R&D Tax Manager Financial Services
London, GB
3d ago

Job description

Job Description : R&D Tax Manager Flexible on location & on work pattern

This role is available across all of our UK offices. Our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds.

From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of i!

KPMG’s national Innovation Reliefs & Incentives (IRI) team provide industry leading guidance and assistance to our broad and diverse client portfolio.

The national team leverages our new technology platforms to deliver high quality R&D tax, Patent Box, Research & Development Allowances, Creative Industries Tax Relief, Grants & HMRC dispute resolution services.

As one of the largest teams in the industry our continued investment in innovation means that we are seeking engineers, scientists and tax professionals to join us on the next exciting phase of our growth.

Working with clients who share in our values coupled with providing you with the support and opportunity to drive your career forward, why not come and join us!

Our IRI team are looking to expand with the appointment of a Tax Manager working with some of the largest and most prestigious of global clients.

The role sits in our Financial Services performance group and is part of the national IRI practice team.

Role and Responsibilities :

  • To work with our clients to prepare, manage and deliver successful R&D incentive claims;
  • To work real time with HMRC specialists to facilitate the agreement of R&D claims;
  • To be able to effectively manage and balance conflicting resourcing requirements between projects;
  • To lead by example across all aspects of the role including managing client relationships, developing our team members, attention to risk and technical quality and service delivery;
  • Work with senior staff at our clients and our engineering team to help identify qualifying projects and expenditure;
  • To lead and deliver comprehensive proposals, to think creatively and to lead and take part in presentations;
  • To project manage complex R&D global projects centred out of the UK;
  • To lead people including coaching and developing junior staff;
  • Build an internal network within the wider tax practice of the firm;
  • Help to establish and maintain strong client relationships with both new and existing clients.
  • Qualifications and Skills :

  • A qualified accountant (CA / ACA / ACCA) or chartered tax advisor (CTA) with R&D tax experience
  • Experience in preparing, reviewing and agreeing R&D claims;
  • Strong Excel capability, manipulating very large data sets (ideally you will also have knowledge of Alteryx);
  • Deep tax technical knowledge of the UK’s R&D tax incentives regime;
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal);
  • Broader knowledge of wider tax issues (including Patent Box);
  • Experience in dealing with and building relationships with senior employees within HMRC.
  • The Individual :

  • Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own and team’s work;
  • Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude that translates across the team;
  • Continuously learns from experiences and encourages this across the team;
  • Seeks out feedback and development opportunities for self and others;
  • Identifies, leads and pursues business opportunities;
  • Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback;
  • Coaches less experienced staff;
  • Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community;
  • Brings insight and effectively applies knowledge to business and client problems;
  • Identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and makes decisions with appropriate consultation;
  • Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear;
  • Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience;
  • Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external).
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