Wellington | Ko Poneke

The coolest little capital


Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington, is a vibrant city to begin your career. The capital city of New Zealand is known for its urban culture, quirky cafes and being the centre of public sector collaboration. Our Deloitte office is new and boasts a central location with gorgeous waterfront views – especially on a good day! The office is strategically laid out so break rooms are communal and encourage colleagues to connect both professionally and personally.   

As an intern or graduate in the Deloitte Wellington office, you’ll get exposure to projects servicing the public sector, government and large private sector companies too. 

Business units in the location

Deloitte’s Audit and Assurance practice is an integral part of our client service offerings. As a graduate joining Audit and Assurance, you’ll be part of a team that provides assurance to clients and stakeholders on the accuracy of financial information reported by organizations. 

Our Audit and Assurance practice is responsible for examining financial statements, verification of data, assessing risk, evaluating and testing internal controls, and providing assurance on the validity of financial reports and statements. You would work with a broad range of clients from various industries, spanning from multinational companies to private organizations and government agencies. 

As part of our team, you’ll develop essential skills such as critical thinking, analytical reasoning, and the ability to work collaboratively. You would learn about accounting principles, financial reporting frameworks and develop an understanding of the various industries and businesses you work with. 

Consulting at Deloitte is about delivering innovative solutions and strategic advice to help our clients solve their most complex business challenges and capitalize on opportunities. As a graduate joining our Consulting practice, you’d be part of a team that works with clients across a range of industries, helping them to improve performance, manage risk, and transform their businesses. 

At Deloitte, we have a broad range of consulting services, including strategy and operations, human capital, technology, and digital. Within each of these areas, you would have the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of our client’s businesses, immerse yourself in complex projects and provide expert analysis and recommendations. 

Consulting projects can be diverse, varying from designing innovative transformational programs, restructuring under-performing business units, exploring new opportunities through new business models, or implementing technology solutions. You would work collaboratively with clients and Deloitte colleagues to provide tailored solutions that achieve lasting results. 

Our Financial Advisory team provides transaction, commercial and economic advisory solutions to support our clients on a range of their most strategic and complex priorities. We deliver a broad-spectrum of services including merger and acquisition transactions, valuation, commercial infrastructure advisory, economics advisory, turnaround & restructuring, business modelling and debt advisory. 

Each month will be different as you work on a wide variety of projects, clients and industries. You’ll work amongst diverse teams, giving you wide exposure, and the opportunity to learn from people across all levels of the business and with a variety of skillsets. 

Risk Advisory at Deloitte is a dynamic and exciting field that focuses on helping organizations identify, assess, and manage risks that could impact their operations, reputation, and overall success. As a graduate joining Risk Advisory, you have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients, including multinational corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. 

In Risk Advisory, you would collaborate with clients to understand their risk landscape and develop strategies to mitigate potential risks and enhance their overall risk management capabilities. This could involve conducting risk assessments, developing risk frameworks, implementing internal controls, and assisting with compliance to regulatory requirements. 

Within Risk Advisory, there are various specialized areas such as cybersecurity, regulatory and compliance risk, financial risk, operational risk, and data analytics. You’ll have the chance to explore these areas and develop expertise in the specific fields that interest you. 

Tax and Business Advisory at Deloitte provides assistance and guidance to clients in navigating complex tax laws and regulations, optimizing their tax positions, and achieving their business objectives. As a graduate joining Deloitte, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients across industries, from multinational corporations to startups and individuals.

In Tax, you’ll gain exposure to various areas such as corporate tax, international tax, indirect tax, transfer pricing, and tax planning. You’ll also work closely with clients to help them understand their tax obligations, identify tax-saving opportunities, and ensure compliance.

In Business Advisory, you’ll learn from leaders and support the provision of strategic advice and solutions to help clients address their unique business challenges. This could involve conducting financial analysis, developing business plans, performing due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, evaluating risk management strategies, and assisting with regulatory compliance.

Our Wellington people

“The Wellington office’s open plan floor and hot desking set-up creates a friendly atmosphere that allows you to mix and mingle with your colleagues. There is often a chatty buzz in the air, team sessions/activities, monthly firm events and the harbour view is always a plus.”

“You can’t beat the view of the harbour through the floor-to-ceiling windows of the Wellington office.”

“The Wellington Office is a stone’s throw away from lots of local cafes – perfect for regular team coffees and lunches.”

“The Wellington office is full of energy and has a great social vibe! The collaborative working spaces, waterfront views, standing desks and fresh fruit are only few of the perks that add to my experience working at Deloitte.”

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