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 Quality and Risk Management Team (QRM) are engaged in providing support, advice and training to partners and staff on quality and risk management matters such as conflict checking, prohibited entities, financial crime, information security, legal and regulatory matters. The Professional Qualifications Team (PQT) report to the Head of QRM and have a distinct role dealing with administration and management of all professional qualifications. The ICAEW’s CFAB and ACA qualifications and the exams of the tax professional bodies are the routes most commonly followed by our people and with the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy and the Level 7 apprenticeships for accountancy, the assistant manager will work with the PQT Manager to help develop and define the firm’s on-going apprenticeship strategy.
This is an opportunity for a motivated and organised individual to significantly contribute to the success of the professional qualifications
The duties (which are set out below under principal accountabilities) reflect the current requirements for the role and are subject to change in response to business needs.
Working within the Professional Qualifications team (PQT) the Supervisor is responsible for:
o Providing regular and robust MI reporting
o Booking college dates on learning portal
o Dealing with queries from students, business units and external education providers
o Data entry to internal systems
o Assisting the PQT Manager / Senior Manager in administration of their management activities.
o Administration of student studies including sign up paperwork
o Administering payments of invoices
o Assisting with student induction days
o Maintaining the ‘student app’ to ensure content is up to date and relevant
o Maintaining the internal student pages on the firms intranet site
o Assisting with research and risk analysis
o Oversea management of inductions days and other events
o Effective resource allocation within the team
• Drive and commitment
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a confident presenter
• Good IT skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, databases and internal research
• Self-motivated to work autonomously and also a great team player with the ability to adapt to change quickly and positively
• Experience in the student recruitment environment is ideal but not essential
• Well presented with a professional level of communication – both verbal and written
• Excellent organisation and time management skills with a keen eye for detail.