Software Manager, R&D Tax

Recruiter
EY
Location
Lambeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1236756304
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
#LI-PThe opportunityJoin a highly successful, rapidly growing team, widely
regarded as the leading R&D tax professional services provider in the
Financial Services sector.The FSO UK Financial Services Innovation Incentives team
advises clients on technological activities they've already undertaken which
meet the UK's R&D tax criteria, and any expenditure they can claim a tax
relief or credit for. Our team is comprised of tax and IT specialists, who work
together and use their expertise to advise clients of the UK R&D tax
criteria. We are principally a UK based team with colleagues in the EY Global
Delivery Service (GDS) hub in Bangalore. We are looking to increase our UK
headcount, in either our London or Leeds offices.We record our clients' eligible activities via conference
calls and write detailed technical documentation which substantiates their
R&D tax claim for the UK tax authorities (HMRC).Our technical discussions with clients cover a broad range of
technologies, including software architecture and development (across numerous
development languages), data and analytics, algorithmic and model development,
infrastructure upgrades, cyber security, digital channels and distributed
ledger technology.Core
responsibilities:Participate in technical
conversations with numerous high-profile clients in investment, commercial and
retail banking, as well as insurance, asset management, Fintech and personal
lending providers, who are based (or have branches) in the UK.Build valuable knowledge of
existing and new technologies in use by client teams, with exposure to
individuals operating from software developer to C-suite stakeholder level.There may also be a chance to
be involved in the team's business development opportunities, participate in
wider tax technology initiatives within EY, and be involved in the development
of new service propositions by working closely with multiple UK teams.Key skills
and attributes:You have excellent spoken and
written business English, communicating clearly and concisely in phone calls
and via emaiYou can rapidly digest, record
and assess technical information captured during time-limited conversations.You are proficient in the use
of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project,
OneNote.You can comprehensively and
accurately capture business and technical conversations, ideally with a typing
speed above 60 words per minute.You have an interest in
extending your own technological knowledge and those around you.You display a personable and
professional approach to providing advice and guidance to clients.You consistently show
outstanding time management skills, and are always punctual and reliable.You can diplomatically resolve
differences of opinion, and maintain a positive attitude, through use of
consulting skills.You can comprehensively
self-review documentation and use critical thinking in a range of technological
scenarios.You show initiative and take a
proactive approach to delivering projects end-to-end for high-profile clients.You are comfortable presenting
to audiences of varying sizes and seniority.You are always compliant with
organisational quality and risk requirements, and can assess when and where
issues need escalation.No prior tax knowledge is
required for this role - all training will be provided in role.In order to
qualify for this role, you must have:Substantial experience working
in or with technology teams (preferably a mixture of industry and professional
services).Experience of conducting
client facing conversations within a limited timeframe to capture information
and provide guidanceA proven track record of
writing structured, complex technical reports and documentation for senior
reviewExperience of managing
multiple concurrent projects effectivelyYou will have built up a broad
understanding of:Software development
principles, scripting languages and commonly understood technological knowledge
(e.g. C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, Json, XML).Established, commercially
available technologies and their use (e.g. development environments, ETL tools,
big data processing, database technologies, web technologies, cloud-based
provisioning services, trade platforms, workflow tools).Different technology project
management approaches and their practical application in a working environment.Ideally, you
will also have: Prior experience working with
financial sector clients.An awareness emerging
technology trends.A technology-related degree
(e.g. Computer Science or similar).What working at EY offersWe offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues aroundOpportunities to develop new skills and progress your careerThe freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for youEY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance. As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.Join us in building a better working world.

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