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Quantitative Services Staff for Ireland - EY Global Delivery Services

Location:  CABA
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 19, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1439442

The successful candidate will get the opportunity to work as part of a growing and dynamic specialist practice with a diverse team of highly successful tax and science/engineering/technology specialists. Serving a variety of blue 
chip and very high-profile clients, we support companies in claiming innovation incentives, which were introduced by the government to encourage Irish companies to invest in innovation and stimulate economic growth. With the 
R&D tax space rapidly growing in consequence to increased investment by companies in digital, this role offers an exciting opportunity for highly motivated individuals with a background in IT, Software and Engineering to join 
EY’s fast growing and highly successful R&D Tax team.

You will be required to work closely with our client’s C-suite executives, technologists and engineers across a diverse range of sectors, such as technology, social networking, telecommunication, cloud computing, financial 
services, software product development and so much more.

Your role will involve being responsible for critically analysing the scientific and technological aspects of a client’s R&D project.

You will play an active role in client discussion and creation of technical deliverables for our clients’.

You will collaborate with your team in Ireland to deliver R&D tax claims for clients and will be offered the opportunity to work with the EY’s global R&D network to deliver multi jurisdiction projects aligned to the global nature of the Engineering/IT/software sector.

The opportunity

This opportunity is ideal for driven individuals with a background in IT, software, engineering or technology, wishing to leverage and apply their technical expertise in a new way. It will also require you to have strong, board technical industry knowledge and hands on experience in IT, software or high-technology sectors. This role will suit experienced and enthusiastic engineers who are driven to learn about new technologies and industry trends, widen their technical knowledge and have more, broader client and commercial exposure.

What we do

• We are a dedicated and highly specialised team focusing on assisting clients maximise their R&D tax claims.
• A multi-disciplinary team made up of IT technologists, engineers, scientists, industry specialists and tax professionals.
• We are principally an Ireland-based team with colleagues in the EY Global Delivery Service (GDS) hub in Buenos Aires. We are looking to further build out our Bangalore capability.
• We offer a tailored approach to our clients which aim to assist with identifying which of their IT/technology projects are eligible for tax relief and how the activities they’ve undertaken meet R&D definition for tax purposes as set out by Irish revenue.
• Produce high quality technical deliverable that provide insights into the projects claimed and highlight the key technical elements needed to substantiate the R&D tax claim.



• Leading or working as an effective member of a project team, to Interview the clients’ senior technical and engineering staff in order to develop an understanding of the technical characteristics of the projects 
• Facilitate application of Irish Revenue’s guidelines to identify which R&D projects or aspects of projects are eligible for tax relief
• Writing detailed technical project reports describing the technological objectives, advancements and uncertainties of the clients projects, to support the R&D tax claim
• Ability to provide practical approaches and solutions to situations and apply critical thinking to ensure the delivery of the project work products
• Working with the EY R&D global network to deliver multi jurisdiction projects aligned to the global nature of the engineering/IT/technology sector
• Responsible for high-quality delivery of advice and solutions to major clients, ensuring management of risk and reputation
• Supporting in the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken
• Building and maintaining relationships with clients to provide high levels of client service 
• Maintaining up to date technical and tax technical knowledge


Your skills and attributes

• You have excellent spoken and written formal business English, communicating clearly and concisely in phone calls and via email
• Ideally, you will have hands on experience in the engineering, IT, technology, data and software sectors
• You have experience in dealing with technological challenges faced by professionals in the field during the design, development, implementation and testing of technological solutions
• Ability to assist in defending technical aspects of R&D tax claims (previous R&D tax experience is not a necessity; this is something that the successful candidate will learn on the job)
• You must feel comfortable discussing technical themes with clients in a personable and professional manner.
• You have the ability to swiftly adapt to and learn about different technologies utilised by our clients, such as: SOCs, semiconductors, Hadoop/Spark, Docker, cloud technologies, database engineering, database 
technologies, programming languages (such as .NET, JSON, SQL, Python, Java, Perl, C++, JavaScript, Objective-C, Ruby, C, Haskell, R, Scala, GoLang etc), Big Data Processing (Lambda architecture), scripting languages, as well as web and mobile technologies
• You are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications


EY provides all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality or disability. All qualified candidates will be considered in the process. Better Working World.    


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