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BDO

4.1
  • #6 in Accounting & advisory
  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

2020/2021 Corporate Finance Vacation Program

Brisbane, CBD
BDO in Brisbane are currently sourcing students in their penultimate year of university to complete a 4 week placement in our Corporate Finance team.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship
Start Date
Ongoing

Application dates

Applications Open
20 Jul 2020
Applications Close
23 Aug 2020

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting, Commerce & Finance
Economics

BDO is one of the world's leading accountancy and advisory organisations with over 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices in 167 countries. We provide a flexible working environment that encourages open communication and collaboration.

At its core, our firm is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or cents. We are committed to a culture of trust and empowerment. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment that encourages open communication, individual perspectives/ideas and a healthy work-life balance.

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.

Current Opportunity

BDO's Brisbane Corporate Finance team of approximately 30 professionals is one of the largest and most accomplished Corporate Finance team's in Brisbane. We are a multi-disciplinary team and our staff have the opportunity to work on engagements across a range of corporate finance specialisations including valuation, due diligence, financial modelling, mergers and acquisitions, economics and infrastructure advisory.

We partner with small, medium and large organisations to support them in identifying and facilitating opportunities in Australia and across the globe. We have a hands-on and practical approach and a deep understanding of the Corporate Finance industry locally and internationally. We are seeking students who are interested in joining our Vacation Program and establishing a career in Corporate Finance.

Our Corporate Finance Vacation Program will give you the opportunity to:

  • Contribute to the execution of live engagements
  • Work and interact directly with experienced corporate finance professionals at various levels, including analysts, managers and partners
  • Gain exposure to engagements across multiple corporate finance disciplines for clients operating in various industries
  • Receive excellent mentoring and support over your Vacation program period.

We welcome students who:

  • Are currently in their penultimate year (graduating in 2021) of a relevant degree (for example, Commerce, Accounting, Business, Finance, Law, Economics)
  • Are interested in pursuing CFA postgraduate study
  • Display strong academic achievement
  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Have the ability to devise solutions to abstract problems
  • Have a genuine passion for delivering exceptional client service
  • Are involved in extra-curricular activities
  • Are able to specifically address in their application and cover letter why they are interested in BDO Corporate Finance – refer to our services for further understanding
  • Display an understanding of BDO report writing style - refer to our publicly available Independent Expert's Reports for an indication of our report writing style
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or a Permanent Resident at time of application

Life at BDO

We offer the professional opportunities, personal fulfilment, and long-term growth that only a growing global firm like BDO can provide. We are committed to your ongoing development and to building your technical, advisory, leadership, and management skills.

In addition to a comprehensive career development plan, as part of the BDO team you will also receive a competitive salary and access to a fantastic corporate wellness program. BDO prides itself on providing a supportive, people-focused culture.

We take pride in our health and wellbeing and workplace giving programs, as well as the range of social activities organised by each office. At BDO, we want you to enjoy what you do and the community of colleagues and clients with whom you work.

At BDO, we value the difference and unique perspective of every individual. As a firm, we are committed to a diverse, flexible and inclusive culture, where everyone can be themselves at work in an environment that brings out the best in them and their colleagues.

Additional Information

  • You will receive an email confirming our receipt of your application
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to complete an online video interview, psychometric testing and a case study task
  • Successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre by Thursday, 27 August 2020. Our Assessment Centre will be held on Tuesday, 01 September 2020 – we ask for you to keep this date available
  • All applications close Sunday, 23 August 2020.
  • Should you be successful, you will complete your placement 23 November to 18 December 2020 or 18 January to 05 February 2021.

To submit your application please click 'Apply Now'. Your application should include a cover letter that clearly explains why you believe you have the skills needed to succeed in this role. Should you have any further enquiries about starting your career with BDO please email Amishree Raivadera at Recruitment.Brisbane@bdo.com.au or call on (07) 3237 5999.

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BDO's support through my studies has been a real highlight for me, and I can't wait to finish my exams and become a fully qualified Chartered Accountant.

Adam Borensztajn

  • Graduate stories
BDO's summer vacation program was one of the best things I could have done to prepare myself for the world of work.

Hannah Bolton

  • Graduate stories
BDO's summer vacation program was one of the best things I could have done to prepare myself for the world of work.

Hannah Bolton

  • Graduate stories
BDO's support through my studies has been a real highlight for me, and I can't wait to finish my exams and become a fully qualified Chartered Accountant.

Adam Borensztajn

  • Graduate stories
BDO's support through my studies has been a real highlight for me, and I can't wait to finish my exams and become a fully qualified Chartered Accountant.

Adam Borensztajn