Explore your options in Australia

Before you apply for the ANZ Australia Graduate Program, you'll need to work out what part of our business best suits your skills and interests. Use this page to explore our current programs and see how you can start contributing right from the start!

Australia Division

Where: Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth
How long: 18-month program(min)**

With over 16,000 employees serving around six million retail and commercial customers, the Australia Division is one of our largest. Across the division, you’ll find customer servicing businesses in:

  • Retail Distribution
  • Corporate & Commercial – including Agribusiness
  • Private Bank
  • Operations
  • Products
  • Australia Division Services (including projects, strategy and assurance).

Choosing the Australia Division Graduate Program will give you the opportunity to experience how we service our customers in a whole range of different areas including retail and commercial frontline, products, and operations, with some regional-based as well as metro options.

What makes a good Australia Division Graduate?

Our graduates are passionate about helping our customers meet their needs through creative ideas, data, research and problem solving – and building business relationships along the way. We’re on the lookout for friendly, curious, self-motivated graduates who are keen to build their understanding of how a business operates. We take a lot of pride in our work, so collaboration, flexibility, agility and communication are important, as well as demonstrating a learning mindset. We’re interested in graduates who flourish in a team environment but can break away from the pack and work on delivering creative solutions autonomously.

We are looking for well-rounded graduates who are keen to join a fast-paced, rapidly transforming business environment. The best graduates to come through this program are from diverse backgrounds but have one thing in common: they’re passionate about our customers and committed to creating a great customer experience.

What kind of work will you be doing?

Moving through various business units during the 18-month program, you will gain rich and valuable experience with a view to building your leadership capability and commercial nous.

To ensure you get the most from the program, we seek to genuinely understand your aspirations and how you can best add value to ANZ now, and in the future. We then overlay business requirements to decide where you’ll be placed and the critical experiences we will offer you.

Each placement will introduce you to new people, experiences, products, policies and practices. You’ll receive plenty of learning opportunities from your peers, coaches and stakeholders alike and, at the end of the program you’ll have all the skills and know-how you need to kick-start your career.

 

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process.

Condition**: the length of the program will be a minimum of 18 months, however it is subject to change depending on business requirements and individual development needs.

Finance

Where: Melbourne
How long: 24-month program

The Finance Graduate Program will give you a comprehensive understanding of the way we operate on a global level, touch on every division of our business and explore how global factors influence our day-to-day operations.

The core disciplines within our program are:

  • Financial Control
  • Business Partners
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • and Specialist Services.

Financial Control

Our Financial Control team is responsible for the numbers. They deliver regulatory and statutory reporting, manage regulatory relationships and provide technical accounting advice. This team also prepares monthly consolidated P&L and balance sheets, as well as managing financial governance and assurance.

Business Partners

Our Finance Business Partners provide strategic insight, proactive financial analysis and advice to businesses they support. They have an in-depth understanding of business performance and provide regular analysis and commentary. They’re also involved in developing business units’ country-specific strategic operating plans and forecasting.

Financial Planning and Analysis

Our Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team deliver planning and forecasting based on business drivers and insightful reporting. The team provide in-depth analysis on our business and identify drivers. Our accountability and productivity is driven through their analysis and insight. Our FP&A team are also responsible for managing our existing investment slate and evaluating new capital.

Specialist Services

Specialist Services is made up of specialist areas like Group Tax and Project Accounting.

  • Group Tax provide taxation support to all areas of ANZ. They’re responsible for setting tax policy, managing relationships with revenue authorities and ensuring compliance with tax legislation.
  • Project Accounting is responsible for the preparation of financials for our projects governance body and for Executive Committee approved projects. Based on the input and direction given by key project and BAU Finance stakeholders, the team delivers project finance information such as monthly reports, forecasting, planning and analysis.

What makes a good Finance Graduate?

We’re on the lookout for people with a balance of financial knowledge and life skills. People with excellent analytical skills and a strong understanding of financial data interpretation who can deliver financial solutions for customers and the broader ANZ business.

But a great applicant is about more than numbers. We’re looking for people who can take their technical knowledge of finance and banking and communicate it to anyone. We’re also searching for people who are flexible, friendly and able to adapt in a fast-paced, constantly moving environment.

Our program is highly sought after by finance students Australia-wide, which means high achievers will be favoured. But great talent can come from anywhere. So if you share our passion for finance, please apply.

Candidate Requirements

If you've studied any of the following, it's likely you have the skills we're looking for:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Business
  • or Commerce.

Rotations

We want to make sure you’re getting the personal and professional growth you need. That’s why we take your interests, capacity and strengths—as well as factors like market influencers and resourcing—into consideration before choosing your placements. 

Over four six-month placements, you’ll be introduced to new products, people and policies from different part of the organisation. You’ll learn from peers and stakeholders alike while working alongside members of our team in real-world environments. This will give you a wealth of new experiences and knowledge to draw from and all the skills needed to start your career.

 

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process.

Institutional Division

Where: Melbourne and Sydney
How long: 18-month program

The Institutional Division is one of our most dynamic and diverse areas. Its main focus is delivering world-class integrated solutions to our government, corporate and institutional clients across the globe. This involves working closely with our teams in New Zealand, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and America.

As an Institutional graduate you’ll work with some of our best teams, focusing on developing an understanding of clients’ businesses and industries and providing solutions for their complex financial needs.

The program may have you working in:

  • Institutional Australia
  • Loans and Specialised Finance
  • Markets
  • Transaction Banking
  • Credit and Capital Management
  • Research.

Institutional Australia

Our Institutional Australia team manages relationships with customers in Australia and Papua New Guinea. With a focus on leveraging our network and growing connectivity internationally, the team work collaboratively across our global network to help our customers in Australia and PNG as their businesses develop across borders.

Loans and Specialised Finance

Our Loans and Specialised Finance team is renowned for their excellence in specialist credit analysis, advisory services, structuring, execution and ongoing monitoring of customer transactions. They provide lending solutions to Institutional and Commercial customers through:

  • project and export finance
  • structured asset finance
  • leveraged and acquisition finance
  • loan syndications
  • corporate advisory
  • and loan product and transformation.

Markets

Working across 34 global markets to deliver innovative product solutions, our Markets team focus on foreign exchange, capital markets, fixed income, commodities, specialist research and risk management in major financial hubs like London, New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Beijing, Taipei, Jakarta, Manila and Seoul.

Transaction Banking

Our Transaction Banking team provide clients with payments, cash management, trade finance and supply chain finance solutions. They’re responsible for end-to-end transaction banking services in Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific.

Transaction Banking is focused on providing specialist sales, product management and service expertise to help clients with their day-to-day working capital, cash flow and global trade requirements. They’re driven by the customer – designing, developing and implementing Transaction Banking solutions that help our clients manage their global multi-currency cash flows with ease.

Credit and Capital Management

Credit and Capital Management helps the Institutional Division balance their customer, risk and capital management objectives by:

  • ensuring their commercial ambitions are achievable—at both strategic and client levels—by working with Risk to review and define risk appetite statements
  • using global research and analysis teams to run our credit approval systems and ongoing credit management processes
  • simplifying our credit processes to improve speed and efficiency
  • and ensuring capital invested is generating the best possible return for both the division and the broader ANZ business.

Research

Our Research teams provide coverage and analysis of economics, financial markets and commodities. Our strength in the Asia-Pacific region is mirrored in the geographical coverage of our skilled economics and research staff – you’ll find them in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, London, New York and Bengaluru.

Our FX & Rates research teams also develop global, product-specific strategies with a focus on our investor and Institutional customers.

Rotations

Our program is designed to support, challenge and reward bankers and finance professionals. Through formal training, mentor support and established networks, you’ll gain the knowledge, skills and experience you need to grow your career.

Over three six-month placements, you’ll learn about:

  • Customer – Institutional Australia
  • Product – Loans & Specialised Finance, Markets, Transaction Banking
  • Enablement – Credit & Capital Management, ANZ Research.

Each rotation will introduce you to new people, products and policies, and give you plenty of opportunity to learn from peers and stakeholders. By the end of the program, you’ll have a wealth of knowledge, contacts and experience to draw from. 

Plus, by taking into consideration your interests, capacity and strengths—as well as factors like market influencers and resourcing—we’ll make sure you’re getting the personal and professional growth you need.

How to get the most out of the Institutional graduate program?

We believe that throwing yourself into new experiences is the best way to learn. So your program will have you working alongside our teams and taking ownership of your decisions.

If you grab opportunities with both hands, enjoy the networking events and take on the challenging work that will come your way, you’ll come out of this program with all the skills, knowledge and business contacts you need to kick off your career. All we can do is give you the opportunities; your job is to take them.

What makes a good Institutional Graduate?

We’re looking for people who can make a difference, are independently-minded, yet collaborate with others for better outcomes. You must be hard-working, digitally savvy and keen to experience the challenges and rewards of our global business. People who are interested in what’s happening around the world and want to be part of building a business that gives back to its customers, employees, shareholders and communities alike.

While achieving high marks in a degree is a big plus, we’re looking for what you can bring to the table; what makes you, you. Community work, travel, sporting achievements, passion, interests and life experiences make for a well-rounded person – and a competitive applicant.

Our graduate program offers a chance to build an exciting career. So if you’re about to graduate, or you already have, get in touch – we’d love to hear from you.

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process.

Technology

Where: Melbourne
How long: 18-month program 

“Technology is increasingly redefining our business and our relationship with customers.” Shayne Elliott – Chief Executive Officer, ANZ.

From everyday maintenance to designing and developing core banking systems, technology plays a driving role in our success. It helps us provide the best possible experience for our customers, employees and shareholders alike.

When used well, innovative tech solutions help us understand the needs of businesses, be seen as trusted advisers and provide secure, stable and smart solutions. Technology is a part of everything we do and gives us a competitive advantage.

Our graduates complete rotations across a range of areas during the program, including:

  • Plan and Deliver Technology Functions
  • Information Security Office
  • Technology Service Management.

Plan and Deliver

By using technology to improve our day-to-day practices, our Plan and Deliver teams create better employee and customer experiences. From understanding objectives, right through to delivering solutions, the teams work to make sure our service is as seamless and efficient as possible. There are a number of Plan and Deliver teams, including the divisionally-aligned (Australia, Corporate Centre, Institutional and Wealth) and enterprise teams (Data, Digital and Payments & Operations).

Information Security Office

When it comes to information, security is our number one priority. The Information Security Office (ISO) make sure all employee and customer details are safe and secure. They’re also accountable for all advice, guidance, technology and tools required to ensure all information is protected.

Technology Service Management

We’ve got IT systems all over the world, and keeping them running is no small task. The Technology Service Management teams help ensure business systems like payment systems, global networks and cloud enabling are in place and running securely and efficiently. Technology Service Management play a major role in ensuring all ANZ customers and staff have the most enjoyable and efficient experience possible.

What makes a good Technology graduate?

We’re looking for people who understand the impact technology has on businesses today, and is likely to have on businesses in the future. We’re after big-picture graduates who can use critical thinking and strong technical skills to solve problems in a team environment, or break away from the pack and work on their own.

All successful graduates have a passion for the ways technology can shape our lives. If you have experience from part-time work or university projects, that’s an added bonus.

Candidate Requirements

If you've studied any of the following, it's likely you have the skills we're looking for:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • a degree in Engineering or Science with some IT subjects
  • or a degree in Information Systems.

Rotations

Our Technology division has over 5,000 staff located around the world. Which means your placements could take you anywhere from India to New Zealand. Over 18 months, the three six-month rotations will introduce you to new people, places, products and practices – helping you develop a broad range of skills and experience.

We’ll give you plenty of opportunities to learn from peers and stakeholders alike. This means by the end of the program you’ll have comprehensive knowledge of how technology can shape the way we operate.

 

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process.