SR&ED Consultant - Information of Technology

We're looking for SR&ED Consultants to join our growing international group in our Toronto's office.


About Leyton

Leyton is an international consulting firm dedicated to helping companies of all sizes by improving their business performance and optimizing their innovation funding. Founded in 1997, our firm has grown to over 2,000 employees in 12 countries, with offices in Montréal, Toronto & Calgary

Currently, in Canada, our specific expertise is in the implementation and optimization of Innovation Incentives, Sales Tax Recovery, and Property Tax & Valuation services.

We offer real career opportunities in a fast-growing, friendly firm with a dynamic and ambitious team. We are looking for a candidate with outstanding verbal and written communication skills to join our team. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has the consulting experience and wants to have a high career perspective.

Function of the role

We work in a wide range of industries; from scientists developing new medical technology to architects working on ground-breaking construction projects. Working within a team of science, IT, and engineering consultants, you will be working on cutting-edge research projects and given full responsibility of building your own relationships with senior and decision-making clients.

The primary focus of the role will be to provide technical advice to Canadian companies by investigating their latest R&D projects to identify where qualifying work is taking place. You will be working with existing and new clients who invest in R&D, to extend and expand their businesses and optimize their costs. You will provide clients with advice from both a tax and science/engineering perspective. You must be analytical and able to work within strict deadlines.

Main Responsibilities will include

  • Working primarily in the preparation and review of computer engineering-related SR&ED claims covering various industries ranging from (but not limited to) software development, hardware, electronics, telecommunication, and financial services;
  • Generating new cost-saving opportunities for businesses in relation to their R&D projects.
  • Drafting clear technical and financial documents related to R&D activities;
  • Working with a variety of high-profile clients and liaising with Managing Directors, Financial Directors, CEOs, CTOs;
  • Interacting with the tax authority, to defend the claim if necessary;
  • Running workshops, addressing seminars, conferences, etc., to express professional views regarding R&D tax reliefs and other sources of R&D funding;
  • Staying abreast of developments in the industry and identifying new business opportunities.

Required experience and skills

  • University degree in Computer Science, Electronics or related discipline;
  • 1-2year experience in the IT or Electronics sector and as an SRED Consultant for the IT/Electronics industry;
  • Curiosity, awareness, and an interest in science, technology and innovation;
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) and ability to convey complex ideas as simple concepts;
  • Bilingual French and English;
  • Excellent numerical abilities and proven track record of working with tight deadlines;
  • Independent thinker and enthusiastic team player.

Why join our team?

  • Career growth and progression, within a dynamic, growing organization;
  • Globally established brand where you will be able to develop your career and have a significant impact;
  • Autonomy, balanced with a solid level of support and collaboration;
  • Excellent base salary, with high earnings potential in bonuses, benefits, vacation, etc.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy 

Leyton provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

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