New Role - R&D Tax Manager

7 days left

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
London
Salary
55000.0000
Posted
03 Feb 2017
Closes
03 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An R&D Manager role with a growing and entrepreneurial practice based in the City. My client is an attractive firm providing professional services to a range of technology focused clients.

Client Details

An R&D Manager role with a growing and entrepreneurial practice based in the City. My client is an attractive firm providing professional services to a range of technology focused clients.

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.

Profile

  • 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.

Job Offer

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

Neal Craig