People and Values

We hand pick the very best talent available to nurture & empower them through training and providing them with wide exposure across sectors, service lines and geographies. BDO East Africa is structured to be a “great place to work” and hence we retain our best employees to serve you now and in the future.,

Over the years, we have been known for the quality of our people, experienced and dedicated professionals who have found in us the right ground for further development.

Combining specialist skills, sharp industry insight and relevant local knowledge, our professionals are also valued for the exceptional proximity they have built with our valued clients.

We have grown consistently to having today a combined team of over 100 professionals from diverse cultural and academic backgrounds. This multi-cultural manpower confers to the firm a unique, open corporate culture which allows us to rapidly assimilate clients from very diverse social, economic and geographical backgrounds.

Regular in-house training on emerging industry and regulatory issues further ensures our people keep abreast of important developments in their specialist field.

We have a large number of bilingual staff (speaking fluent French and English) which allows us to work for you in French and English-speaking Africa seamlessly.

We also partner regularly with the very best external service providers, whenever skills are required from outside the traditional Audit & Advisory Services space.

BDO's values can be summarised thus:

"Our beliefs drive our people to make choices ethically, professionally, and in the best interest of our clients. They unite our diverse and culturally rich manpower into one talent pool committed to delivering high standards of professional service as per the well documented BDO quality and compliance guidelines and methodologies. These beliefs have created leadership and focused excellence that characterise our firm. These beliefs are embedded on our core values of:

  • Integrity
  • Responsibility
  • Reliability
  • Teamwork and
  • Effective communication