Co-op Student, Tax - January 2018

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Accounting and Auditing Services

About BDO

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.

Job Description


Duration: January - April 2018



Interested in becoming a tax professional?
Tax professionals at BDO draw on their diverse experience to provide clients with the solutions they need to succeed in a truly global economy. They provide technical guidance and advice to help their clients navigate the intricate tax and compliance requirements facing businesses today. Working in BDO’s Tax group will provide you the opportunity to:   

  • Apply the relevant technical knowledge you have acquired through your tax courses and apply it to assignments under the directions of a manager or other senior tax team member.
  • Complete personal tax returns, contribute to compliance projects, and work on other tax assignments assigned following standardized BDO procedures.
  • Develop project management skills by providing senior tax team members with timelines and status updates, monitoring the individual time spent on each file and reporting any concerns on the file that might impact these items.
  • Build client relationships through communication, client contact and responding to client requests.


Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • Working towards undergraduate degree/diploma with a focus in accounting 
  • A desire to provide outstanding client service and a commitment to teamwork
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


The 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 BDO
All students 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:

  • Shorter file cycles: Experiencing each step in the accounting process, beginning-to-end, rather than concentrating on one area of a file.
  • Meaningful relationships: Participating in smaller engagement teams that provide incredible learning and team building opportunities.
  • Variety of industries: Gaining a range of experience by working in a variety of different industries before deciding on an area of specialization.

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 Apply

We require all students to apply online ( The application will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete.


Please upload your application package (cover letter, resume and transcript) as one PDF file.


We advise all students to follow the application deadlines advertised by their school Career Centre or Co-op Office (if applicable). Many universities and colleges follow different application and interview schedules.



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