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Advisory School Leaver Apprenticeship Programme

by BDO

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Job Details

29th February 2024
£22,700 - £24,000
School Leaver Programme
Business Operations
London, Ipswich, Birmingham, Leeds

Advisory School Leaver Apprenticeship Programme

Salary: £22,700 - £24,000

Locations: Birmingham, Ipswich, Leeds and London 

You can choose your preferred location during the application stage.

Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

The entrepreneurial businesses we work with are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy – and the owners and management teams that lead them. 

WHERE IT ALL BEGINS

No two days are ever the same in Advisory. You could be working on anything from due diligence for a company looking to buy a new business, to helping a company restructure in times of financial difficulty. Join our team and you’ll work on some of the world’s most exciting financial operations and deals, building your experience and expertise alongside the best minds in the industry.

The Advisory School Leaver Apprenticeship Programme

Our four-year Advisory School Leaver Apprenticeship Programme is your opportunity to combine work experience with achieving your professional qualifications. We'll cover your fees and give you the training and support you need to balance your work and studies. Training isn’t just about passing the exams, you’ll learn a range of personal, management and commercial skills that will help you become a fully rounded professional. 

We have opportunities in the following Advisory teams; 

  • Risk Advisory Services – Leeds, London & Birmingham 
  • Business Restructuring – London 
  • Business Services & Outsourcing - Financial Reporting – Reading 
  • Business Services & Outsourcing – Guildford
  • Business Services & Outsourcing – Ipswich

This programme will begin in September 2024  

What we’re looking for

We want you to thrive in an environment built to help you succeed. We’re looking for the following: 

  • Three A-levels or equivalent at A*-C excluding General Studies and Extended Projects (obtained or predicted) 
  • 9-4 in Maths and English at GCSE/Scottish Standards or equivalent (non-UK qualifications also considered) 
  • Ability and commitment to balance study and professional work 
  • Strong desire to understand our business and achieve your full potential 
  • Candidates who hold an undergraduate degree are not eligible for this scheme, but are welcome to explore our graduate programmes

When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. We’re always looking for ways to invest in and develop our people. That means providing you with an environment where you can grow, learn, and feel respected, at all times. 

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 work in an agile way, with a mix of time in the office, at client sites and from home. We’re prioritising time in the office to really support your development as part of the programme so it’s important to live a commutable distance from the office.

We’re also committed to your wellbeing. Agile working gives you flexibility around how you work to achieve the best quality outcomes for you, your team and the firm. 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.

This is where it all begins. Start your career journey with BDO.

Closing date to apply: 26th March 2024

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.

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. Join us and you'll enjoy 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.

This is where it all begins. Start your career journey with BDO.

How to apply

To apply for this programme and to find out more, please click on the apply button below.

Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.


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