EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton

Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: Southern and Eastern
Location of affected unit(s): Dublin and other locations


Sector: Professional services
Legal, accounting, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities
69.20 - Accounting, bookkeeping and auditing activities; tax consultancy
Number Employed: 1200

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 31-05-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2018
Planned Job Creation: 250

Additional Information

Global financial services company Grant Thornton is to create 250 new jobs by the end of 2018. Most of the planned jobs will be based at the company's centre of excellence in Dublin that specialises in compliance reporting. The roles are permanent and the work at the centre involves 'multi-jurisdictional specialists', such accountants and industry experts with experience in the French, German, Swiss, Austrian, Spanish and Portuguese markets. Language skills are being sought amongst new recruits. 

Grant Thornton employs around 1,200 across seven sites in Ireland. Grant Thornton's international clients are from across several sectors, including technology and software and pharmaceutical companies.