Tax Graduate Programme North East & West 2024

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Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

The entrepreneurial businesses we work with are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy – and the owners and management teams that lead them.

This is where it all begins

Our Tax professionals draw on their comprehensive experience to deliver industry-leading insights and innovation. Our tax services include advice on employment taxation and international tax, transaction support for mergers and acquisitions, VAT services, expatriate tax advice and more.

Tax is a rewarding area for diverse personalities, whether you enjoy untangling complex technical details, working with technology, relish connecting with and helping brilliant people, or love solving problems in new and unique ways. There are always fresh challenges to face as part of the Tax team.

The Tax Graduate Programme

The three-year Tax Graduate Programme is your opportunity to learn the business inside out, get hands-on experience on real projects and achieve a recognised professional qualification. We'll cover your fees and give you the training and support you need to balance your work and studies. Training isn’t just about passing the exams, you’ll learn a range of personal, management and commercial skills that will help you become a fully rounded professional. Through our ‘tax academy’, you’ll engage in partner-led workshops each month to support your development and grow your consulting skills. It’s also a chance for you to learn alongside your national tax trainee cohort and build your professional network.

We have opportunities in the following Tax teams;

  • Tax – Manchester
  • Tax – VAT – Manchester
  • Tax – Employment Tax – Leeds
  • Tax – Corporate Tax – Leeds
  • Tax – VAT – Leeds

What we’re looking for

We want you to thrive in an environment built to help you succeed. We’re looking for someone with:

  • A 2:2 degree in any discipline (obtained or predicted)
  • Three A-levels or equivalent at A*-C excluding General Studies and Extended Projects (obtained or predicted)
  • 9-4 in Maths and English at GCSE/Scottish Standards or equivalent (non-UK qualifications also considered)
  • Ability and commitment to balance study and professional work
  • Strong desire to understand our business and achieve your full potential

When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. We’re always looking for ways to invest in and develop our people. That means providing you with an environment where you can grow, learn, and feel respected, at all times.

Why BDO?

Ask anyone what they love about working at BDO and they'll tell you it's the people. We're a friendly and diverse bunch who work hard to achieve the best outcomes and know how to have fun too. We work in an agile way, with a mix of time in the office, at client sites and from home. We’re prioritising time in the office to really support your development as part of the programme so it’s important to live a commutable distance from the office.

We’re also committed to your wellbeing. Agile working gives you flexibility around how you work to achieve the best quality outcomes for you, your team and the firm. And we offer an extensive range of benefits that cover your lifestyle, protection, money and wellbeing – everything you need to perform at your best in and out of work.

This is where it all begins. Start your career journey with BDO.

Our firm is distinctive and we want to preserve and build on the strengths of our culture and the characteristics that make us both successful and different. We look for people from all kinds of backgrounds who share these same qualities.

DEADLINE 18th December 2023