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R&D Practice Leader

Permanent | Houston
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Ayming is a leading international consulting firm, specializing in R&D and government grant funding consulting in the United States. We constantly create and implement new ways to bring extra and authentic sustainable business performance to our clients. We advise leaders across all industries and geographies on their critical issues and opportunities, supported by three major pillars: Operational Excellence, Employee Commitment, and Innovation Management.

Reporting directly to Ayming’s US Managing Director, the Director of the Center Of Excellence is responsible for growing the US R&D Tax Credit practice, launching and leading the Center Of Excellence in line with the Company’s business plan.

Key Responsibilities and Related Tasks:

Team Management:

  • Build, lead and manage the internal consulting team
  • Mentor and grow the COE associates
  • Complete performance reviews for team members
  • Liaise with the Managing Director and HR Director regarding team management, including hiring, evolutions and promotions

Delivery Management:

  • Supervise the delivery of all R&D tax credit mandates
  • Assign and manage resources to deliver studies in time
  • Lead the development of any tools, systems and processes which can impact team’s productivity, efficiency and overall deliverable quality

Practice Lead:

  • Grow the R&D Tax credit practice
  • Make sure that all Ayming’s processes are followed and tools are up to date
  • Assist senior team members to maximize, secure and defend client’s Tax Credit claims
  • Implement Quality Control processes to guarantee that Ayming’s quality standards are met
  • Remain hands-on when situation requires it
  • Spread your expert knowledge and experience around IRS audits
  • Monitor changes to the program and disseminate this knowledge to all team member

Requirements for this Role:

  • Five years of direct experience with R&D Tax Credits
  • Experience managing a team (at least 5 people) and leading them to excellence
  • Experience growing and leading a team made up of Junior and Senior roles
  • Be able to anticipate problems and be fully solution-oriented
  • Have hands-on experience in IRS audits related to R&D Tax Credit
  • Must have conducted several studies in at least 3 of the following domains Software,mechanics, architecture, electronics, aerospace, automotive, food, biotech, chemistry
  • Excellent operational and administration skill sets proven through experience
  • High degree of flexibility to organizational, product and process changes
  • Holding a Jursidoctor is an asset
  • Being an enrolled agent is an asset

Why work here?

  • Excellent benefits package including 100% of employee healthcare benefits are covered by the company
  • We’re a Great Place to Work! – Ayming USA is proud to announce that we have been certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough, independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work Institute® USA. This certification is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about their workplace experience.
  • Competitive base salary, plus production bonus.
  • You will be part of a professional team with different backgrounds
  •  World class marketing and administration support to ensure you have what you need to succeed
  • Global established brand where you will be able to develop your career
  • 3/2 Work From Home – 3 days in the office and 2 days WFH each week
  • 1/2 day summer Fridays
  • We offer generous PTO and holidays