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2022/2023 People Advisory Undergraduate Program

Student Career @BDO  

Working for a global professional service firm like BDO means you will have the opportunity to work with clients across diverse industry sectors. You will be supported and mentored by our experienced Managers and Partners, whilst having access to technical and leadership development programs to support you in your career journey. With access to a global and domestic network of offices, a career with BDO is possible wherever life takes you!  

A Career in People Advisory   

Our People Advisory division based in Melbourne is an energetic and vibrant team. Our specialists provide a full range of tax compliance and consulting services specific to people related issues, working with clients across a broad-spectrum of industries. 

Working as an Undergraduate Consultant in the People Advisory team will give you the opportunity to: 

  • Get hands on experience supporting compliance and consulting engagements 
  • Gain a breadth of experience in people-related issues (including payroll compliance, expatriate tax issues, employment tax assistance specific to superannuation, fringe benefits tax, Pay-As-You-Go Withholding, payroll tax and WorkCover)
  • Develop your client management skills through opportunities to attend meetings and support the team in dealing with client queries
  • Access to ongoing mentoring and support from your team, leaders and dedicated Buddy to guide you along the way!

About You  

To apply for an Undergraduate position in the People Advisory Team we welcome students who:

  • Have enrolled or working towards a Bachelor of Commerce or Business majoring in Accounting, Bachelor of Law, Postgraduate or similar degrees 
  • Will be eligible for CA/CPA/CTA postgraduate study or similar 
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Enjoy working in a team environment and collaborating with others 
  • Display a desire to learn and grow within a firm where exceptional service delivery, collaboration, empathy and integrity are part of our culture and values (ONE, BOLD, HUMAN, HEART and STRIVE) 

Why BDO? 

At BDO we want to ensure you are supported to reach your full potential. As an Undergraduate with BDO you will receive: 

  • Regular social activities enabling you to meet and connect with people  
  • Access to BDO’s wellbeing program which includes a range of activities including daily breakfast, wellbeing classes/activities, discounted gym memberships and healthcare rates, access to our Employee Assistance Program and so much more!  
  • Paid study leave 
  • Access to workplace giving and social responsibility initiatives, including paid volunteering leave 
  • Support to further your professional development via on-the-job training and formal learning programs!  

What can you expect?   

At BDO we pride ourselves on our ability to be flexible and agile! Our recruitment process will ensure you experience an efficient and personalised experience.   

  1. To apply, submit your application below with a copy of your CV and academic transcript 
  2. Our team will contact you to invite you to the next stage of the process  
  3. You will attend a face-to-face assessment centre or interview  
  4. Offer – We are excited to welcome you to BDO and start your career journey!  

At BDO we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture. Should you require any adjustments to apply or commence your role with BDO please speak to our student team throughout the recruitment process.

Closing in 3 days
Closing in 3 days
  • Job type:Cadetships
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Business and Commerce, Economics

  • Work rights:

    Australian Working Visa, Australian Permanent

  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:


  • Salary

    $47,000 - $56,000 package




    Oct 2022 (approx)

  • Program Duration


  • Closing Date:14th Aug 2022, 1:59 pm


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