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2021 Undergraduate Accountant – Business Services

Are you a penultimate / pre-penultimate year student with a passion for understanding business operations and how they can be supported through all stages of growth to succession plan for future generations? Business Services may be the right place to start your career!   

About BDO

BDO is a trusted adviser to clients looking for audit, tax, advisory and consulting services.

Our values are at the core of who we are and how we work with each other and with our clients. These values are the foundation of what we deliver, IDEAS | PEOPLE | TRUST. This is about delivering ideas and advice that create value; quality-driven people who are motivated by providing exceptional client service; and being trusted to get the job done. 

We are proud to be named an Inclusive Employer for 2019-2020 by Diversity Council Australia (DCA) and to be ranked in the 2020 Top Graduate Employer lists by AAGE and GradAustralia. Our graduates are extremely important to us, as we recognise their potential to become our firm's future leaders.  

About the Team

BDO Business Services provides advice to clients that is based on a deep understanding of all stages of business growth. We provide a wealth of knowledge across a wide range of industry sectors, resulting in strong relationships with organisations big and small.  

As a BDO Undergraduate 

Creating a strong platform from which to launch your career starts on your first day. As an Undergraduate you’ll gain ongoing real-life work experience providing valuable and practical opportunities to broaden your knowledge and set up your career upon graduating. 

BDO will continuously support you in your training and development; this includes various courses and training programs- ranging from specialist/technical knowledge to client-winning skills. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to commence with our firm at a time that suits you and we can work around you regarding support needed to complete your degree. Our Partners and team will guide you through every stage of your career whilst supporting you to expand your network both locally and globally during your time with BDO.  

What are your learning opportunities? 

Day to day you’ll be exposed to real work our team do. This includes but is not limited to:  

  • Preparing management accounts, including bank reconciliations and similar analyses 
  • Preparation of financial statements for a diverse array of businesses
  • Preparing and lodging a variety tax documents, such as business activity statements, income tax returns and fringe benefits tax returns 
  • Reconciling payroll and wages analysis 
  • Preparing accounts payable 
  • Liaising with ASIC, Office of State Revenue, ATO etc.
  • Assisting with maintaining corporate secretarial files 
  • General business administration 

About You 

You’ll currently be studying a degree in accounting, business, commerce, or a related discipline. As you’ll be engaged in doing meaningful work from day one, you’ll bring: 

  • Well-rounded communication and interpersonal skills; 
  • A passion for financial analysis; 
  • Customer focused work experience; 
  • An understanding of how to work in a team environment; 
  • Proven academic achievement combined with an enthusiasm for continuous learning and development. 

How do I apply and what’s next? 

To register your interest in our Undergraduate program in Business Services please follow the prompts to apply. Applications will close Sunday, 4 July 2021. 

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to partake in exercises including a video interview, psychometric assessment, and business interview. 

If you have any other questions about our recruitment process, please email [email protected] or chat with our student recruitment assistant via our Student Careers Page.



Closed 5 months ago
Closed 5 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business and

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen

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  • Closing Date:4th Jul 2021, 1:59 pm


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