Kreston Reeves LLP

Research and Development Tax Director

Competitive salary + benefits
21 Nov 2023
21 Dec 2023
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Research and Development Tax Director

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic team as a Research and Development Tax Director. This is a key role which is critical to ensuring successful delivery of our business plans.

Firm Introduction

Kreston Reeves advise dynamic businesses, not for profit organisations, private individuals, and families on all areas of business, tax and wealth. We help clients make confident decisions about their future.

With offices across London, Kent and Sussex and international reach via Kreston International, we are dedicated to meeting and exceeding the needs of all our clients wherever their ambition takes them.

We provide a full range of accountancy, business advisory and financial services that will help clients to achieve their personal and business goals.

We are looking for a trusted and valid member of staff to join the current team.

Firm Culture and Benefits

Having started out over 100 years ago, we are long-standing employers across our office communities in Kent, Sussex, London - and beyond. We’re really proud of the reputation we’ve built and we’re grateful to our people for making it stronger every day. Our strong commitment to living our firm’s values means we listen carefully to our teams and enjoy helping each other succeed - creating a culture in which our employees can thrive and provide the highest service to our clients.

We want all our employees to be rewarded for their hard work and enjoy a balanced lifestyle, which is why we offer benefits such as agile working and an engagement programme centred around mental health and wellbeing.

We are also proud of our active Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. Our own Kreston Reeves Charity Foundation enables us to consistently 'give back’ to our local communities wherever we can, as well as provide opportunities for our employees to get more involved in charitable work and in choosing the causes which benefit from the Foundation. We give all of our employees the option to take one day paid each year for volunteering so they can support the charitable causes closest to them.

Other benefits we offer our employees include up to 5% contribution on our pension scheme and a grade specific flexible benefit pot to use throughout the year on a range of benefits (including mandatory Private health plan, Death in service and Income protection) from gym membership and restaurant discount cards, to travel insurance and additional health insurance - and much more.

We are proud of the positive culture and flexible working environment our employees enjoy.

Role Description

Working as an R&D Corporate Tax Director for Kreston Reeves, you will report directly to our Head of Corporate Tax. You must have experience in and have detailed knowledge of all aspects of the UK tax regime for Research & Development relief. You will also have a sound grasp of other business tax matters to not only help ensure clients are fully tax compliant but to also identify tax planning opportunities.

Our corporate clients include a broad range of sectors and industries and include OMBs, entrepreneurial companies, larger corporates, multi-national groups, FSA regulated companies and AIM listed PLCs.

The role is largely office based but may include instances of visiting client’s premises. There may also be some travel between our offices based in London, West Sussex and Kent.

Role Requirements

Advising on the application of the UK’s regime for Research & Development tax relief

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Experienced (5 years+) in working with the UK regime for R&D Tax Relief CIOT qualified with 3+ years post qualification.
  • Experienced in advising a broad range of clients including owner managed businesses, private equity backed businesses, large corporates and multinationals from a range of industry sectors..
  • Excellent at establishing and maintaining client relationships.
  • A team player.
  • A confident networker.
  • Capable of coaching and developing a team.
  • Confident at building a business and securing client fees.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK/Irish citizen or already possess a current UK Working Visa.

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