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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:
R09069
iconLocation:
London, United Kingdom
iconDate posted:
29 July 2022
iconCategory:
Audit

Data Support and Project Coordinator

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.

Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high‑growth businesses that fuel the economy - and the owners and management teams that lead them.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Playing an important support role at BDO, Administration team contributes to our success by taking responsibility for planning and organisation. Their proactive approach to what we do ensures our projects operate seamlessly and co-operation remains strong across our firm. Whatever the challenge, they provide the foundations on which we can excel. Joining this team, you’ll enjoy a friendly and supportive environment – and plenty of variety to keep you on your toes. Want to play your part in our international operation?

We’ll help you succeed

Our clients 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 clients and building long-lasting relationships.

You’ll be someone who can work pro-actively, managing your own tasks, but you’ll also be confident collaborating with others, communicating regularly with senior managers, Directors, and BDO’s Partners to enable us to serve our clients effectively.  You’ll be encouraged to identify and draw attention to opportunities for enhancing our delivery and providing additional services to our clients.

The Data Support and Project Coordinator role sits within the Audit Clients and Markets Directorate (ACMD), and will have responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of Clients and Markets data across the national audit stream.

The ACMD Data Support and Project Coordinator will report to the Senior Clients & Markets Manager and will work closely with other key stakeholders in the ACMD. In addition to this they will also have regular communication with nominated individuals in Audit SBUs/LAG sectors.

They should ensure the accuracy and completeness of national Clients and Markets data, in addition to looking to promote best practice, collaboration and consistency across the stream as we strive for the best possible data.

Responsibilities

Monthly reporting cycles

  • Responsible for monthly collation of active tenders, wins, losses, declined pitches and resignations data using the relevant platforms (CMS, ITT database, resignations database) to be reported to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Working with the ACMD to identify anomalies, finalise datasets and create reports to be circulated to the Audit Executive, Leadership Team and external parties.
  • Undertaking regular conversations with nominated individuals in teams to validate data, and input missing information. In some instances, effort may be required by the ACMD Data Support Coordinator to cleanse the data (ie by liaising with the SSC to get opportunities removed from CMS, amending opportunity details).
  • Regular follow up to ensure action has been taken to improve the quality of the data.

Audit tenders

  • Weekly maintenance of the audit tenders log in SharePoint, ensuring all new tenders put into ITT system are noted on this log along with the status (ie pending approval).
  • Ensuring controls in systems are in place ie by chasing approvers where there are outstanding tender approvals.
  • Following up with RIs to ascertain the status of audit tenders to ensure an accurate list of ongoing active tenders.

Audit resignations

  • Regular review of audit resignations database to ensure fees inputted correctly (and amending those that aren’t).

Systems

  • Encouraging best practice use of relevant systems across the stream, and keeping abreast of key developments.
  • Ensuring Power BI dashboards are kept up to date and aligned to any system changes.
  • Supporting the ACMD in driving continuous improvement, particularly in relation to the use of CMS and other sources of data as well as output of MI.
  • Liaising with other Audit Executive project teams on relevant initiatives, providing support and ensuring consistency of data.

Projects

  • Supporting members of the ACMD with ad hoc projects (ie the introduction of a new system or tool).
  • Liaising with other Audit Executive project teams on relevant initiatives, providing support and ensuring consistency of data.

Requirements

  • Previous experience across some or all of the tasks as outlined above
  • IT literate with competence in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); CMS
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and oral
  • Ability to challenge current processes and implement efficiencies
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Ability to work to deadlines, and to respond quickly
  • Accuracy and attention to detail essential
  • Must be flexible and adaptable
  • Strong team working
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong planning, project management and organisation skills
  • Ability to plan and organise work well, and ability to prioritise
  • Enthusiastic / motivated / self-confident.

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 everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task in 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.

We can provide the best support for our clients and people when we’re working side by side.  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 our clients and satisfying experiences at work, 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 them. Across 17 UK locations, we are 6,500 unique minds coming together to help our clients reach 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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Success Profile

What makes a successful Data Support and Project Coordinator? 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

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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.