Mid 2024 or 2025 Graduate | Tax & Business Advisory | Tax | Wellington

Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington, NZ
Tax & Business Advisory – Tax /
Graduate /
Tōia mai te waka!  - Haul the canoe! 
Ki te urunga te waka!  - To the entrance place! 
Ki te moenga te waka!  - To the resting place! 
Ki te takotoranga i takoto ai te waka!  - To the place where it will lie! 

By starting your career at Deloitte, you are joining a community of extraordinary professionals who put ‘making an impact’ at the heart of what they do. With our global reach, unwavering support, inclusive atmosphere, and cutting-edge technology, you'll have the opportunity to evolve into your fullest potential. 

A Graduate role at Deloitte is the perfect introduction to your first full-time permanent role in a business. You start with a cohort of people just like you, who have recently completed their studies, and get hands-on experience and support to apply your tertiary learnings in a real-world context. People at Deloitte are the best at what they do and learning from high-performers is a fantastic way to kickstart your growth and career.   

Graduates at Deloitte have a week-long induction to learn about the business, get paired with a buddy and coach to help them find their place in the team, and build connections with almost 200 other graduates doing the exact same thing! You are not on a ‘programme’ and instead inducted into the business as a key member of the team from day one. 

Once you sign your contract with Deloitte, you will start in February the year following. Between the application process and your start-date, we have many events and touchpoints so you feel part of the Deloitte whānau before your first day and are greeted with friendly faces.   

If you are interested in pursuing a professional qualification, Deloitte support this through paid study leave, subsidised courses, and training from senior members of the team. There are also many learning and development opportunities offered to our graduates outside of the professional qualification realm.   

About this role:  
Join a team that gives top-quality, practical tax solutions that make an impact that matters for our clients. If you're looking to build a career in tax, deepen your technical tax knowledge, interact with a variety of top-tier clients ranging from multinational corporations through to private businesses, as well as work in a high performing collaborative environment, the Tax team is for you. 

On a day-to-day basis, you will be a part of the tax team working on projects alongside Partners, Managers, and Senior Consultants to achieve tax compliance, consulting, efficiency and understanding for clients.   

The tax team is predominantly made up of accountants and lawyers who are experts in their fields and enjoy teaching people how to navigate complex tax legislation and international tax laws.   

Tax have a diverse client portfolio from small businesses and high net-worth individuals, to large international companies. Tax also work collaboratively on clients with other Deloitte Business Units such as Business Advisory, Financial Advisory Services, and Audit & Assurance. 

Your typical day will include:  
- Working directly with clients to navigate the complexities of tax  
- Interpreting, analysing and researching technical tax issues  
- Providing clients with expertise to help them create value and achieve their commercial objectives  
- Gaining experience and knowledge in a wide range of areas including Corporate Tax, Private Tax Advisory, International Tax, Tax Policy, Indirect Tax, M&A Tax and Transfer Pricing amongst others.    

So, who is Deloitte in Aotearoa?  
We are driven to create an impact that matters at every opportunity. Supported by a strong leadership team and member firms from over 150 countries across the globe, Deloitte in Aotearoa is in the business of solving complex problems. Over our 175-year history, we have built a reputation for impactful delivery across all areas of our business. 

Deloitte in Aotearoa recognises the uniqueness of our country identified in our founding document, Te Tiriti o Waitangi.  We uphold our responsibility(s) to the founding document and acknowledge Māori as the Tangata Whenua/Indigenous people.  

Our shared values are at the heart of everything we do. Living these values, including ‘Manaaki/taking care of each other’ and ‘Hāpai tangata/fostering inclusion’, is essential to ensuring everyone feels included at work and able to reach their full potential. Our values drive our desire to create positive outcomes for our clients, communities, and people.  

Deloitte rewards 
We hold a simple belief – that our people’s hard work should be recognised and rewarded beyond their remuneration. 

What we offer: 
- A competitive salary and joining bonus 
- Subsidised professional qualifications and paid professional memberships 
- Study, birthday, annual and community volunteer leave 
- Career development with regular personalised coaching 
- Social events, sports teams, and monthly firm drinks 
- A focus on wellness and well-being  
- Subsidised health insurance and income protection insurance 
- Plus much more 

Enough about us, let’s talk about you. You are someone:  
- Currently completing any degree, with a passion for business and a genuine interest in a career in tax. A Commerce or Law degree can be advantageous but is not essential. Eligibility to work towards Chartered Accountancy or CPA is common but not required. 
- An analytical mind, detail-oriented, with a passion for accounting. Attention to detail and being comfortable with numbers.   
- A driven and intellectually curious person, who has great interpersonal and communication skills. Emotional intelligence to navigate between clients and competing priorities, and a willingness to work in a team. 
- No previous experience is required. Part-time positions or internships in accounting, finance, customer-service, retail and hospitality are beneficial. 

What do I need to apply? 
- An up-to-date CV 
- A cover letter introducing yourself and telling us why you are interested in the role 
- An academic transcript (does not have to be official, but must show recent grades, your full name, and the name of the tertiary provider) 
- The legal right to live and work in Aotearoa 

Love the job, but you don’t like the location? You can also do this job in: 
- Tāmaki-makau-rau/Auckland 
- Ōtautahi/Christchurch 
- Kirikiriroa/Hamilton 
- Rotorua  
- Ōtepoti/Dunedin 

Does this sound exactly like the sort of role and organisation for you? Then apply now! We’d love to hear from you. 

For us to succeed and thrive as an organisation, we understand the importance of creating a culture where diverse perspectives matter and where everyone is given an equal opportunity to grow and develop. If you need more information about Deloitte in Aotearoa or the role, please visit our website: https://graduates.deloitte.co.nz/. If you require tailored assistance in the application process, please reach out to nzstudentcareers@deloitte.oo.nz.  

Please be aware, if a particular opportunity becomes oversubscribed, we will close it for applications before the stated deadline. We recommend you submit your full application as early as possible. 

Mauri ora ki a koe/The essence of life to you  
Deloitte Early Careers Team 

Deloitte is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Knowing that people work best in different ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.  If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process. 

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