BDO Junior Staff Accountant, A&A - January 2017 in Dryden, Ontario

BDO. Because relationships matter.

There are many world-class accounting firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

Jump-start your career with BDO!

At BDO, we focus on choosing the right people for the right projects, whether working with our clients or with colleagues. We invest in the best and brightest people who value honesty and trust, have an inspiring track record of achievement in and outside of their work, and are committed to working as a team to deliver exceptional client service.

Start: January 2017

Interested in becoming an accounting professional?

We want you to become a great accountant, auditor and business advisor. For you to achieve that, we believe in helping you find the right environment, and providing the mentorship and experience you need to decide which direction your professional career will go. Working in BDO’s Assurance and Accounting group will provide you the opportunity to:

  • Learn the technical requirements of the practice all while helping us meet our best in class client service standards.

  • Use technical accounting and tax knowledge acquired through your degree/diploma and apply it to client engagements.

  • Complete projects and assignments under the direct supervision of experienced team members who are there to help every step of the way.

  • Prepare and complete working papers, financial statements, complete notice to reader engagements, and or tax returns according to Firm and regulatory standards.

  • Gather audit evidence for client engagements, collect all pertinent information for the notes to the financial statements that are relevant to your sections of the file, and gather management/client service letter points.

  • Build effective working relationships with client contacts, preparing questions, and providing responses and suggestions related to client engagement.

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:

  • Successful completion of undergraduate degree/diploma and CPA pre-requisites (through University or CPA PREP)

  • A desire to provide outstanding client service

  • A commitment to teamwork and proven leadership skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • 0-1 year experience in an accounting/audit role

  • Willingness to travel to client locations

  • The perfect combination of size and personal attention.

With more than 3,000 professionals in Canada, and more than 60,000 around the world, BDO is among a small group of accounting and advisory networks able to compete on the national and global stages. For all our professionals, we provide personalized attention, guidance, and an extraordinary level of support. We are committed to providing intern and co-op students with opportunities to gain practical experience to start building a solid technical foundation in the discipline of their choosing.

Life at BDO

All graduates joining BDO will have the opportunity to work in a learning culture, in an environment that is continually teaching through practical experience and technical training. We provide our people with unique opportunities that are only available through our team size and the type of work we do. These include:

  • Mentorship and CPA support: An inclusive culture and open door communication style inspires employees to go the extra mile—beyond title or position—to support one another.

  • Breadth of Experience: Due to the size and depth of the firm, exposure to a wide variety of projects, across several industries, and working with a diverse range of clients.

  • Career Growth: Helping people meet professional and personal goals - from extensive learning and development programs to our international secondment opportunities.

BDO proudly represents and supports our communities with charitable activities, volunteerism and donations. We also grant our employees one community day per year to participate in an organization of their choosing.


System ID: 2016-4041

Job Type (EN): Full Time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Accounting and Auditing Services