R&D Tax Manager - Hybrid Working, to £70k

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R + D Tax Business Development / Manager - Hybrid Working City Based £40k-70k (dependent on experience)

Must have at least 1 year of experience in R+D tax

Two organisations are looking for R+D tax professionals.

A large mid tier practise is looking for a Manager.

A smaller mid tier practise is looking for several R+D tax business developers. These roles will include visiting clients.


* Preferably a degree in Engineering, computer science, mechanical, Aerospace etc (Technical report writing experience)
* Some industry experience outside of R&D such as Design Engineer etc would be useful
* Some managerial experience - looking after more junior staff

Job Description

Job Title R&D Tax Manager Office London

Purpose of the Role

You'll support clients with claims for R&D tax relief and tax credits. This involves undertaking technical and financial assessment, liaison with HMRC, dealing with HMRC enquiries, and client management.

Reporting Lines

Tax Partner
Office Partners

Main Responsibilities

* Ensuring that the R&D tax portfolio is effectively controlled and monitored, and work is delegated where appropriate, ensuring that the processing of claims meets monthly deadlines and internal and external service delivery demands
* Undertaking the technical assessment of claims and producing the technical summary, involving the review of accounting information
* Ensuring all claims meet the relevant legislative guidelines
* Developing new clients, attending new and existing client meetings, building up effective working relationships with clients, and advising on R&D aspects

Staff management (where appropriate)
* Assist in the appraisal process for all allocated members of staff
* Allocate and review jobs / tasks
* Ensure trainees receive training relevant to their level of ability
* Actively promote regular use of the Tax section on the Intranet
* Actively help to develop junior members of the tax team

* Partners - how jobs are progressing, keeping them informed on client matters, proposed strategies on dealing with clients
* Audit managers - technical advice
* Tax team members
* Other tax technical experts
* Admin team - any administration, marketing, secretarial duties
* Clients - meetings, ad hoc queries

Problems and Issues

* Managing clients - ensuring that their expectations are met
* Keeping staff motivated, encouraging them and ensuring their development within the role
* Any technical issues that may arise.
Decision Making Parameters

* Recommend and propose budgets to Partner/Director/Senior Manager/Manager
* Allocation of tasks and time
* Makes day to day decisions on client work
* Decisions on technical advice

* Team members - portfolio, company tax returns
* Admin staff, typing, letters, accounts, bills, and reports
Qualification and Skills

* Degree in Engineering, Science or IT is desirable
* Experience in Industry preferred, and at least 2 years in R&D Tax Industry as essential
* Demonstrable technical tax knowledge of R&D tax relief and allowances, Patent Box, Grants and International R&D relief
* You're proactive and enjoy developing new business
* General knowledge and understanding of audit and accountancy issues
* You're a competent user of MS Excel & Word
* You're organised and able to navigate conflicting priorities to deliver quality work on time
* You're positive and look for ways to fix things, whether working with clients or colleagues

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