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Deloitte offers diverse opportunities in accounting. With accounting skills at Deloitte, you could work on audit, tax, and financial advisory projects, providing insights, ensuring compliance, and supporting client decision-making processes. Join us if you're passionate about numbers and making a meaningful impact.

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Step 1. Discover your career pathway

Learn more about the specific Deloitte teams we're hiring into and the work you can expect in a role with us to find a career pathway that fits your skills, interests and future ambitions.

Our specialist accounting skills empower clients with a deep understanding of their financial position. We don’t just understand our clients’ businesses; we explore major opportunities and identify risks beyond traditional financial reporting functions. Our team of auditors and accountants is growing more than ever as the world recognises our talent.

What will you get to do?

  • Provide audit, advisory, financial reporting, and accounting services to public, private, and not-for-profit clients. 
  • Apply design-thinking approaches to audit projects.
  • Perform substantive audit testing using data analytics to develop and present annual audit plans and reports.


We recruit into the following streams:

  • Financial Services (FS)

Supporting the financial services industry, i.e. banking, wealth management, superannuation and insurance.

  • Global Markets (GM)

Serving iconic, large, and complex international organisations from a diverse range of industries, working with talented Deloitte audit teams worldwide.

  • National Strategic (NS)

Serving iconic ASX-listed clients from various industries, including retail, energy and resources, technology, and healthcare.

  • Private Audit

Servicing large and iconic Australian and international private organisations, private equity firms, and non-profit groups has driven purpose-driven organisations across various industries, including retail, healthcare, sport, transport, and fast-growing technology. 

Learn more about: AUDIT & ASSURANCE

Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)

We develop and deliver service offerings related to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and Climate and Sustainability. Using our specialist skills and global reach, we help our clients navigate the rapidly evolving ESG disclosure and reporting requirements, tailored to their specific needs and vision, to generate sustainable improvements in their ESG monitoring and reporting. We provide audit and advisory services to clients seeking to uplift their ESG capabilities, climate governance, reporting readiness and assurance ESG reporting.

 Environmental Science, Climate & Sustainability, Environmental Engineering, Biodiversity and/or Accounting, Finance

Controls Assurance

Our Controls and third-party assurance specialist team applies core assurance and accounting techniques to assist our clients in assessing and enhancing their internal controls and operational performance. We focus on specialist control reviews and assurance reporting, mainly over financial services organisations, including control reviews over third-party service providers. Our portfolio of clients includes some of the largest business names in Australia and globally. 

Business, Management, Finance, Accounting or Business Law

Learn more about: AUDIT & ASSURANCE

We uncover major opportunities and identify risks beyond traditional financial reporting.

What will you get to do? 

  • Gain enviable client-facing skills as you craft and deliver innovative solutions for our clients’ most complex problems.
  • Build your understanding of our client's industries and their typical challenges.
  • Use the latest tech tools to develop creative solutions and help prepare project plans and reports.

We recruit into the following streams:

  • Controls Assurance

Our Controls and third-party assurance specialist team applies core assurance and accounting techniques to assist our clients in assessing and enhancing their internal controls and operational performance. We focus on specialist control reviews and assurance reporting, mainly over financial services organisations, including control reviews over third-party service providers. Our portfolio of clients includes some of the largest business names in Australia and globally. 

Degrees: Business, Management, Finance, Accounting or Business Law

  • Finance Assurance - Accounting Advisory

Our teams apply core assurance and technical accounting skills in an assurance or consulting context to assist our clients in managing their operational performance. Our team comprises specialist advisors in finance function assurance, large accounting transactions, and specialised finance outsourcing, providing advice across a wide range of industries and various levels of government.

DegreesAccounting (Major or Minor)

  • Treasury & Regulatory Advisory (TRA)

Our newly formed Treasury & Regulatory Advisory division within Assurance comprises the following high-performing specialist teams:

  • Treasury & Capital Markets (TCM)

Our banking, government and corporate client service offerings to Australia's largest publicly owned companies, global corporates, private businesses and the three tiers of government are delivered by a team of specialists through advisory and audit channels. Our differentiated support covers all aspects of treasury and financial risk management, including governance, controls, regulatory advice, accounting for derivatives, treasury technology, global cash management, outsourced accounting, model validation, credit provisioning and internal/external audit support, to name a few.    

Degrees: Accounting, Finance, Economics, STEM, Actuarial Science 

  • Centre of Excellence Financial Services Regulatory (CoE FS Reg)

We are a national practice within Deloitte’s Centre of Excellence that offers assurance and regulatory advisory services to the Wealth Management, Superannuation, Insurance and Banking sectors.  We support our clients in crafting and developing solutions for complex regulatory issues and meeting regulatory requirements. Demand for our regulatory specialist and audit services is growing more than ever as the world recognises our talent.

 Degrees: Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Law

Learn more about: AUDIT & ASSURANCE

Our internal Finance team provide management reporting and accounting support to the business. Additionally, this team contributes to developing strategic initiatives, financial policies and procedures, and financial objectives to support the firm's financial performance and position. It is an excellent opportunity to gain experience working in a finance team that supports a partnership that generates revenue. This team is fast-paced, innovative and forward-thinking.

What will you get to do?

  • Preparation and analysis of weekly and monthly results
  • Month-end processes, including reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, manual journals for accruals, other correcting entries
  • Assisting business finance managers with forecasting and assisting with strategic initiatives.

Degrees: Business/Commerce majoring in Accounting


Learn more about: ENABLING AREAS

Our Finance Business Systems team supports and enhances all the financial systems within Deloitte Australia. We’re a team of technically-minded, inquisitive, and meticulous problem-solvers. You’ll be interested in financial accounting systems and interfaces and excited to grow your skills in SAP, Concur, SQL, and Excel applications.

What will you get to do?

  • Monitor and maintain Finance systems for business continuity and achievement of strategic objectives
  • Assist with strategic system reviews and enhancement projects
  • Developing and maintaining trusted relationships with key stakeholders within the Finance team and wider business.

Degrees: Information/Business Systems, Information Technology, plus Accounting 

Learn more about: ENABLING AREAS

Did you know Deloitte has a Forensic practice helping clients deal with real and ever-present threats such as program integrity, governance, fraud, corruption, and money laundering?

Our Forensic teams are fast-growing groups of trusted advisors who help clients manage their growing regulatory and customer demands for fraud mitigation.

Forensic Solutions

Our Forensic Solutions team is 100+ people strong and is comprised of practitioners from all sorts of fields, ranging from law enforcement and accounting to forensic technology, business intelligence, and financial crime. This a great example of a diverse team working collaboratively together toward a common goal!  

What will you get to do?

  • Strategic Advisory: Advising clients on their strategic and operational posture for preventing, detecting and responding to integrity issues, poor governance, serious non-compliance, fraud and corruption, both within Australia and the Pacific region.
  • Investigations: Gather evidence by interrogating large data holdings, conducting financial analysis, interviewing witnesses, and undertaking background searches. You will work with colleagues from our forensic analytics and technology disciplines to crack the case! 
  • Disputes: Review and prepare information to help assess the significance of a specific claim or undertake complex financial analysis in support of expert witness proceedings in court.
  • Financial Crime Advisory: Working in a team advising clients on anti-money laundering, sanctions, bribery, corruption and fraud. You could assist high-profile clients in dealing with the issues flowing on from the Financial Services Royal Commission.
  • Forensic Accounting: Analyse and report on the financial aspects of complex accounting matters and assess the quantum of loss or damage for investigations and disputes.

Degrees: Accounting, Business, Commerce, Economics, Finance, Law.

Learn more about: FINANCIAL ADVISORY

We know that Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) are a huge deal for businesses, so we make sure they succeed from start to finish. Through constant collaboration and professional development, we turn clients’ frustration into assurance with our sophisticated and tailored M&A advice.

What will you get to do?

Get world-class on-the-job training from our global network for M&A professionals and specialise in one of the below teams**:

  1. Advisory: We support our clients by advising them on M&A transactions, including buying and selling businesses and assets, from the moment they begin to consider a transaction to the day that the deal is completed and ownership changes.
  2. Transaction Services*: We make sellers’ lives easier by providing due diligence information, analytics on key financial/operating performance metrics, transaction-related tax and accounting advice, and reviewing sale and purchase agreements.
  3. Valuations: We help clients understand the worth of entities, assets and liabilities to make informed business and investment decisions by quantifying and articulating value for the transaction, financial reporting, taxation, financing, litigation and strategic management purposes.
  4. Intellectual Property Advisory: Our IP Advisory team specialises in quantifying and optimising the value of tech, data and brands – covering fields as diverse as agri-tech, biotech, cleantech, fintech and mining tech. We help clients commercialise intellectual property (IP), raise funds, leverage IP in M&A, develop IP strategies and meet intangible asset reporting requirements.
  5. Fixed Asset Valuations: At M&A Fixed Asset Valuations, we help clients with asset-intensive businesses value their plant and infrastructure for financial reporting, stamp duty, tax and strategic management purposes.
  6. Consulting Services: We help clients navigate deals and support them in strategy, commercial, operational advice, due diligence and implementation across mergers and divestments with a focus on increasing growth and value.
  7. People M&A: We help clients navigate the people-related aspects of deals, which sit at the heart of deal value. We focus across the M&A lifecycle in areas including HR due diligence, change and communications, organisational design, workforce transition and culture integration.
  8. Business Modelling: The business modelling team provides clients insightful business planning and forecasting analysis. Using quantitative analysis and sound judgment, we build financial and economic modelling solutions to help our clients make strategic decisions and enhance stakeholder value.
  9. Data Analytics (iDeal): Every M&A decision is driven, at least in part, by data. In the past, you might not know the real story behind the numbers until your business was in the trenches of post-deal transition. iDeal enables you to go deep into the data to find out what’s really going on within the tight time frame of most deals —before it’s too late.

Degrees: Open to all degrees

*By joining M&A Transaction Services, you will have opportunities to develop your skills through professional studies, such as support with completing your Chartered Accountants (CA) Program.

**Different locations hire into different teams. You can see which teams are available in each location on the individual M&A job ads when applying.

Learn more about: FINANCIAL ADVISORY

We flourish in the unexpected, specialising in offering restructuring advice to companies facing corporate distress or disruption. Never settling for “good enough”, we craft creative, tailored solutions for underperforming businesses. We’re responsible for conducting lending reviews, formal insolvency, debt and capital restructures, as well as turnaround services to a variety of businesses.

What will you get to do?

  • Contribute to a range of solutions for underperforming businesses such as voluntary administrations, receiverships, liquidations, corporate simplifications, and debt restructuring.
  • Help clients navigate through formal and informal restructures and insolvency processes to protect and maximise their positions.
  • Receive support in undertaking the Chartered Accountants (CA) program*.

Degrees: Accounting, Business, Commerce, Finance, Law.

*By joining Turnaround & Restructuring, you will have opportunities to develop your skills through professional studies, such as support with completing your Chartered Accountants (CA) Program.

Learn more about: FINANCIAL ADVISORY

With deep expertise in tax, our team gives top-quality, practical advice tailored to our client’s unique circumstances.

What will you get to do?

  • Provide trusted advice to help clients simplify their tax management and oversight.
  • Deliver a comprehensive and practical approach to tax planning that helps corporate, international, and privately owned businesses meet their worldwide tax and statutory responsibilities.
  • Identify planning opportunities and provide specialised services to achieve tax efficiencies.

Degrees: Accounting, Business, Commerce, Economics, Finance, Law

Learn more about: TAX & LEGAL

You’ll learn and experience first-hand how we provide clients with trusted advice for their business operations across tax litigation, taxation audit, transaction advisory, corporate law, foreign investment advisory, intellectual property, technology law, and tax controversy matters. We pride ourselves on delivering a highly technical product in a commercially-minded way.

What will you get to do?

  • Prepare evidence files to support tax positions taken
  • Prepare for proceedings in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal or the Federal Court
  • Preparing submissions to the ATO, including voluntary disclosures, remission requests and formal objections

Degrees: Law

Learn more about: TAX & LEGAL

We help global employers navigate the tax, technology, immigration, and mobility aspects through a global network of experts. We help them transform global programs cost-efficiently and use data analytics, digital insights and other technologies to offer our clients tailored solutions.

What will you get to do?

  • Engage in client interactions addressing the personal and company tax and immigration implications associated with internationally mobile workers
  • Assist clients in responding to regulator-initiated audits and reviews relating to matters such as underpayment of wages, primary tax obligations, compliance with immigration requirements and reporting of equity-based incentives
  • Work with global teams to solve complex problems for large multinational employers
  • Migration team: Law degree and Practical Legal Training (or, at a minimum, the coursework component) OR Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law and Practice and the associated Migration Agents Capstone Assessment.

Degrees: Accounting, Business, Commerce, HR, Economics, Finance, Law (Migration)

Learn more about: TAX & LEGAL

We're specialists in a broad range of increasingly important indirect taxes, including GST, State Taxes, Global Trade and Advisory, Fuel Tax and Luxury Car Tax. We’re at the forefront of indirect tax policy, framing national conversations, and regularly and successfully leading litigation.

What will you get to do?

  • Work with a diverse team of accountants and lawyers to solve complex tax issues as a result of mergers and acquisitions, business reorganisations and evolving indirect tax legislative change within Australia and globally
  • Assist clients in managing tax authority and government regulator audits and reviews
  • Work with several Deloitte teams to develop tailored solutions to assist clients with tax transformation, including outsourcing and adopting technology to streamline compliance.

Degrees: Accounting, Business, Commerce, Economics, Finance, Law

Learn more about: TAX & LEGAL

We advise some of Australia’s most successful privately-owned companies, high net-worth individuals and not-for-profits. You’ll see the full gamut, from preparing financial statements and tax returns to compliance and advisory.

What will you get to do?

  • Be part of the best client service teams, attending to our clients' compliance and advisory requirements, including preparing financial statements, income tax returns, and working files to support such.
  • Collaborate with other specialist teams within the private market.
  • Research general and complex taxation matters, including liaising with clients and statutory bodies.

Degrees: Accounting

Learn more about: TAX & LEGAL

Are you looking to join a united team of diverse professionals focused on solving complex challenges? If you're interested in transformation, technology, process, people (or tax!), join our team at an incredible moment in time… opportunity rewards those fearless in facing change – could this be your moment?

What will you get to do?

  • Designing, building, and implementing digital tools to streamline and automate processes for clients.
  • Supporting clients in their digital transformation journey.
  • Develop and Apply tax technical skills to client technology and data projects.
  • Working side-by-side with data analysts to deliver tax solutions. 

Degrees: Business/Commerce (Accounting, Taxation, Finance, Economics), Data Analytics, Computer Science, IT, Project Management, Business Information Systems, Business Administration

Learn more about: TAX & LEGAL

We work with multinational enterprises to help them understand and apply global transfer pricing rules to their business. This involves providing our clients with insights and expertise on various international-related party transactions and arrangements and helping them defend their arrangements in interactions with tax authorities.

What will you get to do?

  • Be part of a global transfer pricing network and team with Deloitte transfer pricing practices in various other countries in delivering advice to multinational clients.
  • Combine legal, financial, and economic skills to analyse and apply transfer pricing rules to various intra-group arrangements and transactions.
  • Work with clients from various industries and business types, meeting with key personnel from across the business to understand how the business operates and drives value.

Degrees: Accounting, Business, Commerce, Economics, Finance, Law

Learn more about: TAX & LEGAL

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Graduate Program

We have limited opportunities available for accounting students in our Audit and Tax teams. To learn more and apply, click here!

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Vacation Program

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International Students

We accept applications from international students across a variety of roles. Please visit our International Students page for more details.

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