Fordham is one of the fastest-growing chartered accounting firms in Australia, helping our clients with specialist accounting advice which has earnt us the title of a trusted advisor.
Fordham ensures our graduates have a solid understanding of business, taxation and accounting fundamentals. Add to this, CA support and qualifications, great career building, soft skills training and a team structure that provides mentoring and coaching and you can see why current Fordham graduates become some of Australia’s leading advisors.
We’re proud of the fact that many of our graduates go 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 offer you support every step of the way.
Think challenge, great people, diversity, flexibility and a broader career path that your average accounting firm.
We think Fordham is a great place to be, and we know our people agree. Fordham is more than a workplace it’s a community.
Our values at Fordham guide the way we work and the decisions we make. Succeed together. Consistently Deliver. Raise the bar. Trustworthy.
WE SUCCEED TOGETHER
The first stage of the recruitment process will involve completing an online application form.
Hints & Tips: We encourage you to complete this form in one setting and have all of your relevant supporting documentation readily available (i.e. resume, academic transcript, proof of citizenship etc.)
Successful candidates will be invited to complete an online psychometric assessment. These assessments are designed to continuously challenge and stretch you, and although each question is not time limited, your response time is recorded and will contribute to your result.
Hints & Tips: We recommend that you complete this assessment in a quiet environment where you will not be disturbed and answer each question truthfully & honestly as this information will help inform your personalise development journey.
The next stage involves completing a video interview. This will involve answering 3-4 questions designed to help us get to know you better. We encourage you to be yourself and share examples from your experiences to give us an insight into who you are & what motivates you.
Hints & Tips: A helpful tip is to ensure that you are in a quiet environment with a simple background and have no bright lights in the background. We also encourage you to be well-presented during the interview.
Successful candidates will then be invited to attend an Assessment Centre which will include a few activities as well as an interview. We will confirm the specific date and time closer to the date via email.
Hints & Tips: The Assessment Centre is designed to assess your ability to interact and work within a team, so we encourage you to show us your personality and engage with your group members.
We work hard to get the best people to join Fordham and then we work even harder to keep them. Our benefits package is aimed at giving our people rewarding, challenging, evolving careers. We’re proud of the fact that many of our partners started as graduates.
We’re passionate about the mental health and wellbeing of our team as we want our people to be able to thrive both at work and home. We recently signed up to Headspace to give your employees and their families free access to the market leading app designed to improve health and well-being through mindfulness and meditation.
At Fordham we care about you both within the workplace and at home and for that reason flexibility is a big part of who we are. We know flexibility looks different to everyone. Our goal is to empower our people with a measure of control over when, where, and how they work to deliver their best work.
Access to ‘Perpetual Discounts’ providing discounts and special offers on entertainment, clothing, homeware, gift cards, technology, dining and more.
Employees can save up to 4% on their health insurance with Bupa corporate products and have access to a unique corporate plan with HCF.
EAP is a professional, confidential counselling service run by an external company, Davidson Trahaire Corpsych. The EAP offers short term, confidential counselling, either in person, online or over the phone.
Each year Fordham offers employees the option of receiving a flu vaccination.
Health screenings comprising of a 10-minute check of blood pressure, total cholesterol and glucose levels are offered to all employees.