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London, United Kingdom
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28 April 2024
Executive Office

Data Analyst (Partner Office)

Ideas | People | Trust

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

We work with the companies that are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high‑growth businesses that fuel the economy - and directly advise the owners and management teams that lead them.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Our Partnership Office is a vital department. As well as supporting senior management in strategy, operations and decision making in the UK, this highly-experienced team make a big impact on significant projects and processes across our international network. A role in this team comes with a lot of responsibility and variety too. Whether you’re helping senior management implement key decisions and strategies effectively or delivering on your own projects, being part of this department means you’ll get plenty of exposure and experience. Could you make a real impact on our firm locally, nationally and internationally? 

We’ll help you succeed

Leading organisations trust us because of the quality of our advice. That quality grows from a thorough understanding of their business, and that understanding comes from working closely with them and building long-lasting relationships.

You’ll be someone who is both comfortable working proactively and managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with senior managers, directors, and BDO’s partners to help businesses effectively. You’ll be encouraged to identify and draw attention to opportunities for enhancing our delivery and providing additional services to organisations we work with.

In this role you will take responsibility for data related to the Partners and pipeline of talent as well as analysis of this data to provide meaningful insights to the wider business to assist with forecasting and supporting the firm’s strategies. You will be expected to provide an exceptional client experience in supporting partner initiatives within the firm. The role reports to the Head of Partner Office. You’ll also:

  • Update regular data relating to the partner profile and building supporting commentary
  • Use data provided by the business to forecast partner numbers and other data points in the future
  • Analyse management information extracted from the Partner Performance and other sources
  • Analyse partner data for trends and patterns
  • Manipulate data into a format that can be presented to key stakeholders of the business including the Leadership Team
  • Deal with information requests of data from the business including for regulators and ISQM1
  • Lead Partner Office projects with the support of the Head of Partner Office
  • Assist with ad hoc wider Partnership Office projects
  • Provide analytical support to the Partner Office and Head of Partnership Office on ongoing and ad hoc data analysis
  • Supervise partner data
  • Check data integrity and quality
  • Ensure quality, effectiveness and continuous improvement of work flow and processes
  • Assist with responding to ad hoc information requests

You’ll be someone with:

  • Previous experience of an analytics role
  • The ability to organise data and present key metrics
  • VLOOKUP's/XLOOKUP's and Pivot tables experience
  • Experience using Power BI or similar data viz tools
  • Very good analytical and numerical ability – able to analyse, evaluate and interpret data 
  • IT literacy with good knowledge of Microsoft packages (MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), together with good knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of the differences between reporting and analytics
  • An understanding of data integrity / quality
  • The ability to identify process weaknesses or errors, present solutions to the Head of Partner Office.
  • The ability ‘connect the dots’ between different processes and data
  • Experience of managing projects
  • Experience using Workday including reporting
  • An understanding of GDPR and handling sensitive data
  • Discreet with a strong appreciation of the confidential nature of work within the Partnership Office
  • The ability to identify and evaluate problems and take a proactive approach to the development of solutions with some supervision, escalating matters that have the potential to compromise required outcomes on a timely basis
  • A Levels at C grade or above (or equivalent qualification)
  • Educated to degree level (desirable)

You’ll be able to be yourself; we’ll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business. We’re committed to agile working, and we offer every colleague the opportunity to work in ways that suit you, your teams, and the task at hand.

At BDO, we’ll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We’re in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO’s core values and we’re proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we’ll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you’ll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for the companies we work with and satisfying experiences for our colleagues, so we’ve invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO’s people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we’ll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you’ll never stop learning at BDO.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we’re always finding new ways to invest in you. Across the UK thousands of unique minds continue to come together to help companies we work with to achieve their ambitions

We’ve got a clear purpose, and we’re confident in our future, because we’re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.




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