Putting people first, every day:
BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.
The Canadian Revenue Agency's Scientific Research and Experimental Development ("SR&ED") tax credit program provides generous incentives for Canadian companies that conduct research and development in Canada. In addition, there are many other grant and incentive programs available to Canadian companies to support their innovation and growth initiatives. With a strong international and national presence, BDO is one of the leading professional service providers in Canada. Our team of professionals assists clients with their SR&ED claims and other program funding opportunities by navigating the application process and ensures our clients receive the maximum benefit under the program. Our Technology and Life Sciences team is focused on clients within the software and technology industry.
Our Vancouver office is looking for a Senior Manager to join the SR&ED team. The successful candidate will own the following responsibilities:
Lead and support SR&ED client engagements focusing on the software industry in the Greater Vancouver Area while also collaborating with BDO SR&ED teams across the country.
Identify, target and develop business opportunities to achieve growth objectives.
Perform as the trusted and influential advisor to senior clients, internal and external.
Examine client operations and processes to determine eligibility for various government grants, tax credits and funding programs. Through this process, you will develop the appropriate funding methodology to maximize tax incentives available to each client.
Coordinate a team of consultants on multiple client engagements to prepare a formal proposal to the client.
Engage in training staff and invest in the professional development of your team.
How do we define success for your role?
You will understand the industries BDO services and contribute to the group's advancement.
You will ensure work is complete, accurate and appropriately reviewed by maintaining the necessary technical knowledge and professional development.
You will recommend and implement quality or efficiency improvements to our engagements.
You will actively engage in communication with people leaders to ensure understanding of performance and development, while identifying and attracting top talent.
You will support our firm's revenue growth by referring clients to other services lines and new clients to BDO.
Your experience and education
You are a recognized subject matter expert and leader with 5+ years of SR&ED experience, either through working in the software industry or supporting software clients within a SR&ED consulting practice.
You have a deep understanding of computer science and software engineering.
If you have experience working with software startup and incubatory ecosystems would be considered an asset.
You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work.
You display strong problem solving, analytical, and communication skills.
Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:
Firm success - We enable you to engage with the firm's strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.
Professional success - We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.
Personal success - Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.
Giving back, it adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.
Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and flexible time off through vacation, personal, and volunteer days. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.
Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us.
Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.
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