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.