About us

Looking for a fulfilling career? One that can have a wider impact on society? At Grant Thornton, that's precisely what we offer. A career where you can have your ideas implemented. Your opinions heard. Your contributions valued. Not just by your colleagues, but by coveted clients. And the opportunity to inspire changes that can be felt wider than our business, helping us achieve our bold and ambitious vision of shaping a vibrant economy for the UK and beyond. It's a compelling mix. So bring your passion, ambitions and inspiration, and together let’s make it happen.

'It's like a family here. I can always count on my colleagues when I need help or advice.' Pete

We believe we’re best positioned to make a meaningful impact on the economy. After all, we provide organisations with the business and financial advice they need to make big decisions and unlock sustainable growth. As one of our trainee business advisers, you’ll help us provide our clients with the insight and ideas they need for the future of their business. And by doing so, you’ll contribute towards shaping a vibrant economy.

Here, we do things differently. We give our people the freedom to drive change and shape their own destinies. Free to be themselves, our people are inspired to make a difference. Our collaborative culture means we share ideas as well as the responsibility for making them happen. While our fresh thinking and agile working helps businesses, communities and our people to flourish. Read on to discover why we’re such a great place for graduates, students and school leavers to launch their careers.

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We work with banks, regulators and government to rebuild trust. We work with dynamic organisations to help them grow. And we work with the public sector to build a business environment that supports growth, including national and local public services.

Being part of a dynamic global firm driven by independent thinkers, we provide high quality business and financial advice to a wide range of clients in countries all over the world.

Business Areas

Our clients are operating in uncertain times. It’s our job to work with them to help them to grow sustainably and fulfil their responsibilities.

Right from the start, you’ll develop relationships built on credibility and trust with clients across a wide range of sectors. As you will get to spend time with clients at their sites, you’ll get to the heart of how they work and what challenges they face. You’ll learn how to provide the business and financial advice they need to grow and make the right decisions about the future.

We’re the number one supplier of public sector audit services to local governments and the NHS and you could specialise inpublic sector audit dealing with government departments, public services and local authorities. Not only can you make a difference to your clients, you will make a difference to vital health and public services that improve lives up and down the country and help to create environments where businesses and people flourish.

Whether you are in commercial or public sector audit, your role will be challenging, rewarding and interesting. You’ll get hands-on experience of different aspects of audit, working on all kinds of projects that range from a few days to up to eight weeks. One day you could find yourself examining financial records and carrying out audit tests. The next you could be attending stocktakes or completing audit files.

Our clients rely on us to make sure they do the right thing and are operating within the law. Providing advice on their business goals and bringing them commercial insight, we help them build sustainable growth and operate with integrity.

If you want to be at the forefront of business issues then you could be a perfect match for tax. The work you’ll do with your clients is of huge importance. After all, bad tax advice can lead to damaged reputations and expensive consequences. You’ll help your clients manage their tax obligations efficiently and responsibly. From early on, you could have your own client portfolio.

We’ve a variety of corporate and specialist tax teams here. Whichever one you join, you’ll gain hands-on experience, working with a variety of dynamic clients, from organisations in media and entertainment to finance to charities. We’ll help you to learn how to interpret complex legislation, deliver different solutions and provide our clients with clear advice and
recommendations they can count on.

Our tax advisers provide expertise in such areas as corporate tax, employer solutions, innovation, financial services tax, private client, real estate, tax investigations, transfer pricing, restructuring, trusts and VAT. It’s an area that offers lots of variety and opportunities to specialise.

Working with businesses of all shapes and sizes, in advisory you’ll help a range of different clients whose businesses contribute to the growth of the economy in the UK, and beyond.

Getting involved with interesting and dynamic parts of the business cycle, you’ll help organisations either start up, expand or begin a new chapter. You’ll understand and get under the skin of our clients’ business strategy, and provide innovative solutions that unlock growth – our business advisers have lots of responsibility.

Your goal will be simple. To listen to clients, have insightful conversations and understand their business challenges and needs. And then provide the advice and solutions they need to achieve their future goals. It takes tenacity, a keen eye for detail and a real passion for helping all kinds of businesses. Is this you? And are you ready for the challenge?

We’ve a wide range of advisory teams, providing advice in such areas as corporate finance, transactions, financial services regulatory and complex, international and forensic insolvency. Some of our business advisers even choose to specialise in actuarial, business risk services or technology risk services. This is a fastgrowing area that offers plenty of variety, opportunities and interesting work.