R&D Tax Specialist Job

In London

The Role

Ref: JO0000002756

  • Permanent
  • London
  • Salary: £60,000 - 70,000

Full-time R & D Tax Specialist Job Vacancy

Are you an ambitious R & D tax expert that enjoys using your skill to help clients innovate? Are you looking for a career move to become an R & D Tax Specialist within a progressive and supportive accountancy firm?

Would you like to work with a firm of accountants that values its team members? If so, this R & D Tax Specialist role within an established and growing practice in London could be for you.

CTA or ATT qualified, you’ll need to be technically proficient and have extensive R & D tax-related knowledge together with at least three years of experience working within a practice environment.

Acting in a compliance and advisory capacity, you’ll be the first point of contact for clients and team members regarding R & D tax, so you’ll need to be a strong communicator and networker.

You’ll also need to be technically strong with high attention to detail and have a can-do attitude to problem-solving; you’ll be a self-starter who is motivated to see projects through to completion in a timely manner.

You’ll be a proven and effective leader that strives for continued development and improvement.

This progressive top 50 firm of accountants in London offers a supportive environment and excellent career progression to the highest level.

Job Purpose

  • Preparation of R & D claims, reports and proposals, including liaising with other teams.
  • Liaising with external bodies such as HMRC with prompt response to questions.
  • Manage a portfolio of clients with R & D claims — aiming for customer service excellence.
  • Work alongside senior team members (Tax Partner) to seek opportunities and innovate for clients by providing an R & D tax planning service and adding value.
  • Use a commercial mindset to strategically drive the R & D tax offering and promote the tax capabilities with other team members.
  • Build and retain relationships with clients.
  • The first point of contact for your portfolio of clients, offering advice, whether reactive or proactive as required — getting to know their business challenges and opportunities.
  • Seek to identify R & D tax planning opportunities as part of the review process — confidently raising these with partners.
  • Provide relevant R & D tax knowledge, proactively disseminating that knowledge to appropriate individuals to actively improve the firm’s overall R & D tax ability and assist with R & D tax training across the firm.

Employee Value Proposition For This Accounting Firm

This top 50 accountancy firm is currently experiencing significant growth and is looking to strengthen its taxation team by appointment of this R & D Tax Specialist position.

This position within this progressive business represents an excellent opportunity for career progression to the highest levels.

This accountancy firm truly values its team members and is an exciting and supportive place to work.

Benefits As A R & D Tax Specialist

  • Salary £60,000 to £70,000.
  • Plus benefits.

Job Requirements

  • CTA or ATT qualified.
  • Three years of experience working within an accountancy firm in an R & D role.
  • Technically proficient with a working knowledge of R & D tax.
  • Experience within a compliance and advisory capacity.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to provide proactive advice to clients and discuss opportunities with partners.
  • A good listener and team player that encourages others.
  • Confident with accountancy, tax, and MS software.
  • A can-do attitude to problem-solving.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to produce work in a timely manner.
  • A creative and analytical thinker.
  • Ambitious and career-oriented.
  • High attention to detail.

About Public Practice Recruitment Ltd

Public Practice Recruitment Ltd recruits high-calibre accounting professionals at all levels for tax, accounts, and auditor jobs on both a permanent and temporary basis for accountancy firms.

Call Public Practice Recruitment Ltd today on 03335 777 787 to discover how we can support you.

Specialising solely in accountancy recruitment, Public Practice Recruitment Ltd has new auditor jobs and accountancy jobs every day and has a superb track record of meeting and exceeding expectations for accountants looking for their next accounting role.

Call us for a confidential chat on 03335 777 787 or upload your CV here.

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