The clients we work for don’t come from one mould, so why should their accountants and business advisers?

We’re interested in individuals: people who can bring their own unique personality and outlook to our work.

Your qualifications and work experience are only part of your story. Throughout the entire recruitment process we want to find out what you care about and what you enjoy doing. This paints us a bigger picture of you and your suitability to join us.

Application hints & tips


Our recruitment team have prepared some useful hints and tips to help you succeed in your application to join us, here at BDO. See also Applying online

 

and you can see the answers to the most commonly asked questions on our FAQ pages.

How we assess you


We’ll look at your core competencies, technical competencies, values and attitude. In essence, what you do and how you do it. We know that certain attributes and behaviours are critical to success at BDO, and during the recruitment process we will assess you against them.

Business thinking

Understanding the business strategy and goals and being aware of the pressures, threats and opportunities for the firm. Using this insight to drive and achieve results.

Communicating

Understanding, creating and sharing information with others in a clear and concise way that suits the audience and achieves the desired result.

Decision making

Using reasoned approaches and agreed processes to choose a course of action to reach a suitable conclusion, achieve a desired result and minimise risk whilst doing so.

Developing yourself and others

Showing commitment to your own development, and supporting and encouraging others to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviour to enable everyone to reach their full potential and perform for the wider benefit of the firm.

Collaborating

Willingly work with others in a way that is mutually beneficial, delivers exceptional service and achieves business goals. Creating and sustaining a culture of forming alliances and pooling resources for the benefit of the firm and its clients.

Innovating and change

Thinking creatively, generating new ideas and approaches, seeking opportunities that will benefit the firm and its clients; adapting to changing needs, and accepting new and different ways of working.

Applying online


You need to demonstrate a deep understanding of the role and business area you're applying for in your online application.

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Video interviews


We’ll be looking for evidence of what you do well and enjoy doing in your video interview to make sure you're a good fit for our firm.

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Assessment day


Our Assessment day will require you to take part in a continuous assessment with some key objectives to achieve by the end of the day.

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FAQ


We know you might have some questions, so we have prepared a list of answers for commonly asked questions.

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We're looking for strikingly different people

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Interactive assessment


We'll be looking for evidence of what you do well and enjoy doing.

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Virtual Assessment Centre


Learn about yourself and what it’s like to work at BDO.

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FAQs


We know you might have some questions, so we have prepared a list of answers for commonly asked questions.

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Meet our people


The simplest way to really get to know BDO is to meet us.

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