Business expansion
Southern and Eastern;
Location of affected unit(s)
Dublin and other locations
Professional Services
Professional Legal And Technical Acconuting Activities
Legal And Accounting Activities
69.20 - Accounting, bookkeeping and auditing activities; tax consultancy

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
31 May 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


Global financial services company Grant Thornton is to create 250 new jobs by the end of 2018. Most of the planned jobs will be based at the company's centre of excellence in Dublin that specialises in compliance reporting. The roles are permanent and the work at the centre involves 'multi-jurisdictional specialists', such accountants and industry experts with experience in the French, German, Swiss, Austrian, Spanish and Portuguese markets. Language skills are being sought amongst new recruits. 

Grant Thornton employs around 1,200 across seven sites in Ireland. Grant Thornton's international clients are from across several sectors, including technology and software and pharmaceutical companies.


  • 31 May 2017: The Irish Times
  • 1 June 2017: Irish Examiner


Eurofound (2017), Grant Thornton, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 91272, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91272.