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BDO Staff Accountants Reviews

Updated 28 Jul 2020

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3.4
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BDO Global CEO Martin Van Roekel
Martin Van Roekel
4 Ratings
  1. "A company with lots of learning opportunities and a great culture."

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at BDO full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture. Lots of learning opportunities especially for new graduates and CPA Candidates. Provides enough study leave time to prepare for the CPA module exams and CFE.

    Cons

    Working long hours all year round depending on your schedule. But it's very typical for an accounting firm.

  2. "CO OP"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Staff Accountant in Edmonton, AB

    I worked at BDO full-time

    Pros

    Good team to support you.

    Cons

    Lots of over time hours


  3. "Great experience for students"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Accountant in St. John's, NL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BDO

    Pros

    Had a lot of experience working with different clients and industries.

    Cons

    Orientation was not well organized and so called buddy system did not work well.

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  4. "Low pay, great career advancement opportunity"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intermediate Accountant in Mississauga, ON
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BDO full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Learning and career advancement, good culture

    Cons

    Low pay, long hours during busy season with no overtime

  5. "Meh"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Intermediate Accountant in Vancouver, BC

    I worked at BDO full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, simple client operations

    Cons

    Want similar hours to Big 4 without Big 4 benefits

  6. "No"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Accountant in Charlottetown, PE

    I worked at BDO full-time

    Pros

    change to study, tuition on Firm

    Cons

    My manager do not willing to teach me, push her response to partner or senior manager and I be blamed as I’m asking questions suppose answered by manager not partner

  7. "Ok place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at BDO full-time

    Pros

    More laid back than Big 4

    Cons

    No exposure to very big industry players

  8. "Fun environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Accountant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BDO for less than a year

    Pros

    The working hours is flexible, pretty chill

    Cons

    The pay could be higher

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  9. "."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accountant in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BDO full-time

    Pros

    Investment in staff professional development

    Cons

    Typical big company red tape

  10. "Ok company"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Accountant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BDO full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice people to work with Good opportunities to network Working with professionals with a lot of experience

    Cons

    Managers don't review your work during fieldwork leaving you in a pickle Managers don't care about what work interests you Politics in transferring departments

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