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Applying for a graduate position at William Buck is the first step in a rewarding career.

We have opportunities for enthusiastic graduates looking to begin and build their careers in Auckland and Tauranga as part of a progressive firm of Chartered Accountants and Advisors.

At William Buck, the skills you learn have lasting value and will form the foundations of your career. We assist our people to achieve a healthy work/life balance and foster an environment of teamwork and respect.

Learning and development

The continued success of William Buck depends on our people. Building a sustainable high-performing workforce is a priority and we do this by providing a continuous learning environment which supports, nurtures, and develops our people to realise their full potential.

Business areas for graduates

Business Advisory

Offering a full range of advisory services to the diverse, rapidly expanding middle-market business sector, you’ll work in a team that helps clients to build successful and sustainable businesses. You’ll have the opportunity to work across a wide range of areas including:

  • Strategic business advice
  • Compliance (financial statement and taxation return preparation)
  • Management analysis
  • Budgeting and cash flow forecasting
  • Restructuring and asset protection
  • Business performance management and benchmarking

Audit & Assurance

Assisting private, public and not-for-profit organisations of all sizes, you and your team will help clients manage their business and technology risk, improve business performance and manage their corporate reporting. You’ll have the opportunity to work across a wide range of areas including:

  • External and Internal Audit
  • Financial Reporting
  • Fraud investigation and prevention
  • Other Assurance and Special Projects

Tax services

Working in a team that has a vast impact on its clients’ businesses, you’ll assist clients with ongoing tax compliance and material issues arising from various transactions. Specific areas include:

  • Tax risk management strategies
  • Merger and acquisition transaction structuring
  • Tax effective exit strategies
  • International tax and transfer pricing
  • Risk assessment
  • Employee share plans
  • Tax planning

Take Control of Your Future

What’s in your future?

Perhaps it’s meeting new people, forming lasting relationships, or being involved in and delivering meaningful work for real clients? If these attributes are important to you, you’ll probably find you have a few similarities with the people who work at William Buck.

We operate in an environment built on teamwork and respect, where the skills you learn have lasting value and form the foundations of your career.

Our Values

Our mission and values are centred around one philosophy: CARE.
Collaborative: Together, we can achieve amazing things
Aspiring: To unlock the potential in everyone
Relationship driven: In everything we do
Enterprising: Innovative in our approach

Our Teams

With three service lines we offer a number of opportunities for your future career, but you may not know which area you want to specialise in. We’ll take the time to get to know you and help find a career path which suits you best. Please note that not all service lines operate in every office.

Application process & contact

To view our current graduate roles please click below:


“William Buck is the best learning environment I have ever been in.  No school or university can compare with how patient and willing every person I have worked with is to go through anything to help my development.”

–  Liam Dudley, Melbourne office

“William Buck has notably guided me through my time as a graduate. I have felt supported throughout the whole experience, with someone always willing to help and dedicate time to my learning. Everyone is wanting to help you succeed as well as being extremely friendly and easy to get along with.”

–  Maddie Watson, Auckland office

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