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Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a 12 month program for students in their final year of university or recent university graduate.

Vacation Program - a professional experience placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study. Intern Program - a 9-10 month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.

Career Insight Program – a two day program for students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 45 vacationers, 6 interns (Co-Op/IBL) and 25 first year Career Insight participants each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

What should I expect when I arrive for my interview?

You can expect a one on one interview with a member of the Human Resources team, and an invitation to attend an evening information session and networking event at our office.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. birth certificate).

How many rounds of interviews are there?

Typically two, one with HR and one with a partner of the firm.

When do applications open?

  • Graduate - February 
  • Vacation - February and August
  • Career Insight - August
  • Intern - TBC

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Click on the link to make an application now! www.pitcher.com.au

how to apply

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

A Day at Pitcher Partners

Working at Pitcher Partners is quite unique – it’s a place where you make lifelong friends and where you feel as though you really belong. Pitcher Partners genuinely care about their staff – that’s why we were named one of the Top 50 Companies to work for in Australia.

A day at Pitcher Partners goes something like this:

Work + Opportunity - lots of technical training and resources to support and encourage your professional and personal development, because Pitcher Partners believe that their people are their most valuable resource.

Work + Variety - great exposure to a variety of different work and different clients and the chance to get really get close to those clients, because Pitcher Partners believe that’s how you learn. 

Work + Fun - regular social and sporting events and the encouragement to develop and maintain your hobbies and outside interests, because Pitcher Partners believe that a balanced lifestyle produces happy, healthy staff who work better and smarter.

work

Olivia, from Business Advisory and Assurance says “The highlight of the year was definitely the National Grad Training Program which was 4 days up in the Gold Coast of intense professional and technical training and not to mention a lot of socialising! The Buddy and Mentor Programs really gave me that stable foundation from the very beginning, and their ongoing support gave me the confidence to reach my graduate goals and definitely set higher ones as well!”

About Pitcher Partners

Pitcher Partners is an association of full service accounting, audit and advisory firms located in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane.

We have built a strong reputation as a leading firm in our market by providing the highest levels of professional client service and advice.

We specialise in servicing the ‘middle market' including privately owned businesses, small corporates and the individuals within them.

Pitcher Partners was founded on the principles of personal service, honesty, trust and open communications. We are committed to the care of our clients, continual improvement and the building of strong client relationships, and are proud of our reputation within the business community for these values.

Awards we have received over the years include:

  • Top 5 Graduate Employer in the Australian Association of Graduate Employer Awards 2013
  • Top 25 Intern (Vacation) Program in the Australian Association of Graduate Employer Awards 2013
  • Top 20 Best Opportunities for Graduates in the Australian Association of Graduate Employer Awards 2011
  • Named in the BRW Top 50 Companies to work for in Australia 2011
  • Finalist for the Best Graduate Development Program in the Australia Association of Graduate Employer Awards 2010
  • Graduate Recruiter of the Year in Australian Association of Graduate Employer Awards 2010 
  • BRW St George Bank Client Choice Award - Best large Accounting Firm
  • CFO Magazine Awards - Accounting Services Firm of the Year
  • Australian Human Resources Institute - Excellence in People Management
  • National Work/Life Balance benchmarking  Study - Ranked in national Top 10
  • HR Awards - Finalist for the use of technology in HR
  • Employer of Choice for Women 2009

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

Which student program am I eligible for?

Graduate Program – a twelve month program for university students in their final year of study or recent university graduates (preferably within a few years of graduating).
Vacation Program – a six week placement for university students in their penultimate (second last) year of study.
Intern Program – a nine to ten month program for university students in penultimate (second last) year of study.
Career Insight (First Year Uni Program) – a two day program for university students in their first year of study.

You must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia to be eligible to apply for our student programs.

How many students does Pitcher Partners recruit each year?

It varies each year, although typically we recruit up to 50 graduates, 50 vacationers, 6 interns (Co- Op/IBL) and 30 participants for the Career Insight program each year in the Melbourne office.

What do we look for?

We look for students who are passionate and committed to self-development, possess excellent interpersonal skills, can demonstrate initiative, and are keen on working with interesting small to medium enterprises.

Do I need relevant work experience to apply?

No, however if you have any work experience (relevant or not) you should include this in your resume.

What is the recruitment process at PP?

If successful, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book in for an Information/Networking session and an interview time. You will be also sent an email requested you to complete an online aptitude test.  

You will be required to attend a personal 30 minute interview and 60 minute Information/Networking session.  

Application outcomes will be communicated by email and telephone.

Do I need to bring anything to the interview?

You will need to bring the original or a certified original copy of your academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship or residency (i.e. passport or birth certificate).

When do applications open and close?

Graduate Program

Applications open: February
Applications close: March 

We recruit a year in advance for graduate positions.

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

First Recruitment Campaign
Application open: February 
Applications close: March

Second Recruitment Campaign
Applications open: July
Applications close: August

Career Insight (First Year Uni Program)

Applications open:  July
Applications close: August

How long are applications open?

We encourage you to view the specific details of any job advertised under the current vacancies link, however applications usually close approximately one month after opening.

Having problems with our online recruitment process? 
Contact [email protected]

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

Melbourne Practice Areas

We have a range of divisions for students to work in, offering exposure to many different kinds of roles across a broad variety of clients.

Business Advisory and Assurance 

Business Advisory and Assurance (BAA) provides a range of management accounting, business advisory and audit services to our clients. Our audit and review engagements apply a risk-based approach, allowing us to add value to clients as well as prepare their financial reports in a timely manner. 

Our assurance engagements include assisting clients with preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable them to make informed business decisions.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting group provides advice on business strategy and performance to a range of clients including private and family businesses, state and local government, statutory authorities and Not-for-Profits.

Business Consulting looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, mobilise and motivate people and transform organisations.

Business Recovery and Insolvency

The Business Recovery and Insolvency team deal directly with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state, to investigate the affairs of an entity in a state of insolvency. This can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with various stakeholders.

Work within the team is challenging and ever evolving based on the particular needs of each appointment. Our ultimate objective is to assist the insolvent entity to achieve the most favourable outcome for the future.

Technology Consulting

Organisations need to continually review and improve their information systems to retain their competitive edge. More now than ever, information and technology are the means to maximise business opportunities. Our Technology Consulting team help clients reach their full potential by working with them to develop IT strategies, implement process improvements and enable technologies for improved service delivery for all stakeholders.

IT Services

Our IT Services team provide the technology solutions and support that are core to running the business. Our focus is on customer experience, empowering staff and ultimately enabling the firm to gain strategic value through the use of technology.

The nature of our work means there are many and varied opportunities for growth. A job in our team will be challenging and can lead to a career in anything from software development to senior leadership.

Private Clients

Our Private Client team works predominantly with privately run businesses including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to provide business solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our core service offering includes annual compliance, preparation of management accounting financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. As a trusted advisor we may also assist our clients with arranging finance, forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investments. For many of our clients we act as an outsourced financial controller where we provide expertise and aptitude to the business owners in relation to financial reporting and management whilst allowing them to focus on running their business.

Risk Services

Risk Services helps clients to manage their business risks by first identifying and assessing a variety of processes within their organisation. We then evaluate this against best practice and test for inefficiencies and vulnerabilities including: compliance, financial and reputational risks. With a personal understanding of the client, as well as their unique objectives and circumstances, recommendations are developed to promote process efficiency, mitigate identified risks and improve the longevity and success of the organisation moving forward.

We have a dedicated Data Analysis Team who identify and solve real-world business process issues such as employee fraud, process inefficiencies, unmonitored expenditure and processing errors. We provide a level of insight into our client’s business that is not achievable through other audit and review techniques.

Tax Consulting

Our Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in the industry with the ability to manage any taxation issue regardless of size or complexity.

The breadth of tax services we provide include advising on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and / or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability. We are also adept at managing relationships between our clients and the various revenue authorities.

graduate

Choosing a career at Pitcher Partners puts you on a path of adventure.

Here you will have the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full service accounting and advisory firm offers, and be exposed to a wide variety of clients, from well- known international brands to family run businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations.

You will be guided along your adventure by close interaction with our partners and senior staff, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

We see you as a partner in our business too, and we believe that when our people are healthy, happy and engaged they work better and smarter. This belief underpins our unique culture and is part of our values established in 1991 by Ron Pitcher and our founding partners.

At Pitcher Partners your adventure will include making lifelong friends, enjoying our many social and firm activities and the opportunity to travel regionally, interstate and overseas within our network.

Our Graduate Program includes:

  • Pre-commencement events including morning teas, group functions and an end of year party
  •  The National Graduate Training Program on the Gold Coast for a week of training and social and networking events  
  • Induction week back at the firm where you get to meet the rest of the staff
  • Technical training where you learn all about the various software you will use
  • Chartered Accountants Program
  • Tax Institute of Australia Foundation Course accreditation
  • Professional development sessions on topics like communication, planning, career development and networking

If you want to choose your own adventure, start your career with us!

When do applications for the Graduate Program open and close?

Applications open: February each year.
Applications close: approximately March each year.

How do I apply for the Graduate Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.  

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

vacation program

The vacation program at Pitcher Partners is one of our most popular student programs.

When

Students in their penultimate year join the firm during their university holidays commencing late November for six weeks work experience.

What

This unique program provides students with a variety of experiences including the opportunity to gain real life work experience, technical and professional development training, exposure to the friendly Pitcher Partners' culture, career information sessions, networking events and much more.

Why

To give students the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience while still at university and the chance of securing an early graduate position with the firm.

What to expect

Alison – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"The vacation program was a great introduction to full time work, providing invaluable on the job exposure and excellent training opportunities.  From day one, everyone at Pitcher Partners was welcoming, friendly and approachable.  I was exposed to a range of client work and enjoyed putting my uni work into practice."

Christine – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"I had an amazing 4 weeks as a vac at Pitcher Partners,  getting real experience in a professional accounting firm, working with clients, getting used to wearing a suit every day and meeting some awesome people. The environment at Pitcher Partners is great, very welcoming and supportive and we received lots of training. I also completed 6 weeks vac work at a big-four firm and it really confirmed that Pitcher Partners was the place I wanted to work."

Michael – Previous Vacationer – Business Advisory and Assurance
"Calling a program a great experience is a bit of a cliché, but the Pitcher Partners vacation program really was! Not only did I gain exposure to the type of work completed in the industry, which I could then apply during my final year of university, but the people and culture at the firm made the month really enjoyable. PP staff were always willing to help and give up their time which allowed all the vacationers to benefit from their knowledge and feel welcome.  The program was the reason I decided to become a graduate at Pitcher Partners rather than some of the other firms.”

How do I apply for the Vacation Program?

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an email informing you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. The email will contain instructions on how to book an interview time and how to complete an online aptitude test. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Vacation Program open and close?

Vacation Program (Two recruitment drives per year)

1. First Recruitment Campaign
        Application open: February 
        Applications close: March 

2. Second Recruitment Campaign
        Applications open: July
        Applications close: August

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

intern program

Our interns are given the same opportunities and training and development experiences as our graduates, including attending the National Graduate Training Program. At the end of the internship program, top performing students may be offered a position with Pitcher Partners upon completion of their degree.

When

The internship program begins in March/April each year and concludes in December.

Why

Designed for students who have a keen desire to gain practical experience before completing the final year of their university degree.

Profile of an Intern

Lorina – Previous Intern – Business Advisory and Assurance

Describe what sort of work you were exposed to during your intern placement.

Being part of the Business Assurance and Advisory (BAA) division at Pitcher Partners gave me exposure to a variety of tasks such as audit procedures, completing tax returns, BAS statements, preparing financial statements and other administrative duties. This broad exposure provided a great learning experience.

What were the highlights of the intern placement?

  • The ability to associate with a wide range of people, both co-workers and clients.
  • The firm’s friendly environment, in particular, the 'open-door' policy which definitely facilitated my transition from university to the corporate world.
  • Work-life balance in the form of weekly social events and participation in various corporate sporting events.
  • The national graduate training program held in Queensland, which provided a great opportunity to liaise with other graduates and obtain some sound technical knowledge as well. 

Would you recommend the Pitcher Partners intern program to other students?

Most definitely. The intern program provides a unique opportunity to gain useful practical knowledge and consolidate the theory learnt at university. Pitcher Partners is a very welcoming environment which provides the assistance and experience required to kick-start a successful accounting career.

What next for Lorina? 

Lorina was successful in receiving an offer to return to Pitcher Partners after completing her final year of University.

How do I apply for the Intern Program?

Intern opportunities are advertised as they arise, to find out more visit the current vacancies page.

Careers Insight

Pitcher Partners is launching an exciting new program for students in their first year of university.

When

Students in their first year participate in a two day program during their mid-semester break in late September/Early October each year.

What

This new program provides students with a range of experiences including; professional development and career information sessions, team building activities and Manager/Partner shadow sessions.

Why

To give students an insight into the professional services environment and to provide valuable information to assist with their career choices.

How to apply

You will need to apply online via our current vacancies page. The online application requires you to upload your resume and academic transcript. It should only take you 20 minutes to complete your application.

If you progress to the next recruitment stage, you will be sent an aptitude test to complete and an email informing you that have been shortlisted for a quick and easy video interview. If unsuccessful, you will be notified via email.

When do applications for the Careers Insight program open and close?

Applications open: July each year 
Applications close: August each year

Applications are made online via the current vacancies page.

About Us

In 1991, when Pitcher Partners was formed, Ron Pitcher and the other founding partners established a solid set of values which still endure today, and underpin the unique culture of our firm.

We believe in partnering with our clients in their business; we don’t just offer a service, and that’s why we have a proud reputation for excellent client care.

Our mission to be the leading accounting firm servicing the middle market has not changed despite our outstanding growth and undeniable success. 

Working at Pitcher Partners gives you greater control of your career. Our people are encouraged to carve out a career path of their choosing, assisted by a flexible, supportive working environment. 

You will be sustained throughout your career by close interaction with our partners, as well as technical training and professional development from one of the largest learning and development programs in the industry.