Research & Development Tax Manager Job, Big 4 CA Firm, Glasgow, £competitive + benefits
Your new company
Hays is proud to be partnered with a highly reputable Big 4 firm of Chartered Accountants with offices and clients across the UK and spanning the globe. It is one of the leading professional services networks in the world, delivering high quality Tax, Assurance and Advisory Services for a variety of clients, for example over 100,000 private and entrepreneurial businesses as well as a substantial number of the Global 500. Given successful business development and growth, this firm is recruiting for a Tax Manager with with particular interest and experience in R&D.
Your new role
As a R&D Tax Manager, you will work as part of the thriving Tax Team, delivering bespoke solutions to a diverse client portfolio with complex business issues. Reporting to Senior Managers and Directors, responsibilities will include assisting in the management of a portfolio of clients, including financial management. This involves obtaining incentives on behalf of clients - SMEs to large corporates, to support their investment in innovation and technology, covering R&D credits, creative sector reliefs and grants, and patent Box. You will undertake project management on R&D claims, documenting activities, liaising with HMRC, providing specialist software expertise, and visiting clients to understand their business. Indeed, you will also be involved in business development activities, identifying new clients and opportunities with exciting clients, and assist in the supervision and training of more junior staff members.
What you'll need to succeed
You will demonstrate a proven track record within tax in a practice environment, managing clients and relationships successfully. You will have strong exposure to R&D, preferably inclusive of programming experience. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, and exhibit commercialism and creativity.
What you'll get in return
Working for a dynamic and reputable firm with a modern ethos and numerous opportunities to progress, you will receive a competitive salary of between £45,000 and £55,000. All-encompassing, you will gain the opportunity to see the "bigger picture" of clients' businesses, whilst offering specialist and invaluable advise on R&D. Further to this, benefits include a generous pension scheme (matching a contribution of up to 15%), private health care, income protection and life insurance, as well as flexible working in respect to hours and location. In addition, the firm also offers opportunities to work within other offices within the UK and abroad.
What you need to do now
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