Global Compliance Reporting Manager - Reading

Recruiter
BDO UK
Location
Reading
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
21 Oct 2021
Closes
21 Nov 2021
Ref
R05347
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

About Us

At BDO we specialise in helping businesses to succeed and maximise their potential. We do this through an integrated range of business advisory services for our clients.

Our Business Services and Outsourcing (BSO) teams work with National and International clients to ensure their accounting and tax compliance obligations are met in any country they have a presence. We enable our clients to focus on their core business whilst our team relieve them of the burdens and risks of global accounting, compliance, payroll, service charge accounting and technology management. Our solution offers a centrally coordinated approach, delivered through a dedicated team in the UK who liaise with the local BDO delivery teams in each country, providing our clients with increased visibility and great control over their reporting and processes.

At BDO we are committed to helping our people develop to their full potential. We nurture a friendly team culture and our people work within an extremely supportive and creative environment, are valued, and are equipped and empowered to deliver exceptional client service. The quality of the work we do for our clients is directly aligned to the quality of our people.

As a Manager in our Global Compliance & Reporting Team you will manage the operational project teams on a day-to-day basis to ensure delivery of compliance and payroll services for multiple clients. You will build sustainable client relationships, developing a clear understanding of requirements and building highly motivated global delivery teams focused on exceptional client service.

You will lead specific strategic focuses, support bid development and manage risk at an operational level.

Working with us

Joining BDO means taking the first step to a working life filled with interesting and varied projects every day. We will provide you with the right balance of empowerment and support to ensure you are successful in your role.

Our welcoming team environment and collaboration with colleagues will mean that you will develop your skills quickly alongside contributing to the success of our clients and BDO.

We offer a competitive salary, flexibility in your work, contributory pension, a generous annual leave entitlement & a range of additional benefits.

Our Values

Our core values are integrated into all aspects of working life at BDO:

  • Being responsible and acting with integrity
  • Being bold
  • Being genuine
  • Being collaborative

We’ll help you succeed

As a Manager in our Global Compliance & Reporting Team you will manage the operational project teams on a day-to-day basis to ensure delivery of compliance and payroll services for multiple clients. You will build sustainable client relationships, developing a clear understanding of requirements and building highly motivated global delivery teams focused on exceptional client service.

You will lead specific strategic focuses, support bid development and manage risk at an operational level.

The portfolio of clients will include:

  • Multinational businesses that require accounting and tax compliance, may include company secretarial and payroll services around the world – which are delivered by BDO in-country specialists under the control of the UK based global coordination team.
  • UK businesses that require management reporting, statutory accounting and/or a fully outsourced UK back office accounting function.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Manage client assignments, which include determining the resource requirements, monitoring progress against budget and established timeframe, review of work completed by junior team members and resolving all project issues prior to Partner and Director review.
  • Manage client facing teams on a day-to-day basis.
  • Maintain awareness of risk, particularly client confidential data, and deliver high quality outputs/deliverables.
  • Work with bid teams and be involved with client presentations.
  • Lead transition project from appointment as preferred supplier through to steady state operations.
  • Act as a major point of contact within the firm for the client, together with the partner. This includes responding quickly to, as well as anticipating, client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided and maintaining regular contact with clients.
  • Implement the firm’s risk management and quality control procedures.
  • Control of billings and cash collections.
  • Share knowledge within the team and facilitate research and personal development.
  • Capture client feedback and ensure that it is addressed and effectively communicated to the team.
  • Build sustainable relationships with clients.
  • Identify and recognise new project and business opportunities for Global Outsourcing.
  • Identify and implement process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Act as an ambassador of the firm, participates in marketing events, keeps abreast of the wide range of services the firm offers and suggests innovative products and services.

When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. If you can demonstrate the following skills, we can help you go far. We’re looking for someone with:

Essential Criteria:

  • Audit or Tax background from a professional services firm
  • ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent or Tax qualified

Desirable Criteria:

  • Bid development experience (highly desirable)
  • Project management experience
  • Prince2 or equivalent project management qualification
  • Experience of managing and developing people
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving focus
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proactive and forward thinking
  • Critical thinking and seeing the bigger picture
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of programs
  • Languages an advantage, but not essential

We’re in it together

At BDO, we believe that when our people feel valued and rewarded, their potential is unlimited. We offer highly competitive starting salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance. As well offering support with tuition and professional qualifications, we also provide the following benefits, as standard:

  • 28 days’ holiday;
  • access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • life assurance cover;
  • and income protection insurance.

That’s not all. We understand that everyone is different so, we offer a range of voluntary benefits to suit every lifestyle. Our flexible benefits platform, Flexcel, means our people can choose from a range of tax efficient options to design a benefit package that best suits them. Through Flexcel, they can:

  • buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;
  • add on private medical, personal accident, dental insurance or travel insurance;
  • enrol in our Bike to Work scheme;
  • receive an interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;
  • take an online health assessment and utilise our employee assistance programme.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we’re big enough to make the difference and collaborative enough to never lose sight of where we’re going. We know that it’s our people that make our success possible. Across our 17 UK locations, more than 6,000 of them work together to provide tax, audit, assurance and a range of advisory services that help our clients achieve their ambitious goals. Together, they’re fuelling Britain’s economic engine. Behind every complex client challenge and every untapped innovation, they’re there: ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. That’s why we’re always looking for ways to invest in our people. That means providing them with an environment where they can grow, learn, laugh and feel respected, at all times.

Are you ready to join them?

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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