EY Senior Manager, Research & Development, Business Tax Services, Brisbane in Brisbane, Australia

Senior Manager, Research & Development, Business Tax Services, Brisbane


Requisition # BRI001HW

Post Date Nov 25, 2018

The focus on technology across all of the Australian economy means that there has never been a more exciting time to be part of Australia’s innovation community. EY’s Research & Development (Tax) team contributes by assisting companies to access tax incentives, government grants and export incentives. The national team consists of programmers, engineers, scientists, lawyers and accountants who have a genuine interest in technology, innovation and growth. Does this sound like you?


EY’s Research & Development (Tax) team wishes to hire a Queensland-based senior manager to engage with Australia’s innovation community and support our clients in accessing tax incentives for R&D, as well as other government incentives. In this unique role, you will have the opportunity to use your technical expertise and specialist knowledge to support clients on their innovation journey.

Your keyresponsibilities

Drawing on your technical knowledge gained from your education and your experience in industry, you will advise and support clients in accessing government grants and incentives to support their R&D and innovation processes. You will engage with technology-active companies to understand their development objectives and drivers, analysing complex project information to assess eligibility for government support. Working in high performing teams, you will build strong relationships prepare detailed work papers and reports to help deliver exceptional results to EY’s clients.

Skillsand attributes for success

  • Genuine interest ininnovation and technology

  • Strong written and verbalcommunication skills, relationship building and articulating complexinformation to clients will be key

  • Ability to work with complexand detailed information, including problem solving and numerical skills

  • Interested in networking tobuild enduring trusted relationships with EY colleagues and clients

  • Ability to liaise with allstakeholders, including EY clients, in a confident and professional manner

Toqualify for the role you must have

  • Undergraduate and/orpostgraduate qualifications in at least one of the following:

  • Information Technology -including computer science, software engineering, data analytics, sciencecommunication

  • Engineering - includingmechatronic, robotics, electrical, mechanical

  • Science and Mathematics -including chemistry, physics, geosciences, mathematics, biotechnology,environmental science, biology

  • You may also have abackground in commerce or law- double degree applicants with a technicalbackground are not required but will be looked at positively

  • Previous work experience inindustry, ideally working in a sales and/or customer-facing context

  • Experience with governmentincentives

  • Interest/experience inwriting technical reports

  • Strong business acumen withproven time management skills

  • A proactive approach andgood communicator

Ideally,you’ll also have

  • Previous work experience,ideally working in industry or business client-facing context

  • Experience in leading a teamof talented individuals

  • Experience working withfinancial reports and data

  • An interest in innovationand entrepreneurship, and the role that technology innovation can play increating a better working world

  • Drive to provide excellentservice to clients and build a better working world

What welook for

We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about innovation, R&D and new technology and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

Whatworking at EY offers

You would be working with the largest tax professional services in Brisbane, and you will gain invaluable experience working with some of the largest Australian and globally headquartered businesses in the market.

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and the value you bring. Our Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development, and an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings. We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangement. To find out how some of our people are using these arrangements to help them achieve a lifestyle balance, please.

Who weare

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

About EY

As a global leader in,,and, we’re using the finance products, knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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