We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and self-motivated individual with an interest in IT/Engineering or Science
Main job function
Consulting with South African Companies on R&D & innovation incentive projects and assisting in managing the local office.
The applicant will manage multiple client’s incentive processes - from business development to managing client relationships and delivering on incentive engagements.
Identifying R&D grants and tax incentive opportunities at clients
Assessing options and assist clients to optimize grants and incentives opportunities
Assisting clients to apply for grants and incentives (including the drafting of client business plans, financial forecasts and other related motivations and information required as part of the application process)
Reviewing client technical projects to identify qualifying R&D activities
Reviewing client financials to identify qualifying expenditure
Assisting with the grant and incentives claiming and monitoring process
Interacting with Government departments and officials to ensure that the incentive applications and claims are processed, adjudicated and paid out
Day-to-day management of the SA office, including budgeting, invoicing and forecasting.
CA(SA) with qualification in Tax as an added advantage
MUST BE AN OVER ACHIEVER (PLEASE SEND QUALIFICATIONS RESULTS WITH APPLICATION)
Previous experience with Government Departments would be advantageous
Self-driven and results orientated
Strong business acumen
Strong understanding of company financials
Good analytical skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Good interpersonal skills (must have the ability to interact and liaise with senior client executives)
Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple client deadlines
Must have valid driver’s license
Will be required to travel to clients in and around Gauteng area
Occasional travel to other areas in South Africa and abroad may be required
A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.