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Careers

We proudly foster a rewarding work culture that celebrates inclusivity, promotes wellbeing and champions better financial outcomes for Western Australia.

Why Join WATC?

At Western Australian Treasury Corporation (WATC) we are passionate about supporting and enabling the WA public sector, by using our specialist knowledge of financial markets and financial risk management. Working at WATC is a rewarding endeavour that provides interesting and challenging work in a collaborative workplace culture.

Our people come from a broad range of disciplines including finance, economics, law, accounting, information technology and human resources. We look to employ highly skilled people from diverse backgrounds, who embrace our core values.

We recognise the diversity of our team as an asset that provides a variety of perspectives and cultural experiences. We are proud of our inclusive culture and strive for constant improvement through open and respectful communication.

  1. Help to define the future of our State
    As the central financial services provider for the Western Australian Government, we champion and deliver better financial outcomes for our State.

  2. Connect and collaborate with our specialised team
    Our team hold an enormous amount of corporate and financial expertise and work collaboratively with our clients to help deliver projects that bring prosperity to Western Australia.

  3. Learn and grow while you work
    We are committed to providing professional and leadership development opportunities to support all our people build their knowledge and experience both for now and into the future.

What We Stand For


Employee Benefits

Diversity and Inclusion Plan

In 2023, we launched a diversity and inclusion plan as part of our journey to better inclusivity. The plan includes a range of interactive sessions and events designed to drive First Nations awareness, reinforce our role in reconciliation and broaden our collective perspective.

Our Commitment to Inclusivity
Supporting Women in Finance

We are actively working to attract women to the financial sector. In the 2022–23 financial year, 41% of our new staff were women, increasing our overall female representation by close to 10%. In March we celebrated International Women’s Day in collaboration with the Department of Treasury.

Celebrating International Women’s Day
Flexible Work Arrangements

Our people are supported with the option of flexible working arrangements, including working from home, flexible starting and finishing times, compressed work schedules, part time work opportunities, and more.

Health and Wellbeing

We offer a range of wellbeing initiatives including an employee assistance program, free on-site gym and fitness classes, annual flu vaccinations, skin cancer screenings, health checks, discounted HBF health insurance, free fresh fruit and more.

Continuous Learning

We encourage our people to undertake professional development and support them with training courses, professional memberships and structured learning. We also provide up to 100% financial support and generous paid study leave for relevant tertiary studies.

Generous Leave

We offer various above minimum leave provisions, including 12.5 days personal leave per year, 13 weeks long service leave, up to 12 weeks paid parental leave (on top of the government paid parental leave scheme) and very flexible approaches to the use of both long service leave and parental leave.

Reward and Recognition

Our people are acknowledged for actions exemplifying our corporate values and are nominated by management and peers through a reward and recognition program that reinforces the importance of our values in everything we do.

Contemporary Offices

Our office environment is open-plan, with great natural light, sit-stand desks and personal lockers for everyone. Our building also has excellent end of trip facilities with showers, towels, clothes drying, ironing facilities and hair dryers.


Our Recruitment Partnership

We partner with Beilby Downing Teal (Beilby) to successfully recruit for a range of vacancies at WATC. If you are applying for a vacant position at WATC, you will most likely come into contact with a Beilby consultant as part of the recruitment process.

We work with Beilby’s team of experienced Directors, Senior Consultants and Research Staff who possess specialist knowledge across a variety of industries.

To find out more visit the Beilby Downing Teal website.


Expressions of Interest

Our teams are made up of people from a range a disciplines including finance, economics, business, risk management, accounting, information technology and others. We are always interested in hearing from qualified professionals who have a passion for working collaboratively for the benefit of Western Australians.

We encourage you to leave an expression of interest if you could one day see yourself working for WATC. To register your interest please contact us at HR@watc.wa.gov.au.

To apply for an advertised vacancy, please see the information below.


Application and Preparation

Applying for an Advertised Vacancy

When applying for an advertised vacancy, we ask applicants to send through a cover letter and an up-to-date resume. To be eligible to work at WATC you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or hold a visa with unrestricted working rights. Applicants requiring sponsorship are not eligible for consideration. Given the nature of WATC’s business operations, it is a condition of employment that successful applicants obtain a satisfactory National Police Clearance certificate.

Interviewing at WATC