Thank you for your interest in a graduate or intern position with
Our applications have now closed for 2013.
Who are we?
Our recruitment process
What do we do?
Why Staples Rodway?
Staples Rodway has grown to become New Zealand's leading
independent accounting network with offices in Auckland, Hamilton,
Tauranga, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, Wellington and Christchurch. We
believe that this regional diversity is an important part of our
We offer graduates and interns the chance to work in some
fantastic parts of the country without sacrificing the
opportunities normally associated with larger international firms -
in particular, international secondments through our association as
an independent member of the Baker Tilly network.
You will also get the opportunity to work with experienced
specialists across all levels including Directors.
Applications open 18 February 2013 and close
20 March 2013. As part of your application you
will be asked to attach your cv, academic transcript and cover
letter. You will also be required to complete an assessment.
Part of our selection criteria including having your cv,
academic transcript and cover letter, will be whether you meet the
NZICA requirements and if you can legally live and work in New
Please note that our Taranaki office are recruiting BAS
graduates. Apply to email@example.com attaching
your CV, academic transcript and cover letter.
If we think you're a good fit for our culture, and you fit the
criteria of what we're looking for in a graduate, we'll invite you
for an interview.
Offers of employment are sent out pretty soon after meeting with
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We offer an extensive range of advice and services to enable
clients to maximise their business. Core activities include the
Our Audit and Assurance procedures go beyond providing an
opinion on the financial statements. To be effective, assurance
work demands a deep understanding of our client's business, its
goals and the market in which it operates. Once we have that under
our belt, we can step back from the raw numbers of financial
statements to see the real business issues underneath. This enables
us to identify real opportunities for efficiencies and savings for
our clients. Our client base includes a number of medium to large
businesses operating in various sectors in New Zealand and abroad.
The diversity and the nature of our work will provide you with an
excellent understanding of business operations. With our training
and audit experience, you will have unlimited career
We have a "paperless" audit approach and all our audit staff are
provided with the appropriate technology to enable this. Staples
Rodway uses sophisticated audit evaluation and analytical tools
that help us identify risk and opportunities facing our clients'
We provide assurance work for:
- Due diligence for mergers and acquisitions
- Prospectus reports
- Statutory audits
- Reports on compliance with agreements and regulations
- International financial reporting standards
- Computer system security and computer application controls
- Software licensing audits
- Fraud investigations
As an Audit and Assurance graduate, you will have completed your
NZICA requirements and demonstrate skills that will enable you to
engage and work alongside our clients.
Our Business Advisory Services unit includes top graduates
through to qualified business advisors. Many are skilled business
people in their own right or have extensive experience within
particular specialties. Therefore, while a client's primary contact
with Staples Rodway may handle most of their affairs, they can (and
frequently do) call on the specialist advice of others whenever the
As a result all our clients benefit from the combined experience
of our different units and you get the exposure to a full realm of
different work. Our clients cover a broad range of New Zealand and
overseas businesses including high value individuals through to
multi-million dollar turnover trading clients. As a graduate you
will have the ability to work closely with and be mentored by
directors who have achieved some outstanding accomplishments
throughout their own careers.
As a Business Advisory Services graduate, you'll be advising our
- Financial accounts for companies, sole traders, partnerships
- Preparation and lodgment of Inland Revenue returns and
calculation and payment of taxes due
- Compliance with the Companies Act 1993 including filing of
- Management accounting, budgeting and forecasting
- Developing outsourcing solutions
- Monitoring and management of trusts, including gifting and day
to day operations
Our Business Advisory Services graduates are dedicated to
providing the best advice to our clients. You will have completed
your NZICA requirements or be very close to doing so.
Most business owners appreciate the importance of controlling
costs, but many still miss legitimate opportunities to minimise
tax. Staples Rodway is a leading authority on taxation with a team
whose experience covers corporate, legal and accounting domains. We
place great emphasis on keeping up to date with changes in tax
legislation and on providing innovative advice to our clients.
Staples Rodway are well known as tax specialists. If this is an
area of interest for you, then you could not be in a better place
to learn, and continue to learn, about this rapidly changing
Our taxation answers for our clients include:
- Corporate taxes
- International tax planning
- Tax effective structuring and funding
- GST and FBT
- Personal wealth and asset planning
- Objections and Taxation Review Authority hearings
- Tax audits and investigations
As a Tax graduate you'll have ideally successfully completed a
conjoint BCom/LLB. It is possible that you will spend the first
year of your career with our Business Advisory Services unit
establishing the fundamentals before moving into your career with
our Tax unit.
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We know that as a graduate you'll have many options open to you.
So it's important that you understand what it is that we can offer
Our benefits range between each office, but you can expect to
have a variety of the following benefits:
- Social events - social club, monthly drinks, Christmas and mid
- Sports team involvement
- Health insurance group discount
- Payment of your NCIZA fees
- Payment of your legal professionals (for LLB graduates) and
time to attend onsite classes
- Study leave for NZICA programme
- Graduation leave
- Corporate rate for banking packages
- Incentives for introducing new employees and new clients to
We make sure we get our numbers right when offering roles to
graduates so that your early years with us are not only
challenging, with a diverse range of work, but that you also get
the individual support and mentoring that you need from Directors
Your continuing professional development is important to us and
you can expect to take part in a range of internal and external
training to help you reach those crucial goals of achieving your
chartered accounting qualification.
On starting with Staples Rodway, you'll take part in a national
induction in the Auckland office. We'll not only give you training
on the necessary technical skills you'll need but you'll take part
in a variety of other training - such as communication, time
management and professional image.
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