Audit Summer Internship - Leicester

Location
Leicester
Salary
We offer a competitive remuneration package
Posted
03 May 2017
Closes
31 May 2017
Ref
5664
Industry
Accountancy, Finance
Job Function
Audit & Assurance
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Interim or Contract

BDO. Because relationships matter.

BDO LLP is one of the UK’s largest accountancy and business advisory firms providing services to ambitious businesses within the UK and worldwide. With more than 3,500 talented people, generating close to £400m in UK revenues, we bring real leadership across the mid-market. We are a member of BDO International, the world’s fifth largest global accountancy network, which has more than 1,260 offices worldwide, spread across 147 countries. We are a profitable, dynamic and forward-looking firm with a reputation for quality. Our ambition is to be the leader for exceptional client service.

At BDO you can be yourself - we value you as an individual and want you to realize your aspirations. You have a voice and your opinion counts. We give you the challenge and support you need and you are able to shape your own career according to your strengths, skills and personality. Working at BDO enhances your professional development at all stages of your career. Few firms offer the same breadth and quality of work, responsibility and experience. We recognize and reward your high performance and you have the opportunity to excel, progress and share in our success. We are clear on what we expect from you and what you can expect in return.

Being at BDO is personally as well as professionally fulfilling. Relationships matter, and we have a friendly and inclusive culture built around our core values of honesty and integrity; empowerment and personal responsibility; mutual support and respect; and professional and personal client relationships.

Overview 

Our Summer Internship programme provides high-calibre undergraduates in their penultimate year with an opportunity to experience life and work at BDO in a stream and location of their choice. The internship also provides you with the opportunity to secure a place on our graduate programme.

You will be given a useful insight into our business and will be given a real taste of life at the heart of the firm, working on interesting projects alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals.

As the internships can be a spring board into a full time career with us, it is important that all candidates can demonstrate an understanding of the role and the attributing professional qualifications.

Our internship programme lasts six weeks – running from mid-July to late August each year – and provides you with an opportunity to experience real client work while developing employability skills including team work, communication and commercial awareness.

Business Area Overview 

What you will be exposed to:

  • A range of different clients in different sectors
  • BDO partners and managers
  • Other interns - through social and internal events
  • Graduate trainees – who will provide insights on career prospects
  • A specific project – the project you undertake will really make a business difference

Requirements 

In line with our 2017 Trainee Programme entry requirements for our Graduate Programme candidates must have, or be on course for the following grades (or international equivalent):

  • A minimum 2.2 degree in any discipline
  • 3 A levels at grades A*- C, excluding General Studies and Extended Projects. Or 5 Highers/National 6 at grade B or better
  • A* - C at GCSE in Maths & English Language. Or Scottish Standard's/National 5 at grade C or better