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Tax Senior Manager – Innovations, Reliefs & Incentives (R&D) – London

Date: May 27, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

This role is available across all our UK offices

At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability comes from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.





Job Description :




KPMG’s national Incentives, Reliefs & Innovations team provide industry leading guidance and assistance to our broad and diverse client portfolio. The national team leverages our new technology platforms to deliver high quality R&D tax, Patent Box, Research & Development Allowances, Video Games Tax Relief & HMRC dispute resolution services. As one of the largest teams in the industry our continued investment in innovation means that we seek engineers, scientists and tax professionals to join us on the next exciting phase of our growth. Working with clients who share in our values coupled with providing you with the support and opportunity to drive your career forward, why not come and join us!






Our IRI team is looking for a Senior Manager with experience of preparing claims. The role sits in our Financial Services performance group and works with the national IRI Tax practice to accelerate the growth of our business. You will be required to use your knowledge of IRI tax incentives to help our clients in make claims for IRI Tax relief across a wide spectrum of industry sectors. The role will may involve some travel to attend meetings at client sites.






Role and Responsibilities:






- Prepare summary descriptions of the work being undertaken within complex projects in straightforward language that is clear to understand to be submitted to the HMRC.





- Work with HMRC specialists to facilitate the agreement of IRI claims.





- Manage client claim projects and to manage conflicting resourcing requirements between projects.





- Leading by example in terms of client relationships, technical quality and service delivery





- Work with senior staff at our clients to identify qualifying projects and expenditure.





- Deliver comprehensive proposals and taking part in presentations





- Leading complex projects





- Leading people including coaching and developing junior staff.





- Build an internal network within the wider tax practice of the firm





- Help to establish and maintain strong client relationships with both existing and new clients






Qualifications and Skills:






-A qualified accountant or chartered tax advisor with R&D experience.





-Experience of preparing IRI claims





- Tax technical knowledge of the UK’s IRI tax incentives





- Broader knowledge of wider tax issues





- Experience in reviewing preparations and submissions of IRI tax relief claims





- Experience in dealing with and building relationships with senior employees within HMRC.






The Individual:





- Identifies, leads and pursues business opportunities





- Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own and team’s work





- Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude that translates across the team





- Continuously learns from experiences and encourages this across the team.





- Seeks out feedback and development opportunities for self and others





- Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback.





- Coaches less experienced staff





- Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community





- Brings incite and effectively applies knowledge to business and client problems





- Identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and makes decisions with appropriate consultation





- Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear





- Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience





- Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external)






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