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2019 Traineeships now open!

So, is a career at BMO really all it’s cracked up to be? Find out from one of our graduated trainees in this blog.

In just six years since leaving school, I have advanced my career, completed my degree, bought a car and a house. Professionally, I’m an active driver of the BMO IT committee and work independently with my own client base under the mentorship of the BMO Partners. I started at BMO in 2012 after graduating from Our Lady of the Southern Cross College with an OP of 4. I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to work full time while completing my Bachelor of Commerce degree from USQ.

“I enjoy working with the close-knit team at BMO. Working with people who are also studying and working full-time was great because there are other people who can give you a hand with particular subjects and help keep you motivated.

I found that nothing they teach you at uni can prepare you for talking with clients and dealing with the range of issues that come up, it’s the practical experience I’ve picked up through BMO that’s put me on track professionally. In my role, I’ve always been encouraged come up with innovative ideas. Recently I had the opportunity to help lead an Accounting Software Expo we hosted – the first of its kind in a regional town. I’m also on our social club committee that organises social gatherings, sport and other competitions. We have plenty of fun between tax jobs.

Taking on the traineeship at BMO will never be something I regret as it gave me great experience, financial security and a career path.”

Find out more about the traineeship program here>>

Or apply now by completing the online survey and uploading your resume here>>


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Oliver Holcombe

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Oliver Holcombe joined the BMO team in 2012 after graduating from Our Lady of the Southern Cross College. He has enjoyed gaining strong practical experience by working full-time as an Assistant Accountant and now Accountant since completing his Bachelor of Commerce at USQ in 2017. Throughout his schooling years, Oliver achieved outstanding results and finished Grade 12 at the top of his class READ MORE

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