R&D Tax Advisor, £40-60k+Commission – Remote


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July 7, 2022
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Laura Banks
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Company Information:

It all began a few years back with an idea. And that idea was to make accountancy useful for small businesses.

Traditional accountants seemed so completely focussed on producing statutory accounts, which tended not to be of any use to the small business owners who were paying for them.

The whole process seemed designed to be an exercise in compliance, and missed an incredibly valuable opportunity to do something useful with all of that carefully scrutinised information.

This practice wanted to do accounting differently. To try to make the financials forward looking rather than backward looking, to look beyond the balance sheet, to set entrepreneurs up to succeed and fundamentally to help small businesses grow.

Their proposition seemed to strike a chord with the small business community, and under the impressive leadership, before long, they were getting more than 100 enquiries a month from entrepreneurs keen to do things differently.

Their London office went from strength to strength, which then followed with further offices opening across the UK.

Technology has been important to them from the start, and after being short listed for the Accountancy Age start-up of the year, they were one of the first UK firms to be recognised as a platinum Xero accountant.

Job Overview:

As R&D Tax Advisor, this role will give you the opportunity to work with a rapidly growing tax department to grow your skills and deliver excellent tax advice with support.

You will be expected to work independently on projects either from home or the nearest office.

Reporting to Head of Tax regularly and with all work being fully reviewed you can be sure that you will be supported in developing your tax advisory skills.

As R&D Tax Advisor you will be working with a tax team to deliver timely and accurate ad hoc tax advice to clients.

Key Responsibilities include:

The ability to create tailored tax reports for clients on the following subjects:
-Income tax, Corporation tax, Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains tax queries
-VAT technical issues
-Recommended Business Structure Reports.
-IR35 contract review and advice
-Crypto tax advice
-Property Tax Advice
-Experience of preparing Research and Development Tax Credit reports desirable

Experience/ Qualifications required for role of R&D Tax Advisor

-ATT or CTA – Desirable not essential as full study support provided
-Strong Report Writing Skills
-Ability to liaise confidently over the phone in writing and face to face
-The desire to continue with your learning and development
-Good overall Tax Knowledge with a keen interest and Research and Development


This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking accounting practice who can help you develop your tax career to the next level and will fully support your ambitions towards ATT/CTA.

To find out more please APPLY TODAY

This vacancy is being handled by Laura Banks – Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level accounting trainees to Director and Partner level. Operating from local offices in, Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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