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BDO is an award-winning, UK Member Firm of BDO International , the world’s fifth largest accountancy network with more than 1,000 offices in over 100 countries, including affiliates. We specialise in helping businesses to achieve their goals and adhere to strong values and a One Firm approach. Our strength in the market place is mirrored in our achievements – Accountancy Age Audit, Tax and Corporate finance team of the year, FT Best Workplaces, highest new entry in Times Top 100 Graduate Employees; to name a few of our recent accolades. Our people work within an extremely supportive and creative environment, and are equipped and empowered to deliver exceptional service. Developing strong, personal relationships with our clients is at the forefront of our service approach and you’ll find that BDO is a truly innovative and forward thinking place to work.
The Global Outsourcing trainee role will primarily involve working closely with, and supporting senior members within the team, and assisting in the timely delivery of services. You will be responsible for delivering independent reviews of annual service charge expenditure and the provision of outsourced services to a variety of clients.
Business Area Overview
Responsibility to Client/User Departments
• Preparation of Accountant’s Reports for a large number of properties managed by our clients, leading players in the property management sector;
• Undertaking independent reviews of annual expenditure, similar in nature to an audit;
• Resolution of queries arising during the review process;
• Providing a point of contact for the client;
• Assisting in providing outsourced accounting services to other clients; and
• Preparation of statutory accounts for other clients of the firm.
• Prepared to travel within the UK including occasional overnight stays;
• Act as a responsible representative of the firm in all dealings with the client;
• Identify and understand client needs, communicating and agreeing these with manager;
• Plan, execute and finalise accounting work, working directly with the client under manager supervision;
• Rigorous project and financial management on all accounting work.
Responsibility to Other Members of Staff
• Day to day contact with all members of the team and wider firm so that strong working relationships are developed;
• Acting as a responsible member of the team, providing support, development and guidance to other members of the team;
• Actively seeking self-development feedback;
• Producing work for manager review which requires little further input, clearly highlights issues and provides potential solutions to issues identified.
280 UCAS Points or equivalent- Excluding General Studies
Grade B and above in GCSE Maths and English or equivalent

  • Area of Specialism: Other
  • Location: Reading
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