Senior Consultant – R&D Tax (Technology/Software)

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Title: Senior Consultant – 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 a Senior R&D Tax Consultant 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 play an active part in 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? Grow your consulting career in the UK’s leading innovation consultancy.

Experience and requirements

  • 1-2 years within the R&D tax space.
  • A background in technology/ software


  • Client facing: Client relationship building at all stages of the sales and production process. This includes regular correspondence for claim-related information and liaising directly with HMRC on their behalf.
  • Subject matter expert: Strong technical understanding within the technology and software industry, with working knowledge of the R&D tax space.
  • Financial R&D knowledge: You will have an understanding of the financial aspects of the claim process. Including, knowledge of the costing categories, understanding of the benefits available and how these are processed within the relevant tax documentation, financial data analysis skills.
  • Report and claim management: Prepare and review structured claim reports, create R&D project descriptions and justifications, and adjust claims based on determined tax liability.
  • Aware and informed: Well-informed of current affairs in the technology and software markets, industry, competition, or changes in R&D tax law.

Skills and personal qualities

  • Dependable: You align with client needs, adhere to reporting methodology, and collaborate among the IT team members on projects and rationales.
  • Resourceful: Know where to look for information, whether internally, on the client side, or in R&D tax law itself.
  • Able to see the bigger picture: Can look beyond numerical standing and make deductions on a broader scale, whether to identify risk or potential commercial opportunities.

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, 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 birthday.
  • 💷 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.
  • 🌞 Summer Fridays – Log off early on Fridays during the summer months to kick off your weekends a little earlier.

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.