Capital Allowances Assistant Manager
Claims and Incentives
Service Line Information
The Claims and Incentives team are part of our wider Corporate Tax department. They help our clients to secure cash tax savings through government sponsored tax reliefs and incentives. The team is made up of Fixed Asset Tax Services (“FATS”) and Innovation Reliefs & Incentives (“IRI”) and supports clients who incur expenditure on fixed assets and carry out innovative activities. The FATS team is made up of tax advisers, accountants and surveyors and reviews fixed asset costs such as expenditure incurred on the construction of property to enhance and accelerate the available tax relief wherever possible. They also help clients on their processes to capture data in relation to fixed assets and have developed technology tools to assist with this process.
Within IRI staff work with clients to help them claim tax incentives for innovation. The IRI team works with companies of all sizes from almost every sector of the economy to identify their qualifying R&D activity, quantify it and help them obtain their R&D incentives, as well as working with clients to best leverage the Patent Box regime. The team consists of staff with a wide variety of skill sets all working together, from technical specialist including scientists, engineers and IT experts to fully qualified accountants and tax advisers. The teams are spread over the UK to best meet our clients’ needs and the national team all work together as one unit. The teams are spread over the UK to best meet our clients’ needs and the national team all work together as one unit.
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Want a career that involves working closely with a range of important clients – developing a deep understanding of their commercial issues, while finding approaches that make a real difference to their bottom line? If so, then Capital Allowances Advisory Services can give you opportunities to build on your existing property and construction knowledge and develop valuable technical skills and genuine commercial insight.
You’ll often be tackling challenges that are at the heart of client’s investment decisions, enjoying the opportunity to grow your commercial understanding, while also developing specialist technical skills and studying for valuable professional qualifications. The work is varied and challenging, and we also offer the opportunity to support our R&D and technology offering.
We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Manager. The team consists of chartered surveyors and tax and accounting specialists, many of which are dual qualified or currently undertaking their professional qualifications. The current team is well established and has ambitious growth plans, and so there is huge potential for career development in this role. This team prides itself on being diverse and supportive, and we work hard to create a fun working environment with a focus on the individual's development.
- Working collaboratively, assisting with the delivery of client engagements
- Keeping documentation up to date
- Sharing knowledge
- Preparing capital allowance claims for submission to HM Revenue & Customs
- Assisting management in the preparation of proposals
- Assisting in the preparation of technical queries from other parts of the firm
Skills and abilities
- Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work
- Shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work
- Continuously learns from experiences
- Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community
- Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information.
- Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear
Experience and Background
- Strong academic background including a degree minimum 2:1
- ACA, ACCA or CTA qualified or equivalent professional qualification.
You may already be working in a professional services background with experience within tax or alternatively a qualified accountant with a background in audit looking to develop your career within tax.
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