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Apply for our graduate program

Applications are now open to permanent residents of Australia and those with an Australian or New Zealand citizenship. Applications close midnight Thursday 18 April 2024.  

CLICK HERE to apply! 

Our graduate program will provide you with a career that will challenge and reward you. Ultimately, you will grow into a connected and experienced audit professional who helps bring about positive outcomes for the people of New South Wales. 

What we offer 

In addition to a career that matters, we offer great benefits including: 

  • a competitive starting salary with opportunities for promotion and pay increases
  • generous study support to help you gain professional qualifications
  • a modern office with state-of-the-art technology
  • flexible work arrangements that will help you balance your work-life
  • an exceptional people culture that values diversity
  • comprehensive training including a formal induction program, professional skill development and half-yearly methodology training
  • working a 35 hour week on average, with compensation for extra hours put in during the busy times of the year.

Who we’re looking for

We are seeking graduates with accounting degrees recognised by CAANZ, CPA Australia or IPA. We care about academic results but equally important is an inquiring mind, an adaptive mindset, leadership qualities and motivation. 

In this role you’ll need integrity, maturity, resilience, tenacity, well-developed oral and written communication skills, the ability to work successfully in a team environment, and a keen interest in auditing and the public sector.

To apply for our graduate program, you'll need to have: 

  • completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in the past three years (2022, 2023 or 2024) or be due to complete it before February 2025
  • completed or be completing an accounting degree that meets the entry requirements for you to commence your studies with CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, or the Institute of Public Accountants program 
  • Australian or New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency (at the time of application).

Your application must include the following attachments – a brief cover letter, resume and academic results.

The Audit Office of New South Wales values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups and those with a disability.

If you have any questions about our graduate program, please contact people.servicedesk@audit.nsw.gov.au.