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About BDO

We’re one of the UK’s largest Accountancy and Business Advisory firms providing Audit, Advisory and Tax services to organisations all over the world. When the most entrepreneurial and high-growth businesses need advice on accountancy and business, they turn to BDO.

Our School Leaver Apprenticeship Programmes

A career in accountancy is about much more than numbers. At BDO, it’s about gaining early exposure and using your skills to solve complex, challenging problems. If you’re ready to start earning while you learn at a welcoming place that will bring out the best in you, our School Leaver Apprenticeship Programme lets you do all of this and more.

We offer School Leaver Apprenticeship Programmes in three key areas, Audit, Advisory and Tax. Whichever one you join; you’ll be supported by a network of like-minded people as you get to know the ins and outs of our business. Here, you’ll enjoy the best of both worlds - picking up highly regarded professional qualifications while working on fascinating projects in a salaried career.

Why Accountancy at BDO?

Ask anyone what they love about working at BDO and they'll tell you it's the people. We're a friendly and diverse bunch who work hard to achieve the best outcomes and know how to have fun too.

We’re committed to your wellbeing, offering flexible working arrangements so you can work in a way that's best for you. And we offer an extensive range of benefits that cover your lifestyle, protection, money, and wellbeing – everything you need to perform at your best in and out of work.

What we're looking for

We’ll expect you to have or be predicted 3 A Levels in any subject (excluding General Studies and Extended Projects) at grades A* - C. You should also have GCSEs in Maths and English Language, at grades 9 - 4. Equivalent international qualifications are welcome.

We know that your qualifications and work experience don’t tell us the full story. So, we’re keen to find out what you care about and love to do in life. After all, BDO is a place where you’ll feel free to be yourself. We always look for people who are supportive, responsible, honest, and happy working as part of a team.

This is where it all begins.


Best Apprenticeship Employer

Awarded 4th in Accountancy / Actuarial 2023-2024

Opportunities offered:

  • Higher Level Apprenticeship

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