R&D Tax Senior/Assistant Manager

Job Title: R&D Tax Senior/Assistant Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: JN -032021-2175976_1614864792
Contact Name: Eleanor Turner
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 04, 2021 13:33

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Senior / Assistant Manager to join our client's Entrepreneurial Tax team. This is a fa st moving, exciting role with fantastic opportunities for challenging work with phenomenal clients.

Client Details

Our client is a leading CA firm with one of the largest tax teams in Scotland. Their Entrepreneurial Tax team is multi award-winning, with a broad range of clients and a focus on delivering the best client service.


  • Managing a portfolio of high-growth technology start-ups and being the main point of contact for R&D tax queries, ensuring deadlines and client expectations are met
  • Leading technical and financial meetings with clients, explaining the requirements for relief in a clear and concise manner and apply these in respect to the development activities undertaken
  • Drafting and review of clear technical and financial documents to support the R&D claim to HMRC in line with current legislation
  • Providing ad hoc tax advice internally and externally
  • Coaching and developing junior staff
  • Establishing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Business development


  • Detailed working knowledge of the R&D tax legislation and experience preparing R&D calculations
  • Ideally ICAS/ACCA/ATT qualified
  • Capable of explaining complex technical tax concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Capable of producing documentation to a high level of quality for submission to HMRC
  • Able to demonstrate project management skills and an ability to manage own workload well
  • Forward-looking attitude with an ability to use initiative and to solve problems
  • Excellent communication skills

Job Offer

  • Excellent package + benefits
  • No barriers to career progression
  • An integral role in a dynamic team
  • Opportunities to develop a vast range of skills through variety of work