Grant Thornton Ireland

Senior Consultant - Business Risk Services

23 May 2024
23 Jun 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

We are Grant Thornton. We go beyond business as usual, so you can too.

Grant Thornton Ireland (GT) has almost 3,000 people in 9 offices across Ireland, The Isle of Man, Gibraltar, and Bermuda, with a presence in over 145 countries around the world, and a global network of over 68,000 people.

At GT, we work as trusted advisors, bringing local knowledge and national expertise, with a global presence, to help businesses succeed – wherever they are located.

We make business more personal by investing in building relationships and empowering our clients to make the right decisions for their organisation now and for the future. Whether that is working with the public sector to build thriving communities, with regulators and financial institutions to build trust, or with a diverse range of businesses to help them achieve their goals, GT work hard to support clients to act on the issues that matter.

At GT we don’t just predict your future, we build it.

A Career at GT

Looking for a more fulfilling role in professional services? One where fresh thinking, collaboration and diversity are valued? At GT we do things differently.

What does this mean for you?

A career in a more inclusive working environment, a more collaborative work culture, a more supported, flexible working role, more possibilities to grow and more opportunities to help shape the future for your clients. We respect and value your experience. And we want you to bring your authentic self to work and be at your best. It is how it should be.

Grow with us

At GT, we care about our people and work hard to make you feel valued. If you are looking to deepen and develop your skills, knowledge, and experience throughout your career, then that is what you will get, and more.


Senior Consultant – Business Risk Services

Work location: Dublin

Service line: Advisory

Employment type: Permanent

The Grant Thornton Business Risk Services (BRS) team is currently seeking a driven and self-motivated Senior Consultant, ideally with a professional services background. This candidate should be comfortable in delivering across product lines, specifically Internal Audit and Risk Consulting and across client sectors.

The team delivers a variety of services to our clients’ who are based across a wide range of sectors including:

  • Financial services
  • Technology
  • Energy
  • Food & Beverages
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing, Retail & Distribution
  • Construction

Our services include:

  • Internal Audit – Outsourced/ Co-sourced
  • Risk Consulting – ERM, GRC, TPRM
  • Third party assurance - SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3
  • IT Risk & Assurance – ITGC, BCM, Cloud

Candidates for this Senior Consultant role should be fully qualified with distinct and relevant experience of the best practice methodologies and standards underpinning internal audit and risk consulting delivery.

This role provides strong candidates with the opportunity to become a key member of the team and play a part in the continued and successful growth of the business unit whilst working closely with colleagues throughout the firm in a rapidly growing area of the business.

This role will be attractive to individuals who can rise to a challenge, who are adaptable and enjoy working in a dynamic environment. It offers highly attractive career development and progression opportunities.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Providing internal audit, risk consulting advice to clients
  • Preparing detailed reports outlining risk and internal audit findings and recommendations
  • Execute audit procedures, including testing of controls and designs of different business functions
  • Assisting management in strategic business development activities, including identifying client needs, opportunities and working on proposals for new business
  • Working on client site and/ or remotely as part of client project teams
  • Reporting to on-site and off-site Grant Thornton management
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated with good initiative
  • Good level of IT literacy with a track record of using the full MS Office suite

Experience/ Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant or part-qualified with significant relevant experience
  • Relevant qualifications ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CISP, CISA, PRINCE 2
  • 3+ years’ experience specifically in internal audit, risk in practice or industry

If you think you are this person and you want a career that works for you with a professional services organisation that is going places, then apply today.

Life at GT

Reward and benefits

Our reward and benefits are designed to create an environment where our people can flourish. We are committed to building a culture where our people have access to the necessary benefits to help promote a healthy lifestyle and thrive.

Inclusion and diversity

Included and valued for your difference is how everyone should feel at work. Not just because it is right, but because we are all at our best when we are able to be ourselves. So, when you join GT, we will work hard to ensure that is how you feel. We want you for who you are. We are excited to see the personality and perspectives you will bring to our team because we know we will all benefit from them.  

Diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision-making, improves the quality of our delivery, and helps us to meet the needs of our clients. Our firm is built on people and their ideas, so we want to hear all the new perspectives and fresh thinking you have to offer. 


We want to create a culture of recognition and celebrating success, by saying thank you to people who surpass our expectations and recognising the right values and behaviours. Our Shout Out recognition scheme is our way of highlighting and promoting achievements. Whether you simply want to say thank you, celebrate a special occasion or give an award for doing something exceptional, you can do all of this and more through the scheme.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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