Audit & Assurance is the largest service stream within BDO, and our clients range from companies listed on the FTSE350, AIM, to national Not-for-Profit organisations and fast-growing privately owned businesses with overseas operations.

We help them and their investors better understand their financial performance. Working in Audit is an opportunity to build a strong technical foundation in accountancy and finance while gaining vital business and commercial skills.

How we help you succeed

Our structured development programme lasts three to four years. During this time, we’ll support you in studying for your professional qualifications (ACA or CA) while developing your own unique career path.

Our Audit Groups work across a large range of industries and sectors and have built a strong reputation in the market for providing deep sector specialism. You won’t need prior auditing knowledge, as we’ll support and develop all the technical skills you need across a breadth of clients, industries, and sectors.

In the early stages of the programme, you’ll spend much of your time at your clients’ premises talking to the different functions to understand the business being audited. You’ll work as part of a collaborative team where you’ll have all the support you need to acquire new skills and achieve your potential. You’ll also be encouraged to share your ideas and the fresh perspective you bring.

In your final year you have the opportunity to take an overseas secondment to one of the firms in our international network. It’s all about broadening your horizons and setting you up for the best possible future.

Looking forward to your future

Once qualified, many people choose to specialise in an industry sector, perhaps gaining a reputation as a leading expert in their field. Others become generalists, usually working from a regional office, looking after clients across all different sectors.

Each day will be different, solving new problems that will give you a broad insight into a vast range of businesses. We never stop investing in your development, whether you are a new joiner or an experienced partner, to make sure you continue to make an impact here and with our clients.

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