R&D Tax Manager

Posted 18 October by AJ Chambers
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AJ Chambers are currently working with a Top 100 Firm, who are looking to recruit an R&D Tax Manager for their office near Barbican, London. The role would be a mixture of fee earning work and business development / marketing.

Responsibilities as an R&D Tax Manager will include:

  • Leading R&D meetings with clients, building and developing effective working relationships with colleagues, intermediaries and other networks to develop further opportunities and business over time
  • Representing the Firm at seminars, presentations and other events
  • Undertaking technical and financial assessments and producing summaries
  • Project management of claims such as liaison with clients, colleagues and HMRC to ensure claims are optimised and deadlines are met
  • Line management of members of the R&D team and ensuring the development of the necessary skillset and career progression
  • First point of contact with clients
  • Identification of qualifying R&D projects and expenditure through participation in technical and financial discussions with clients
  • Revision of technical and financial assessments prepared by other members of the team
  • Preparation of R&D claim financial calculations and liaison with both internal and external tax teams to ensure tax returns and computations correctly reflect the outcome of technical assessments
  • Ensuring R&D claims meet the requirements of relevant tax legislation and guidelines

Business Development Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of the 'R&D’ and 'Patent Box’ website pages
  • Refreshing the R&D case studies each year
  • Help running the Innovation Taxes meetings
  • Assistance with innovation tax related tax alerts / articles for press
  • Maintaining and updating the R&D report template and patent Box calculator

The Candidate

  • Excellent knowledge of UK R&D tax relief schemes and claim quantification
  • Proven experience of managing several projects simultaneously, and experience working within a business unit with internal and external clients
  • Proven experience of working independently on R&D tax relief claims for both small and large companies
  • Previous experience of R&D in a relevant science or engineering sector and/or academic environment would be advantageous
  • Willingness to train, supervise, manage and take responsibility for new staff joining the team

For more information on this R&D Tax Manager role, please apply directly or contact Leon Maulguet at AJ Chambers.

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Tax
  • Tax Advisory
  • Tax Compliance
  • R&D Tax

Reference: 34342769

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