• More than a numbers machine

Aspire to be a BDO Graduate/Intern

BDO is a world-class professional financial services firm that is uniquely positioned amongst its competitors to offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfilment and long-term growth that it is like no other. 

We understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. 

At its core, our business is not about numbers, but about people working with, for and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter and we’re more than just a numbers machine! 

Our commitment to our people and our communities is why we’re dedicated to supporting the next generation of advisors through our grad programme – and why we’re also looking to increase Māori representation in accounting through the BDO Sir Henare Ngata Scholarship. This is for Māori accounting students heading into their final year of study – learn more here!





We are characterised by a relaxed and familiar atmosphere, not common in our industry.

Our culture differentiates us from our competitors and is integral to a high-performance ethos. You’ll experience an open-door culture where you are encouraged to ask questions, learn, develop and where your contribution is valued.



We recognise that your career with us is just one important aspect of your life. Life at BDO is about more than just work. Balance is critical. To make sure you continue to enjoy what you love doing while launching into your career, we offer a number of initiatives to support you.




Your career aspirations are important to us and we’re committed to providing and supporting these throughout your career.

Learn more about Learning & Development at BDO




"I chose to work at BDO as I felt it would be more 'hands-on' in terms of the audit in the sense that I would be completing a larger number of sections and be more in touch with our clients and partners than the larger accounting firms."


"Obviously, what is also great is that BDO supports your CA completion and will pay for this along the way to help further your own personal development." 


"I chose to work at BDO as I knew I would be exposed to a large variety of clients, with more diversity and freedom of choice." 


"Community days are great because they provide the same level of bonding while also volunteering for a good cause." 


With us, you don't have to wait an unnecessary amount of time before we encourage you to start cultivating client relationships. As a new team member, you’ll be involved early on in the client process and be given the opportunity to work closely with clients to add real value.

You’ll receive help and support from your Partners and team every step of the way. 



On top of your competitive starting salary, we offer lots of extra benefits.

Things such as paid study leave, Payment of approved professional qualifications, extra study support programmes, birthday leave, international secondments, wellness programmes, community events, and much more.



If you’re keen on expanding your skills and expertise on the international stage, we have theatres for you to perform

We’re are inextricably connected throughout the world. 167 countries, 90,000+ people, 1,658 offices. 




Backing the communities we work in, wherever it is needed, is an important part of doing business at BDO.

Many offices around New Zealand give their staff an additional day of paid leave to contribute to a local community cause that's important to them. You’ll also find offices sponsoring many local initiatives and community activities. 

Who are we?

Did you know?

BDO is one of the largest and fastest-growing accounting & advisory networks in New Zealand

  BDO is New Zealand’s 3rd largest CA employer  

You will find out offices in Kerikeri, Whangarei, Auckland Takapuna, CBD and East Tamaki, Tauranga, Rotorua, Napier, Palmerston North, Gisborne, Taranaki, Wellington, Christchurch, and Invercargill


We support over 28,000 SME, mid-market & corporate clients across NZ and work with some great Kiwi brands.

Essentially, we support the backbone of NZ economy

  BDO is 5th largest full-service Audit, Tax and Advisory firm in the world   We’re advisors of the future and were recognised as Xero’s Partner of the Year


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