Helping you go further
At EY you’ll be given the experiences, training and coaching you need to achieve your potential.
You’ll be inspired to achieve your aims, both professionally and personally, while making a difference to our clients and in our communities.
We’ll work together to ensure your career takes you in a direction where you’ll be able to reach your goals. Its about making sure you do interesting work with exciting clients, while also providing access to appropriate training, coaching and support.
Find out more about the learning, experiences and coaching that will frame your development.
We can make a difference
If you join EY, you'll feel welcomed throughout your time with us. There are many ways in which you can also enhance your sense of belonging here.
That's because we take community leadership seriously; our support for the United Nations Global Compact and Transparency International are just two examples. And we rly on the enthusiasm and skills of our people to cement our place in each community we're a part of.
You've found the right place if you want to make a difference outside of your professional role. Our approach to corporate responsibility coordinates volunteering activities - in education, entrepreneurship and environmental sustainability - in a way that makes real use of your unique skills and capabilities. That way, you can have a far greator personal impact.
Community engagement is also a key part of our global career development framework.
You'll have the opportunity to develop in new and different contexts. You might be improving your public speaking, sharpening your negotiating skills or collaborating with people from a variety of backgrounds. But at the same time, you'll be helping the community and building career-enhancing skills.
When you join Ernst & Young, you do more than launch a career.
You may spend your entire career with us or you may seek new challenges elsewhere at some point. Regardless, we believe you'll want to stay connected with your EY colleagues.
These relationships will prove invaluable throughout your career. Beyond that, you'll build valuable friendships too/
As an Ernst & Young Alumnus, you'll be offered many opportunities to network with your peers. So whatever direction you choose to take your career, you'll benefit from your time with us.
And if you do leave to explore other opportunities, we hope you'll become one of the many people who rejoin, bringing valuable experience and perspectives that enrich our organisation.
Find out about being part of the Ernst & Young Alumni
Rewards and benefits
In exchange for meeting challenges and consistently high performance, you deserve to be rewarded for your contribution to Ernst & Young's success.
You'll have access to a great range of benefits including:
FLEXleave You'll have the opportunity to purchase up to two weeks extra leave. This provides you with more time for study, family or other personal pursuits.*
Paid parental leave You're entitled to two weeks paid parental leave if you have been with the firm for more than a year and three months paid parental leave if you have been with the firm for more than three years. This is on top of the Government's paid parental leave provisions. We also provide each of our returning parents with the option of having a parental leave mentor - a person who has already experienced the challenges of returning to the workplace following the birth of their child, to assist new parents in navigating this time in their lives and careers.
FLEXIleave*. You'll have the opportunity to purchase up to two weeks extra leave. This provides you with more time for study, family or other personal pursuits.
Flexible work arrangements. We aim to promote a flexible work culture by assisting our people to balance their work and personal responsibilities through the availability of flexible working arrangements.
Health and well-being
We support initiatives such as social and competitive sporting events, and offer employees complimentary flu shots, fruit in the office and the ability to subsidise the cost of your membership to our in-house gym (in our Auckland office) or an 'approved' gym near your office from your pre-tax salary.
Employee Assistance Program. You and members of your immediate family can access independent, confidential counselling, free of charge, from professionally qualified counsellors should you need advice on personal, family or work-related concerns.
Work|Life Links. Work|Life Links is an independent national telephone information and resource service which will assist you in making care arrangements for your dependents, including children, teenagers, adult dependents and older relatives; or health and lifestyle services such as fitness programs, pet care and more.
Social Club. The EY Social Club organises a range of activities, from sporting events to informal and formal social functions, including – in most offices – an annual ball.
Study Assistance. We'll help you meet the cost of approved external studies, which may include providing you with financial assistance to cover all or part of your course fees and the cost of your study materials. We may also offer you study and exam leave.
Professional memberships. We'll cover joining and annual membership fees for one professional body each year. This includes the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants or an equivalent body for qualified professionals.
Global Employee Referral Program. Recruiting the best people is critical to our success, and employees like you are often the best source of the best candidates. The Global Employee Referral Program provides you with a cash reward or shopping voucher if you successfully refer a candidate to the firm.
Working national, working overseas
We offer global mobility opportunities. That means you could find yourself working in other EY office within New Zealand – or in one of our offices overseas. You can apply for an overseas secondment once you've had a few years experience with us.
* These benefits are subject to compliance with the EYA&NZ Policy and Procedure manual.