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Audit Trainee

BDO Limited Guernsey
Guernsey (GB) (GG)
Closing date
28 Dec 2023

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Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000
Contract type
Graduate roles, School leaver roles
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

We are looking for motivated and curious individuals to join our Trainee Audit programme.  

As an Audit Trainee, you will gain valuable insights into the business, work on real projects and obtain a recognised professional qualification. We will cover your fees and give you the training and support you need to balance your work and studies. 
You will also develop a variety of personal, management and commercial skills that will help you become a well-rounded professional.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist within the wider team by obtaining and documenting audit evidence 
  • Liaise with clients as needed, dealing with issues that may arise, escalating to relevant individual
  • Prepare analysis of accounting data from client’s books and records
  • Active engagement with client staff in the gathering of appropriate audit evidence
  • Participation in group, stream and firm wide activities
  • Successfully study towards your professional qualification

Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

  • Hold an undergraduate degree of at least a 2:2 and/or gained 3 A-levels grades A*-C (or equivalent from IB pathways) and/or have obtained a BTEC level 3 with at least a Merit, Merit, Pass
  • Received GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C) in English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent

About BDO Limited - Guernsey

BDO Guernsey provides tax, audit and assurance, advisory and business outsourcing services to companies across all sectors of the economy. We’re a locally owned business and a member of the BDO global network of public accounting, tax and advisory firms, with a considerable depth and range of resources around the world. Indeed, it’s through this global network that we have gained wide experience of meeting the needs of clients who are growing and trading be it locally or internationally.

Our core purpose is ‘helping people and businesses to succeed’. We do this through the in-depth local, quality expertise of our people and through our working practices which combine the global standards that BDO is known for. At BDO you can be yourself - we value you as an individual and want you to realise your aspirations. We give you the challenge and support your needs and you are able to shape your own career according to your strengths, skills and personality. 


Mutual support and respect is one of BDO’s core values and we’re proud of our distinctive, people-centered culture. We’ll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

We can provide the best support for our clients and people when we’re working side by side. Our flexible working framework helps us stay connected and achieve a work life balance, by bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another.  At BDO, we strive to ensure you’ll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work. 

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for our clients and satisfying experiences at work.  BDO’s people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we’ll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences.  With a range of multidisciplinary opportunities and dedicated resources, we expect you’ll never stop learning at BDO.


We’ve got a clear purpose, and we’re confident in our future, because we’re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of reach, integrity and expertise, using a growth mind set for the development of businesses and our people. We want to empower people to shape the future together with openness. 

BDO is an equal opportunity employer. We thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Come join us and be part of a team where we’re all proud to belong.

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