Advisory careers: help our clients manage risk and improve performance
Our Advisory service line focuses on helping clients to improve their performance and manage their risks more effectively. Particularly important in a challenging and uncertain business environment, with escalating competition.
We work with clients to address their specific circumstances and turn strategy into reality. Whether it’s an improved finance function, enhanced supply chain or superior customer management, we’re able to offer added value. This is why Advisory is our fastest-growing service line - with nearly 20,000 professionals around the world.
For you, these circumstances offer a huge variety of challenges and the opportunity to make a serious impact on our clients’ businesses – and your own career.
Our integrated approach means your work will span all types of clients across a wide range of industries. However, if your background lies within financial services, find out here how we work with clients from this industry.
Within Advisory we operate in several business areas. Click on the tabs to find out more, or discover more about working at EY from our Advisory people.
Join our multi-disciplinary teams and help many of the world's leading organisations to stay at the top of their game.
Work closely with multinational businesses and the public sector to understand their risks and develop plans to deal with these.
Other advisory services
Our other advisory areas, such as IT risk and strategic direction, offer you a diverse range of challenges working with top organisations.
Find out about the opportunities currently available at EY, and how you can apply for them.
Enhancing some of the world's leading businesses
As one of our performance improvement advisors, you'll help many of the world's leading organisations improve their performance in a rapidly changing environment.
You'll be part of multidisciplinary teams, bringing diverse perspectives to every challenge. You'll have the opportunity to build your skills in one of our focused competency groups, which include:
- Supply Chain
- IT Advisory
- People and Organisation
- Strategic Direction
- Programme Management
You'll work closely with other areas of our organisation too — Risk in particular. We'll help you achieve your goals by supporting your professional development and giving you experience with a diverse range of clients and projects.
Working with our clients to identify and respond to risk
Risk management protects business performance and helps sustain results. It's about achieving a clear understanding of risks and developing plans to manage them.
As one of our risk professionals, you'll work with multinational businesses and public sector organisations. You'll help them develop an integrated, holistic approach to risk and benefit from their investments in internal controls.
You'll deliver some of the most significant and class-leading internal audit and risk engagements globally. You'll also team with our performance improvement professionals in multidisciplinary engagements, helping major global clients transform and sustain business performance.
By plugging into our market-leading global network, you'll gain the experience you need to become an exceptional risk advisor.
And if your background is in Financial Services, find out how you can be part of our award-winning Financial Services Risk practice.
Helping clients understand the risks — and rewards — of technology
IT Risk & Assurance
Information technology is one of the key enablers for modern organisations.
As an IT Risk and Assurance professional here, you'll help clients leverage technology to achieve a competitive advantage, advising on how to make IT more efficient and manage the risks associated with running IT operations. This fast-growing area of our business is broken into two areas, IT Advisory and Cross-Advisory.
Working in our award-winning IT Advisory team you’ll develop insights into organisational culture and help align your clients’ technology with their people and processes.
Cross-Advisory teams comprise advisory professionals with specific technical skill-sets working across our Performance Improvement, Risk and IT Risk & Assurance groups.
People and Organisational Change
Our People and Organisational Change teams work with clients to help them manage their change management challenges. They also help them to develop their capabilities to more effectively manage constant change.
This might involve supporting your clients as they develop a clear and concise vision of the future for parts or all of their organisations, or coaching the board to convey the right messages during times of change.
Our program management professionals draw on their knowledge and experience to help clients assess and manage large-scale programs. You'll help clients deliver projects on time, within budget and to high levels of quality.
Your role here would focus on helping clients define and plan effective execution of their strategic direction and vision, advising client executives on how to translate corporate strategy and business insight into change.
Opportunities in Advisory
You have a strong track record within industry, a consultancy or a professional services firm, and you want to advance your career. If you believe in exceptional client service and have a global mindset, EY can help you excel in your career.
Our Advisory consultants are tackling some of the most complex issues that our global clients face: the transformation of markets, technological innovations, and rapid social and economic change. With your creativity, excellent problem-solving skills and intellectual curiosity, you’ll help clients to manage risk, improve performance and make change happen.
EY offers huge opportunities to solve tomorrow’s business problems today. To learn more, use the links below or go to Job search for full details of opportunities available.
If you have skills and expertise not covered by our current vacancies, please register your interest to become a Senior Consultant, Manager or Senior Manager in Advisory.
Find out about our Advisory career opportunities working with Financial Services organisations.
Meet our Advisory people
At EY our inclusive work environment means everyone's opinion is valued. Whether a recent joiner or long-serving member of the firm, all our employees have a unique story to tell.
Click the image below to watch some of our Advisory people talk about their experiences.
In-house Advisory opportunities
Join our in-house Advisory team of experienced and dynamic professionals and you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside senior stakeholders across our global organisation. You'll develop your consulting career with EY as your client and you’ll enjoy the pace of global work without the pressures of out of town commuting and sales targets.
You'll play a part in delivering EY's strategic change projects affecting 175,000 people across 150 countries as we seek to achieve our market leading growth objectives.
We’re looking for high performers with a strong consulting background who want to develop and grow personally and professionally, and who are as excited about the possibilities of the future as we are. Be part of it.
Apply for a role in our in-house Advisory team.
With us, you'll:
- Join a global team of high-performing, like-minded professionals from the Big 4
- Help enable the implementation of global priority projects and transformational change
- Work on global and strategic projects, with leaders from across the business
- Establish and leverage strong client knowledge and relationships
- Retain consulting ways of working, where EY is your client, and continue to grow professionally
- Avoid out-of-town assignments, with only occasional travel.