\r\n\r\nAccountancy and business advisory firm BDO has bolstered its audit practice with the appointment of Rida Rahmani as a new partner in its London office.\r\n\r\nRahmani joins the firm\u2019s international audit team from EY, having built up more than 15 years\u2019 experience as an auditor, most recently working primarily with commodities trading clients.\r\n\r\nIn her new role at BDO, Rahmani will work closely with large multinationals as they navigate the statutory audit services for their global subsidiaries.\u00a0\r\n\r\nRahmani said: \u201cClients are facing a myriad of challenges at the moment, including the complex regulatory requirements of trading internationally, global supply-chain disruption and geo-political uncertainty.\r\n\r\n\u201cI am thrilled to be able to add value to BDO\u2019s clients with my international audit expertise. I\u2019m also looking forward to getting to know the team, including coaching and mentoring colleagues who are looking to develop themselves and their careers within the firm."\r\n\r\nPaul Eagland, managing partner at BDO, added: \u201cThis appointment is a key part of our ongoing investment in our audit capabilities and resources. As the profession continues to go through a historic period of reform, we remain committed to providing the highest level of quality audits for both UK and global businesses.\u00a0\r\n\r\n\u201cRida\u2019s experience of working with clients but also her desire to support the development and wellbeing of the people in her team makes her a fantastic fit with BDO\u2019s culture.\u201d\r\n\r\nSince the start of this year, BDO has appointed 13 new external partners. The firm also recently announced that Anna Draper and Kaley Crossthwaite will join BDO\u2019s leadership team on 1 July.