Innovation & Technology Software Manager
BDO
London - Baker Street, CH
3d ago

Working hard and working together, our Tax team thrives on keeping busy. Friendly, driven and diverse, they service our clients across the country and around the world.

By providing expertise in many different specialist areas of tax, they collaborate across BDO to deliver wider business solutions.

From meeting clients’ evolving business needs to managing changes to legislation, there are always fresh challenges to face in the Tax team.

If you’re after a career that will keep you on your toes, we’ll give you the autonomy to drive your career forward.

We’ll help you succeed

The Corporate Tax department provides bespoke taxation services to its clients and deals with all queries from basic compliance through to high-level advisory work.

It prepares tax returns and computations, carries out tax planning / consultancy work, and deals with HMRC, clients and third parties.

The firm's specialist Innovation & Technology Group, based in the London, at the Baker Street office, comprises engineers, software programmers and scientists as well as specialist finance professionals such as auditors and tax accountants all of whom are experienced in claiming R&D tax relief.

The Innovation and Technology team provide the following services :

  • Claiming R&D tax relief
  • R&D Allowances (RDAs)
  • Patent Box
  • International R&D relief
  • This is a client facing role where you will be working with customers from a wide range of industry sectors undertaking development activities within the field of Engineering.

    A key aspect for this role will be the ability to translate complex ideas into non-technical concepts and communicate these to a broad client base.

    When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. If you can demonstrate the following skills, we can help you go far.

    We’re looking for someone with :

  • A holder of a recognised Computer Sciences university degree (MSc and / or PhD). This in combination with a business degree would be an advantage
  • Ideally, some experience in software development and programming in two or more of the following : SQL, Oracle, X10, .
  • NET CLR,JVM, JavaScript, C#, XML, HTML, PHP, Solaris, Redhat

  • 4 years of experience in the R&D tax relief services or industry equivalent
  • Excellent communication (both spoken and written)
  • Strong numerical ability
  • Curiosity, awareness and an interest in the fields of science, technology and innovation
  • Be highly proactive in the approach to new work opportunities
  • Team player and ability to work on own initiative
  • Able to project a professional, credible image
  • Trustworthy and able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Able to travel to clients' premises for meetings and on-site reviews as well as other offices as needed
  • We’re in it together

    At BDO, we believe that when our people feel valued and rewarded, their potential is unlimited. We offer highly competitive starting salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance.

    As well offering support with tuition and professional qualifications, we also provide the following benefits, as standard :

  • 28 days’ holiday;
  • access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • life assurance cover and income protection insurance.
  • That’s not all. We understand that everyone is different so, we offer a range of voluntary benefits to suit every lifestyle.

    Our flexible benefits platform, Flexcel, means our people can choose from a range of tax efficient options to design a benefit package that best suits them.

    Through Flexcel, they can :

  • buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;
  • add on private medical, personal accident, dental insurance or travel insurance;
  • enrol in our Bike to Work scheme;
  • enjoy discounts off cinemas, dining, and gyms;
  • receive an interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;
  • access childcare vouchers;
  • take an online health assessment and utilise our employee assistance programme.
  • We’re looking forward to the future

    At BDO, we’re big enough to make the difference and collaborative enough to never lose sight of where we’re going. We know that it’s our people that make our success possible.

    Across our 17 UK locations, more than 5,000 of them work together to provide tax, audit, assurance and a range of advisory services that help our clients achieve their ambitious goals.

    Together, they’re fuelling Britain’s economic engine. Behind every complex client challenge and every untapped innovation, they’re there : ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise.

    That’s why we’re always looking for ways to invest in our people. That means providing them with an environment where they can grow, learn, laugh and feel respected, at all times.

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