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Take a look into the dynamic world of accounting at BDO!

02 May 2024

BDO is a trusted adviser to clients seeking Audit, Tax and Advisory services. As one of the world’s leading audit and accounting organisations, we have clients of all types and sizes, from large corporate organisations to private businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals across various industry sectors.

Accounting 101

Imagine helping a start-up launch its dream project or guiding a family business through a growth spurt. That’s what accounting can do. Accounting goes beyond basic number-crunching on a page and unlocks exciting opportunities for growth and impact.

It involves recording, analysing data, and interpreting financial information to help organisations make informed decisions.

Whether you’re passionate about numbers or intrigued by the inner workings of businesses, accounting offers a pathway to understanding how organisations manage their finances.

Audit, advise, or analyse: Choose your accounting career

BDO offers a wide array of career paths within the accounting profession, including:

  • Advisory – our advisory team support businesses no matter what stage they are in, offering advice on purchasing or selling a business, upgrading or implementing new technology, setting up a new venture, or how to grow and expand their business.
  • Audit & Assurance – our audit team knows the client’s business well and looks at everything to find any possible risks or problems. We then check all the information to ensure the client’s financial statements are accurate and trustworthy.
  • Business Services – our business services team are experts in all areas of financial accounting, management reporting, payroll, taxation, wealth creation and more.
  • Tax – our tax teams help businesses follow the rules regarding reporting their finances, find new ways to make money or secure funding, and understand the financial implications of their business decisions.

We provide opportunities to specialise and grow in your chosen path.

Tech-driven world of accounting

Gone are the traditional days of accounting with manual ledgers and stacks of paperwork. We embrace the future of accounting with cutting-edge software and automation tools to solve real-world problems for our clients.

More than textbooks: Explore real-world accounting careers

Accounting is a gateway to many opportunities and not just about calculators and spreadsheets. You can start to get a feel for a career in accounting while you’re in high school! Consider subjects in accounting, finance, business, or mathematics, take a work experience placement, or network with professionals at career expos. Accounting opens doors to diverse careers, from tech whiz to financial detective, even entrepreneur – the choice is yours.

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