Apply now »

BTS QS - IT Software Engineering Advisor _Tax Senior

Location:  Bengaluru
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Feb 29, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1461183

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 






Job Description                

Staff - IT Advisor

The successful candidate will get the opportunity to work as part of a diverse team of highly successful tax and science/engineering specialists. Serving a variety of very high-profile clients (FTSE 100 and 250 multinational companies), we support companies in claiming R&D tax credits, which were introduced by the government to encourage UK companies to invest in innovation.


You will be required to work closely with our client’s senior and lead software engineers across a diverse range of different business sectors, such as eCommerce, social networking, software services, software product development, and oil and gas. Your role will involve being responsible for analysing scientific and technological aspects of a client’s R&D project. You will play an active role in developing technical reports of clients’ projects and taking part in extensive client communication. As well as working directly on existing projects, you will also be offered the chance to support business development opportunities and cross-sector engineering claims.


The opportunity


This opportunity is ideal for software developers wishing to use their engineering knowledge in a creative and analytical way and looking for an opportunity to take a led in a client facing role. This role will require you to work in close collaboration within a team-based and consultancy environment. It will also require you to have strong technical knowledge, technical report writing skills, interpersonal and communication skills, project management skills and client relationship- building abilities


What we do

  • We are principally a UK-based team with colleagues in the EY Global Delivery Service (GDS) hub in Bangalore. We are looking to further build our Bangalore capability.
  • We advise clients on activities they’ve undertaken which meet the UK’s R&D tax criteria, and any IT costs they can claim tax relief for.
  • We capture our clients’ eligible activities via conference calls, then write detailed technical documentation which substantiates their R&D tax claim.
  • This documentation is then reviewed by the UK tax authorities (HMRC).


Your key responsibilities

  • Working as an effective member of a project team, exhibiting strong communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with other team members of different skill sets
  • Writing compelling technical project reports to bring out the key technical factors of client projects to support R&D claims
  • Supporting interactions with clients' senior technical and software engineering staff in order to develop a comprehensive understanding of the projects undertaken and identify how aspects of projects meet the R&D Guidelines
  • Application of advanced problem solving skills and critical thinking to apply to project execution and delivery
  • Building and maintaining relationships with clients to provide high levels of client service
  • Responsible for high-quality delivery of advice and solutions to major clients, ensuring management of risk and reputation
  • A keen desire to adapt and flex existing knowledge to different engineering sectors and build on the core capabilities



Your skills and attributes

  • You must feel comfortable discussing technical themes with clients in a personable and professional manner.
  • Software engineering / computer science degree
  • Ideally, you will have work experience as a software developer
  • You have experience in dealing with technological challenges faced by IT professionals, such as design, development or implementation of IT/software solutions
  • You have the ability to swiftly adapt to and learn about different technologies, such as: JavaScript, SQL, .NET, C#, Java, Hadoop/Spark, Big Data Processing (Lambda architecture), Oracle database, Oracle ERP, Android, iOS, Python, C++, Objective-C, Ruby, C, Haskell, R, Scala, Groovy, Lua, Google Go, Perl, Swift, SalesForce, Docker containers, GenAI
  • You interact readily with other technical professionals, have outstanding interpersonal skills and excel in eloquence and concise summary of information
  • Strong attention to detail and first-time accuracy is essential
  • You have excellent spoken and written formal business English, communicating clearly and concisely in phone calls and via email.
  • You are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications.


Who we are:

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.




EY | Building a better working world 

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

Apply now »