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Position: Junior Accountant 

Nickname: Rach 

Coffee Order: Chai Latte  

AFL Team: Western Bulldogs 

Saturday Night Venue of Choice: Crown  

What was the last podcast you listened to: The Jamo and Dylan show  

Favorite Quote: Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard  

Go to Productivity Trick: A good playlist does wonders. But there’s nothing more motivating than crossing off jobs on a checklist.  

Favorite thing to do when you aren’t crunching numbers: A variety of things but my go to are to hit the gym, play netball, take my dog for a walk and see family and friends.  

Favorite Holiday Destination: Undecided at the moment, I’m waiting to travel the world. But within Australia especially WA, going down south is an all time fave.  

Accounting Journey so far; My first experience of accounting was during year 11 and 12 studying ATAR Accounting and Finance. I fell in love with the idea of being an accountant and everything to do with the industry/discipline. I decided to continue my newfound passion at Curtin University, and have been studying a Bachelor of Commerce double majoring in Accounting and Finance since 2019. 

During my degree I have been fortunate to take part in some great opportunities, one of which was the high achievers program for the faculty of business and law. Through this program I became aware of the internship opportunities the uni offered, and is when I started as an intern at Prestige Partners.  

The internship is where I decided what my ideal career would be post graduation …. Tax accountant. I loved the experience and gained so much industry/professional knowledge I wasn’t exposed to at uni. I was fortunate enough to gain a part time position out of the experience, and am now working as a Junior Accountant for Prestige Partners.  

What have first few months at Prestige Partners been like: To sum it up in one word it has been AMAZING. The culture at Prestige is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced; it makes you want to get out of bed in the morning and come to work. The whole team is so approachable and has made my training and introduction to the accounting world a lot easier than I expected. The knowledge I have gained in just a few months of being a Prestige is astonishing, I can’t wait for what’s to come during my time at the firm!