EY UK

Research & Development Tax Advisor - Manchester

Recruiter
EY UK
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
22 Oct 2020
Closes
22 Nov 2020
Ref
MAN002ME
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Salary: Competitive

Multiple Roles

Location: Manchester
Closing date: 20 November 2020
If you’re looking to join a rapidly growing R&D tax team, bringing the benefits of not only a variety of work, clients and project teams but also with strong support structures in place to help you achieve your career goals this is the team for you
The opportunity
An exciting opportunity to work in EY’s Innovation Incentives team in Manchester.
As an Advisor in the team you will be working with a variety of clients from owner managed businesses to multinational groups, who are at the front line in developing cutting edge technology which is helping the UK to stay as a market leader by encouraging investment into research and development.
You will be required to work closely with clients’ finance and tax departments, your clients will be from all different sectors. Working with the EY Engineering or IT team you will be assisting in the tax aspect of the R&D tax claim and making sure of compliance against tax legislation. As well as working directly on existing projects, as you progress in the team you will also be offered the chance to support business development opportunities.
You’ll be based primarily at your home office but there will be a requirement to travel when supporting this national team on projects across the country to support the team and further aid your career development.
There is a clear path for progression for the right candidate and this is a unique opportunity to progress your career in one of EY’s leading tax teams.
Your key responsibilities
  • To contribute to the efficient and successful delivery of R&D tax services to the client
  • Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide high levels of client service
  • Build relationships both within the firm and externally with clients, identifying opportunities and managing expectations
  • Contribute to winning new work by proactively managing existing clients and contribute to winning new clients
  • Assist with the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken
Skill and attributes for success
  • Corporate or R&D tax experience
  • Proven ability to read and interpret existing and new tax statute
  • Team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly
  • Outgoing with good relationship skills and the ability to deliver quality output
  • Strong technical skills and keen to develop further Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out an effective review and know when to refer upwards
  • Relationship management skills with ability to manage client expectations
  • Ability to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically
To qualify for the role you must have
  • Either fully qualified or part qualified and working towards ACA/CA/ACCA/ATT/CTA; or Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training Course
  • Proven corporate or R&D tax experience
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • Skills to plan and prioritize work and meet deadlines
What we look for
  • Team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly
  • Outgoing with good relationship skills and the ability to deliver quality output
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:
  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.
About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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