If you’d like space to spread your wings, grow beyond what you ever imagined, and make a meaningful impact locally and across Australia, you’ll feel right at home at Perks.
Since being established by Greg and Harry Perks in 1981 Perks have grown to employ over 140 professionals across offices in Adelaide, Darwin and Alice Springs. Our expertise in assisting small to medium sized businesses and individuals achieve success has seen us grown to become one of the largest financial services firms in South Australia and consistently named amongst BRW’s Top 100 Accounting Firms Australia-wide.
We pride ourselves on our high performance culture whilst maintaining a good work-life balance. If you’d like space to spread your wings, grow beyond where you ever imagined, and make a meaningful impact locally and across Australia, you’ll feel right at home at Perks.
The Perks of working at Perks
At Perks we will ensure your working conditions allow you to make the most of your life outside Perks.
For example, you can expect:
Paid parental leave
Up to 3 months at full pay (based on years of service)
Team members can accrue up to 10 days of sick leave per annum; hence there is the possibility that over time team members can accrue substantial sick leave. To reward those team members who have generated such entitlements, a bonus system has been introduced. It is possible to swap sick days for a ‘Healthy Day’ that you can use however you choose, adding the ability for a further 5 days of annual leave per year.
Flexible Salary Packaging
Take advantage of salary sacrificing options including:
- Laptop or notebook computers
- Superannuation contributions
- Income protection insurance
- Additional annual leave
- Mobile phones
- Other tax-deductible benefits
Personal Tax, Financial Planning and Finance Broking Assistance
Whatever your personal goals and aspirations, we’ll help you plot the smartest and most direct course possible. With all of these services under the Perks roof, you don’t have far to travel to get all the help and advice you may need.
On-site concierge services
- Weekly on site car wash / detailing
- Fortnightly on site massage
- Dry cleaning service
- Reduced premiums on income protection insurance
- Free delivery of fresh produce and meat from Springfield Direct
Perks understand that being fit and healthy plays a key part in maintaining the mix between professional and personal life, so we have a number of initiatives that are aimed to help you stay fit and healthy. They include:
- Fortnightly in-house massages
- Flu injections
- Access to Corporate Health Insurance premiums
- Perks sporting teams
Perks Social Club
Perks have an active Social Club that coordinates a number of subsidised events each year. In addition to regular team gatherings, there is a June 30 show to celebrate the end of financial year, a Christmas function for our team and their partners, and a Christmas BBQ for staff and families.
At Perks we have developed a Career Development Guide, providing all team members with a clear and achievable career paths rather than just a job. This provides opportunities for our team and support through guidance, mentoring and relevant training to ensure that these opportunities and goals are realised. The guide provides a clear career path and clearly outlines the required competencies for each senior level.
Training and Development
Perks understand that after team members accumulate some professional experience and have completed or are undertaking postgraduate study, they feel the need to complement their technical skills with growth on an interpersonal level.
Perks have an annual plan that incorporates training for all team members from Undergraduates, Graduates through to Directors – in both technical and life skills.
Perks’ training programs cover topics such as coaching and mentoring, conducting formal and informal reviews and supervisory and leadership skills.
Perks also offers team members completing postgraduate studies the opportunity to develop their skills in business writing and speed-reading.
Monthly technical training is also delivered to ensure our team members are up to date with changes within their discipline.
Performance and Salary Reviews
Performance & salary reviews are held between July and September of each year.
This is a great opportunity for team members to discuss career path and goals with their Manager and Director.