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At BDO, we work as team, which means we lean more, faster

From the Clients we service to the people we hire, relationships matter at BDO.

Why? Because without the support of the people around you, no business can truly succeed. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities and our client's unparalleled support, because what matters to you, matters to us.

So, whether you are a graduate, about to be one or just looking to change jobs, BDO should be your first choice.



From day one you are set up with a mentor who will be there for you throughout your time at BDO. It's like having your very own 'guru' to ask anything you want and get first hand advice.


At BDO our clients range from large jse-listed companies to smaller owner-managed businesses and span all industries. This means that you could change your career path and try something you haven't yet done once you have completed articles.

Core Values

Values drive our firm. Our staff work hard to support our values and what matters to them, matters to us.

The BDO values are:

  • inspired thinking brings inspired results
  • Exceeding expectations everytime
  • a passion for principles
  • fun is fundamental, teamwork is everything

We Care

Each BDO office around the country identifies local community projects according to the nature of their needs and our ability to make a difference. The best part – staff are involved every step of the way. So what's close to your heart, can be close to ours too. From ‘teaching children how to save', to planting trees at nearby schools and supporting children in need – we care.

Professional But Relaxed

We work hard, but we put as much energy into enjoying ourselves. Our culture favours a work and life balance

Top Executives Started At BDO

To give you an idea of the impact BDO can have on your future, here are a few people who started out as BDO trainees:
  • Jim Volkwyn, CEO Pay TV platforms at Naspers
  • Glynn Burger, Group Risk & Finance Director at Investec
  • Our very own ceo, Mark Stewart started at BDO as a trainee


Hungry for travel? After the completion of your traineeship we offer secondments to some of our international offices.

More Opportunities

At BDO we promote personal and professional growth through opportunities tailored to meet your needs. You can choose between a traineeship, vacation work, job shadowing or if you need, we offer bursaries.


Do you want hands-on contact with clients and management? At BDO, our client base is such that you will work more closely with the client than you would elsewhere.


We want to be close to our clients so that they can access us where and when they need us. BDO South Africa has offices in Cape Town (Tyger Valley and Woodstock), Durban, Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Area Specialist Tel Email
Area: Cape Town Specialist: Sue Boniface Tel: +27 21 460 6300Email:
Area: Durban Specialist: Michelle Cronje Tel: +27 10 060 6700Email:
Area: Johannesburg Specialist: Nadia Coetzee Tel: +27 10 060 5035Email:
Area: Pretoria Specialist: Marisa Leask Tel: +27 12 433 0160Email: