BDO is the fifth largest accountancy network in the world. We have more than 49,000 people working out of 1,100+ offices in over 135 countries. BDO is a network of international member firms. All firms in the BDO network offer comprehensive local knowledge and experience within an international context, wherever you are in the world, BDO is close to your business. In Southern Africa, BDO has offices in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
BDO is unlike other accounting organisations. We are different because BDO has a natural affinity for client rapport and is committed to the sustainable development of our clients’ businesses. BDO challenges the market model to provide a distinctively different option for clients.
Our commitment to service excellence, professionalism and client satisfaction has positioned us securely as one of the leading accounting and consulting organisations in the world. BDO provides audit, risk assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to private and publicly traded businesses, to governments and other public bodies and to non-governmental organisations. The environment we create for our staff liberates their talent and motivates them to make quick, robust decisions, challenge clients when appropriate and give straight answers. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities and our client’s unparalleled support.
BDO Zambia is a firm of public accountants, registered with the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants, providing audit, accounting, taxation, management and consulting services to some four hundred clients of varying sizes and needs. BDO Zambia is part of the BDO International network.
Presently with six Partners and Directors and over 50 supporting professional staff in our Lusaka and Livingstone offices the firm places particular emphasis on providing a personal and value for money service, through constructive and effective advice, financial planning and control. In addition to our own team of financial experts, the Firm has access to a number of qualified professionals providing advice on Human Resources Management, Economics, Legal Draftsmanship, Agriculture and Horticulture.
Whatever the nature of your organisation, private or public, our partners and staff invest the time in getting to know you and your business thoroughly. Because we take the time to understand the nature of your business and the challenges it faces, we are able to identify solutions and to make a real contribution to the profitability and efficiency of your business.
We’ve cut out needless bureaucracy, so we can serve you responsively and flexibly. Our systems work to support our people, not the other way around. That gives us more time to get to know you and your business - and give more relevant, intelligent advice.
With the backing of the BDO international network, we are able to combine global coverage with local knowledge. Our close relationship with BDO South Africa provides us with additional resources and expertise to meet business requirements in Zambia.
The Partners, Directors and staff of BDO Zambia aim to establish the firm and its related specialised business entities as the preferred provider of Financial Services in the country. We have a commitment to total client service and we build an understanding of our clients businesses that allows us an active role in their success.
Our client base consists of public and private companies, partnerships, local subsidiaries of international quoted groups, individuals, NGOs and charities. Our clients are significant players in nearly all sectors of the Zambian economy, most notably tourism, agriculture, construction, trade, commerce and mining and include SABMIller, Parmalat, Sun International, BSI, Sasol and Airtel. Furthermore we have participated in a number of consultancy projects financed by the World Bank and USAID for various Government Ministries.
We have a partner-led approach, which delivers the highest quality of service by using short, functional chains of communications to aid decision-making. Clients benefit from our fresh thinking, constructive challenge and practical understanding of the issues they face. Developing strong, personal relationships with our clients is at the forefront of our service approach.
Corporate Social Responsibility
BDO in Zambia supports Pestalozzi World, an NGO that enables education for disadvantaged children in developing countries by identifying academically talented children living in rural areas.
BDO Zambia is sponsoring a young woman. The firm currently employs her while she studies at a local college to attain a basic accounting qualification. So not only is she being educated, she is also gaining valuable work experience.
For more information on this project, please visit www.pestalozzi.com.