250 jobs are being created at financial services company Grant Thornton.
The positions will be rolled out over the next 18 months across all areas of its business operations.
A significant number of the jobs will be based at its Dublin Centre of Excellence.
In a statement the firm said: "The positions are permanent roles for high calibre professionals with practice and industry backgrounds."
Paul McCann, Grant Thornton National Managing Partner, added: "We are very pleased to announce this significant increase in our headcount with the official opening of the Centre of Excellence. Grant Thornton has seen real growth in recent years and it's important that our team expands to meet our clients' needs."