Do you want to find out more about working at Grant Thornton?
Choosing where you’d like to work can be a big decision. To help you understand what it’s like working at Grant Thornton, we’ve addressed some of the questions we usually get asked.
How do I apply for a role at Grant Thornton?
What is involved in your selection process?
Find out more about each stage of the selection process here.
How many placements/graduate roles are there?
Unfortunately we don’t share this information and will depend on the current recruitment needs in each Department or Service Line. You can see all our current job openings here.
Do you have any tips for the Testing Sessions?
Please refer to the information provided in our selection process page for more information.
Do you offer rotation on placements?
We do try to provide rotations depending on the needs of the business at the time.
Can I apply for a role outside of Greece?
Absolutely! You can apply for open positions in more than 130 countries in which we have member firms. Your eligibility will depend on what the role requires, as well as qualification and visa restrictions in the hiring countries. You can find out more about working with Grant Thornton International member firms here.
Do you have any graduate placements for internal functions?
We offer student and graduate programs for non client facing roles depending on the Internal Service Line’s needs. You can see all our current job openings here.
How can I apply for a job alert?
Upon sending your CV to us, we will respond shortly by asking you to complete an online questionnaire which gives you the option to inform us whether you want to be notified about new job openings or not.
What kind of people are we looking for?
When we’re considering applications, we’re looking for people that value the things we value.
We empower our people to make a difference. We want our people to think for themselves, speak up, and actively shape our firm’s culture and future.
We also genuinely care about our clients. As part of our work, we discover what’s important to them and enjoy helping them succeed.
We want our people to bring their whole selves to work. Individuality and authenticity is so important to our firm.
We highly value collaboration. We believe that it’s energising and stimulating to collaborate – to learn from and be inspired by others. We believe that teams will always outperform the individual.
We’re looking for people who are curious, ambitious and who share our values.
How will Grant Thornton help me develop my career?
We give graduates and students significant training, development and leadership opportunities from day one. Thanks to our established Internal Seminars approach, we provide you with technical and soft skills to match your role and your Department or Service Line needs. We also provide a comprehensive professional qualifications support program including paid study leave, cost coverage for all modules and basic support material.
We also provide a comprehensive induction training program for all Audit newcomers to unlock your potential and boost your confident as you settle into your new role.
Do I need to complete a qualification if I join the graduate program?
If you join the Audit team you will be required to complete your chartered Accountants qualification. If you are joining the Financial Services, Operational Advisory, Transactional Advisory, Public Sector or Tax & Outsourcing teams the requirement to complete the chartered Accountants qualification or other qualifications will depend on the requirements of each Department or Service Line and you will be provided this information when meeting with us.
Can I apply if my degree is not major in Accounting, eg Economics or Finance?
All Audit employees are required to be eligible for entry into the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Greece (S.O.E.L.) Program upon completion of their degree. As long as your degree fills their requirements, we will happily receive your application. For all other Departments / Service Lines a relevant degree is preferable.
What’s Grant Thornton’s approach to diversity and inclusion?
At our firm, we encourage our people to bring their whole selves to work. We recognise, appreciate and harness our people’s individual skills and talents. And this approach helps us create a stronger and dynamic organisation.
It’s a given that we treat everyone fairly and never discriminate on the basis of aspects such as ethnicity, race, religion or belief (or lack of), gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, marital status, age or disability. But beyond that, we celebrate the breadth of experiences and perspectives that people bring to Grant Thornton – especially their diversity of experience, skills and perspectives.
How can I learn about open positions?
You can regularly check our website for new career opportunities. Also, upon sending your CV to us, we will respond shortly by asking you to complete an online questionnaire which gives you the option to inform us whether you want to be notified about new job openings or not.
How is Grant Thornton International structured?
Grant Thornton is a global organisation made up of independent member firms in more than 130 countries. Each member firm is owned by its partners who have operational control of the business.
Grant Thornton firms are members of one international umbrella entity, Grant Thornton International Limited (GTIL). The global leadership team, headed up by our global CEO, Ed Nusbaum, leads this entity. GTIL teams work strategically with our member firms to support consistency and excellence in all of our activities around the world, helping to maintain the same high standards in each of our locations.
How is Grant Thornton Greece structured?
Grant Thornton S.A. Chartered Accountants Management Consultants is a member firm of Grant Thornton International Limited (GTIL), but at the same time is an independent entirely Greek-owned organization.
Where does Grant Thornton Greece have offices?
Our main offices are in Athens, but we also have offices in Thessaloniki, Heraklion Crete and Ioannina.
Once I join, can I work in another country?
As a growing global organisation, GTIL is committed to providing international experiences for our people and has an established robust global talent mobility programme. If you decide to pursue an international experience we will support you.
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.