Research and Development Tax Consultant - Part time

25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP30000/annum
07 Mar 2019
04 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
You will be joining a fast-growing R&D team with an opportunity to play a key part in the continued growth of the business.

The ideal candidate for this position will have one or more years' experience in an R&D tax specialist or consultant role, and have a good understanding of HMRC practice and processes. This role could also suit a general advisor with R&D experience looking for an opportunity to specialise in R&D.

What you will be doing

You will be responsible for managing a number of existing and recurring R&D claims across a number of the firm's ongoing clients. You will also play a key role in accelerating the growth of the business by supporting the identification and conversion of new business opportunities.

The role is client facing and you should have the ability to deal with senior technical people on a one to one basis. You will support a range of clients in making claims for R&D tax relief, covering a number of different market sectors, ranging from software development to engineering development work and more.

More specifically the role will include the following:

??Attending client meetings and/ or liaising with clients over the phone or email to assist clients identify potentially qualifying projects and whether R&D tax relief may apply;

??Technical assessment of projects in accordance with R&D tax relief guidelines and current HMRC practices;

??Working with clients to identify qualifying expenditure and translating that into robust claims to HMRC with supporting technical documents;

??Dealing with HMRC enquiries and managing negotiations with HMRC as and when they arise;

??Managing and compiling claims under both the SME and RDEC schemes;

??Helping to drive efficiencies within the team by creating robust methodologies and processes; and

??Training, developing and managing more junior members of staff.;

Reporting directly to the senior R&D manager, the role provides an opportunity to help shape and develop the R&D offering, with great opportunities for career development.


??Participation in a discretionary bonus scheme

??23 days annual leave + bank holidays

??Option to purchase an additional 5 days annual leave per year

??Flexible benefits scheme

??Company pension scheme

??Ongoing professional training

If you have sent us a copy of your CV and not had a reply within 5 working days we would kindly ask you to assume your application on this occasion has been unsuccessful.

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