Careers with WLF

At WLF we focus on people. Our staff and our clients are our most important assets and recognising this has seen our firm continue to grow for more than 125 years.

Working with WLF is more than just a job – as part of our team you’ll be rewarded with a competitive salary, a generous incentive scheme, a great social calendar and a healthy work/life balance. We also recognise that your career isn’t just about time in the office and we encourage our team to give back to the community, including fundraising and volunteering activities.

We’re always on the lookout for people with strong business and commercial experience to join the team in our Hobart office. Our two main recruitment drives are through our Graduate Accountant program and Undergraduate Cadetship program. These have been running annually for many years and have continually provided students and graduates the opportunity to build a career. You can find out more about these programs below and applications are made through our website.

When you join WLF you become part of an independently owned Tasmanian accounting and advisory firm with a long standing reputation for excellence. You will be dedicated to helping our clients succeed, working with small businesses, large corporations, government clients, not-for-profit organisations and individuals.

If you’re passionate about providing high-quality services and advice to a diverse client base, please keep watch on our available positions page.


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Graduate Accountant Program

Our Graduate Accountant program is open to university students who are in the final year of their undergraduate or postgraduate accounting degree. Every year we offer a number of places in this program, and the successful applicants commence a full-time position with us in mid-February following their graduation.Graduate Accountant program

We seek applicants who have enquiring minds, excellent communication skills and a commitment to excellent customer service. Our graduate Accountants have the chance to build a professional career, taking on challenging tasks with an extensive portfolio of clients. We welcome applications from international students who reside in Australia and are studying or have been studying an Accounting degree for at least two years in Australia. Click here for further information.


We are a registered training employer of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and we support our graduate Accountants through completing a CA qualification – we pay for the course fees and study materials upfront, offer paid study leave for each module and even pay you to attend our famous in-house tutorials.

Applications for our Graduate Accountant program traditionally open in March each year. Keep watch on this website or contact us via [email protected] for more information.


Undergraduate Cadetship program

Our Undergraduate Cadetship program was established in 2006 and continues to receive great support from senior secondary schools and teachers. To date we have seen 23 Tasmanian year 12 leavers launch their accounting career through this program.

The Cadetship program is open to applicant in year 12 who are studying/have studied pre-tertiary Accounting and are in the final stages of completing their TCE.

Each year we offer one or two places in this program, and the successful applicants commence a full-time position with us in mid-February and also commence undergraduate study in a Bachelor of Business (Accounting major) at the University of Tasmania. Our undergraduate Accountants study part-time and we provide paid study leave to attend lectures, tutorials and exams. With a number of our team taking part in this program there are always colleagues available to provide support and advice throughout your degree.

Applications for our Undergraduate Cadetship program open in early September each year. Interviews are usually conducted in the October school holidays, and the successful applicant/s will start their career with us in February following year 12.

Keep watch on our website, talk to your Career Advisor or Accounting Teacher or email us via [email protected] for more information.



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