Life at Deloitte

Why join Deloitte?

Our purpose is to make an impact on our people, clients and the marketplace. We are positive about the future and look forward to welcoming new people to join our growing firm. We have a collaborative, innovative culture where we embrace change and provide leading edge solutions to our clients. Whatever you aspire to, it’s all here for you at Deloitte.

1. Worldwide Leader in Audit and Advisory, Tax, Corporate Finance and Consulting

Joining Deloitte is your opportunity to become part of the worldwide leader in professional services and consulting, a global network of 225,000 people in 150 locations, and over 2,000 in Ireland. 

Over the years Deloitte has won numerous awards for its workplace and for its professional expertise. Some of the most recent awards are outlined below:

  • Deloitte named Accountancy Firm of the Year at the InBusiness Editor's Choice Awards, 2014
  • Deloitte Tax department named  a Tier 1 tax practice in the International Tax Review’s annual Tax Planning Survey, 2015
  • Gartner ranks Deloitte #1 for Consulting Services worldwide, based on market share, in 2014, for the fifth consecutive year. Source: Gartner, Market Share Analysis: Consulting Services, Worldwide, 2014
  • Deloitte named a worldwide leader in Business Consulting Services. Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services, 2015
  • Deloitte named Vanguard IT Consulting Provider by Kennedy. Source: Global IT Consulting Marketplace Report 2011-2014
  • Deloitte won Best Innovation on Campus for the Deloitte Difference University Challenge at the GradIreland Awards, 2015 & 2016
  • Deloitte won AHECS Engagement award for demonstrating an outstanding example of constructive partnership with the careers services across Ireland at the GradIreland Awards, 2015 & 2016
  • Deloitte has been nominated by students around the world as one of the World’s Most Attractive Employers; Universum ranking 2015
  • Deloitte was named #1 Graduate Employer in professional services at the GradIreland awards in 2011, 2013 and 2014

2. World Class Learning and Development

There is a significant investment in our people’s ongoing learning and professional development. Learning and Development is the cornerstone of all activity in Deloitte. We take a blended approach to your development combining formal training, coaching from others and practical on-the-job experience.

Our world-class learning facilities, the Deloitte Academy and Green House are evidence of our commitment to learning and growth. Our Academy is designed specifically to host learning events to ensure our people develop both professionally and personally.

Read more about our learning and development.

3. Leading Clients - Solving Complex Problems

We believe the secret to our success, put simply, is who we are.  You see, we work with our clients, most of the Fortune Global 500, not just for them, from a breadth of industries on their most complex and challenging problems to deliver the best results.  

We work with 82% of the Fortune Global 500, including:

  • 85% of the 92 Fortune Global 500 Consumer Business companies
  • 87% of the 118 Fortune Global 500 Financial Services companies
  • 94% of the 54 Fortune Global 500 Technology, Media and Telecommunications companies




4. Exam Success

Deloitte has one of the highest exam pass rates in professional exams in Ireland – our overall success rate is significantly higher than the national average. Over the past number of years, our people have consistently achieved top places in professional exams.

As well as financial support, our in-house exam support includes introductory sessions, tutorials, exam preparation workshops and an exam helpline. Our study leave allowances exceed the recommendations of the relevant professional bodies.

5. A Unique Career Journey with International Exposure

As the number one professional services firm globally with a network 244,000 people in 150 locations, and over 2,300 in Ireland. We understand that graduates may want to experience the rest of the world also! And so we actively support and promote global mobility. There are long term career opportunities to work in other countries once qualified as well as short term exchange in places like the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa.

6. An Innovative Culture that Develops Leaders at all Levels

Deloitte has a collaborative innovative approach to doing business which ensures that leading edge solutions and techniques are applied. Innovation is at the heart of everything we do. A recent example is highlighted. Our commitment to leading the profession in global audit quality with International Accounting Bulletin’s resulted in the prestigious “Audit Innovation of the Year” award for our demonstrated dedication to innovation and the development of leading-edge tools to transform audit service delivery.

7. Respect and Inclusion

At Deloitte we are working hard to ensure that our talent pool is diverse and reflects the make-up of today's society. Our mission is to provide a supportive environment, where every person has the opportunity to turn their unique potential into performance. It's a place where all our people can thrive and flourish as leaders. Inclusion focuses less on what makes people different and more on creating an environment that encourages our people to bring their "whole self" to work, to play to their strengths and be appreciated for all aspects of their diversity. By valuing inclusion we will shape a workplace which thrives on leveraging diversity, driving innovation and collaboration to make an impact that matters for our people and our clients.

Respect and Inclusion

Deloitte ranked #1 on DiversityInc’s Top 10 List for Global Diversity

Respect & inclusion at Deloitte

8. Recognising the Importance of Health and Well-being

We recognise the importance of positive well-being and the ability to achieve career-life and have a number of supports in place to help you manage your life and reward you for been part of a world class team.

Deloitte Unplugged is the firm’s newly launched wellbeing initiative. The programme focuses on reminding our people to refuel both physically and mentally and change the mind-set that we have to be ‘plugged in’ all of the time. We are committed to supporting our people to make sure they take time out to unplug.

As part of the programme we have a bi-monthly newsletter covering areas such as flexible policies, healthy recipe ideas, mindfulness and articles on health and wellbeing. We also hold information sessions and programmes throughout the year covering fitness, health and diet .

9. Corporate Responsibility

Being part of Deloitte means being part of the world around us. We positively encourage you to volunteer and get involved in your local community. IMPACT Day is a Deloitte worldwide initiative where our people volunteer to devote a working day to a project that has a direct and positive impact on society. Projects include painting, decorating, gardening and developing strategies for a variety of charitable organisations. It’s your chance to get out of the office and make a difference. 

Deloitte also partners with a number of community organisations as well as supporting a number of individuals in their volunteering efforts each year.

Meet Claire Bergin, a former graduate who is now responsible for Corporate Social Responsibility programme.

Impact Day 2016

10. Benefit Package

Our approach is one of “Total Reward” encompassing competitive salary and benefits, exam awards, paid study leave and recognition of discretionary effort. Some of the popular benefits are 2pm finish during Summer months and bank holidays, subsidised restaurant and employee discounts.

11. Sports and Social

Whether you are into yoga, running, cycling, surfing, kayaking, skiing, rugby or going to the theatre, there is somthing for you at Deloitte. Our Sports & Social club committee are very active to ensure you get up from your desk. 

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