Senior R&D Tax Consultant/Team Manager

Senior R&D Tax Consultant/Team Manager in High Wycombe

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My client is a Financial Services business in High Wycombe, who are looking for an experienced R&D Tax Consultant to build and develop their new R&D division.They are looking for a Senior Tax Consultant to specialise in Research & Development tax relief for our SME & Corporate clients. This is an excellent opportunity to join a small and rapidly expanding company, offering excellent career progression and growth opportunities. This innovative consultancy has a unique goal; to quickly improve the financial performance of its clients without impacting on their core business. Our specific expertise is in the optimisation of Research and Development (R&D) Tax Relief and Credits and R&D grants. The role is a permanent and full-time position based in our High Wycombe office.

Your new role

  • Recruiting a new team of R&D Tax Consultants
  • Day to day management of team of consultants
  • Responsible for working on own applications as well as overview and ultimate responsibility for team submissions.
  • Identification of qualifying R&D projects and expenditure through participation in technical discussions with clients.
  • Understanding the requirements for R&D tax relief and applying them with respect to clients' development activities to ensure the relevant tax legislation and guidelines are met.
  • Creating clear technical and financial documents to justify R&D activities to UK tax authorities.
  • Undertaking the technical assessment of claims and producing the technical summary.
  • Supporting R&D Tax Relief claims in the event of HMRC R&D enquiries.
  • Liaise with HMRC on client's behalf.
  • Determining the appropriate method of data collection through background research into clients and their relevant industries.
  • Managing client's R&D claims from start to finish.
  • Keeping clients updated on the ongoing development of the R&D tax relief scheme

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experienced Manager/Team leader
  • Experience of recruiting and growing a team of Tax Consultants
  • Experience in setting up a new R&D tax claims division desirable
  • Be a qualified Tax Consultant/Accountant with several years experience processing CT600s and R&D claims
  • Considerable experience across UK Corporation Tax
  • Experience in dealing with HMRC and other Tax authorities
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under own initiative

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary
  • Share options

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