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London, United Kingdom
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11 April 2024
Secretarial & Administration

Resourcing Supervisor

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 leading them.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Our biggest asset is our people, so our Audit Resourcing Directorate are focused on ensuring we have the right people working together to deliver the best results, whilst providing space for us all to deliver quality work and reach our potential. 

They use their specialist expertise to ensure we 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 help you succeed

The work we do is underpinned by quality. We deliver audits which are trusted and transparent which can be relied upon by companies and their stakeholders.

You’ll be someone who is comfortable working pro-actively and, managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with Senior Managers, Directors, and BDO’s Partners. You’ll help deliver accurate and transparent reporting to all relevant stakeholders as you provide long term value. 

Resourcing Teams are the heartbeat of our firm. They know what is going on in the ground, they know where we are headed, and they can drive us forward to deliver our strategy.

In this role you will focus on the allocation and prioritisation of resourcing needs for your business unit, including editing resourcing requests from multiple stakeholders across the business. The role will include regular tasks to be carried out as well as project work and ad hoc requests. The role is an important part of the business to provide an efficient, effective and professional resourcing coordination for the team. 

The resourcing team are responsible fornot just ensuring optimum resource allocation and utilisation but also providing timely and accurate management information to various stakeholders by identifying shortfalls, booking clashes and inefficiencies to help in contingency planning and risk mitigation

This is an important role in the firm as it enables us to appropriately resource the projects required to deliver a quality audit project and exceptional support service.

You’ll be someone with:

  • Experience in resource planning and management processes with exposure to tools and systems 
  • Intermediate IT skills (MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel) 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Proven ability to operate under pressure with conflicting priorities, tight deadlines and demanding stakeholder needs 
  • Ability to interpret and analyse MI and data to identify and solve problems 
  • Continued professional development of yourself and others, seeking challenges and opportunities 

Desirable but not essential

  • Experience in a professional services firm 
  • Previous experience of Dayshape 

You’ll be able to be yourself; we’ll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to our 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 ati 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 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 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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