2026 graduate program - Business stream

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   At Protiviti we care about our people and their careers. We promise all of our people: 

  • Meaningful rewards and recognition including competitive remuneration, a transparent incentive compensation program (ICP) annual bonus structure, Anytime Awards and more
  • Flexibility-first workplace offering flexible work arrangements and a hybrid work model
  • Exceptional development opportunities including a structured global mobility program, international INNovation centres, off-site trainings, e-learning, certifications, reimbursement for professional memberships, paid study leave assistance and structured progression and promotion plan
  • A global, collaborative and diverse workplace with opportunities to participate in local and international employee networks, initiatives and a personalised advisor program
  • An opportunity to have an impact with clients working to improve communities locally and internationally, contribute to thought leadership and influence the future of work
  • A commitment to our communities featuring an employee matching gift program, two annual paid days off for volunteerism and community philanthropy programs
  • Generous benefits options including four weeks of annual leave, all standard holidays, MediBank health fund, long-service leave, ability to purchase additional annual leave, salary continuance insurance, paid parental leave, sabbatical program and more


As a Graduate Consultant, you will get the opportunity to work across a multitude of industries and organisations. You will spend significant time with clients to understand their business problems and advise on processes gaps and improvement opportunities. This involves:

  • Contributing to the planning and scoping stage of the project
  • Documenting and forming a point of view on matters discussed in meetings
  • Conducting fieldwork to understand the business problems
  • Preparing findings and creating client deliverables

As Consultants progress in their careers, the focus shifts from gaining transferable experience to specialising in an industry or solution. We are committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce of professionals that share the common value of collaboration. Protiviti's consulting solutions span critical business problems in Internal Audit and Financial Advisory, Business Performance and Improvement and Risk and Compliance. Depending on client demand and staffing availability, you may gain exposure to projects across one or more of these consulting solutions:

Internal Audit and Financial Advisory: Internal Audit and Financial Advisory (IAFA) is an independent assurance and consulting activity that improves an organisation’s operations by evaluating and improving risk management, controls and governance processes. A typical IAFA engagement will involve:

  • Researching better practice and examining the efficacy of procedures
  • Creating process maps to better visualise processes and suggest improvements
  • Developing risk and controls matrices to understand how different business processes are governed

Risk and Compliance: Risk and Compliance (R&C) engagements aim to partner with management, board members and outside counsel to help organisations comply with regulatory requirements, respond to situations of non-compliance and improve the processes around information systems supporting Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC). A typical Risk and Compliance engagement will involve:

  • Reviewing and assessing legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Developing effective compliance monitoring solutions
  • Assisting the client to take a disciplined approach in managing risks through a combination of assessments, process improvement and model validation and review

Business Performance Improvement: As a Business Performance Improvement (BPI) graduate consultant you will bring together all of Protiviti’s service offerings and create holistic solutions for the client. Incorporating elements from both internal audit and information technology, Business Performance Improvement (BPI) sets out to review and uplift a business’ processes and procedures on a wide level to make genuine, value adding improvements.You will get to work in collaboration with the client, get to know their business and help identify areas where Protiviti can add real value and deliver change. A typical Business Performance Improvement (BPI) engagement will involve:

  • Discovery and exploration (often stemming from our other service lines;
  • Solution creation; and
  • Solution delivery (including Transition, change management and project management).

Position Requirements:

  • Degree: Candidates pursuing a bachelor’s degree, MBA or master’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, MIS or Computer Science)
  • Work Rights: Must be a current Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident holder.
  • Graduate Status: Must be in the final year of a university course
  • Ability to Travel: The position requires travel to client sites. Out-of-town travel also may be required

If you are excited about this role but not sure you meet all the requirements, please apply anyway and we’ll be happy to consider you for this and/or any other suitable role  

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Banking and Finance,
  • Work rights:
    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand
  • 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:
    Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane,
  • Closing Date:30th Jun 2024, 1:59 pm


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