BDO

Advisory Graduate - Corporate Finance, Transaction Services

Recruiter
BDO
Location
Birmingham - Snowhill
Salary
Highly competitive starting salary
Posted
12 Oct 2020
Closes
26 Oct 2020
Ref
R00414
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme

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

We’ll broaden your horizons

Our Advisory team provide a wide variety of services that deliver value-led advice and outcomes. Whether it’s buying a new business, expanding internationally or struggling with financial difficulties, our team provide support and solutions that help businesses overcome challenges. The team work across strategy, operations and improvement as well as at a transactional and defined project level. From technology to risk advisory, you’ll be exposed to some of the world's most exciting financial operations and business deals, building your experience and expertise alongside the brightest minds in the industry.

We’ll help you succeed

The three-year Advisory Graduate Programme is your opportunity to learn our sector inside out, get real experience on real projects and achieve a recognised professional qualification. We’ll cover your exam fees and give you the study leave and extra training you’ll need to pass them while you balance your own workload. That training isn’t just about passing the exams, you’ll learn a range of personal, management and client-related skills that will help you become a full rounded BDO advisor and achieve your full potential.

Programme & Qualification

BDO offer the globally recognised Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA) qualification as a Level 7 apprenticeship programme, enabling individuals to become qualified chartered accountants and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). The ACA qualification and apprenticeship provides a broad range of accounting, finance and business skills. It opens a wealth of opportunities. The duration of this programme is 36 months.

Are you an analytical and creative thinker? Do you enjoy understanding the commercial and financial intricacies of how a wide range of businesses operate? Would you like to work in a collaborative and supportive environment? Then Transaction Services is the team for you. This role will provide you with commercial awareness and a sound understanding of the range of opportunities and challenges that different businesses can encounter across their life cycle.

As a trainee Executive, you will join a three-year programme that combines structured training, work experience and on-the-job coaching to provide you with a lasting foundation for your career with us.

You will be required to use your previous experience and work closely with, and support senior members within the team, assist in the timely delivery of services and the provision of exceptional client service to ultimately help our clients to succeed. You will gain understanding and experience in the field of financial due diligence for corporate or strategic buyers, private equity or financial buyers and vendors, and of reporting accountant work for listed businesses.

As you progress, you will obtain first-hand experience across a wide range of commercially sensitive transactions and more in-depth knowledge of the deal cycle. Our Executives are key members of the team from the start, and you will have exposure and contact with management and key stakeholders allowing you to grow your professional network, through internal and external connections.

Responsibilities

  • Support delivery of Transaction Services projects playing a supporting role to senior members within the team
  • Respond promptly to queries and requests and keep team members informed of project developments
  • Undertake ‘hands on’ field work (including interpretation and analysis of information and report writing) in a variety of sectors as part of a team
  • Produce discrete sections of reports containing minimal errors, in a clear, concise manner
  • Establish good working relationships with clients and targets
  • Support sales and marketing activities
  • Assist with administration, compliance and ad hoc projects within the department
  • Seek and take action on feedback and drive your own development
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to working practices including travelling to meeting client needs
  • Demonstrate proficiency in basic business skills
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the firm’s products, We're in it together

At BDO, we believe that when our people feel valued and rewarded, their potential is unlimited. We offer highly competitive starting salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance. As well as offering support with tuition and professional qualifications, we also provide the following benefits, as standard:

  • 25 days’ holiday;
  • Access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • Life assurance cover;
  • And income protection insurance.
  • Services and policies
  • Successfully study towards your professional qualification and, where relevant, corresponding apprenticeship

When you join us

When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. If you’re right for us, you’ll 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* to C excluding General Studies and Extended Projects (obtained or predicted)
  • A* to C in Maths and English at GCSE/Scottish Standards or equivalent (non-UK qualifications also considered)

We’re in it together

At BDO, we believe that when our people feel valued and rewarded, their potential is unlimited. We offer highly competitive starting salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance. As well as offering support with tuition and professional qualifications, we also provide the following benefits, as standard:

  • 25 days’ holiday;
  • Access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • Life assurance cover;
  • And income protection insurance.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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