Benefits & Locations

Student Careers at BDO

What it's like working at BDO

When you decide to grow your career with BDO, you’ll have access to a huge range of opportunities – from growing relationships with clients right from the start, to benefitting from a structure that enables you to learn from Partners from day one. At BDO, your ideas will be heard and we’ll take the time to get to know you for who you really are – supporting you with flexibility and the backing of a global professional services firm.

With a career at BDO, you can be your best, whatever that looks like. View all the benefits of joining our BDO whānau below!

Be part of a supportive BDO whānau.

At BDO, we get to know you – the real you. We learn what matters to you. We have a unique and supportive culture that puts people first, and we encourage an inclusive environment with a strong sense of belonging.
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Be backed to realise your goals and grow - right from the start.

You'll have early client involvement and access to Partners from day one. We support your career journey, with access to structured learning pathways to help you advance both your professional and technical skills.
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Be impactful for NZ businesses, our community and our planet.

At BDO, you can be more than a numbers person – you’ll get the opportunity to build strong relationships with clients, adding real value and making a difference for the people you work with. You’ll become a trusted adviser who’s an integral part of our clients’ teams. You’ll also get the opportunity to support our communities, particularly through sustainability initiatives – both social and environmental.
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Be flexible.

We recognise that your career with us is just one aspect of your life. We’ll support your work-life balance and provide tailored flexibility – including leading digital solutions. Working in one of our 20 lifestyle locations across New Zealand means you can live where and how you choose. And with over 1,700 offices internationally in 164 countries, your BDO connections could really take you places!

Our great range of employee benefits

We provide a great range of assistance for our graduates including*:

  • Payment of approved professional qualifications
  • International secondments
  • Paid study leave
  • Mentoring
  • External study support programmes
  • Payment of professional membership fees
  • Wellness programmes
  • Community events
  • Birthday leave
  • Community leave
  • Flexible working environment
  • Partner-funded social club
  • Dress for your day
  • Employer funded Healthcare
  • Paid Parental Leave

*Specific benefits may vary by BDO office, find out more when you apply. 

In addition to these benefits, we're committed to making great career learning and development opportunities happen... so you can be your best. 

Check out one of our lifestyle locations across New Zealand

At BDO, we have offices in 20 lifestyle locations across Aotearoa – many who offer graduate placements. In each of our BDO offices we take the time to get to know you – the real you, and we encourage a fun, supportive and inclusive environment in every location across our network. Click on each of our grad locations below to learn more about what it’s like to work in our offices!

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