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Capital Allowances Surveyor

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 33234

Date published: 6-Jan-2020

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We are currently recruiting for a Senior Surveyor to join our market leading Capital Allowances team; that sits within our wider Cost Consultancy department at CBRE. The current team of 7 features professionals who have property; quantity surveying and tax backgrounds and we have extensive experience of providing advice to a diverse range of clients during the design, construction, and acquisition and disposal process.  We specialise in undertaking fully disclosed and detailed capital allowances reports that can be submitted to Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC), to support claims for capital allowances purposes and we have an exemplary track record in agreeing claims with HMRC, without having to reduce the level of qualifying expenditure.

The successful candidate will ideally have a strong Quantity Surveying background; with an interest in carrying out analytical work. The individual must be a good team player and also able to demonstrate reliability, flexibility and initiative. The candidate must also have the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines and be able to adapt to ever changing client and market requirements.

Key Responsibilities

• Cost planning
• Building contract documentation cost analysis
• Company accounts additions cost analysis
• Providing building contract procurement advice for tax purposes
• Undertaking land valuations for tax purposes
• Providing design audit advice for buildings for tax purposes
• Preparation of investment and property valuation reports for capital allowances purposes for clients
• Identifying and attracting new clients by arranging visits and explaining the benefits of capital allowances to investors in Real Estate
• Analysing fixed asset additions to identify expenditure qualifying for capital allowances
• Being involved in a range of capital allowances advisory work including land remediation, transaction planning and technical advisory work
• Preparing client pitches and client presentations
• Co-ordinating the capital allowances due diligence process on acquisitions and disposals of Real Estate

Person Specification/Requirements

• Strong background in Quantity Surveying
• Articulate, professional and persuasive with a good telephone manner
• Strong analytical, numerical and problem-solving skills
• Confident addressing Real Estate, legal, tax, accounting and financial issues
• Highly developed communicator with the ability to make a good first impression
• Resilient, adaptable and above all, keen and enthusiastic with a hunger to learn and diversify
• A team player
• Confident to meet, network and socialise with potential and existing clients
• Able to prove eligibility to work in the UK