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Innovation and Capital Incentives Manager (Engineering)

Employer
PwC
Location
Glasgow City
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
10 Feb 2023

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Salary band
Competitive
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Tax

We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep tax technical, people and legal expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.


PwC’s National Innovation and Capital Incentives (ICI) team are passionate about helping clients obtain the R&D incentives available to support their investment in innovation. Based in the Northern region (Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast, Newcastle, Leeds, and Manchester), we are a diverse team with a strong focus on growth.

We are looking to recruit an individual with a background in Science/Engineering at Manager level with experience of UK R&D tax incentives and are keen to hear from people who are passionate about innovation, getting to know a broad range of businesses and having a direct role in growing our ICI practice.
 

We are particularly focussed on candidates able to support us in:

  • Managing a portfolio of R&D clients and project delivery across these

  • Preparation of R&D claims for submission to HMRC

  • Managing client engagements and developing strong relationships with both our clients and internal stakeholders

  • Preparing responses to or liaising with HMRC with regard to queries they have on Capital Allowance or R&D claims on behalf of our clients

  • Advising clients and internal stakeholders on tax technical points

  • Supervising juniors undertaking the work and apprising more senior stakeholders of progress

  • Helping to identify and develop new opportunities, including involvement in pitching for work

We would be happy to take applications from candidates who only have the relevant experience in R&D as long as they are comfortable in the knowledge part of the role and would be undertaking training and upskilling to enable them to extend their expertise across both areas. 

Essential skills and experience

  • Excellent working knowledge of tax incentives and experience in preparing claims including:

  • UK R&D tax incentive regimes (covering both SME and RDEC claims) and experience making claims across a range of industries and/or 

  • Strong project management skills - able to manage several live projects at once and planning your own workload.

  • Excellent communication skills - the candidate will be expected to be the point of contact on the projects they manage supporting a range of stakeholders including client contacts, PwC staff in the incentives team and also in the wider tax practice. 

  • Coaching and delegation - the successful candidate will help other Managers and Senior Managers in the team coach and delegate a growing team of associates supporting the ICI team, helping them grow their technical expertise alongside their soft skills.

  • Good written skills including report writing, technical memo drafting and concise advice notes for sharing with clients.

  • Analytical skills for numerical analysis of client data.


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The Deal
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Our commitment to you
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Application support
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Company

Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

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PwC

Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.

 

The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.

 

What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.

 

 

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