R&D Manager

Recruiter
BDO
Location
Guildford & Gatwick
Salary
Competitive + benefits
Posted
09 Sep 2021
Closes
09 Oct 2021
Ref
R04641
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.


We’ll broaden your horizons

Working hard and working together, our Tax team thrives on keeping busy. Friendly, driven and diverse, they service our clients across the country and around the world. By providing expertise in many different specialist areas of tax, they collaborate across BDO to deliver wider business solutions. From meeting clients’ evolving business needs to managing changes to legislation, there are always fresh challenges to face in the Tax team. If you’re after a career that will keep you on your toes, we’ll give you the autonomy to drive your career forward.


We’ll help you succeed

Our Corporate Tax team cover a wide spectrum of tax advisory matters including core compliance, transaction focussed advisory, tax risk, innovation and technology solutions.  We work alongside the firm’s key sector teams.  Our people have flexibility in the areas and sectors they cover and are able to support the teams’ growth through their contribution. 

You will work with great people and great clients in a vibrant and innovative team.  So if you’re after a career that will keep you on your toes, we’ll give you the platform and then provide you with the autonomy to drive your career forward.

Within this role, you will provide tax compliance, advisory and accounting services to a range of clients from small start-ups to major multinationals across all lines of the sector.  You will regularly engage with stakeholders at all levels, so it is important that you are able to clearly articulate complex tax issues and develop effective solutions and relationships with clients.  You will also:

  • Provide Tax compliance and advisory services to a wide range of clients using resource from a shared service team or via technology tools.
  • Manage a substantial portfolio of clients including control of client take on and engagement, billings, and identification of opportunities to improve recoveries, together with cash collection.
  • Pays attention to self-development and continuing professional education with a view to progressing within practice.
  • Develops professional relationships with clients and within the Firm and adapts the approach for the relevant audience.
  • Understands potential risks to the Firm in relation to the Firm’s quality control procedures and raising to the appropriate person.
  • Get involved in special assignments on an ad hoc basis.
  • Guide and supervise less experienced colleagues.
  • Support, train, mentor and advise others in own area.
  • Challenge current practice – driving improvements and championing change.
  • Take personal responsibility for own decisions and actions and those of others.
  • Lead projects of limited scale or complexity. When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority.

If you can demonstrate the following skills, we can help you go far. We’re looking for someone with:

  • An in depth, up to date, knowledge of taxation with specialist knowledge and the ability to deal with complex tax issues
  • Ability to manage a substantial client portfolio profitably whilst being able to actively seek opportunities for developing new clients and for selling new services to existing clients
  • Experience of dealing with client senior management
  • Educated to degree level and/or CTA and/or ACA qualified or equivalent
  • Demonstrable post qualified experience  


We’re in it together

At BDO, we believe that when our people feel valued and rewarded, their potential is unlimited. We offer highly competitive starting salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance. As well offering support with tuition and professional qualifications, we also provide the following benefits, as standard:

  • 28 days’ holiday;
  • access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • life assurance cover;
  • and income protection insurance.

That’s not all. We understand that everyone is different so, we offer a range of voluntary benefits to suit every lifestyle. Our flexible benefits platform, Flexcel, means our people can choose from a range of tax efficient options to design a benefit package that best suits them. Through Flexcel, they can:

  • buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;
  • add on private medical, personal accident, dental insurance or travel insurance;
  • enrol in our Bike to Work scheme;
  • enjoy discounts off cinemas, dining, and gyms;
  • receive an interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;
  • access childcare vouchers;
  • take an online health assessment and utilise our employee assistance programme.  


We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we’re big enough to make the difference and collaborative enough to never lose sight of where we’re going. We know that it’s our people that make our success possible. Across our 17 UK locations, more than 6,000 of them work together to provide tax, audit, assurance and a range of advisory services that help our clients achieve their ambitious goals. Together, they’re fuelling Britain’s economic engine. Behind every complex client challenge and every untapped innovation, they’re there: ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. That’s why we’re always looking for ways to invest in our people. That means providing them with an environment where they can grow, learn, laugh and feel respected, at all times.

Are you ready to join them?

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