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Professional WIL Placement (Accounting)

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Don’t play the numbers game, take a calculated approach and stand out with a Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program in Accounting!

Are you a recent graduate who is struggling to break into the accounting industry, or a switched on student thinking about the next steps after university?

The Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program specialising in Accounting has been designed to help you successfully bridge the gap between study and professional employment in the accountancy field. Through the program you will have the opportunity to;    

  • Gain Australian experience in your relevant field of study
  • Develop your communication skills and confidence
  • Apply what you studied in university
  • Explore your future career path
  • Understand how businesses operate
  • Add relevant experience to add to your resume
  • Build your professional business network
  • Potentially gain references and endorsements
  • Access a mentor who provides career advice and guidance

During the program you will work towards and be assessed for the nationally recognised unit of competency BSBIND201 Work effectively in a business environment.

Accounting Placements

Performance Careers works with 3,500 industry partners to provide accounting placements across most industries, our host companies range from SMEs to some of Australia’s largest organisations and most recognised brand names.  During our placement matching process we work with you to understand your career aspirations and training needs, and take these into consideration along with your specific area of expertise, relevant experience, learning objectives, and location.  The following are examples of accounting placements within our host company network:

Accounts Placement

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A leading provider of digital media and entertainment services which makes, moves, manages and monetises content for the film, television and advertising industries.

ABOUT YOU: You are an enthusiastic Accounting graduate with an eye for detail. You thrive on working with numbers, have great analytical and problem solving skills, work well in a team environment, and are hungry to learn and develop your skill set.

LEARNING OUTCOMES: In addition to the specific learning outcomes of this program you will gain broad exposure to a number of Accounting functions including but not limited to accounts receivable, cash receipting, cash allocations, reconciliations, detailed financial analysis and financial reporting. You will get valuable insight into business reporting and processes for month end reporting within respective business divisions. You will also get training in SAP and BPC interfaces, and gain insights to workflows for budgeting and re-forecasting. Within the finance team you will refine your analytical and reporting skills.

Junior Accounts Coordinator Placement

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A company that is part of the world’s biggest hotel family, with over 4,000 hotels in 100 countries worldwide. They have 160 hotels, apartments and resorts across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

ABOUT YOU: You are an Accounting student or recent graduate with a passion for numbers and are looking to gain experience within a fast paced global company. You pride yourself on your professionalism, attention to detail, and commitment to learning and personal development. You have excellent computer literacy skills, in particular with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specific learning outcomes of this program you will be exposed to accounts receivable including daily receipting, account reconciliation, payment follow up and bank reconciliations. You will also be trained in accounts payable, daily and monthly accounting procedures, and relevant software and systems such as ACCPAC and CRM. You will learn and put into practice valuable business communication skills, see what it’s like to be part of a high performance team, gain an understanding of the ethical issues related to the Accounting profession, and develop your understanding of the importance of accuracy in Accounting.


Performance Careers offers the Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.


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