CAREERS NEWS: Looking for an alternative to university?

Kick-start your career in Accountancy and earn as a trainee straight away as you work on real client projects.
Who are BDO?

We’re one of the UK’s largest Accountancy and Business Advisory firms providing Audit, Advisory and Tax services to clients across a huge range of sectors in the UK and internationally.
We’re looking for driven and ambitious school leavers to play a big part in our future. We don’t think you need to go to university to make a big impact on the world of business. Just ask our Managing Partner, Paul Eagland. He joined us straight from school and worked his way to the top. Read more about his journey here.
What you’ll do here
Accountancy isn’t just about crunching numbers. We’re key in helping make sure the financial system is safe for investors and the public. If you want to play a big role in powering the UK economy and helping businesses thrive, this is the place for you.
You’ll work on real projects while getting industry-leading training, as you study for globally recognised professional qualifications. Balancing work and study, you’ll gain the skills you need to build a lifelong career. This is your opportunity to earn while you learn and hit the ground running as you build the foundations you need to achieve success in accounting and finance.
What do we offer?
We know that our people are key in driving our success. This is why we make your development our priority. As well as being able to choose from 17 locations across the UK, you’ll have access to paid study leave to help you achieve your full potential. You’ll be involved in an exciting variety of projects you can learn from, and from day one, you can count on managers to be invested in your career and to help you succeed.
Who are our clients?
We cover a diverse range of industries across the UK and the world. From Hospitality to Real Estate to Charities, you’ll get experience across a huge mix of sectors.

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