Senior Associate Risk Consulting

Grant Thornton

9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Sydney, Australia ⚠️

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

Be part of our Sydney Risk Consulting Division that delivers high-quality consulting and assurance engagements. Our team has cross-industry experience, especially in financial services, technology, public sector and non-for-profit. The team's main goal is to help our clients to manage complex risks and change management challenges in a changing business environment.

Key responsibilities

  • With oversight and guidance from a manager, delivering end-to-end client engagements.
  • Understanding clients’ risk environments and utilising internal audit specialist knowledge to deliver engagement outcomes.
  • Identifying and reporting on client financial risks in relation to their internal financial systems and process to ensure compliance with legislation.
  • Developing engagement plans which focus on areas of higher risk and opportunities to add value.
  • On-site delivery of risk consulting engagements which will include managing client interactions and overseeing junior resources.
  • Working with managers to develop high quality internal audit reports and engagement deliverables.
  • Contributing to commercial problem solving through analysis, critical thinking and logical reasoning.
  • Presenting outcomes to clients and internal stakeholders to influence decision-making.
  • Reviewing and quality checking findings and recommendations in the context of the client’s broader business environment.
  • Managing engagement financials including budget monitoring and flagging potential overruns.

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience in business risk, business process review or internal audit.
  • Sound understanding on control documentation and assessment
  • Business process review and improvement through facilitation and documentation
  • Demonstrated skills in managing risk across complex projects
  • A strong understanding of controls including the ability to create quality testing documentation and perform gap assessments.
  • Ability to engage with clients and diverse stakeholder groups across all levels of a client’s businesses.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong report writing ability.

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 $95,000 - $110,000 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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9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

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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

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

  • Microsoft Office
  • Business risk
  • Business process review
  • Internal audit
  • Control documentation
  • Risk management
  • Client engagement
  • Stakeholder management
  • Report writing

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