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Manager, R&D - IT

Montreal, QC
Full Time
4 days ago

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KPMG's Research and Development Group is composed of multidisciplinary teams including scientists, engineers, accountants and tax specialists. These teams help our clients to obtain federal and provincial tax credits in order to encourage investment in scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED). (For more information on the SR&ED program, please go to https://www.cra-arc.g.c.a/taxcredit/sred/menu-f.html.)

The opportunity:

KPMG is looking for a scientific advisor with information technology (IT) knowledge to join its SR&ED tax group.

Different companies carry on R&D in order to make technological advancements for the purpose of developing or improving products or procedures. In order to qualify for SR&ED tax credits, these activities must meet certain eligibility criteria. The scientific advisor supports clients in identifying SR&ED activities that qualify for the credits and describing these activities in a technical report. This person is also in contact with science and technology leaders by remaining abreast of company innovations in a variety of sectors and is constantly learning by attending conferences and building a business network.

What you will do

• Building and maintaining an adequate knowledge base in specific areas of science or technology.
• Conducting interviews to accurately identify technological advancement or uncertainty as well as work done in connection with an SR&ED project.
• Drafting reports presenting the project in accordance with SR&ED program guidelines.
• Identifying project-related expenses.
• Supporting clients for CRA audits.
• Monitoring the entire process from claim until payment

What you bring to the role

• University degree in information technology or equivalent
• One to three years of professional experience in the industry
• Experience and knowledge of the Canada Revenue Agency's SR&ED program, specifically in the IT sector
• Technical writing skills in both French and English
• Diligence, attention to detail and ability to produce thorough work for clients
• Ability to analyze and summarize abstract or complex technical concepts in IT
• Exceptional communications skills in both French and English
• Capacity to prioritize tasks for many clients to meet delivery deadlines
• Aptitude for effective interactions with all levels of client executives and technical staff
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Focus on results and service
• Availability for client visits

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