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Victorian Government

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  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2022 Accounting and Finance Graduate Program

Melbourne
Start your career in the Victorian Government graduate program in accounting and finance. Apply now with Victorian's most diverse employer.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
5-10
Salary
$60,314 plus super
Start Date
24 Jan 2022

Application dates

Applications Open
23 Feb 2021
Applications Close
29 Mar 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement

The Victorian Government

We want Victoria to be innovative and reflective of the community we serve. Graduates join us because we offer meaningful work that directly impacts Victorians and offers incredible career opportunities. No other employer has such a diversity of roles. Work in a place where you can live our shared values, including integrity, respect and human rights.

The graduate program

Complete 3 rotations in different departments over 12-months. You'll contribute to important work and make connections across government. You'll try varied work on different topics. Along the way, you'll develop your talents and find new passions.

The Accounting and finance stream is open to graduates with a major in accounting, finance, banking, commerce and business management. You'll have a home department that you start in for your first rotation and return to at the end of the program in a permanent position. You'll be drawing upon your hard-earned accounting and finance skills and knowledge during each placement in this stream. You may also receive vital support towards Chartered Accountant (CA) or Chartered Practicing Accountant (CPA) accreditation.

Program benefits

  • Exposure to 3 different accounting and finance focused roles in different government departments / agencies
  • A structured learning and development journey
  • Specialist training in accounting and finance that affects the government
  • Participation in executive mentoring
  • A promotion and pay rise to more than $72,000 on successful completion of the program
  • Collaboration with a large cohort of like-minded graduates
  • Opportunity to learn about the Victorian public service

Skills required

  • Verbal and written communication
  • Problem solving and analytical mindset
  • Adaptability and resilience
  • Teamwork and stakeholder engagement
  • Technical skills accounting, finance, banking, business management or commerce.

Eligibility criteria

  • Completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree between 1 Jan 2019 and 1 Jan 2022; and
  • Have a minimum of 6 units / subjects (Major) in accounting or finance; and
  • Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident or have unrestricted working rights in Australia at time of application; and
  • Not be on a temporary graduate visa; and
  • Not have taken a voluntary redundancy from the Victorian public sector in the 3 years up to the program start date of 24 January 2022.

Application stages

  1. Online application form
  2. Online assessment
  3. Video interview
  4. Assessment centre
  5. Employment offer

Aboriginal pathway

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pathway provides culturally appropriate guidance and support to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants through the recruitment and selection process. You'll be supported by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and other experienced professionals during the recruitment process and your career within the Victorian public sector. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pathway is part of the Victorian public sector's 5-year Aboriginal employment strategy, Barring Djinang.

Disability pathway

The Disability pathway provides graduates with disability access to safe and inclusive support and adjustments from a dedicated professional. It enables us to better understand you as an individual and assists with equitable access throughout the entire process. It can also include support during the graduate year. The Disability pathway is consistent with the Victorian Government's Getting to work disability employment action plan.

How to apply

The Victorian Government graduate program applications are open between 23 February and 9.59am AEDT 29 March 2021.

We are also accepting applications for our Generalist, Economic consultancy and Data analytics and streams.

Visit our website for more details.

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
I'm grateful to work with people who genuinely care about my career goals, personal growth and wellbeing.

Evelyn

  • Graduate stories
I'm grateful to work with people who genuinely care about my career goals, personal growth and wellbeing.

Evelyn

  • Graduate stories
I want to advocate for people with disabilities and ensure that we are represented in every level of government and involved in important initiatives and decisions.

Anna

  • Graduate stories
I want to advocate for people with disabilities and ensure that we are represented in every level of government and involved in important initiatives and decisions.

Anna

  • Graduate stories
I'm grateful to work with people who genuinely care about my career goals, personal growth and wellbeing.

Evelyn

  • Graduate stories
I'm grateful to work with people who genuinely care about my career goals, personal growth and wellbeing.

Evelyn

  • Graduate stories
I want to advocate for people with disabilities and ensure that we are represented in every level of government and involved in important initiatives and decisions.

Anna

  • Graduate stories
I want to advocate for people with disabilities and ensure that we are represented in every level of government and involved in important initiatives and decisions.

Anna


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Intake Months
Feb, Jul, Sep
Duration
15 months full-time, 3 years part-time
Study Mode
Online