Assurance Intern - Summer 2025 (San Francisco)

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Assurance Intern - Summer 2025 (San Francisco)

San Francisco, CA
  • Responsibilities

    Job Summary:

    BDO is a place for energetic self-starters who can think and act like entrepreneurs. As an Intern in our Assurance practice, you will begin to utilize your educational background as well as your organizational skills as you serve the firm's dynamic client base. You will assist in problem solving and fact-finding, working side-by-side with more experienced team members who can provide you with direction, coaching and learning opportunities. This opportunity will allow you to gain a unique hands-on perspective on our firm’s practices and people, as well as beginning to forge the critical relationships that will help maximize your chance for success in your career.

    Job Duties:

    Typical responsibilities will include:

    • Participates in a structured on-the-job training program and become familiar with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
    • Becomes familiar with BDO specific audit methodology to assist with various stages of the audit process
    • Provides various support functions to the audit staff during engagement
    • Communicates with the clients' customers, creditors, banks and related parties concerning audit issues
    • Prepares and documents work in working papers utilizing BDO specific tools and templates
    • Contributes ideas/opinions to the audit teams and listen/respond to other team members’ views
    • Completes one assigned accounting or audit related research project and able to present findings to a panel of Assurance professionals
    • Other duties as required

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • Enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters program in Accounting, required
    • Pursuing a masters degree in Accounting, preferred


    • Leadership experience, preferred


    • Actively pursuing school credits to become a CPA


    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint, required

    Other Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to follow instructions as directed
    • Ability to work effectively in a team setting
    • Positive attitude and willingness to learn

    Individual salaries that are offered to a candidate are determined after consideration of numerous factors including but not limited to the candidate’s qualifications, experience, skills, and geography.

    California Range: $31.00/hr - $39.00/hr
    Colorado Range: $22.00/hr - $30.00/hr
    New York City/ Valhalla Range: $32.00/hr - $36.00/hr
    Washington Range: $31.00/hr - $36.00/h

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  • About Us

    At BDO, our purpose is helping people thrive, every day. Together, we are focused on delivering exceptional and sustainable outcomes — for our people, our clients and our communities. Across the U.S., and in over 160 countries through our global organization, BDO professionals provide assurance, tax and advisory services for a diverse range of clients.