More than you imagine

About to finish your accounting degree? Ready to turn theory into practice?
The Audit Office could be your right career move!

At the Audit Office of New South Wales, we play an important role in holding government accountable. Our people conduct financial and performance audits and we are proud of how our work focuses on the effective use of public resources and the continuous improvement of government services.

The work you will do is important. It is a critical part of ensuring a transparent and accountable government. You will be challenged by the diversity of issues and clients we work with. Our graduates are uniquely exposed to a broad array of government organisations, varying from very small to very large public sector entities, departments, corporations, companies and local councils.

Collectively, our clients manage over $550 billion in assets, and include organisations such as NSW Treasury, Sydney City Council, Taronga Park Zoo, Transport for NSW, the University of Sydney, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the NSW Police Force.

Not only will you have a career with purpose, you will have real work-life balance. Our competitive remuneration packages and commitment to your professional development is balanced with flexible working practices, healthy initiatives and unique personal growth opportunities.

We support our highly mobile workforce with excellent, high quality modern tools, and you will learn how to apply a modern international standard audit methodology, incorporating sophisticated data analytic audit tools and approaches.

As you work through your studies for your professional qualification of CAANZ, CPA Australia or IPA, we will generously support you. You can have an exciting career with longer-term prospects to grow into senior management roles or broader career paths.

The Audit Office of New South Wales is a rewarding, challenging and impactful place to work.

What are we looking for?

Although undoubtedly important, academic results are not all we're looking for. Equally important is your aptitude, attitude and motivation. You'll need integrity, maturity, resilience and tenacity together with well-developed oral and written communication skills, the ability to work successfully in a team environment and a keen interest in auditing and the public sector.

How to Apply

Your application must include the following attachments – a brief covering letter, resume and academic results. We are seeking recent or soon-to-be accounting graduates with a degree recognised by CAANZ, CPA Australia or IPA.

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Applications close Monday 16 April 2018.

Make the right move now!

The Audit Office of New South Wales values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse groups and those with a disability.

If you have any enquiries please send an email to