BDO - security and innovation for foundations and non-profit organisations

BDO understands the challenges that foundations, care homes, clinics, home care providers and NPOs face.

Are you planning to set up an organisation? Or do you need help changing your legal form, restructuring or with an audit?

We provide comprehensive, expert advice on all your NPO-related questions. We work with your people to develop solutions that are tailored to your needs. Our clients include over 1,500 NPOs each year. For cross-border engagements, we draw on the strength of BDO's global network.

Turn our experience into your advantage.


Read more in our brochure.


Our services

  • Governance
  • Compliance
  • Mission statements, strategies and multi-year planning
  • Risk management
  • Business planning
  • Lead advisor for takeovers
  • Due Diligence
  • Outsourcing and independence
  • Mergers and alliances
  • Management of outsourced organisations
  • Ownership strategies and service agreements
  • Practice partnerships
  • Introducing cost/revenue accounting
  • Accounting (financial reporting)
  • Accounting management (outsourcing, salary administration, Internet Accountant)
  • Budget and financial planning and analysis
  • Internal control system (ICS)
  • Spitex financial manual
  • Developing management information systems (MIS)
  • Developing controlling instruments
  • CFO interim management
  • Developing fundraising strategies
  • Design, evaluation, realisation and support of information and communication systems
  • IT security, project management and controlling
  • IT audit
  • Data protection check (vulnerability testing)
  • Developing data protection regulations
  • Digital & Innovation (strategy, organisation, efficient use of data, opportunities and risks of novel technologies)
  • Organisational analyses and identification of development potential
  • Analysis and adaptation of leadership models
  • Optimisation of the structural and procedural organisation
  • Process development and optimisation
  • Audit of the annual fi nancial statements
  • Audit in accordance with special laws
  • Audit of cost accounting
  • Audit of specific agreed-upon areas, projects or individual processes
  • Forensic Services
  • Internal audit
  • Tax and VAT advice
  • Contract law
  • Company law
  • Changes in legal form
  • Setting up an organisation
  • Articles of association and organisational regulations
  • Leadership in voluntary bodies
  • Militia and volunteer management
  • Coaching
  • Personnel and management selection
  • Interim management
  • Employee surveys
  • Job assessments, job specifi cations and requirement profiles
  • Organisational development (change management, personnel and team development)
  • New work placement
  • Wage/compensation benchmarking and salary systems
  • Real estate valuation and sales
  • Property condition assessments and maintenance planning
  • Site development planning
  • Tenant and client management
  • Time/activity tracking and project accounting
  • CRM and donation management
  • Finance and accounting
  • Payroll accounting and Human Resources
  • Interfaces to SOMED, easyDOK, BESA and RAI
  • Digital processes, scanning and archiving, electronic invoicing
  • Data analysis, reporting and business intelligence

Contact us

Key contacts

Oliver Berger

Oliver Berger

Head of the NPO & Health Care Industry Center, Consultant to Public Administrations, Berne
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Marcel Gertsch

Marcel Gertsch

Head of Advisory Northwestern Switzerland, Aarau - Partner
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Marco Beffa

Marco Beffa

Audit, Member of sector centre healthcare | NPO/NGO, Zurich
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Patrick Deicher

Patrick Deicher

Consultant Public Administrations, Head of NPO Region Central Switzerland, Lucerne
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