Resource Manager

Job Locations CA-QC-Montreal | CA-ON-Ottawa | CA-QC-Montréal-Nord | CA-ON-Barrie | CA-NS-Halifax | CA-QC-Quebec City
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2018 1:17 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Job Industry
Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services

About Us

BDO. Because relationships matter.
There are many world-class accounting & advisory firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

Job Description (EN)

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a Resource Manager to join our East group. This newly created position will contribute to the development of the resourcing practice in the Eastern Canada region. The Resource Manager is responsible for being the point of contact for resource booking and deployment of staff in the region.


This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is a self-driven individual, who will work closely with human resources, managers and partners in the region to best deploy our resources.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Act as point of contact for resource booking confirmation, conflict resolution, and development of solutions in support of business goals
  • Manages and resolves resource booking conflicts
  • Run weekly resource meeting and facilitate resourcing issues / conflict resolution
  • Manage resourcing forecast spreadsheets for based on input from weekly meetings
  • Work with managers and partners to identify appropriate resource requirements for each account and project
  • Maintain constant knowledge of current and upcoming projects and business development activities as they relate to resourcing
  • Monitor day-to-day project activities and resourcing, identifying potential instances of underutilization and actively work with department leads to address and solve those issues
  • Work directly with Senior Management Team, to discuss all active programs and potential new business as well as to stay informed of potential issues such as resource and change control matters
  • Identifies need for talent and works with Human Resources to staff accordingly when needed
  • Identify potential resourcing or process issues and present to leadership with resolutions to such issues where applicable
  • Recommend process improvements for Resource Management
  • Work directly with the business to resolve any issues regarding under or over allocations of current staff members

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • 3-5 years resource management or project management experience in professional services environment
  • Experience forecasting resource projections
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications specifically, Microsoft excel
  • MS Project server experience a plus
  • Assertive conflict-resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Clear and concise communication in both written and verbal form
  • Ability to be diplomatic or firm when necessary in order to drive business forward or obtain results
  • Highly detail oriented and able to work autonomously
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and tight deadlines with confidence and ease
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload across multiple groups
  • Proven success in managing multiple and fast-moving projects simultaneously

Why Work for BDO?

  • BDO is the 5th largest accounting and advisory firm in the world
  • At BDO, we consider our people to be our most valuable asset; we offer the opportunity to grow and develop in an innovative and collaborative environment
  • We offer an unmatched degree of flexibility to help you professionally and personally succeed
  • We provide competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP option
  • Opportunity to work with like-minded individuals to support career development
  • BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives, FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger”, Children’s Miracle Network and United Way  

Our vision

The best professional services firm in the mid-market.




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