Global Business Services Executive - Global Outsourcing
Reading - Thames Tower, CH
3d ago

BDO’s Reading Global Business Services team specialises in providing international accounting services. The team has experienced significant growth in recent years and this position offers a real opportunity for the right candidate to join a successful and expanding team with proven career opportunities and clear career path.

At BDO you can be yourself - we value you as an individual and want you to realise your career aspirations. We will give you the challenge and support you need and you are able to shape your own career according to your strengths, skills and personality.

Working at BDO enhances your professional development at all stages of your career. Few firms offer the same breadth and quality of work, responsibility and experience.

We recognise and reward your high performance and you have the opportunity to excel and share in our success.

This role would suit a candidate from either practice or industry environment, looking to learn on the job. Working as part of a team you will ensure all client deliverables are met for each project, in line with agreed timetables, and including monthly management reporting, management of payment processing, compliance reporting requirements and payroll.

The executive will work with a team of technical and non-technical staff and report up to senior executives and client manager.

You’ll also be responsible for :

  • Posting of purchase invoices and payments into various accounting systems
  • Preparation of monthly deliverables including, management reporting and payment files.
  • Liaison with BDO local offices to ensure queries are dealt with and review of reporting provided by local teams.
  • Working as part of a team to assist senior team members to ensure deliverables are met and exceptional client service and high quality is delivered.
  • Client facing role
  • Be an active participant in standardising processes and looking for process efficiencies wherever possible
  • Opportunities to get involved in non-client related projects including sales and marketing.
  • Maintain high standards of quality and appropriate attitude to risk to ensure exceptional client service is provided to clients at every stage of the project.
  • Dealing with multiple deadlines and prioritisation of tasks to ensure strict reporting KPIs are met.
  • We’ll help you succeed

    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 :

  • Three A levels grade A* to C (excluding general studies and extended projects)
  • Grade A* to C in Maths and English at GCSE or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel
  • Ability to think on your feet
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to identify and solve issues
  • Good communication skills
  • Desirable :

  • Knowledge of accounting software supporting international operations such as, Accounts IQ, XERO, SAPB1 etc.
  • Experience working with US clients with variety of foreign operations
  • Foreign languages useful but not essential
  • Experience of accounting for funds (property funds, private equity, investment management etc)
  • AAT qualified, or equivalent
  • 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 :

  • 25 days’ holiday;
  • access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • life assurance cover;
  • income protection insurance.
  • TOIL for overtime worked
  • 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;
  • enjoy discounts off cinemas, dining, and gyms;
  • receive an interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;
  • access childcare vouchers;
  • 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 5,000 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?

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