Show your True Colours. What can you add to our mix?

If you are searching for a career and are considering the world of Accountancy and Business Advisory, BDO may have just the role for you!

BDO have exciting opportunities for graduates within our firm, across the following business streams:  Audit, Tax, Financial Services and Advisory.

BDO are the leading accountancy and business advisory firm, aimed at mid-market businesses. We work with AIM listed companies, Financial Services, Healthcare, Leisure and Hospitality, Retail, Manufacturing Companies, Growing Technology and Media companies and many more including also including Not for Profit, Public Sector, Real Estate and Professional  Services, both in the UK and internationally.

What are our graduate opportunities?

We offer Graduate Programmes as well as a 6 week Internship Programme.

BDO gives graduates all the training they need to attain their professional qualifications, along with extensive practical experience that includes on-site client work. The firm provides constant support to make sure graduates are never out of their depth. It all adds up to a colourful world of choice.

Let us pay for your training and we’ll unleash your talents. Depending on what route you take as a Graduate you will get the opportunity to study for either the ACA, ACCA, CFA, CTA.

Our 6 week Internship Programme gives you insight into our business and culture to help you in career choice. You’ll be given a real taste of life at the heart of the firm, working on interesting projects alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals.

At BDO we offer our trainees a highly competitive starting salary, and we’ll pay your tuition and professional exam fees, as well as bonuses for passing your exams during your training period. You will also be eligible to choose from a range of fixed and flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, from buying extra holiday to season ticket loans and discounted gym membership.

Application process – How do we select?

Application Form, Online Tests, Video Interview, Assessment Day.

Our strengths-based recruitment process gives you the opportunity to tell us about yourself. We are interested in what you do well and what you enjoy doing. Before you apply to BDO we recommend that you take the time to learn more about us, the roles available and whether you are likely to thrive within this role at BDO. To support you in doing this we recommend visiting where you can learn more about strengths-based recruitment, your personal strengths and complete practice tests.

Entrance criteria:

In order to apply for our 2017 graduate programme, you need to have at least the following:

  • 2:2 degree in any discipline (obtained or predicted).
  • 3 A levels or equivalent at A*-C (excluding General Studies and Extended Projects) (obtained or predicted).
  • Grade A*-C in Maths and English at GCSE/Scottish Standards or equivalent.

We will also consider qualifications from outside the UK. 


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