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School leaver careers in accountancy

Still looking for a School Leaver Job? We still have positions available,
make your application before 1st September 2017


Application process

BDO is a strikingly different business, one focused on exceptional client service. So we’re looking for strikingly different people – in fact as diverse as our clients. Whatever your background, you could be absolutely right for BDO.

Our strengths-based recruitment process gives you the opportunity to tell us about yourself. We are interested in what you do well and what you enjoy doing. Before you apply to BDO we recommend that you take the time to learn more about us, the roles available and whether you are likely to thrive within this roles at BDO. To support you in doing so we recommend visiting where you can learn more about strengths-based recruitment, your personal strengths and complete practice tests.

In this section of our careers site – you’ll find a stage-by-stage guide to the application process (with plenty of advice), and the answers to questions asked by many graduates before you.

Academic entry requirements

This year we are excited to open our applicant pool and invite a greater variety of individuals to apply to BDO. Therefore, in order to apply for our School Leaver Programme, you need to have at least the following:

  • 3 A levels or equivalent at A*-C (excluding General Studies and Extended Projects) (obtained or predicted).
  • grade A*-C in Maths and English at GCSE/Scottish Standards or equivalent.

We will also consider qualifications from outside the UK.