Senior Associate, Technology Risk

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Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne, Sydney
Categories: Consulting, Hybrid working

  • Balance work from home with collaborative team connection days
  • Develop your specialist Cyber and Technology Risk expertise with a diverse range of national clients
  • 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.

About this role

Join our Melbourne or Sydney office and be part of the cutting-edge Cyber and Technology Risk practice, where we thrive in delivering impactful consulting and assurance engagements. Under the guidance of our experienced managers, you will play a vital role in shaping the cyber risk landscape for our clients across diverse industries.

Key responsibilities

  • Participate in and lead technical assessments of clients’ IT environments.
  • Conduct interviews with users and business leaders to identify IT risks.
  • Identify security vulnerabilities, incorrect configurations and control/process weaknesses to help clients to better secure their technology platforms.
  • Leverage specialist knowledge to assess clients' technology environments.
  • Provide actionable recommendations and insights to mitigate risks in IT processes.
  • Manage on-site engagements, overseeing junior resources and client interactions.
  • Collaborate with managers to develop high-quality reports and deliverables.
  • Present outcomes to clients and internal stakeholders for informed decision-making.
  • Review and assure the quality of findings and recommendations.

Skills & experience

  • Tech-savvy professional with experience in cyber and technology risk within an assurance or consulting environment.
  • Degree qualified in Technology is preferred.
  • Solid understanding of technology risks, including cyber security, change management, project management, and technology general controls.
  • Familiarity with global or industry specific security frameworks such as NIST-CSF, ISO 27001 and CPS 234.
  • Experience with or interest in penetration testing, red teaming or incident response simulations.
  • Client-centric approach with excellent communication and presentation skills. 

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

Your application

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application or if you have questions about this role, please contact Marnie Wapshott at

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.

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