Assistant Manager – R&D Tax (Technology/Software)

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Title: Assistant Manager – R&D Tax

Office location: 88 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3A 3BP

Reports to: Innovation Management

Working hours: 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday standard working hours, dependent on client demands.


Are you ready to take on the next step in your R&D tax career? Ayming UK is looking for an Assistant R&D Tax Manager with experience in Technology/Software to join its thriving team in the heart of London.

With seven years of consistent year-on-year growth, Ayming is the perfect place for you to propel your R&D tax career to new heights. Defying the industry trend of stagnant salaries and shrinking opportunities, Ayming continues to soar, and we’re looking for eager and ambitious talent to take us to the next level.

As the UK’s leading R&D tax consultancy, we regularly win engagements against Big-4 incumbents and give you genuine responsibility from Day One. You’ll lead major engagements, not just number crunch, and you’ll provide specialist advice to our clients on the technical, tax, and financial aspects of R&D tax reliefs. Join Ayming and take this fantastic opportunity to work with big-name clients across the tech industry and make a real impact.

What are you waiting for? Lead at the UK’s leading R&D tax firm.

Experience and Requirements

  • A background in technology/software
  • 3-4 years within the R&D tax space


  • Client lead and project manager: You will lead client engagements and be trusted to be the main point of contact for queries. You’ll coordinate and liaise with clients, colleagues and HMRC to ensure claims are optimised and that we meet agreed deadlines.
  • Subject matter expert: You’ll have a strong understanding of technical concepts within Technology and Software, as well as R&D tax.
  • Spokesperson: You’ll be able to take part in sales & marketing activities, such as roundtables, networking, and webinars. You’ll work with the marketing team on thought leadership and have your ideas published in the press.
  • Mentor and leader: You’ll help manage and mentor Associate Consultants and Consultants, supporting leadership with the management of the IT teams, including reporting, training and process improvement.
  • Quality controller: You’ll ensure that each project is assessed technically per HMRC guidelines and that the team follows Ayming’s industry-leading quality control procedures.

 Skills & Personal Qualities

  • Dependable: You’ll demonstrate maturity during client engagements and amongst peers.
  • Rational and persuasive: You’ll work within the more challenging areas/ methodologies of R&D tax whilst building compelling viewpoints and rationale behind decisions and thought processes.
  • Able to see the bigger picture: You’ll be able to identify risk and technical matters, as well as commercial opportunities, discussing them with senior leadership.

There’s a reason why our mantra is “Further Together” – We can achieve more if we work together!

When our people are valued and rewarded, their potential is limitless. We offer highly competitive remuneration packages to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance and the market.

We offer:

  • 👩🏼 The opportunity to join a multi-talented team made up of dual-qualified tax and technical experts, including engineers, scientists, accountants and software specialists, to name but a few.
  • 🏗 Genuine responsibility with direct client engagement across various sectors, including Technology, Manufacturing, Construction, Food and others.
  • 🏢 Being a part of a great team of over 70 Aymers in our London office.
  • 🌱Extensive career development, progression, and training – Continuous development and support for your professional qualifications and your personal goals and aspirations so we can grow together.
  • 👩🏽‍🎓 Career Coaching – Better never stops. Sharing our time to make the best use of yours.
  • 🌍International mobility.

That’s not all – we also offer more Employee perks:

  • 🗓25 Days Holiday per annum with the option to buy an additional five days – a time to step back, relax and focus on the things that are important to you
  • 🎉 An extra day off for your
  • 💷 5% Company Pension matched contribution – Looking after your future when it’s time to step back and relax.
  • 💛 Immediate membership to Healthshield, a ‘well-being’ medical health scheme.
  • 🏥Day one access to Help@hand, an app-based service providing remote GP services and enhanced health support.
  • 💻Company Laptop & iPhone.
  • 🏥 Private Health Cover
  • 💷 x4 Basic Salary Death in Service Benefit.
  • 🚲Cycle to Work scheme
  • 🏋🏽‍♂️ 25% off Gym memberships, Leisure centres, Bootcamps or Yoga studios.
  • 🛒Access to our Employee Benefits Platform (Sodexo) – multiple discounts across Highstreet stores, Grocery Shopping, Travel and Leisure activities.

What to expect:

We value drive, determination, teamwork and a desire to learn. We believe you get the best of both worlds at Ayming – the credentials of a top-tier consulting firm and the entrepreneurial spirit and culture of a boutique. You’re not going to be a small cog in a big machine here – we’re a team where every contribution counts, and when you go that extra mile, you’ll get the recognition you deserve. Our teams are empowered to take ownership of their work, delivering exceptional results for clients and making a genuine contribution to the growth and success of the UK business.