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R & D Manager / Senior Manager

BDO Birmingham, United Kingdom
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive
We're BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions entrepreneurial organisations need to navigate today's changing world.

We work with the companies that are Britain's economic engine - ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy - and directly advise the owners and management teams that lead them.

We'll broaden your horizons

Working, achieving, and thriving together, our Tax team move with every challenge. Friendly, driven and diverse, they service our clients across the country and around the world. By providing expertise in many different specialist areas of tax, they collaborate across BDO to deliver wider business solutions. From meeting clients' evolving business needs to managing changes to legislation, there are always fresh challenges to face in the Tax team. If you're after a career that will keep you on your toes, we'll give you the autonomy to drive your career forward.

Our Corporate and M&A team cover a wide spectrum of tax advisory matters including core compliance, transaction focussed advisory, tax risk, innovation and technology solutions. We work alongside the firm's key sector teams. Our people have flexibility in the areas and sectors they cover and are able to support the teams' growth through their contribution.

You will work with great people and great clients in a vibrant and innovative team. So if you're after a career that will keep you on your toes, we'll give you the platform and then provide you with the autonomy to drive your career forward.

The firm's specialist Innovation & Technology Group, a team within the London Corporate Tax department at the Baker Street office, comprises engineers, software developers and scientists as well as specialist finance professionals all of whom are experienced in claiming R&D tax relief . The team works in close collaboration with our regional teams in the provision of the following services:
  • Claiming R&D tax relief, R&D Tax Credits and RDEC.
  • R&D Allowances (RDAs) - in collaboration with our specialist capital allowances team.
  • Grants.
  • Patent Box.
  • International R&D relief.
We'll help you succeed

Leading organisations trust us because of the quality of our advice. That quality grows from a thorough understanding of their business, and that understanding comes from working closely with them and building long-lasting relationships.

You'll be someone who is both comfortable working pro-actively and managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with senior managers, directors, and BDO's partners to help businesses effectively. You'll be encouraged to identify and draw attention to opportunities for enhancing our delivery and providing additional services to organisations we work with.

This is a client-facing role where you will be liaising with key business stakeholders (CEO, finance director, technical director) from a wide range of industry sectors that undertake development activities.

You'll be someone with:
  • Experience of leading and managing the preparation of technical and financial assessments for R&D tax relief claims.
  • Ability to identify R&D projects and expenditure through participation in technical and financial discussions with existing and potential clients.
  • Strong experience in the R&D tax relief services or industry equivalent
  • Degree level, and/or CTA and/or ACA qualified or equivalent or, alternatively, a holder of a university degree in science or technology, or computer science/ software development (BSc, MSc, and/or PhD). This in combination with a business degree would be an advantage.
  • Proven experience of working independently on R&D tax relief claims for companies of all sizes, with proven record of comfortably liaising with Managing Directors, Financial Directors, CEOs , CTOs etc... of such companies
You'll be able to be yourself; we'll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business. We're committed to agile working, and we offer every colleague the opportunity to work in ways that suit you, your teams, and the task at hand.

At BDO, we'll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We're in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO's core values and we're proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we'll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you'll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for the companies we work with and satisfying experiences for our colleagues, so we've invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO's people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we'll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you'll never stop learning at BDO.

We're looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we're always finding new ways to invest in you. Across the UK thousands of unique minds continue to come together to help companies we work with to achieve their ambitions

We've got a clear purpose, and we're confident in our future, because we're adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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Job ID  R11620
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London, United Kingdom
7500 Employees Accounting & Finance
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