Audit Innovation Analyst

Grant Thornton

9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Sydney, Australia ⚠️

  • Full-time permanent role
  • 9-day fortnight with no salary reduction
  • Balance work from home with collaborative team connection days

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.

About this role

The nominee is responsible for working with technical SMEs to guide the production of appropriate solution documentation including auditing standards and to support delivery and are accountable for ensuring the Solution will be in line with business expectations and fit within the overall technology roadmap.

Key responsibilities

  • Support the implementation and deployment of audit IT solutions, working closely with development / project teams. Ensure that the solution is implemented correctly and provide technical oversight throughout the process.
  • Supporting other team members in their dialogue with the business to Input into the creation of business cases and budgetary forecasts to project estimates as required.
  • Assist in the preparation of deploying solutions including test plans, adoption plans and training support to end users
  • Assist in developing functional specifications for use by system developers

Skills and experience

  • A passion for Audit, with some experience operating in an audit associate capacity
  • Ability to identify opportunities for technical efficiency and implement within agreed solutions
  • Ability to interpret audit and assurance standards and interplay of the “what” and “why” with how technology can execute an outcome
  • Demonstrable awareness of systems thinking (considering all aspects of a solution when deploying, such as security and cost considerations with a view to continual improvement)
  • Familiarity with low/no-code technologies such as Alteryx, Knime, Power Platform, Power BI
  • Strong English language (written and verbal) ability required
  • Experienced in a wide base of technologies
  • Experienced in accounting and specifically assurance related services
  • Relevant IT vendor certifications highly desirable

Previous experience in technology roles, with solution design experience and a willingness to develop this further.

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:

  • First professional services firm to trial a 9-day fortnight
  • Continuous learning and development programs
  • Work from home options | team connection days
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • And many more!

The salary range for this role is $82,000 - $90,000 AUD per annum inclusive of superannuation.

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.


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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
  • Generous parental leave
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

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