EY Engineering Manager – R&D Tax Advisor -Manchester/Leeds/Scotland/Birmingham/London in Manchester, United Kingdom
Engineering Manager – R&D Tax Advisor -Manchester/Leeds/Scotland/Birmingham/London
Requisition # MAN001VT
Post Date May 30, 2018
An exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic, growing team in the EY Innovation Incentives team, based in in one of our national offices.
The successful candidate will get the opportunity to work as part of the wider Business Tax Advisory group of EY, in a diverse team of highly successful tax and industry specialists.
Serving a variety of clients from FTSE100 through the mid-market, we support companies in claiming the R&D incentives which were introduced by the government to encourage UK companies to invest in innovation.
You will be required to work closely with senior and lead engineers of our clients across the relevant engineering sectors and will be responsible for analysing scientific and technological aspects of their R&D projects. You will play an active role in developing technical reports of clients’ projects and taking part in extensive client communication.
As well as working directly on existing projects, you will also be offered the chance to support business development opportunities and cross-sector engineering claims.
This opportunity is ideal for (a recent graduate / an engineer with at least three years industry experience) wishing to use their engineering knowledge in a creative and analytical way and looking for an opportunity to take a leading role with clients. 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, project management skills and client relationship-building abilities
Your key responsibilities
Leading or working as an effective member of a project team, exhibiting strong communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with other team members of different skill sets
Writing compelling technical project reports to bring out the key technical factors of client projects to support R&D claims
Interaction with clients' senior technical and engineering staff in order to develop a comprehensive understanding of the projects undertaken and identify how aspects of projects meet the R&D Guidelines
Application of advanced problem solving skills and critical thinking to apply to project execution and delivery
Building and maintaining relationships with clients to provide high levels of client service
Responsible for high-quality delivery of advice and solutions to major clients, ensuring management of risk and reputation
A keen desire to adapt and flex existing knowledge to different engineering sectors and build on the core capabilities
Skills and attributes for success
Engineering Degree qualified
Ideally, you will have work experience in your chosen industry as an engineer
You have experience in dealing with technological challenges faced by industry professionals, such as engineering design, the development or improvement of manufacturing processes, development of new products and improvement to existing products
You have the ability to swiftly adapt to and learn about different industry sectors – such as automotive, aerospace, defence, electronics and have strong business acumen
You interact readily with other technical professionals, have outstanding interpersonal skills and excel in eloquence and concise summary of information
Strong attention to detail and first-time accuracy is essential
Interest in project and company finances and the application of tax treatment
To qualify for the role you must have
Engineering work experience
Exposure to R&D Tax claims
Ideally, you’ll have
- Engineering and tax experience
What we look for
Experience in your chosen industry as an engineer
Dealing with technological challenges faced by industry professionals, such as engineering design, the development or improvement of manufacturing processes
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.