BDO LLP is an accountancy and business advisory firm, we provide integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world.
Our clients are Britain’s economic engine ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high growth businesses that fuel the economy.
We share our clients’ ambitions and their entrepreneurial mind-set. We have the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise to help them succeed.
BDO LLP operates in 17 locations across the UK, employing 5,000 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services.
BDO LLP has revenues of £590m and is the UK member firm of the BDO International network. The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 162 countries, with 80,000 people working out of 1,500 offices worldwide.
It has revenues of $9bn.
The Quality and Risk Management (QRM) Team provides leadership, guidance and tools to help partners and staff manage quality and risk matters so they can win and retain profitable clients.
The team is comprised of three partners and twelve members of staff.
Proposed International Standard on Quality Management 1 ISQM1 is expected to be issued during 2020 and will replace the extant International Standard on Quality Control (UK) 1.
This is a new approach to quality control at the firm level, with an emphasis on responsibility of firm leadership for proactively managing quality.
It therefore represents a significant change in which audit firms in the UK, and globally, manage quality risks. It is expected that there will be at least an 18 month implementation period meaning it will come into effect at the end of 2021.
The role encompasses the project management of the design and development of the objectives and risk frameworks, policies and guidance for the UK firm that will meet the requirements of ISQM1.
The individual will work with both the ISQM1 steering committee (comprising a group of experienced partners from across the firm) and the BDO Global working groups.
The role involves significant interaction with senior members of the firm both in the UK and globally and will provide an insight into the functioning of a large professional services firm.
The individual will work closely with experienced Quality and Risk Management partners and there will be the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of enterprise risk management in a regulated business.
The ability to interpret regulations and to determine practical and effective ways of complying with them. The candidate will have a good understanding of the accountancy sector and the regulatory environment together with a good understanding of risk management principles, methodologies and internal controls.
Energy and enthusiasm and a willingness to share your knowledge and experience with others.
BDO has a commitment to building relationships directly with candidates (and agencies) in our local markets and as such, we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies.
We work closely with our preferred suppliers to support us in sourcing quality candidates but we only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place and an agency has been instructed by a member of the BDO Resourcing team.
We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to BDO by any means other than through our recruitment portal.
For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the BDO Resourcing team, BDO reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.