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Co-op or Intern, Forensic Dispute & Investigations - September 2024

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BDO Canada

13d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You understand and embody BDO's core values, deliver high quality work, excel in client service, collaborate effectively, and strive for continuous learning and professional growth.
  • You will support FDI engagements by investigating fraud, analyzing financial data, conducting research, and preparing reports for clients. Build relationships and assist with business development opportunities.

Off-cycle Internship

Accounting & Tax, Banking & FinanceToronto


  • Our Toronto & Calgary offices are looking for a Co-op Student or Intern to join the Forensic Dispute & Investigation (“FDI”) team from September - December 2024.


  • How do we define success for your role?
  • You demonstrate BDO's core values through all aspects of your work: Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
  • You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; clients describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work
  • You identify, pursue, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
  • You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains and attracts talent
  • You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
  • You grow your expertise through learning and professional development.
  • Your experience and education:
  • You are enrolled in a post-secondary program specializing in Accounting, Finance, Business or other related fields with the intention of pursuing the CPA designation
  • You have a strong interest in pursuing a career in Investigative and Forensic Accounting
  • You have a desire to provide outstanding client service
  • You have the ability to work independently but are also able to effectively contribute to a team environment
  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You have excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate ideas effectively in both oral and written format
  • You have the ability to prioritize competing deliverables with varying deadlines
  • You have proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • You have experience or a strong interest in learning and utilizing data analytics tools. Any expertise in advanced data analysis, including working with tools such as PowerBI and Tableau, would be considered an asset

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax
Banking & Finance


  • Be an integral part of our dedicated, high-performing national team providing investigative, litigation support and insurance advisory services
  • Support relationships with BDO's current and prospective clients
  • Actively participate in discussions and meetings with engagement teams to plan and perform tasks and provide client service excellence
  • Together with the engagement team, execute on FDI engagements such as:
  • Forensic: Investigating fraud, corruption, money-laundering, and misappropriation of assets
  • Commercial Insurance Claims: Economic analysis of business interruption, product loss, and cyber claims
  • Litigation Support: Accounting analysis related to shareholder disputes, breach of contracts, commercial and intellectual property, construction disruption, construction delay claims, and accounting and financial reporting disputes
  • Examine financial records and documentation, analyze financial data, construct financial models and summarize observations
  • Conduct economic and industry research
  • Contribute to the preparation of financial and loss quantification models used by the team to conduct and support forensic analysis
  • Assist in drafting reports and presentations to clients
  • Develop relationships with peers within BDO and externally with current and prospective clients
  • Assist in business development opportunities


Work type

Full time

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