Senior Associate, Risk Consulting

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

  • Balance work from home with collaborative team connection days
  • Develop your specialist Risk Consulting 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 office and be part of the Risk Consulting 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 helping clients navigate complex risks and change management issues in a dynamic business environment.

Key responsibilities

  • Understanding clients' risk environments and utilising internal audit knowledge to manage and deliver engagement outcomes
  • On-site support of risk consulting engagements which will include presenting outcomes to clients and internal stakeholders to influence decision-making
  • Contributing to commercial problem solving through analysis, critical thinking, and logical reasoning
  • Optimising technology control activities, technology and operational strategy, and policies and procedures.
  • Assisting with delivering internal audit reviews covering identity and access management, security management, IT governance, emerging technology risks, IT compliance, business intelligence and IT alignment to business strategy
  • Completing high quality internal audit reports and engagement deliverables
  • Identifying potential areas requiring improvement in client business and IT processes and providing recommendations
  • Providing findings and assisting with recommendations in the context of the client's broader business environment
  • Where appropriate for development coaching junior employees
  • Contributing to delivery of projects to ensure objectives are met and engagements are delivered to a high quality                                                                   

Skills & experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field such as accounting or business
  • Experience in business risk, business process review, IT risk review or internal audit
  • CISA certification would be highly regarded
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Sound understanding on control documentation and assessment
  • Business process review and improvement through facilitation and documentation
  • Demonstrated skills in understanding risk across complex projects

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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