History of Grant Thornton

  • Founded by Alexander Richardson Grant in 1924.
  • Major Global Growth during 1960 to 1980, joining 49 other firms.
  • In 1986 the name officially became Grant Thornton.

About Grant Thornton

  • Leading accounting firm that focuses on growth for their clients.
  • Their services fall into 3 different categories:
  1. Audit Services
  2. Tax Services
  3. Advisory Services

Company Culture

"It's more than just a job. It's an experience."

The three core principles that Grant Thornton is based upon.

Grant Thornton has received many awards regarding their work place environment for many years.

  1. Top Ranked Company by
  2. Top 10 Places to work in 2016 by Crain's Magazine
  3. Best Places to Work in 2016 by Chicago Tribune

Community Outreach

They are one of the founding partners with Impact 2030.
Have a national employee volunteer program called GTUnited.

The Position: Audit Intern

  • Full-time position at one of Grant Thornton's firms.
  • Work on the engagement team providing clients with insight regarding managing risk and improving business performance.
  • Work in an office dynamic and network with experienced members of the company.

Benefits of the Position

  • Extensively grow your skills in the accounting industry.
  • Grant Thornton works towards helping students succeed in long-term professional development.


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