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Accounts Associate - SSC - Liverpool
Job ID #: 6652 Location: Liverpool
Business area: Business Support Job category: Business Support
Employment type: Full Time - Permanent Qualification level: Not Specified
Duration of contract: Not Indicated

BDO LLP is an accountancy and business advisory firm, we provide integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world. Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high growth businesses that fuel the economy.

We share our clients’ ambitions and their entrepreneurial mind-set. We have the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise to help them succeed.

BDO LLP operates in 18 offices across the UK, employing 3,500 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services. BDO LLP has revenues of £428m and is the UK member firm of the BDO International network. The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 162 countries, with 74,000 people working out of 1,500 offices worldwide. It has revenues of $8.1bn.

The firm is looking to recruit an Accounts Associate to join the Accounts Hub based in central Liverpool. This team is one of several Hubs within BDO’s rapidly growing Shared Service Centre (SSC).  SSC team members work internally within the business providing support to the client facing members of the firm.


This will be a challenging and rewarding role where you will:


  • Support regional client facing audit teams by preparing statutory accounts from trial balance under FRS 102, FRS 102 section 1a and FRS 101

  • Work extensively with the Caseware accounting software and BDO’s workflow tools

  • Deliver team outputs to agreed timescale, quality and volume

  • Deal with internal queries with colleagues and teams across BDO UK

  • Provide support to other colleague teams dependent upon seasonality of core work


  • 1-2 years’ experience preparing statutory accounts for manager review

  • Ideally part qualified by exam passes but qualified by experience will be considered

  • Experience of using the Caseware accounting package an advantage but not essential, full training will be provided.

  • IT skills - strong working knowledge of MS Excel, other MS products and similar desktop applications. Willingness to learn new systems is essential

  • Well presented with a professional level of communication – both verbal and written

  • Good time management, organisation skills and the ability to prioritise and complete tasks with limited supervision.

  • Ability to work well in a team environment.

  • Ability to use own initiative and take a flexible approach.

  • No professional training contract is provided with this role.  However ongoing training is provided to meet role specific needs

    Our Agency Policy

    BDO has a commitment to building relationships directly with candidates (and agencies) in our local markets and as such, we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. We work closely with our preferred suppliers to support us in sourcing quality candidates but we only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place and an agency has been instructed by a member of the BDO Resourcing team. We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to BDO by any means other than through our recruitment portal. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the BDO Resourcing team, BDO reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.


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