Grant Thornton UAE is looking for UAE National Interns to join us across all service lines in our Dubai office.

Who is Grant Thornton?

Grant Thornton is a collaborative, entrepreneurial firm on the move! As part of a dynamic, global organization of more than 53,000 people serving clients in more than 135 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms.

We work with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies and financial institutions. Core industries served include financial services, hospitality, real estate and construction, technology, manufacturing and trading. We focus on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically – whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

We are committed to capitalizing on our strengths and serving dynamic organizations that share our values and drive. Our global values of collaboration, leadership, excellence, agility, respect, and responsibility (“CLEARR”) guide our behaviors and fuel our ambition to be the firm that makes a difference every day.

We provide companies with the guidance that they need to help run their businesses, establish robust internal controls, use information effectively and improve performance. These services include compliance, consulting services, information technology solutions, forensic accounting and investigative services, recovery and reorganization, tax preparation, and valuation, to name a few.

Why become an Intern at Grant Thornton?

During your internship at Grant Thornton, you will be exposed to practices across various industries. You will have an opportunity to work alongside Partners, Managers, Associates and other interns as a member of the engagement team. Additionally, you will have an opportunity to learn new skillsets, be involved in office community activities, and build lasting relationships with members of the Grant Thornton team. Your internship will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Working on a variety of client engagements in varying industries
  • Networking with your peers
  • Meeting with your mentor for regular feedback and professional development discussions
  • Connecting with fellow interns and Grant Thornton staff at social events
  • Participating in team-building exercises
  • Giving back to the community through outreach activities
  • Sharpening your leadership skills

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Researching industry trends and participating in the day to day work associated with the service line
  • Participating in drafting of proposals and analytical reviews
  • Assisting with deliverables to clients in various phases of the project
  • Collaboratively working with team members while building rapport and strong relationships
  • Assisting with business development opportunities

What are we looking for in an Intern?

Interested candidates should display an affinity for learning and problem-solving skills. Interested candidates should be self-starters and should demonstrate strength in or a desire to build skills related to Grant Thornton’s core values of: Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • UAE National
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics and related fields
  • Proficiency in more than one language is a plus
  • Willingness to work additional hours and travel to various client sites (as needed)
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent analytical, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Effective project and time management skills for handling multiple priorities and simultaneous projects
  • Enthusiasm to learn through a combination of structured, on-the-job and self-directed training
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a complex team environment with strong attention to detail