Associate - Risk Consulting

Grant Thornton

9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Sydney, Australia ⚠️

  • Team connection days
  • 9-day fortnight with no salary reduction
  • Structured learning and development at all career levels

Grant Thornton Australia is a member firm of the Grant Thornton global network – one of the world's leading independently-owned and managed accounting, advisory and consulting firms.

In Australia, we’re proud to support the careers of over 1,500 remarkable people. With six offices nationally and partner firms in more than 145 markets, wherever you want to go, we can take you there.

Grant Thornton Risk Consulting division has experienced significant growth and we are looking for a motivated Melbourne based Internal Audit Senior Manager who will share our passion for client service and value a positive work culture.

About this role

Our Risk Consulting practice is a growing national business responsible for delivering independent risk services to our clients.

Our team works across industries with particular focuses in financial services, technology, public sector and for purpose organisations. The team’s overarching purpose is to help our clients to navigate complex risks and change management issues in a dynamic business environment.

Key responsibilities

We are looking for a Sydney-based Associate who shares our passion for client service and values a positive work culture. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • delivering end-to-end internal audit and business risk client engagements with oversight and guidance from a manager
  • Understanding clients’ risk environments and utilising internal audit knowledge to deliver engagement outcomes
  • Identifying and reporting on client risks in relation to their internal systems and processes to ensure compliance with legislation
  • Contributing to commercial problem solving through analysis, critical thinking and logical reasoning
  • Working with managers to draft high quality internal audit reports and engagement deliverables
  • Assisting Managers with co-ordination of engagements, including preparation of scoping documents and setting meetings with stakeholders

Skills & experience

  • Ideally, minimum 1 years’ business risk, business process review or internal audit experience.
  • Bachelor Degree (preferably Business/Management/Accounting major)
  • Preferably eligible for CAANZ (or already commenced CAANZ study)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Sound understanding on control documentation and assessment
  • A client-centric attitude

If you’re interested in this role but don’t feel that you match every single one of our requirements, we would still love to hear from you and explore the unique skillset and attributes that you can bring to the team.

Reach your remarkable

At Grant Thornton, we do things differently because we understand that when you strive for better and care about what you do, remarkable things are possible. We’re a dynamic and authentic mix of backgrounds, perspectives and ways of thinking. We’re driven by our shared purpose – we care for our people, clients and communities and support them to thrive.

With us, you’ll be exposed to challenging and rewarding opportunities – building your confidence and capabilities at every step. You’ll be supported, motivated, and inspired by a team of passionate and caring collaborators and leaders. You’ll be empowered to build a career path that’s tailored to you and encouraged to make a meaningful difference. And we’ll make sure the excellence you deliver and the impact you make is always seen, felt and celebrated.

Remarkable perks that put you first:

  • 9-day fortnight with no salary reduction | Flexible working options
  • Fully funded gym membership | Health Insurance discounts
  • Funded professional membership
  • Structured learning and development at all career levels
  • Diverse and inclusive firm culture | Mental health support, financial & wellbeing coaching
  • And many more!

Need some help applying or participating in the recruitment process?

We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible for anyone who wishes to apply, and we warmly encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, those in the LGBTI+ community and individuals who identify as having a disability or are neurodiverse.  Click here for more information about how we support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Grant Thornton.

Should you have questions or require any adaptations or additional support for your individual circumstances so you may perform at your best during the application or recruitment process please contact Marnie Wapshott, from our Talent Acquisition team, on [email protected]

As we provide fair consideration and evaluation to a high volume of applications, we endeavour to provide feedback on your application at the earliest opportunity.


Leading provider of audit, tax, and advisory services.

Working Week

9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

Our Vacation Policy

Grant Thornton offers a combination of annual leave and public holidays, totaling 26 days per year.

Remote Working Policy

Our employees can balance work from home with collaborative team connection days.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 1.7k across 16 departments:

  • finance
  • business development
  • accounting
  • consulting
  • marketing
  • human resources
  • education
  • +9 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Internal Audit
  • Business Risk Management
  • Control Documentation
  • Compliance
  • Critical Thinking
  • Logical Reasoning

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