If you would like to join Grant Thornton, you may have a few questions about our firm, how we do business, our culture and our current vacancies. Here, we answer some of the most common questions.
How can I learn about open positions?
At Grant Thornton we have numerous opportunities for experienced hires and graduates. If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please see our current vacancies.
Where does Grant Thornton have offices around the world?
Grant Thornton has 40,000 people working in more than 130 countries across the globe. Take a look.
Do I need qualifications to join Grant Thornton?
Whether or not you need qualifications depends on the opportunities you are interested in. See our current vacancies for more details.
Do you offer internships? What programme would suit me best?
We firmly believe in providing work experience opportunities to help our future employees make the transition from education to employment. If you have any questions or would like to find out more about opportunities in your area, see our current vacancies.
What is Grant Thornton’s approach to diversity and inclusiveness?
Diversity is an asset that we use to meet the challenges of a changing world. We treat others as we would like to be treated regardless of their background.
We treat everyone fairly and do not differentiate on the grounds of ethnicity, race, religion or belief (or lack of), gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, marital status, age or disability.
We value diversity of perspectives and encourage the same in our people and our clients. Diversity of mind is at the heart of our values, our interaction with our colleagues and the way we approach our clients.
We will apply our commitment to respect and value diversity at all stages of your potential employment with our organisation. Respect is one of our global values and these values underpin everything we do.
How can I get involved with my local community?
We understand the positive impact volunteering our time and skills has in our communities. There are many fantastic examples throughout our firm from individuals and teams – with education being a particular strength. We run many CSR events in our offices across the country that we encourage all staff to engage in.
How will I continue to grow as a professional?
At Grant Thornton, we have an ambition to grow, which creates an environment to support the ongoing development of our people, both graduates and experienced hires. Specific tools and programmes are available to reflect our commitment in this area.
A rigorous performance management process makes sure individuals have goals, a development plan and annual appraisal. Coaching, learning on the job, global assignments and learning programmes are key examples of how we support ongoing development.
What kind of training can I expect from Grant Thornton?
Grant Thornton is committed to providing a broad spectrum of training opportunities for our people, across multiple disciplines – both technical and non-technical.
Training is not the only facility to support the learning and development of our people. Ongoing coaching, on-the-job development, global assignments and the implementation of a rigorous performance management system are equally important. This performance management system includes goal setting, development plans, annual appraisals, growth and inspiring conversations.
Once I join, can I work in another country?
As a growing global organisation, we are committed to providing international experiences for our people and have an established robust global talent mobility programme. we offer employees the opportunity to travel abroad on secondment. Our programme has already facilitated 320 global assignments and this is just the beginning.
What influence will I have over my career progression?
We offer a high performance, growth culture that provides a variety of opportunities to help our people identify their aspirations and take responsibility for their careers. We offer many learning and development tools to help our people develop and grow. Your career progression at Grant Thornton will be a journey on which we support and encourage you.