actively supervising and training new and less experienced R&D consultants as well as business development teams
  • Line-management responsibilities for allocated junior staff
  • Leading R&D tax relief meetings with clients, building and developing effective working relationships with colleagues, intermediaries and other networks to develop further opportunities and business over time
  • Identification of qualifying R&D projects and expenditure
  • Undertaking technical assessments and producing technical summaries
  • Revision of technical and financial assessments prepared by other members of the team
  • Ensuring R&D claims meet the requirements of relevant tax legislation and guidelines
  • Preparation of R&D claim financial calculations and liaison with both internal and external tax teams to ensure tax returns and computations correctly reflect the outcome of technical assessments
  • Project management of R&D tax relief claims such as liaising with clients, colleagues and HMRC to ensure claims are optimised and deadlines are met
  • First point of contact with client
  • Developing relationships with relevant key contacts at HMRC
  • Where inquiries are opened by HMRC, actively leading in their resolution
  • Actively developing and promoting, both internally and externally
  • Taking a flexible approach to core working hours and a willingness to meet exacting service delivery standards
  • Continuously developing own knowledge and skills and to keep technical/financial knowledge up to date
  • Representing the Firm at seminars, presentations and other events.
  • Willingness to travel within the UK.

The Successful Applicant

  • A holder of a recognised Postgraduate Degree. This in combination with a business degree and/or other finance degree/qualification would be an advantage.
  • Significant experience in preparing successful R&D tax relief claims.
  • Excellent knowledge of UK R&D tax relief schemes and claim quantification.
  • Proven experience of managing several projects simultaneously, and experience in working within a business unit with internal and external clients.
  • Proven experience of working independently on R&D tax relief claims for both small and large companies, with proven record of comfortably liaising with Managing Directors, Financial Directors, CEOs , CTOs etc… of such companies.

What's on Offer

A super environment for you to grow as a professional and work with market leaders

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