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R and D Tax Manager (Technology/Software/Mechanical)

Ref: 80790

  • 67,000-78,000
  • 04 Apr 2024
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

R&D Tax Manager

About the job

Our client is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, with a strong presence in the Republic of Ireland. Its Research & Development (R&D) Tax team is made up of tax, technology, engineering and science specialists who work on a diverse range of clients, including multinational corporations, entrepreneurs, and indigenous companies.

The role

This opportunity is ideal for individuals with relevant specialist scientific, engineering or technological qualifications and prior experience in R&D tax credit consultancy. The ideal candidates will have a passion for innovation, a history of preparing and submitting successful R&D tax claims, a solid understanding of a scientific, technological or engineering field, and the ability to work collaboratively with clients across various industries.

  • Working with senior team members to conduct detailed technical interviews with the client’s senior scientific/technical/engineering staff, to develop an understanding of the technical characteristics of the projects undertaken.
  • Communicating directly with clients including scheduling interviews, issuing deliverables and answering queries.
  • Creating detailed technical project reports describing the scientific/technological objectives, advancements and uncertainties of clients’ projects to support their R&D claim.
  • Analysing, understanding and interpreting complex scientific/technical information provided by clients, to draw appropriate conclusions.
  • Assisting in the provision of high quality advice and solutions to clients, ensuring management of risk and reputation.
  • Ability to provide practical approaches and solutions to situations and apply critical thinking to ensure the delivery of high quality technical work products.
  • Anticipating and identifying risks that require escalation and subsequently escalating these risks to more senior staff, as appropriate.
  • Supporting the business in winning new clients through the preparation of proposal documents.
  • Performing engagement management tasks and PMO tasks.
  • Working as an effective member of a project team, exhibiting excellent communication
  • skills and being able to work collaboratively and create synergies with other team members of different skill sets.
  • Supporting in the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring scientific/technical excellence and practical/business driven approach is taken.

Skills and requirements

  • 2-5+ years in R&D Tax Credits and R&D Corporation Tax Credits schemes under the guidance of Revenue Commissioners, ROI.
  • A strong technical background in science, technology, or engineering (PhD preferred but not required).
  • Experience working in a field of science or technology (NOT required although would be advantageous).
  • 1+ years experience as a manager or assistant manager
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge.
  • A track record in creating or reviewing scientific/technical documents and have a sound grasp of Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of their field of science or technology, and demonstrated understanding of the commercial/technical issues faced in this field.


For Further detaisl on this role or other Tax and R&D Tax jobs, contact Clinton Donkin and visit our website;