Consultant - flexible working in great business

Alexander Kaye Recruitment Limited
£30,000 - £39,999
16 Nov 2019
23 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a well respected company based Derby who have a newly created role due to expansion of their business. They are seeking an individual from an engineering or manufacturing background with strong interpersonal skills a good commercial understanding of business who is seeking a varied and interesting role.

You will be conducting face-to-face meetings with clients, who are typically main decision makers within the business (Owner, Managing Director, Financial Director, Technical/Operations Director), to explain the R&D tax credit scheme and how it operates and to perform interviews to extract the technical information regarding the innovations and research and development work performed by the company during the recent periods. This is very much a technical role not sales based.

Reviewing (and writing) the technical reports to submit to HMRC in order to justify the R&D tax credit claim on behalf of the client.

Liaising with clients to arrange meetings and to help them collate financial information to prepare their claim, as well as extracting descriptions regarding material and sub-contractor costs.

Organising and working with our internal accounts team to prepare the information provided by the client in order to create financial schedules.


A friendly and personable approach, who is comfortable dealing with key decision makers within a business.

Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to understand and reflect on technical information in order to ask probing questions in meetings.

A degree of scientific, technical and/or engineering knowledge to help perform technical elicitations.

A full UK driving licence.

A basic knowledge of accountancy (profit and loss accounts, balance sheets) is useful, but not essential.

Positive Aspects of Role:

Ability to organise one's own schedule to suit individual needs.

Output orientated approach - not tied down to working hours - flexible working approach with opportunity to work from home as well as in the Derby office.

The chance to meet a range of interesting people performing clever and innovative work from a wide range of sectors from all over the UK, but predominantly Midlands based.

Sociable company to work for who offer a great working environment.

Competitive salary.

Keywords/DE1/Production Manager/Engineering Manager/AAT/ATT/ACCA/Tax/ Engineer