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Providing Audit assistance and expertise that makes an impact, we’ll give you the freedom to inspire and grow your portfolio, clients and colleagues in a way that works for you. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work on varied, interesting, and challenging work with a huge network of diverse colleagues and great opportunities to collaborate and learn.

Whatever your definition of success, we’ll support you to identify and achieve it. Together, we’ll contribute to the growth of both our clients, our teams and the firm.

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iconJob ID:
R08833
iconLocation:
Leeds, United Kingdom
iconDate posted:
30 June 2022
iconCategory:
Audit

Audit Manager - Leeds

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.

We’ll broaden your horizons

The work of our Audit teams is essential, not just to BDO, but to the whole economy. Working within a number of sectors, they verify the accuracy of our clients’ financial statements for stakeholders, including shareholders, governments, tax authorities, banks and customers, ensuring the stability and authenticity of the financial market. That’s why we're so committed to helping our clients, and our people to succeed. As part of our Audit team, you'll receive the support you need to reach your potential. From completing professional qualifications to developing new skills and exploring different learning opportunities, you’ll join a friendly and diverse team whose work really matters. Use your skills to build a career in Audit at BDO.

We’ll help you succeed

You’ll be joining as an essential member within a team that is vital to the firm. Primarily, you’ll be responsible for dealing with all matters relating to the management of a portfolio of clients. You will also provide assistance to Partners in both client work and in the management of the group and, on occasions, the wider firm. You’ll also:

• Act as a major point of contact within the firm for the client together with the Partner.
• Build and maintain strong relationships with clients at senior levels, being a principal point of contact throughout the year. Develop a strong commercial understanding of the clients’ businesses.
• Identify and recognise business and sales opportunities with new clients, and inform the Partner as appropriate.
• Act as an ambassador of the firm, participates in office marketing events, keeps abreast of the wide range of service the firm offers.
• Recruit, retain, develop and motivate our employees, which includes participating in graduate recruitment, ensuring job appraisal documentation is completed within deadlines and ensuring appropriate objectives and development plans are in place for counselees.
• Complete assignments within agreed budgets and timescales and identify opportunities for additional billings.

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:

• ACCA/ACA/ICAS qualified or overseas equivalent.
• Previous experience of managing people.
• Good working knowledge of UK and International GAAS, IFRS, UK GAAP and Financial Reporting requirements.
• Working knowledge of financial products, firm services, issues regarding advice and regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering.
• Experience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audits, statutory accounts and disclosures.
• Project Management experience.

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 renumeration 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;
• enjoy discounts off cinemas, dining, and gyms;
• 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 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?

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Audit Manager - Leeds? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right skill level.

  • Business thinking
  • Communicating
  • Decision making
  • Developing self & others
  • Collaborating
  • Innovation & Change

Our culture at BDO

We’re a thriving business that is respectful and client-focused while remaining firmly anchored in our core purpose – helping you succeed. Our Unifying Culture encourages us to be ourselves, to be inspired, challenged, collaborative and ultimately successful.

Career Path

Your career is what you make of it at BDO. Whether you want to move into a leadership position within Audit or grow your portfolio of skills and become an expert in your field, we’ll support you all the way.

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Move Up

We’ll give you access to team recognition, financial benefits and career progression opportunities that align with your interests and ambitions.

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Explore new areas

You can test some possibilities before committing to a permanent change. Knowing your alternatives gives you more control over your career.

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Grow in place

Master new skills and build productive relationships, deepening your knowledge, experience and specialism.

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Realign

Redesign work to fit your changing personal needs including reducing your responsibilities or workload in order to better balance your lifestyle.

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Move across

Identify other positions or areas of the business that better fit your skills, values or interests.

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Relocate

Investigate suitable roles available in other BDO offices, both in the UK and internationally.

Meet an Audit Partner

Dee’s story is an inspiring one – here he talks about his experience at BDO after spending the first part of his career at another firm, and why the move to BDO has been a great one.

Rewards & Benefits

We offer a wide range of core and voluntary benefits, with a few examples below.

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Health and Wellness Programmes

We promote a positive working environment where our people can thrive.

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Pension Plan

A Group Personal Pension Plan, with matched employer contributions.

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Private Medical

Access to private medical treatment for you and your family.

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Income Protection Plan

Provides a proportion of your basic salary if you suffer a loss of earnings because of illness or injury.

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Holidays

Our holiday benefit enables you to purchase up to 10 days of additional leave.

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Bike to work scheme

A convenient, environmentally friendly and tax-effective way to acquire a bike for travelling to and from work.