Director - Global Outsourcing - Bristol

BDO International
Easton, UK
15 Jul 2019
27 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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 17 locations across the UK, employing 5,000 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services. BDO LLP has revenues of £590m and is the UK member firm of the BDO International network. The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 162 countries, with 80,000 people working out of 1,500 offices worldwide. It has revenues of $9bn.


The GBS team currently consists of a team of 45 including one partner and two directors. We are looking for an additional director to join the team to develop and implement the strategy through thinking ahead and proactively providing ways to grow and improve our business, taking initiative to deliver change and challenge strategic plans where necessary and help oversee the operational model.


• Support Partner and directors to develop the strategy and implement the business plan.• Take leadership of own strategic focus area and deliver plan.• Lead a portfolio of international clients, focusing on exceptional client service and efficient delivery of services. • Strong management of profitability of client portfolio, identifying out of scope fees. Seek and implement innovative ways in which to improve financial performance.• Build strong relationships at the highest level within existing clients to generate new opportunities.• Undertake business development activities generating new opportunities by developing a network of contacts to manage a pipeline and sell services. Collaborate with other service lines.• Effectively manage business risk, constantly promoting the firm's risk management policies and seek to improve quality at all times.• People management responsibilities covering resource planning and allocation, performance management, training and recommendations for promotion. • Act as a mentor to team members and provide coaching with a view to assisting them to achieve their personal career goals and link with business objectives.• Continue your own professional development throughout your career, building on your technical, leadership, project management and communication skills.SPECIFIC SKILL SET REQUIREMENTS • Significant experience of delivering international accounting projects with operations in different countries• Managing and developing staff i.e. coordinating staff projects, mentoring, counselling, appraising and recruiting • Experience in delivering business development activities• Proven experience in managing a wide portfolio of concurrent projects and project teams within a project management framework


• ACA / ACCA qualified or equivalent• You will have spent a significant proportion of your career working within an accountancy practice but may well also have experience of working in industry or other commercial environmentOur Agency PolicyBDO 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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