People who know, know BDO.
BDO Canada is a leading professional services firm with more than 90 years of experience providing assurance, accounting, tax, and advisory services to a broad range of clients across the country. As a member firm of the international BDO network, we’re able to leverage access to resources and advisors in more than 150 countries around the world.
At BDO, we aim to create a collaborative working environment that makes it possible for our professionals and clients to continually develop and achieve their goals. We always begin at the local, individual level, delivering highly personalized guidance, industry-specific knowledge, and unparalleled service to exceed the expectations of every client – public or private, big or small.
Our team specializes in working with organizations in the following industries and their subsectors:
Founded in 1921 by Colonel James M. Dunwoody, BDO has grown from a single office in Winnipeg to more than 100 locations across Canada. Today we employ over 3500 professionals from Vancouver to St. John’s, serving more than 50,000 clients in a variety of industries.
WHAT WE LOOK FOR
At BDO, we focus on choosing the right people for the right projects, whether working with our clients or with colleagues. When you apply for a position at BDO, we do not just review your grades and technical skills. We invest in the best and brightest people who value honesty and trust, have an inspiring track record of achievement in and out of the office, and are committed to working as a team to deliver exceptional client service.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE BDO
Every BDO professional makes a valuable contribution. Our small-team structure and low partner-to-staff ratios create a supportive environment in which all talent is visible to peers, partners, and clients.
We come from diverse backgrounds, and we foster an environment that embraces individual strengths, different perspectives, and innovative thinking. The BDO experience is built on a culture of meaningful relationships – down the hall, across the country, and around the world.
Whether you’re an experienced professional or just starting out, we see each of our exceptional people as individuals, each with different knowledge, skills, and goals. As a firm, we have worked to develop the BDO Talent Experience to ensure that each member of BDO is postioned to not only help the firm grow but to help them be successful professionally and personally as well.
Our firm goal is growth, and we rely on our exceptional people to help us achieve it. From a professional growth perspective, we support our people by providing the tools and access they need to become a leading member of the field they practice in. When it comes to personal success, we afford our people the time and contacts needed to make communities throughout Canada better, because of the impact BDO people make.
While we are firm of over 3,500 people, we work to ensure each onboarding experience is unique to the individual joining the firm. Our goal is to provide each new hire with the tools and resources needed to achieve success. This includes the development of BDO’s Buddy Program.
BDO’s Buddy Program partners all new individuals to the firm with existing team members for the first six months with the Firm. The goal of BDO’s Buddy Program is to make each new employee feel at home with the Firm, lessen any initial confusion that can be faced by new individuals and to provide a resource for general or technical questions.
BDO University (BDO U) is our in-house virtual university. We leverage learning technology within BDO U to deliver a blend of live interactive, self-paced e-learning and virtual classroom programs. We also partner with external learning organizations like the Canadian Management Centre, Harvard Business School Publishing and Upstream Academy to ensure that our employees have the resources to excel and develop professionally.
Learning and Development
Everyone at BDO is encouraged to customize a learning plan catered towards their personal and professional goals and successes. In addition to BDO’s many internal training programs, our external education program policy enables learning outside of the firm. Whether an individual is interested in building on existing skills to excel in a current role, or learning new skills to transfer to a new position, we can help you get where you want to go.
With offices in over 150 countries, a career at BDO can take you around the world. Our secondments last between three months and two years and provide international networking opportunities, exchange assignments, and amazing career possibilities for our people.
As one of the leading professional services firms in Canada, BDO offers assurance, accounting, tax and advisory services to clients throughout the country. As a firm, we draw on resources and deep experience to help clients navigate their most pressing challenges, and seize their most promising opportunities.
BDO’s advisory team utilizes its vast knowledge of industry issues, regulations, and market dynamics to provide tailored guidance to clients. We deliver specialized services and solutions that are relevant, adaptable, and sustainable.
Our advisory professionals are drawn from a variety of multidisciplinary backgrounds, which allows us to deliver insightful, innovative solutions – no matter the challenge, no matter the need.
Assurance & Accounting
In a rapidly evolving world, business and regulations are more complex and challenging than ever before. The right guidance is important. Across industries, BDO provides clients with the resources needed to create clarity, minimize risk, and solve today’s most complex challenges
Our professionals draw on industry experience and our global resources to develop strategies to help clients thrive now, and in years to come.
Our tax professionals help clients meet regulatory obligations, reduce tax burdens, and navigate complex regulations around the world.
BDO’s partner-led practice draws on deep experience, global resources, and specialized industry knowledge to advise clients on complex tax issues in Canada and abroad.
Our tax areas include:
BDO is committed to being socially responsible in all areas of our organization. We have taken steps to ensure that we not only meet our commitment to clients but also to our staff and the communities we work in.
BDO is proud to provide a fully inclusive working environment that values and respects every person, no matter their age, gender, ethnicity, physical abilities, sexual orientation, race, nationality, marital and/or parental status, lifestyle, religion, or education.
We have made diversity and inclusiveness a long-term commitment and aim to eliminate all barriers, creating an environment that maximizes the contributions of everyone at BDO. To further recognize the value that people from different backgrounds and experiences bring, we continually evaluate our policies and procedures to ensure diversity initiatives are incorporated fully into all aspects of our organization.
At BDO, we’re big believers in giving back. Across Canada, our people volunteer to help a wide variety of worthwhile organizations – whether we do so as one firm, one office, or on an individual basis. From nationwide programs to local service initiatives, BDO leverages the scope of our national network to pursue large-scale initiatives, as well as support individual offices and employees as they devote time and energy to causes that are most important to their communities.
From a firm-wide perspective, BDO has partnered with the FCC Drive Away Hunger campaign since 2008. Each year, our offices hold local events to raise awareness and donations for local food banks. Throughout the course of our involvement, BDO has given more than 3 million pounds in food donations for local food banks.
Additionally, each employee is given paid time off every year to support a non-profit organization close to their heart. This allows them to give back to an organization or cause that they are passionate about in a way that directly impacts the community where they live and work.
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