Join our growing R&D  team.

Our Mission

At Sedulo we are building a world class team to deliver our mission to make positive change in the communities we work in. We do this by:

  • Working with our clients to transform their business and personal finances
  • Connecting and contributing to the business community in the cities we are located in
  • Working with charities by volunteering, fundraising and influencing change both now and in the future through the Sedulo Foundation
  • Being a great place to work and develop your career

About the Role

The Role:

We are looking for science, engineering or software graduates to join our growing R&D Tax Team at Sedulo.

The UK offers valuable tax incentives for companies undertaking research and development. As a member of the Sedulo R&D Team, you will work with innovative companies across a wide range of sectors, helping their senior technical staff to identify the full extent of R&D activity being performed, and ensuring that the companies claim the amount to which they are entitled. For strong performing candidates, you will also have the opportunity for rapid career progression (click the Career Academy for more information).

Role Objectives:

You will be responsible for the efficient and successful delivery of R&D / Innovation tax services to clients, assisting the R&D / Tax Innovations Specialist to successfully manage a range of tax relief claims for clients, responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Advising clients regarding the technical application of the R&D eligibility requirements (as set out in the BEIS Guidelines) to the projects undertaken by their company
  • Preparing documentation that illustrates how the company projects fulfil the eligibility requirements
  • Assist in the quantification of the claims, ensuring that the appropriate costs are incorporated into the claims
  • Build relationships both internally and externally with clients in order to identify new R&D related opportunities whilst managing client expectations
  • Providing a world class service to existing clients
  • Assist with the successful delivery of R&D tax projects, delivering technical excellence through a proactive and business-driven approach
  • Collating, reviewing and processing the financial information for the project to maximise the tax relief claim
  • Ensuring the claim tracking system is accurate and up to date
  • Acting as a point of contact for clients
  • Working closely with technical specialists to deliver the most effective claim for our clients
  • Working closely with other departments to drive the most client orientated service principles
  • Supporting the completion of the weekly and quarterly departmental reports
  • Some limited travel to Leeds, London and client sites

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Enthusiastic technologists, able to think on their feet in a client facing role
  • Strong writing skills and able to prepare accurate technical documentation and reports that flow, are grammatically correct and free from spelling mistakes
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and a continuous improvement ethos
  • Working as part of a team, taking ownership and responsibility for quality and timeliness of overall team output
  • Project management and communication to ensure that your individual client engagements are handled efficiently and that the overall team portfolio of clients is managed effectively
  • Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out an effective review and know when to refer upwards
  • Relationship management skills with ability to manage client expectations
  • Use of accounting software such as Xero and Iris is desirable
  • Preparation of Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet Accounts
  • Data analysis or similar administrative experience
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office, most notably Excel
  • Experience using Data / client management systems

See some of our perks & benefits...

Flexible working hours, state-of-the-art offices, continuous development and Christmas team trip abroad – just some of the perks & benefits for our team members…

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