The below companies have been rated as the most desirable companies to work in Australia, these companies have been rated as best not only in terms of revenues but also have been rated as the most desirable companies to work with by their employees thanks to their range of flexible work arrangements ,generous perks and vibrant workplace cultures.
PWC Australia : PWC Australia occupies the top position, started as one Man Melbourne accountancy practice in the year 1874 went on to become PWC in year 1998 with the merger of Price waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand. This accounting company emerged as a world leader in offering professional services delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.
PWC Australia employs 7000 people from various diverse ranges of academic backgrounds business accounting to Information Technology, with a robust network of firms in 157 countries with 223,00o people PWC Australia has achieved this feat with the help their employees and clients.
KPMG Australia: Another major in accounting industry KPMG Australia occupies the second place in the list of Top companies in Australia; the company has a deep expertise in audit and assurance, tax and advisory.
KPMG began in its present form in 1987, when Peat Marwick International and Klynveld Main Goerdeler and their respective member firms merged.
Do you know the name ‘KPMG’ was derived from the first letter of four key surnames:
K = Klynveld: Piet Klynveld founded the accounting firm Klynveld Kraayenhof & Co in Amsterdam in 1917.
P= Peat: William Barclay Peat took charge of an accounting firm in London in 1891 and renamed it W.B. Peat & Co.
M = Marwick: James Marwick established the accounting firm Marwick Mitchell & Co in New York City in 1897.
G = Goerdeler: Dr Reinhard Goerdeler was the first president of the International Federation of Accountants and a chairman of KPMG. He was instrumental in the formation of Klynveld Main Goerdeler, a key precursor of today’s KPMG.
KPMG employees feel that this one of the best companies to work with as the company’s values experiences and aspirations of the employees also provides working flexibility and with 50% of their employees are women they have set a strong example to gender equality in work places.
MARS Australia: MARS Company may not ring a bell to many of us but this 100 year plus company which is a manufacturing and production giant originated in the year 1880’s, headquartered in the United States has been visually present all around us.
They own the Mars Wrigley confectionery a world leader in manufacturing chocolate, chewing gum, mints and fruit confections, some of the Iconic brands include M&M’s, Snickers,Twix,Skittles,orbit and not forget Wrigley’s chewing gum.
The company been rated as the most reputable company in the year 2018 and also the most desirable company to work with by the employees who vouch that they are not employees but an extended family of MARS.
Deloitte Australia: Consulting firm Deloitte is Australia’s biggest private sector employer of graduates and interns, hiring more than 1000 each year. Company collaborates with a network of offices in Australia to provide audit, economics, and financial advisory, human capital, tax and technology services.
The Australian partnership of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is committed to growth, client service and its people – 700 partners and more than 7000 people located in 14 offices across the country, plus Papua New Guinea and Timor-Lest.
The company has become the number one employer-of-choice for graduates as named by Grad connection, an employer-of-choice for women as recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency and the only professional services firm in the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility Top Ten list. Deloitte is committed to driving Australia’s STEM - science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Virgin Australia:In 2000, the Virgin brand entered the Australian aviation market for the first time, bringing real competition in the leisure sector of the market.
Launching the new brand Virgin Australia in May 2011, and the Game Change program announced by CEO John Borghetti, was a key part of re positioning themselves in the market to be Australia’s airline of choice.
The company employee gets a first hand understanding of the complete business functionality from Aircraft hangars to operations control center , Virgin as brand is known for its fun loving culture which encourages employees to have fun and work doubling the fun is the companies many employee friendly programs.
No doubt it has become one of the most desirable companies to work with in Australia.