Jump-start your career with BDO! At BDO, we focus on choosing the right people for the right projects, whether working with our clients or with colleagues. We invest in the best and brightest people who value honesty and trust, have an inspiring track record of achievement in and outside of their work, and are committed to working as a team to deliver exceptional client service.Start:January 2019 (contract opportunity until April 2019)Interested in becoming an accounting professional?We want you to become a great accountant, auditor and business advisor. For you to achieve that, we believe in helping you find the right environment, and providing the mentorship and experience you need to decide which direction your professional career will go. Working in BDO’s Assurance and Accounting group will provide you the opportunity to:Learn the technical requirements of the practice all while helping us meet our best in class client service standards.Use technical accounting and tax knowledge acquired through your degree/diploma and apply it to client engagements.Complete projects and assignments under the direct supervision of experienced team members who are there to help every step of the way.Prepare and complete working papers, financial statements, complete notice to reader engagements, and or tax returns according to Firm and regulatory standards.Complete personal and corporate tax returnsBuild effective working relationships with client contacts, preparing questions, and providing responses and suggestions related to client engagement.Education and Professional Skills/KnowledgeSuccessful completion of undergraduate degree/diploma with a focus in accountingA desire to provide outstanding client serviceA commitment to teamwork and proven leadership skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skills0-1 year experience in an accounting/audit roleWillingness to travel to client locations as neededAbility to work overtime during peak periodsThe perfect combination of size and personal attention.With more than 3,000 professionals in Canada, and more than 60,000 around the world, BDO is among a small group of accounting and advisory networks able to compete on the national and global stages. For all our professionals, we provide personalized attention, guidance, and an extraordinary level of support. We are committed to providing intern and co-op students with opportunities to gain practical experience to start building a solid technical foundation in the discipline of their choosing.Life at BDOAll graduates joining BDO will have the opportunity to work in a learning culture, in an environment that is continually teaching through practical experience and technical training. We provide our people with unique opportunities that are only available through our team size and the type of work we do. These include:Mentorship and CPA support: We offer an inclusive culture and open door communication style inspires our people to go the extra mile—beyond title or position—to support one another.Breadth of Experience: Due to the size and depth of the firm, you will have exposure to a wide variety of projects, across several industries, and working with a diverse range of clients.Career Growth: We support our people to meet their professional and personal goals – from extensive learning and development programs to our international secondment opportunities.BDO proudly represents and supports our communities with charitable activities, volunteerism and donations. We also grant our employees one community day per year to participate in an organization of their choosing.How to ApplyWe require all students to apply online. The application will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete.You are required to submit your cover letter, resume, and transcript bySunday October 28th at 11:59PM EST.