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  • Job Type: Insight
  • Profession: Chartered Accountancy, Tax Profession
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Location: London, Bristol, Leeds & Reading
  • UCAS Points: Insight Days
  • Degree Required: 2:2

BDO. Because relationships matter.

BDO LLP is one of the UK’s largest accountancy and business advisory firms providing services to ambitious businesses within the UK and worldwide. With more than 3,500 talented people, generating close to £400m in UK revenues, we bring real leadership across the mid-market. We are a member of BDO International, the world’s fifth largest global accountancy network, which has more than 1,260 offices worldwide, spread across 147 countries. We are a profitable, dynamic and forward-looking firm with a reputation for quality. Our ambition is to be the leader for exceptional client service.

At BDO you can be yourself – we value you as an individual and want you to realize your aspirations. You have a voice and your opinion counts. We give you the challenge and support you need and you are able to shape your own career according to your strengths, skills and personality. Working at BDO enhances your professional development at all stages of your career. Few firms offer the same breadth and quality of work, responsibility and experience. We recognize and reward your high performance and you have the opportunity to excel, progress and share in our success. We are clear on what we expect from you and what you can expect in return.

Being at BDO is personally as well as professionally fulfilling. Relationships matter, and we have a friendly and inclusive culture built around our core values of honesty and integrity; empowerment and personal responsibility; mutual support and respect; and professional and personal client relationships.

Overview

The Insight Day will provide you with an opportunity to speak with a variety of people from the firm including current trainees and members of the recruitment team. You will take part in a number of interactive sessions which will develop your knowledge of BDO and help you understand more about a career in accountancy. The day itself will consist of the following activities:

• An introduction to BDO;
• Presentations from people within the firm – what exactly does the day to day role of an accountant involve;
• Networking lunch with current trainees;
• Applications and interview session;
• Employability skills training;
• Q&A session.

Business Area Overview

Everything you need for the day will be provided so all you need to bring is yourself and plenty of enthusiasm! A sandwich lunch will be provided.

Please email should you have any special dietary requirements that need to be accommodated.

If you have a disability, a medical condition or any other personal requirements please contact us directly so that we can make arrangements to accommodate you fairly.

We ask that you adhere to the firms’ dress code policy, therefore smart business attire must be worn, no jeans, trainers or t-shirts. It is your own choice if you wish to wear a tie or full suit.

Requirements

In line with our Trainee Programme entry requirements candidates must have, or be on course for:

– If Graduate Level, minimum 2.2 degree (or international equivalent);
– If Graduate or School Leaver, 3 A Levels at grades A*-C excluding General Studies and Extended Projects;
– If Graduate or School Leaver, A*-C at GCSE in Maths & English.

Insight days are aimed at A-Level students and final year undergraduates, who will be given priority.

Dates:

London – 25th August, 9th October, 20th November
Reading – 1st August
Bristol – 1st September
Leeds – 17th August

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