R&D Tax

Alvarez & Marsal

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Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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We currently have vacancies for  Managers and Directors to join the growing R&D Tax Services team at Alvarez & Marsal Taxand. The team deals primarily with R&D claims for clients ranging from small privately-owned companies to foreign-owned and listed groups.

A&M seeks proactive, market-proven individuals who are fun to work with and looking for a new challenge in a dynamic firm. Our team encourages a progressive and open working environment with the emphasis on promoting individuals’ strengths and skills within a collaborative atmosphere.

The Role

The team assists clients in preparing government incentive claims, primarily R&D Expenditure Credits for Large companies and enhanced tax relief for SMEs. Project teams are generally multidisciplinary, with you as the tax/costing specialist working closely with an experienced engineer to identify and collate the qualifying costs associated with the clients' R&D activities.

You will have responsibility for:

  • Working with the clients' staff to identify and collate the associate qualifying costs
  • Applying the tax rules governing the relief to ensure that only appropriate costs are included
  • Working with engineers and scientists to ensure that the eligible activities are appropriately matched to the relevant costs
  • Preparing the detailed analyses to support the figures included in the claim
  • Preparing responses to HMRC enquiries.

The R&D team is part of A&M Taxand’s fast growing UK Tax practice operating within a global delivery capability. Successful candidates should expect to work with and gain exposure to other areas of Corporate Tax.

Experience

  • Appropriate professional qualifications, such as ACA, ACCA, CTA or ATT
  • Strong academic background minimum 2.1 Degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the R&D tax relief regime is preferred
  • Strong communication skills for both internal and external discussions
  • Proficient in using Excel
  • Team worker
  • Problem solver

What do we Value? 

We foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service. We appreciate difference and we will treat you as individuals; finding the right opportunities to develop you to the fullest extent.

Personal Qualities

  • Commitment to excellence and ability to develop lasting client relationships
  • You will be energised by variety, enjoying delivering value as an advisor but also not afraid to get into the detail
  • You will be working concurrently on a number of projects, so managing your own workload will be important
  • You will be a self-assured and engaging communicator
  • The nature of our work requires you to be flexible and client focused
  • You will enjoy working in dynamic team, thrive on challenge and have a great sense of humour

What can we offer you?

  • Successful candidates will be given excellent opportunities to enhance their commercial awareness and their client facing / consultancy skills.
  • Strong leadership and high quality colleagues to work with in a friendly and collegiate environment
  • Career development: A&M expects high performance and rewards individual contributions to the team’s success
  • A&M offers a genuine performance related bonus scheme where individuals performance is identified and rewarded

Voluntary Inclusion


It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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