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2025 Ignite Graduate Program

Are you a soon-to-be or recent accounting graduate? Kickstart your career at Pitcher Partners! 

  • Full-time, permanent role 
  • 24-month rotation program across two to three different areas of the business 
  • Financial and study support to undertake your CA/CPA, including full payment of subject fees, paid study leave, and Masterclasses 
  • Free barista made coffee, free morning snacks, discounted inhouse massages and Pilates, frequent social events, and more! 

We’re a leading network of independent Australian Accounting, Advisory and Audit firms, working together to enable growth and ambition for our clients. And our people. 

When you join Pitcher Partners, you’re joining a team with heart. We support each other. We learn together. We’re deliberate about fostering relationships that nurture and empower every individual. 

And we’re excited by what’s possible. We know some of the best new ideas come in the form of curious, talented people we haven’t met yet. Perhaps you’re one of them. 

Your new career 

Our two-year Graduate Ignite Program provides you with the opportunity to experience the many career possibilities that working in a full-service accounting and advisory firm offers. You will be exposed to a wide variety of clients and industries with three 8-month experiences in two to three different practice groups that align to your studies and interests. Upon completing the two-year program, you will be offered a permanent place in one of our practice areas that best aligns to your skillset. You can read about our different practice areas here

As a Graduate Analyst your individual journey will be guided by a dedicated buddy, manager, and program managers, complemented by close interactions with partners and senior staff. You will also be involved in a tailored learning and development program and receive ongoing technical, personal and professional development opportunities. 

Who we’re after 

We are looking for accounting graduates with a keen interest in business who want to grow with the firm to become a trusted advisor to our clients. You: 

  • Are a soon-to-be or recent graduate (graduation date between 2021 and 2024) with an accounting major 
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen; Australian Permanent Resident; or 
  • Are an international student and will independently apply for a relevant Visa(s) with full working rights for the duration of the program (until February 2027). Please note we are only considering international students with accounting majors at this time.
  • Can commence in a full-time position in February 2025 
  • Will bring a can-do attitude, a willingness to put your hand up, have a go, and step outside your comfort zone. With a track record of working in teams and an interest in self-development, you’re looking to improve yourself 
  • Have a desire to complete your CA or CPA qualification. 

What we offer 

At Pitcher Partners we believe success is better shared. That’s why we invest in the future of everyone who works with us, and a culture that supports us all. Your work will be varied, and you will experience hands-on opportunities and constantly develop your skills. You will work closely with managers and clients to drive value, and results, and benefit from: 

  • A competitive salary of $68,000 p.a. (including superannuation), with salary reviews every 8 months during the program 
  • Experience in the breadth of services we offer to clients, with rotations in 2-3 different practice groups 
  • Financial and study support to undertake your CA/CPA, including full payment of subject fees, paid study leave, and Masterclasses.
  • Structured learning & development program, encouraging continual professional growth
  • Strong support network including buddy, manager, and program managers. 

Join a team with heart 

We actively support your health and social connection with a vibrant culture, great flexible working policy, paid parental leave, community leave, purchased leave program, Employee Assistance program, inhouse Massages and Pilates, free barista made coffee and more. 

We’re proud to be recognised as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for All Women. This is earned through our continued commitment to the careers of women, which includes offering benefits and policies that support diversity, equity, and inclusion. Visit the Work180 Pitcher Partners Melbourne page a full breakdown of our benefits. 

Do work with a purpose 

We put a lot of energy into developing meaningful relationships with our clients and each other. It results in a level of trust that creates surprising opportunities for our business. And your career. 

Bring your best ideas 

We’re inspired by potential. We know there’s always a better way to do something. So we foster an environment of openness. Great ideas can come from anywhere. It all starts with listening. 

How to apply 

If you can see yourself as part of a team that’s all about people doing meaningful work, and leading with the best ideas, we want to hear from you. 

Click ‘Apply for this role’ and tell us why you are a great fit for Pitcher Partners and our Ignite Program! 

The recruitment process consists of an online application, video interview, and an in-person assessment centre with senior leaders from our practice groups. More information can be found on our student careers page. 

For further information or if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our early careers team at [email protected]. 

We are looking forward to seeing your application! 


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