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Research & Development Tax Consultant

Chesterfield, Derbyshire
£29,000 to £35,000
Job Type
20 Sep 2022

R&D Tax Consultant

Our client is a market leading & focused expert providing integrated insurance, tax and law services that deliver exceptional results when it matters most.

About the role

The aim of the Consultant role is to provide two key functions, the first is to manage and develop a portfolio of accountants, working with them to identify and act upon areas of opportunity for our products. The second part of the role involves working with the businesses identified to help them make a claim for the relevant tax relief.

Duties and accountabilities

Reporting to a Tax Manager, the role will involve:

Managing a wide and varied UK based client and accountancy practice portfolio.

Actively developing new relationships with UK-wide accountancy firms and maintaining existing relationships.

Identifying relevant clients from accountants who may benefit from our services.

Presenting to accountants, clients and other suitable audiences.

Attending client meetings and documenting the R&D undertaken in the relevant financial period.

Documenting and analysing client R&D expenditure.

Technical skills / Knowledge / Experience

You are a finanacial expert and have strong experience within accountancy, tax and R&D products and/or landscape.

The role involves face-to-face meetings with both accountants and clients so the applicant should have client facing experience and the ability to discuss potentially complex tax matters in a simple way.

The successful candidate will have a willingness to work across the country covering different areas - it is not expected that the role will involve just one particular region or area (eg 'the north' or Wales).

Due to the role involving the preparation of detailed technical reports, outstanding written English skills and strong numerical competence are essential. Examples of prior report writing experience essential.

The successful candidate will:

Demonstrate commitment to the organisation, team and role

Maintain a high standard of professionalism at all times

Build and maintain relationships with colleagues

Focus on personal development and maintaining levels of knowledge and expertise

Be an efficient and effective team member and participate fully to achieve team goals

Be able to network internally and externally to acquire and implement knowledge

Continuously seek improvement to achieve higher levels of efficiency, customer service and effectiveness. Think laterally.

Recognise the importance of order and clarity in the workplace and the presentation of work

Possess the initiative to work independently and have the confidence to take responsibility for decisions

If you feel that you would be a good fit for the position with the relevant experience then do apply.

Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from one of our consultants you have not been shortlisted for this role.

Please note that our client is an equal opportunities Employer and adheres to all relevant legislation and offer services regardless of age, race, sex, disability or religious belief.

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  • Job Reference: 717250736-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Focus Search and Selection
    Focus Search and Selection
  • Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £29,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent