As a vacationer you will be immersed into our culture of excellence and integrity in everything we do. You will learn how our values – respectful, authentic, creative and accountable – are more than just buzz words but are critical to how we operate as team, how we conduct ourselves with clients and how we act in the interests of the communities we live in.

We are looking for well-rounded students in their penultimate year of study to participate in paid 2 - 4 week work placements which run just before Christmas in the Summer University break.

We will be recruiting students in the following specialist areas based on your field of study, skills and interests:

Corporate Advisory

  • Accounting or Finance degree
  • An excellent ability to multi task, prioritise and organise their work
  • Curiosity and not being afraid to ask the tough questions
  • Self-starters who are driven and motivated



Forensic Accounting

  • Accounting, Finance, Commerce or Law degree
  • Ability to assess the reliability of evidence provided, with a view to formulating an opinion on that information
  • Confident reviewing and analysing financial information
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on delivering high quality work



Forensic IT

  • IT or Computer science degree
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a knack for identifying anomalies
  • A passion and ability to understand and absorb current and emerging technology and digital concepts
  • Confidence and great interpersonal skills


At Ferrier Hodgson, we recognise your transition from student to professional can be overwhelming. Our student programs are designed to provide you with ongoing support. This starts with immediate exposure to real and meaningful work; coaching by senior leaders and partners who are keen to share their knowledge and experience with you; and being matched with a buddy and mentor.

Your personal and professional growth are a priority. In addition to our extensive learning and development framework, our people receive full support to achieve CA qualifications as well as support for a range of additional post-graduate qualifications including CFA, ARITA advanced certification and MBA.

We recognise that it's not all about work, our offices host a great range of social and industry events, bringing together colleagues and industry experts in a relaxed and friendly environment.

If you want to be supported to reach your potential while gaining diverse experience outside of mainstream accounting, apply for the FH Vacationer program.

Before applying please ensure you have the eligibility to live and work in Australia.