William Buck Perth is committed to recruiting outstanding people. Our culture is built on respect and team work, making William Buck a great place to develop a rewarding career.  From day one, you will be given every opportunity to realise your full potential.

We’re proud to have built a firm which engenders loyalty and provides an environment in which life-long professional connections and friendships can flourish. Our friendly working culture and unique philosophy, Changing Lives has resulted in our office values of collegiate, respect, innovation and accountability. We embody these values in everything we do; with each other, with our clients and with the community.

Our people are our success and we aim to provide an environment where expertise and innovation are encouraged and nurtured, allowing our business to grow.  As such, we have a strong focus on continuous learning with regular training events and a supportive and open management framework.

At William Buck it’s not all about hard work.  We value well rounded individuals and actively focus on assisting our people to achieve a healthy work/life balance.  We encourage our employees to mix together socially through a variety of regular social club and sporting events from taking part in lawn bowls to trivia nights. For those who want to get involved without raising a sweat there is our National Tipping Competition (AFL and NRL).

William Buck Perth is proud to support a number of charities through pro-bono work, donations and sponsorships including:

  • Movember
  • Jeans for Genes Day
  • Perth Children’s Hospital
  • Liver Foundation of Western Australia

Career opportunities

William Buck Perth welcomes enquiries from experienced professionals.  We’re currently recruiting for the following role:

External Audit Director

  • Full Time
  • Western Australia

An excellent opportunity exists within the Business Advisory division of William Buck Perth. We are seeking a motivated, capable, experienced Bookkeeper with strong organisation skills to join our expanding team.

You must be able to demonstrate your experience and knowledge of bookkeeping in a professional environment; you’ll need a sound knowledge of all software platforms to assist our Business Advisory Business Unit with client services. It’s not your traditional bookkeeping role; we use all forms of technology for data mining and automation for bookkeeping to trial balance and you’ll need to fulfil the criteria below:


  • Performing bookkeeping functions efficiently by embracing built-in and add-on features for all types of online software
  • Supporting our clients to achieve their goals and grow their business
  • Reconciliation of accounts to trial balance
  • Preparation of all BAS related compliance reports for lodgement with ATO
  • Preparation and presentation of management reports to clients
  • Assisting clients to understand financial results and provide training where required
  • Attending to client questions and act as the liaison with the accountant
  • Ability to cross sell other service offerings within the group
  • Strong focus on third-party software integrations, as well as experience in client training in the use of all packages
  • Strong focus and ability to work with and document systems and procedures
  • Ability to undertake payroll for clients across varied industries with an understanding of Fair Work and other Workplace Legislation


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Certificate IV in Financial Services (Bookkeeping) or equivalent highly desirable
  • Advanced working knowledge of all online accounting software packages (must have proven advanced knowledge / experience in both MYOB and Xero)
  • Experience with other third-party applications integrated with cloud accounting software packages (Receipt-Bank, Deputy for example)
  • Highly efficient / organised with strong event management skills
  • Experience working with multiple clients and conflicting deadlines
  • Attention to detail and ability to solve problems
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to deliver the highest level of customer service
  • Ability to manage a high volume of work in a team structure
  • Able to think on your feet with a can-do attitude
  • IT savvy having strong Microsoft Office 365 Suite skills
  • Flexibility to work from client premises or our office

How to apply

If this is you, then apply now by sending a covering letter with your CV or resume to helen.withers@williambuck.com. Please also address the following questions in your application:

  1. Which accounting packages, and at what level (intermediate or advanced) are you experienced in their use?
  2. Do you have experience completing Business Activity Statements forms (BAS’s), and/or are you a BAS agent?
  3. How many years and for which industries is your payroll experience?
  4. Do you have a current Australian driver’s licence?

Your application will remain confidential and the successful applicant will have Australian permanent residency.

Bookkeeper – Business Advisory

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All applications are received in confidence and should be directed to Helen Withers, General Manager helen.withers@williambuck.com


Applications for our 2021 Graduate program are now open!

Keep an eye on our FacebookTwitter, LinkedIn and Instagram pages for the latest news.

To take advantage of this exciting opportunity, take a look at our career opportunities and submit your application to helen.withers@williambuck.com

Ensure to include:

  • An updated CV
  • Cover letter
  • Academic transcript

Our graduate positions would suit commerce, accounting or finance students graduating in 2020 or a recent graduate.

Your application will now be reviewed. If applicants are shortlisted the next step is interviews.

It’s time to get to know you! Once you’ve been shortlisted you will be requested to attend our office for the interview process.

If you are fit for the roll, you’ll get an offer to join our team. Congratulations!