2024 Graduate Programme Applications Closed.

BDO Ireland Graduate Programme 2024 - Applications Are Now Closed.

An Irish graduate program where you can be yourself at work every day.  
Where partners and directors expect you to get stuck in but have your back to support you too.  

Where you’re empowered to learn and have a real impact on your clients’ business. 
A workplace with no egos that respects you and the importance of your life and work in balance.

Be Yourself

We don’t do egos.

We expect our colleagues to be themselves and everyone is respected for who they are. When you bring your full self to work ideas flow and personalities shine. You’re empowered to fulfil your full potential and let your best self shine. 

Get Stuck In

Early client experience.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn from and work closely with BDO partners & directors who’ll expect you to get stuck in from day one. 

Real Impact

We don’t do empty slogans.

We know that making a real impact is important to you. We listen to our Grads and we get it. Because you get direct client experience, you’ll get to see the real impact of your work with the business decision makers themselves. 


Life + work is in balance.

There's more than one way to get stuff done and ultimately, it’s the outcomes that matter most, personally and professionally. 

Watch Our 1 Take, Filter-Free Videos

Most Irish grad recruitment videos seem the same these days. Similar promises, vague slogans. Uber-edited, Instagram-perfect style. With so many filters on the content, it must be hard for grads to know what’s real.
 At BDO Ireland we shot all our 2024 grad videos in 1 take. No edits. Every personal story you hear is 100% filter-free.

Richard Warren-Tangney

Partner, Audit.
Specialising in Financial Services.

Angela Fleming

Partner, Tax.
Head of Financial Services Tax.

Eithan Ntibimenya

Audit Trainee.
BDO Ireland.

Niamh Prendergast

Audit Trainee.
BDO Ireland.

Harry Meehan

Tax Trainee.
BDO Ireland.

Shane O'Rourke

Tax Trainee.
BDO Ireland.

Watch Our Series of Behind-the-scenes Grad Parody Videos

We thought it’d be fun to imagine what really goes on behind the scenes of those ‘Instagram perfect’ grad videos…Meet new grad Donna and the media team from fictional company ‘Forrgone Accounting’. Enjoy! 😉

Grad Parody - Flexibility

Grad Parody - Empty Slogans


Grad Parody - No Egos


BDO Benefits

During your graduate programme we support you during your exams with paid study leave along with on-site revision courses from experienced guest lectures. You’ll have the opportunity to discover and explore your business stream, grow your portfolio of skills, and build a platform to develop your career. Along the way, you’ll enjoy excellent coaching, mentoring along with cross departmental collaboration. 

Check out the full list of benefits on the Dublin / Limerick role descriptions above and watch our company wide benefits video below.  


 Depending on the area you join, you will have the opportunity to pursue qualifications such as ACA, ACCA, ITI, or ICSA through a training contract lasting a minimum of 3 years.

Our achievements are driven by a diverse range of individuals and talents, as well as the vibrant personalities that mould our teams and foster connections with our clients.

Get Stuck In, See The Difference

Digital IQ Skills Programme

Be part of our digital journey, our graduates don’t just crunch the numbers they analyse them using the latest data analytics, data visualisation, robotics, and AI. Be a data enabler and key player in our firm’s digital acceleration. Our Digital IQ program is open to all our grads and covers everything from data fundamentals, data management, automation and visualisation skills.

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)

Our D&I programme is an extension of our core values and is central to the success of the firm. It’s an employee-led initiative delivering programmes together that empower and embrace diversity in the workplace. Our programme is designed to ensure that BDO is an open, respectful and inclusive environment for everyone. 

Environmental Social Governance (ESG)

At BDO we view sustainability through the universally recognised ESG framework, to help unpack the wide-ranging risks and metrics that come under sustainability. We want our people, our clients, our communities and our planet to be successful.