Vincents Chartered Accountants Excellence Award

The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law and UQ Business School are pleased to advise that applications are now open for the 2021 Vincents Chartered Accountants Excellence Award.

Vincents Chartered Accounts have supported an Excellence Award at UQ since 2012. The recipient of this award will receive $1,000 and the opportunity to be considered for their internship program. The support and experience that you will receive from Vincent’s will open your horizons to a truly rewarding career.

Vincents is a multi-award winning, full service firm employing over 240 people across seven offices. Operating in a flat structure, Vincents strongly believes in an open-door policy and two-way communication. Knowledge sharing, personal and professional development are fundamental philosophies of the firm. Vincents are committed to ensuring their employees grow their expertise by investing in a comprehensive in-house training program and generous postgraduate study support. In addition to education commitments, Vincents also believes in providing a holistic work environment that focuses on you as a professional by carving time for your physical well-being through their health and lifestyle benefits.

  • Winner of 17 Client Choice Awards since 2008 and were a finalist again in 2020
  • Located in 6 star eco-friendly Brisbane CBD building with stunning river and city views
  • Regular opportunities to engage with teams in other offices (Sydney, Gold Coast, Canberra, Sunshine Coast & Adelaide)
  • In-house training program and generous postgraduate study support
  • Frequent staff events including firm updates
  • Varied social, health and lifestyle benefits, including in-house wellness activities
  • A relaxed, professional working environment where staff genuinely enjoy what they do!

Eligibility Criteria

Consideration for this award shall be given to students who meet the following criteria:

  • a domestic student as defined by the UQ Fee Rules as an Australian citizen; a New Zealand citizen; or the holder of a permanent visa for Australia;
  • a Bachelor of Commerce student in your second year with a declared Major in Accounting; OR
  • a student completing a dual degree with a Bachelor of Commerce and have completed 16 units in the Commerce component and have a declared Major in Accounting;
  • submitted an application form by the due date along with a copy of your current CV

* Students successfully short-listed may be contacted for an interview.

Applications close on 12 March 2021.

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