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SR&ED, IT Technical Manager

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
4 days ago

Line of Service



Engineering and Construction


General Tax Consulting

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career in our SR&ED Credit and Incentives practice will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients solve their business issues related to research and development tax credits and other government incentives. Clients look to us when it comes to tax strategies, expert advice, and guidance. Our national Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) and Incentives practice consists of a strong and dedicated team of professionals with science, technical, tax accounting, and financial backgrounds. This team has a strong presence in the marketplace and an enviable top-tier client list.

What you'll create and do

As an IT Technical Manager, you'll work with a team of professionals to help our clients with the preparation of their tax incentive claims. . PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
  • Develop new skills outside of your comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

  • Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assume ownership for determining the SR&ED qualifying expenditures
  • Participate in  the completion of SR&ED claims (Canada) and R&D tax credit claims (US)  
  • Complete each assignment on time and within budget to ensure client expectations are met
  • Participate in providing practical solutions to help clients maximize their return from SR&ED and Other government incentives
  • Attend meetings and support our clients during SR&ED reviews

  • What you'll bring to this role

  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard
  • Industry experience in the software development industry and some exposure to preparing SR&ED tax credit claims or Government Grants would be an asset
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Software) , Computer Science or Mathematics
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to grasp new concepts
  • Keen interest in and understanding of science and technology
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Why you'll love working for PwC 

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