Graduate Programme

Want to work for a Company that is vibrant, energetic and prides itself on career progression?

We are undergoing a software update at CooperAitken, so will not be recruiting graduates for the 2018 year. We will commence our graduate programme in 2019.

If you are in your final year of study, or have already graduated CooperAitken could be what you are looking for – a multi branch Accountancy business employing over 100 staff with a culture of coaching, mentoring and training.

We have branches in Morrinsville, Matamata and Thames and a 100 year long history of providing accounting excellence to our rural, commercial and family clients. Our philosophy is to work closely with our clients assisting them to grow and develop.

CooperAitken have nine Directors who have a diverse range of complementary skills and an abundance of talent. They are fully supported by an exceptional team of 93 including 23 Chartered Accountants.

We maintain a passion and commitment to our clients, staff and community

Graduate Entry requirements

Graduated with a management degree majoring in accounting or finance or in your final year of study.

Benefits of joining CooperAitken

Stimulating work with variety and challenge, giving you the opportunity to achieve your career goals and aspirations. A friendly and flexible culture providing all the support and training you need.

Training Benefits:

  • Study leave
  • Exam leave
  • On-going in house training
  • Dedicated senior accountant support for training
  • Annual membership to professional organisation
  • Approved Training Employer

Staff Welfare Benefits

  • Uniform’s
  • Social club
  • Annual flu jab
  • Annual life insurance
  • EAP services
  • Ample car parking close by


In addition to accounting services we provide specialist help with:

  • Human Resource
  • Business Coaching
  • Software Assistance
  • ACC Review
  • Trust Administration
  • Payroll Administration


Achieve you career goals and aspirations with us.

To Apply
Please send a covering letter detailing your study, interests and aspirations to Jessica Reisima