We are currently recruiting for an R&D Tax Manager to work within our Tax Advisory Services department. The role holder will provide OMB / SME direct tax advisory services to the firm’s high growth business clients.
Although the focus is R&D tax credits, there will be many opportunities to develop knowledge and experience in a wide range of tax fields.
This role could be based in any of our offices across the south west.
About you :
Post qualification experience in a tax environment, exposed to range of complex assignments, or able to demonstrate equivalent
CTA and / or ACA / ACCA qualified and willing to work towards the CTA qualification
In due course support will be considered for the Advance Diploma of International Taxation if desired and appropriate for the role
Experience of working within practice, with the competence to deal with managing a portfolio of clients and assignments
Excellent interpersonal skills able to deal with people at all levels
Self-motivated and able to show initiative
Accurate and able to work well under pressure
Good problem solving skills
What you’ll be doing :
We are seeking an individual who has experience and is keen to develop further in all or any of the following fields, but particularly within the field of R&D tax credits, supporting more senior members of the TAS team :
Complex corporate tax compliance
Identification and preparation / submission of R&D tax credit claims working closely with our own in-house non-tax engineering qualified R&D lead manager and supervising R&D tax partner
Equity incentives (EMI options for example) and Employment Related Securities
EIS / SEIS related matters
Corporate finance transaction tax advisory and due diligence
Corporate reconstructions / demergers etc
International business direct taxes matters and structuring
Ad hoc business tax advisory
Complex direct tax HMRC enquiries
Undertaking client tax work by careful reference to and consistent with the firm’s procedures, to ensure all assignments are completed to a consistently high standard
Taking a lead role in and managing the assignment process throughout, investigating and resolving problems that may arise during assignments and notifying the Tax and / or Engagement Partner of progress and of any unresolved issues at the earliest opportunity
Documenting work in a clear and concise manner, ensuring all working papers are legible, easy to follow and well presented
Technically up-to-date with all relevant tax matters and able to accurately interpret and apply current tax legislation
Ensure that work is delivered on time and / or to budget
Management of work-in-progress on all assignments ensuring regular and timely billing and assisting with the prompt collection of debtors
Reviewing tax work and smaller assignments undertaken by general practice staff, providing coaching (where necessary) and addressing outstanding issues
Taking a lead in and proactively supporting colleagues in client / potential client meetings
Be involved in internal and external presentations
Ensure all outgoing work is appropriately reviewed and authorised in accordance with the firm’s Tax Manual.
Liaise with other departments as necessary on client affairs
Why us :
PKF Francis Clark is the place for your career. Our growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.
We offer a supportive and flexible working environment, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be.