2023 Undergraduate Accountant

At Grant Thornton, YOU are at the heart of everything we do. 

Go beyond your studies and be inspired to discover exactly what a career at Grant Thornton will hold for you.

Our part-time undergraduate roles offer you a unique insight into what it’s like to provide real advisory services to our clients and experience what life might be like as a Graduate in one of the world’s leading professional services firms. You will get to know us, our clients and start learning more about yourself.

You’ll be given the opportunity to work in one of our service lines where you’ll be empowered to take on real-world challenges, working alongside remarkable business leaders to support a wide variety of dynamic client. There’ll be challenges along the way, but you’ll be supported at every step.

You’ll also get to know your new colleagues, fellow undergraduates and our business, purpose, values and vision by participating in our clubs and committees, attending networking and social events, undertaking projects with a social/community impact and receiving mentoring and feedback from your assigned coach.

Throughout your experience, you will gain a wide range of skills and experience that will support your learning and development through the remainder of your studies and beyond. We predominantly recruit our graduates through our undergraduate opportunities and vacation experience programs – so a successful placement as an undergraduate could also fast-track you to a graduate offer!


Opportunities are available for driven and enthusiastic students to join our Brisbane office who are looking to kick-start their career in the following areas:

  • Restructuring Advisory

Expected weekly time commitment:

2-3 days per week throughout the university semester

Please note: our undergraduate opportunities are flexible around your university timetable and exams, and we will work with you each semester to ensure you are able to balance both your working and study commitments.


Here, we do things differently. We’re not just a leader in accounting and advisory services – we have an approach that’s uniquely Grant Thornton. Our team is shaping growth strategies for our clients and influencing our firm’s culture and future with their own voices and experiences. We care for our people, clients and communities and support them to thrive.

Our size and success mean we can offer remarkable opportunities as you develop your career. With a global network spanning more than 135 countries, we have the reach to take your where you want to go.


We understand work is just one aspect of your life so along with a competitive salary you’ll have access to a wide variety of benefits including free gym membership, social events and clubs, volunteer days, corporate discounts and paid study support and leave.

We are proud to be a workplace that champions a culture of inclusion and diversity where our people are supported, connected and heard. We recognise the importance of individual flexible work options and family friendly work practices in maintaining a diverse, adaptive and high performing teams. To support you we are committed to growing authentic and inclusive leaders who create a vibrant and collaborative working environment. Leaders encourage your unique perspective and support you to be your whole self every day as you steer the career path you planned. Collaboration, Authenticity, Respect and Excellence (CARE) are our values and guide us in supporting our people, our clients and our community to thrive.

Grant Thornton strives for equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. We strongly encourage female candidates, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people from the LGBTI+ community and people with disability to apply.


You’ll come with a variety of strengths and motivations ready to contribute and connect with our clients, our purpose, our values and our culture and want to make an impact right from the start. It’s not just about the academics, but also what else inspires you to care as much as we do.

You’ll be curious, aspirational and value the things we value.

  • empowered - You will not be afraid to challenge convention, to have a voice, and to contribute your views, experiences and passions to help shape our firm’s culture and future.
  • supported - You’ll prioritise learning in an environment where you are free to try new things and be guided by leaders who remember what it was like to start their careers and foster a culture of clear and constructive feedback.
  • inspired - You’ll embrace diversity, flexibility and respect the unique strengths and qualities each member of your team will bring. You’ll be energised by collaborating with those around you and lean into challenge and new experiences.

These undergraduate opportunities are open to:

  • all university students with more than 6 months remaining in their degree


If you require any reasonable adjustments to assist you throughout the recruitment process, please contact Kate Minns, Early Careers Manager on 03 8663 6436 or at [email protected] to discuss your application and your individual needs.

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  • Job type:Cadetships
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Business and Commerce, Economics
  • Work rights:
    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Skilled
  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:
  • Salary

    $50,000 - $55,000 (Including Superannuation)



  • accepts international


  • Closing Date:5th Dec 2022, 4:13 am


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