Life at Deloitte

Top 10 Reasons to Join Deloitte

At Deloitte we give you the support to become the ‘best you can be’ in a supportive and rewarding environment. You’ll be challenged by the work, the people on your team and the clients we serve. We empower our people to become leaders early on in their careers. There are opportunities to grow and develop professionally and personally and make an impact that matters.

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. We welcome over 280 ambitious graduates every year to the firm locally.

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:


“This is an original idea, with clear objectives, clearly met. The level of detail that goes into the planning shows a clear commitment to students that make the students in turn want to give back that level of commitment to them” - Judges comments, 'The Best Innovation on Campus' Award 2016


  • 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 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 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.

Our commitment to learning and development was recognised at the 2014 Grad Ireland awards where we achieved an award for Best Graduate Training and Development Programme for our Consulting Academy.

Click here to read more about our structured learning approach.

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 225,000 people in 150 locations, and over 2,000 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

Everyone can thrive, develop and succeed here at Deloitte. Inclusion is about providing an environment that support the diverse needs of our people. We work hard to make sure our talent pool is as diverse as today’s society. We want people to feel that they can truly be themselves and are valued and respected for who they are.

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 initiative to support career life fit and positive wellbeing. We encourage our people to refuel physically and mentally in order to make an impact that matters, both personally and professionally and have a number of initiatives and supports in place throughout the year to enable this.

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.

Our Business at a Glance

Deloitte has a multitude of challenging professional opportunities, offering current and recent graduates unique career experiences. This is why we believe Deloitte is the #1 place for graduates to launch their career. Click here to see our business at a glance.  
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