The BDO life

The BDO Brisbane office has been operating in Queensland for more than 100 years, with 58 Partners and 428 staff providing a full range of audit, tax and advisory services.

We are very proud to be ranked in the 2018 Top Graduate Employer lists by AAGE and GradAustralia. Our graduates and vacation students are extremely important to us, as we recognise their potential to become our firm's future leaders.

We offer a number of additional benefits to our staff including Social Club and personalised support through our employee assistance program and our corporate wellness program, BWell. Whether its touch football, yoga, breakfast every morning or a networking function, we know how important socialising is to our staff so we ensure you receive plenty of opportunities to network with your colleagues.

Our national L&OD programs will give you the best start in transitioning to professional life, and will provide you with the skills and confidence to develop exceptional client relationships and excel in your career.

About our Business Services team

What sets our Business Services specialists apart is their ability to provide exceptional personal service that results in strong relationships however large or small the organisation happens to be.

Our advice is based on a deep understanding of all stages of business growth and is underpinned by a wealth of knowledge and experience in a wide range of industry sectors and the ability to understand not only our clients' business needs, but also their family needs and their personal wealth needs.

For more information on what's it's like working in Business Services and Career support and flexibility.

Our Business Services Vacation Program will give you the opportunity to:

  • Get to know the Business Services team and the clients they're all currently working on
  • Receive exposure to a large variety of client industries & needs
  • Get hands on experience in taxation structuring, planning, compliance & financial reporting
  • Receive excellent mentoring and support over your Vacation Program period
  • Work alongside a highly experienced and supportive team, and have the opportunity to grow your accounting skills in a professional services environment

We welcome students who:

  • Are currently in their penultimate year of a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Business (Accounting) or other equivalent or relevant single or dual undergraduate or postgraduate degree
  • Display solid academic achievement
  • Are a permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand
  • Are involved in extra-curricular activities
  • Are a dynamic team player with an innovative approach to work and life
  • Have motivation for continuous learning and development

What happens once you apply:

  • You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application
  • Each application we receive is reviewed by the People and Culture team
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to complete a video interview
  • Successful applicants after the video interview will then be invited to attend an assessment centre in the BDO Brisbane office.

How to apply

To submit your application for the BDO Business Services Vacation Program, please click on the Apply Now button below. Applications open on Monday, 30 July 2018 and close 5pm on Friday, 24 August 2018.

Make sure to apply for any other service lines you are interested in through our Job board!