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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.

As a member of the Reward & Recognition team, you will a key liaison across the business, and will also lead on firmwide projects that will give our people a best-in-class employee experience.

Your projects will be varied and involve the full breadth of our compensation remit, such as leading the design and implementation of systems and processes, developing analytics to measure the impact of our offerings on our diversity & inclusion agenda, and supporting the design and roll-out of innovative solutions. 

This is a maternity cover role, and you will have the opportunity to use your initiative to shape your work by focussing on finding opportunities, recommending solutions, project management and building key relationships within and outside of HR. 

You will work together with your Reward team colleagues, HR generalists, the Shared Services Centre, the Workday team, Wellbeing and other COEs, looking ahead to establish new and streamline existing processes that support BDO’s business growth objectives. 

You’ll be someone with:

  • Compensation experience
  • Excellent analytical skills & business acumen
  • Project coordination and experience managing ambiguous projects
  • Possess skills to manage stakeholders and partner expectations
  • Effective collaboration and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and virtually
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Proficient user of MS Excel and PowerPoint.  Experience of complex modelling (such as pay and bonus modelling) and statistical analysis using Excel preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experiences with Compensation tools and (Workday knowledge is a plus)

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.