Manager – Tax Incentive Practice (SR&ED)
City : Montreal
Category : Tax
Industry : Finance
Employer : KPMG
At KPMG, you’ll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.
KPMG’s Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentives Services practice consists of a multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists, accountants and tax experts that assist our clients to obtain tax savings through various tax incentive programs like Canada’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program – one of the country’s largest tax incentive programs.
Our team provides specialty advisory services to help multinational and mid-market companies across various industries carry their innovation and research and development vision by benefiting from the SR&ED program and other incentives available through various federal and provincial governments programs.
KPMG is currently seeking a technology-minded professional to join its Montreal Tax Incentives Services practice as either a Senior Consultant or Manager. The specific opportunity is for an engineering experienced professional who is seeking to transition and grow into a consultative role
What you will do
• Keep abreast of current and latest innovative technologies and trends in science and technology.
• Examine client technologies, products and processes to determine which of their R&D activities qualify for SR&ED or other incentives.
• Define project eligibility framework and articulate strong engineering/scientific arguments to support SR&ED projects.
• Project Management: Plan, organize and execute multiple engagements on time and within budget.
• Client Management: Successfully develop and manage client relationships/expectations at multiple client levels.
• Responsible to prepare the technical/scientific engagement deliverables related to SR&ED claims for clients across a variety of technological and scientific sectors.
• Participate in and support client technical interviews/workshops remotely and in person to identify eligible projects.
• Describe engineering/scientific project details in accordance with SR&ED program guidelines.
• Support the team and clients with claim reviews by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
• Work on internal projects by developing tools, templates and reports to enhance operational efficiency.
• Bilingualism required - to ensure commnication with internal and external stakeholders
What you bring to the role
• University degree (Engineering – Chemical, Process, Pulp & Paper, Biopharmaceutical, Electrical/Computer Science – or other related Scientific disciplines).
• A minimum of 3 years of professional industry experience.
• Experience and knowledge of the Canadian SR&ED and/or US R&E programs are an asset.
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in both French and English.
• Ability to conduct conversations to understand root causes for technical/scientific issues and understand key development concepts in R&D scope.
• Desire to learn new skills by researching and analyzing various forms of technology through continuous learning.
• Ability to prioritize tasks for multiple clients to consistently achieve delivery milestones.
• Excellent client service skills with an aptitude to understand the client’s business and maintain strong relationships, and manage client expectations.
• A demonstrated business acumen and an adaptable growth mindset are invaluable.
The successful candidate will:
• Be exposed to new and exciting technologies and state-of-the art innovations in a wide range of industries
• Gain valuable business experience to complement your technical background.
• Build and manage client relationships at multiple client levels.
• Promote the advancement of scientific innovation and technology in Canada.
Keys to your success:
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