2024 intake closed
Perpetual is one of Australia’s leading financial institutions because for over 130 years we have been putting our clients first – and investing in our people. That combination makes Perpetual a great place to work – a place where you can grow, thrive and make a difference in people's lives.
At Perpetual, the graduate program is designed to build a pipeline of talent and create the business leaders of the future. Because your success is important to our growth we help you develop your skills and plan your career. A key to your success is the Perpetual culture – we are a business that demands high performance and integrity and believes that work should be challenging – and fun.
Perpetual is an ASX-listed, diversified financial services company with a rich history dating back to 1886. Our three core businesses are Asset Management, Perpetual Private and Perpetual Corporate Trust.
As a Perpetual Graduate intake for 2024, you will complete two rotations in real roles doing meaningful work across our Wealth Management and Corporate Trust business units. At the end of the twelve months, you’ll have completed six month rotations across these two business units.
We’ll discuss your preferences with you during the recruitment process.
Delivering exceptional outcomes
Doing what's right
Perpetual has been recognised by The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for being an employer who is committed to promoting gender equality in Australian workplaces. Perpetual is proud to be a Employer of Choice for Gender Equality since 2018.
To be eligible for the Perpetual Program, we require you to meet the below criteria. You must:
While many of our past graduates have studied business, commerce, accounting or law, we welcome applications from a wide variety of disciplines.
You enjoy solving problems, aim to keep learning throughout your career and have both drive and empathy. To compete in the world we live in we want graduates who are adaptable, have high IQ and high EQ. People who enjoy hitting high targets and setting the next ones even higher.
As long as you’re smart, driven and a people person you can be anyone – we want diversity of backgrounds, attitudes, talents and thinking to help us meet the challenges of tomorrow (even before we know what they will be).
Develop your career
At Perpetual we know that our people are responsible for our continued success. An investment in the growth of our people is an investment in the future of our business, so you’ll be challenged and supported to grow.
Extra paid leave
A unique leave benefit offered to all eligible Perpetual employees. It provides employees with an additional week of leave per annum. The purpose of contribution leave is to enable you to 'make a difference' to your family, community or personal well-being.
Free financial health check
Our employees can take advantage of a free financial health check, focussed on superannuation and insurance, from one of our dedicated financial advisers.
Superior employer superannuation contributions
Rising by 0.5% each year till 2019 and set to reach the maximum 12% contribution five years ahead of the legislated schedule.
Free salary continuance, death and disablement insurance
Death and Total Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance cover pays a benefit to eligible employees in an event of death, terminal illness or where deemed to be totally and permanently disabled.
Access to thousands of discounts and offers
Save money on just about anything, from fashion to fridges, holidays to healthcare or DIY and days out.
The Fordham Graduate Program is an essential component in building talent, helping you develop your skills and deliver exceptional outcomes in an environment of high performance and integrity.
We’re proud of the fact that many of our graduates go on to have long careers at Fordham and work their way up to Partner. Our people are what makes our business a success, so we are committed to providing a flexible working environment that cultivates high performance and offers you support every step of the way.
Joining us on a vacation placement will give you a real taste of life at Fordham. You’ll meet our clients and develop your skills working on real-life projects many of our graduates go on to have long careers at Fordham and work their way up to Partner. Our people are what makes our business a success, so we are committed to providing a flexible working environment that cultivates high performance and offers you support every step of the way.
As a Fordham Graduate, you will be based in one of our specialist accounting teams and work on real projects from day one. You will be supported to commence your Chartered Accounting qualification during your program.
Perpetual are proud to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander economic development through a number of opportunities.
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