Job Location:
London – Baker Street

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 greatest 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 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.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to advance their career in People Analytics. As a team, we work closely together to use different Workday tools to produce meaningful analysis to people across BDO. We are looking for someone to be involved in our larger reporting development projects as well as support with our ad hoc data and analytics requests. The team are constantly looking to make sure we are maximizing the tools we can use in Workday, while ensuring that what we produce is of high quality and meaningful. In this role you’ll:

  • Update regular analysis and build supporting commentary
  • Drive forward and build key analytics projects
  • Respond to queries and issues with Workday Reporting / Discovery Boards / Slides / Worksheets
  • Parse data and modelling it via PRISM
  • Create ad hoc reports and dashboards
  • Review new functionality in future releases
  • Conduct scoping sessions and demo with key stakeholders
  • Check data integrity and quality
  • Assist with how to access information and guide on what the information shows
  • Work with the HR Services, Recruitment and other HR teams to ensure accuracy of information within the HR System.


You’ll be someone with:

  • Knowledge on how to produce analytics in Workday
  • Knowledge of the differences between reporting and analytics
  • An understanding of data integrity / quality
  • An understanding of GDPR and handling sensitive data
  • The ability to organise data and present key metrics
  • VLOOKUP's/XLOOKUP's and Pivot tables experience
  • Familiarity with PRISM & Peakon (ideal)
  • Workday Security knowledge (ideal)

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.