Funding Catalyst

SR&ED Consultant

Your role at Thin Air‍

‍Thin Air Labs is a venture capital and services firm igniting venture growth for greater human impact. We invest in seed-stage innovation-based ventures through our venture arm, help ventures succeed with our services team, and nurture the innovation ecosystem through our involvement and influence with community builders and critical ecosystem partners.

‍‍At Thin Air, we are:

  • Founder first: We have deep founder empathy for how hard it is to be an entrepreneur, which is why we support them in all the ways we do
  • Impact Driven: We support founders building companies creating meaningful human impact
  • Unlike Minds: We value different perspectives and collaboration. We believe this diversity of thought and capability enables more effective and unique solutions to tomorrow's problems
  • Infinite Curiosity: Innovation begins with an open mind. We focus on iteration and growth in the pursuit of being better than we were yesterday

‍Our Funding Catalyst team works closely with high-growth venture founders to help them articulate their vision, develop a capitalization strategy for their growth, and identify and apply for various forms of capital to support it. We are on a mission to be the trusted source for fundraising strategies and execution for ventures across North America. Since its inception, Funding Catalyst has helped companies secure millions in non-dilutive capital, accelerating the growth and development of ventures in the innovation ecosystem.

We are looking for a talented SR&ED Expert with a passion for entrepreneurship. The candidate will work collaboratively with founding teams to help them identify SR&ED eligible expenses, prepare SR&ED filings and support during the review and follow-up process with the CRA.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Maintain relationships with clients throughout the year to ensure they are maximizing their SR&ED potential and accurately tracking SR&ED eligible expenses
  • Doing initial scoping work with clients to determine whether there are SR&ED eligible elements in their work
  • Provide professional advice related to requirements to file successful SR&ED claims including documentation and its compliance with SR&ED program requirements
  • Work with clients to define project scopes, develop technical write-ups, and gather data associated with project costs
  • Prepare and submit SR&ED claims in collaboration with clients and their accounting/bookkeeping team in accordance with CRA guidelines
  • Support clients through interactions and technical interviews with the CRA throughout the process

What we’re looking for:

  • A SR&ED subject matter expert with 4+ years of experience
  • Strong technical writing skills with a knack for breaking down complex ideas in a concise and persuasive tone
  • Experience interfacing with both clients and the CRA to file and defend SR&ED claims
  • Coaching clients on how to navigate the SR&ED process
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects at one time
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills

This is a contract position with the potential to grow into a full time role. Equal Opportunity Employer At Thin Air Labs, we value diversity in our workforce and believe "unlike minds" make strong teams. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply

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