An excellent opportunity for a qualified tax professional (ACA, ICAS, ACCA, CTA or a former Inspector of Taxes) to join a growing R&D tax team in an international firm of accountants. You may currently work in mainstream corporate tax and want to specialise - or you may already have some R&D experience. In this role you will work with engineers and scientists to help companies maximise their R&D spend and claim the relevant allowances for their sector. Your role is to help businesses with their innovation and you will deal with a wide range of clients from multinationals to more local owner managed businesses. You will play an active role in developing the tax aspects of the R&D reports for submission to HMRC and will take part in extensive client communication. There is plenty of scope for development and progression in this role. Day to day you will be contribute to the efficient and successful delivery of R&D tax services to the client. You will help build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide high levels of client service.
A key element of your role will be building relationships both within the firm and externally with clients, identifying opportunities and managing expectations as appropriate. From an early stage you will contribute to winning new work by proactively managing existing clients. You will assist with the management and successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach is taken. You will have responsibility for day-to-day client liaison. As well as a background in taxation and a relevant professional accounting or tax qualification a background in science or engineering would be a real advantage. This is an area of tax where you can genuinely say you are helping UK business to grow - helping businesses to take advantage of government incentives which finance improvements in overall knowledge or capability in a field of science or technology.