Business Services and Outsourcing Manager Jobs in Cleveland at BDO Seidman LLP

Job Summary

BDO’s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The Business Services and Outsourcing (BSO) Manager manages the full-life cycle of all assigned finance and accounting outsource engagements. Responsibilities include proposal development, staff assignment and oversight, final work product review and overall portfolio financial performance. In addition, the BSO Manager is responsible for client relationship management including regularly meeting with the client and assigned staff, reporting financial information and making financial management recommendations, timely billing and resolution of client issues.



– Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; or equivalent experience required

– MBA or other relevant advanced degree (Masters in Accountancy) preferred


– Six (6) or more years of experience performing general accounting transactions and functions required

– Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience, preferred

– Experience working with outsourced and/or delivery center operations, preferred

– Consultative or business advisory experience, preferred


– CPA certification preferred


– Experience utilizing industry standard accounting software and BDODrive platform software such as Intuit’s QuickBooks Online (QBO), Microsoft NAV and Bill.com, preferred

– Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, required

– Prior experience utilizing industry recognized accounting research tools, preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

– Excellent oral and written communication skills

– Understands the finance and accounting functions generally performed by a business (e.g. sales, purchasing, A/R, etc.) and common best practices/processes for how they operate, as well as how they interact; understands other business imperatives/functions (e.g. data security, internal controls, etc.) and how they can affect the finance and accounting functions; uses this knowledge to analyze the current structure of a client and identify what services or processes may be inefficient or missing and where we can add value

– Presents well in one-on-one and small group settings; presents well to all levels of management, internally and with clients; projects confidence and expertise; communicates in a clear and concise manner that emphasizes key points; persuades others to their points of view; self-aware – knows when an approach is not working and can change course immediately

– Strong analytical and basic research skills

– GAAP knowledge, financial statement presentation, and report writing

– Solid organizational skills especially the ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details

– Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously, while focusing on quality, customer satisfaction and service delivery

– Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks while working independently or within a …

Job info:

Job Title: Business Services and Outsourcing Manager

Company Name: BDO Seidman LLP

Location: Cleveland

Experince: 5 – 7 years

Job Category: Legal & Accounting

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