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

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Title: Senior Consultant (R&D)

Location: 88 Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 3BP and occasionally any of the Company’s other premises or at any other location, should the demands of the Company’s business reasonably require. Regular UK-based travel for client meetings will be required.

Working hours: 9:00 am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday standard working hours, dependent on client demands.

Reports to: R&D Manager.

Main purpose of the role:

The Senior Consultant will be responsible for providing specialist advice to Ayming UK’s clients on R&D tax reliefs, including the technical, tax and financial aspects of the relief schemes. A key aspect of the role will be the management and preparation of written IT reports supporting claims for R&D tax reliefs.

Additionally, the Consultant will be expected to maintain excellent client relationships across a portfolio of cases and may also be asked to support the sales team in business development, proposals and other sales activities.

As an IT Specialist, you will be expected to have extensive knowledge within across a wide range of topics within the technology / software sector. Experience within the following: AWS or Bigdata, Hadoop or other SQL DB, Lucene, Spark Web app development – Javascript, NodeJS / Node applications, Docker, Jenkins, Git, Python /Ruby would be advantageous.

In particular, the Senior Consultant will have the following responsibilities:

  • Meeting with clients/targets at all stages of the sales and production process in order to discuss R&D reliefs. This is likely to include both finance and senior technical contacts.
  • Interviewing in-house technical staff in order to gain an understanding of their activities so as to permit an assessment to be made as to whether the activity is eligible R&D for the purposes of the reliefs being sought.
  • Working with the relevant client contacts to gather detailed financial, HR and any other data to facilitate the calculation of the relief, including where necessary designing methodologies for quantifying the eligible R&D expenditure.
  • Preparing and reviewing structured reports in support of the claims made, including descriptions of the R&D projects identified and setting out why the projects are considered eligible for relief.
  • Contacting and liaising directly with HM Revenue and Customs on behalf of clients to discuss and obtain agreement of the claims, including attending meetings, telephone calls and drafting written correspondence.

Skills and personal qualities:

  • Excellent communication, presentation and language skills are essential, including the ability to explain complex tax and technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Our ideal candidate will have worked within the IT field for at least 1-2 years

At Ayming, we believe that when our people feel 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.

More reasons to apply:

  • 💷💷💷 Competitive salary
  • 🏠📍Hybrid working environment
  • 🎉 🎊 Vibrant, purposeful, and social environment – famous social team arranging regular socials and adventurous activities.
  • Holiday 🏖️ 25 days per year
  • Birthday Leave
  • 👥Employee Referral Bonus – We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our Ayming family
  • 🚀🌱 Extensive career development, progression, and training – Continuous development and support not only for your professional qualifications but also for 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 5 days – a time to step back, relax and focus on the things that are important to you
  • 💷 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 – Focus on welfare – gym membership, wellness challenges, EAP and health cash plan
  • 🛍 🛒 Access to our Employee Benefit Platform (Sodexo) – multiple discounts ranging across Highstreet stores, Grocery Shopping, Travel and Leisure activities.

What to expect:

Here at Ayming we value drive, determination, teamwork and a desire to learn. We believe you get the best of both worlds – with the credentials of a top tier consulting firm and the entrepreneurial spirit and culture of a boutique specialist. You’re not going to be a small cog in a big machine here – you’ll be a part of a supportive team, where your contribution matters!!!!

We’re excited and proud to announce that we are a Great Place To Work Certified™ Employer and we’ve been recently recognised as a UK’s Best Workplace™ for Wellbeing by Great Place to Work® UK!

Our Company culture is our top priority!!!!

Our Aymers define us – their ideas, feedback, and spirit of comradery drive Ayming UK to continuously improve our employee experience.

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity, look no further – We’d love to have you join the family