EY GCR US - IT Specialist for RD Incentives - Advanced Analyst in Chennai, India

GCR US - IT Specialist for RD Incentives - Advanced Analyst


Requisition # CHN00033

Post Date 6 days ago

IT Specialist – R&D Business Tax Incentives

An exciting opportunity to work as part of the Business Tax Advisory group of EY in a diverse team of highly successful tax and industry specialists in either Bengaluru or Chennai. You will support companies in claiming the research & development (R&D) business tax incentives provided in the US, UK, Canada and Australia that were introduced to encourage companies in these countries to invest in innovation.

Position description:

You will be working with a variety of clients at the forefront of technology, including some of the largest global corporations, to evaluate and prepare their R&D business tax incentive claims. You will have the opportunity to learn about new prototypes, innovative software architectures, improved algorithms and new frameworks. This role will require you to work in close collaboration within a team-based and consultancy environment. It will also require you to have strong technical knowledge, technical report writing skills, interpersonal and communication skills, and project management skills.


We are looking for a candidate with outstanding verbal and written communication skills to join our team. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has a computer science or related degree and anywhere from 0-2 years of work experience, but wants exposure to the business and financial side of an organization and wishes to use their software engineering knowledge in a creative and analytical way. If you are inquisitive and expressive, you will find this position both stimulating and rewarding. If you want to be exposed to exciting R&D initiatives in software development and in the broader engineering field, this role is for you.

Key responsibilities:

  • Acquire a broad knowledge of current technologies to identify opportunities for claiming R&D business tax incentives for client projects in fields such as software development, cyber security, wireless networks, data analytics, defense, robotics, and the Internet of Things

  • Write technical project descriptions that detail the client’s R&D activities and how they satisfy the requirements of the applicable business tax incentive

  • In addition, there will be an opportunity for progression into a client-facing role in which you will interact with our clients’ software engineers first-hand to discuss the latest technologies they are developing and analyze the scientific and technological aspects of their R&D projects

  • For candidates with work experience, you may be invited to take on this role within months of joining us


  • University degree in computer science/software engineering or related discipline

  • Though not required, 1-2 years of relevant work experience would be considered a strong asset

  • Strong understanding of web technologies, cloud computing, programming languages, etc.

  • Excellent English communication skills (written, verbal, and listening)

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines