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HR Manager - London Audit Group

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 biggest asset is our people, so our HR team focus on ensuring we are all reaching our potential. They use their specialist expertise to help us attract great talent, enable our employees to succeed and inspire a unified culture of development across our firm. By playing a role in the recruitment and management of our people, they help change lives and influence the future of BDO. Join a driven and passionate team where you can be yourself, while also helping your colleagues to achieve their ambitions.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Our BDO HR Generalist team are responsible providing best practice and commercially focused HR support. Supporting our London based Audit Group, you will work collaboratively with key stakeholders and HR colleagues to ensure that HR activity is delivered to a consistently high standard, driving the development and implementation of the People Plan to support the firm’s business growth plans. You will provide a seamless and first class HR service and, just as importantly, develop your own skills and expertise. You’ll also:

  • Build strong, credible and dynamic relationships with key stakeholders and act as a true business partner.
  • Develop and implement pragmatic and commercial solutions to possible issues and/or areas of growth and support the firm’s people plan.
  • Influence change, including organisation, structural and behavioural changes, in addition to identifying obstacles and developing solutions to overcome them.
  • Working with the Senior HR Manager lead the development of the People Plan activity based on business and local requirements.
  • Coach partners, directors and Counselling Managers through high profile/senior employee relations issues and be an escalation point for complex employee relations issues.
  • Drive effective performance management and retention of key talent across the firm
  • Deliver HR projects to support the exciting change initiatives and national projects aimed to improve the employee experience.
  • Partner with colleagues in Performance Development, Resourcing Global Mobility, Employee Relations, and HR Operations in order to provide exceptional client service.

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:

  • Previous experience of operating at HR Manager level, ideally within a Professional Services company.
  • Proven experience of developing strong relationships with senior stakeholders to implement and influence change and decision making.
  • Strong communication skills, demonstrating gravitas and credibility, with excellent technical knowledge and commercial understanding.
  • Able to work strategically yet also delivery at an operational level; willing to get involved in a range of activities in order to fully meet the needs of the firm and internal client groups.
  • Experience of working in a values based and client-focused organisation.
  • Sound knowledge of employment law and experience of dealing with senior level employee relations issues.
  • Strong coaching skills and the ability to adapt their style to different individuals/situations.
  • The ability to interpret MI and make commercially based recommendations.
  • Project management skills in order to land local and national change initiatives.

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:

  • 28 days’ holiday;
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cash allowance
  • access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • life assurance cover;
  • 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;
  • 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 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.

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