Assurance careers: join an ambitious team with global reach
It’s an exciting time to be in Assurance at EY: our business grew by 8.5% in the UK in 2014, and the work we do is increasingly important and key in restoring confidence in the global economy. The market is continuing to demand more and more assurance on their operations, reporting technology and business ethics.
We work to a globally defined methodology, train and develop our people to deliver excellent client service, and use cutting edge tools to support our work. The investment we’re making in Assurance means that as well as joining one of the largest, most stable employers, you’ll be empowered to develop and be an expert in your field.
Every day our work crosses borders and touches many sectors in many industries. It’s challenging, stimulating and varied. Your horizons and your knowledge will broaden along with our business. As one of the world’s leading employers, we depend on you thriving in our diverse and entrepreneurial culture.
We need dedicated assurance professionals who will excel in a high-performing environment. In return for your hard work and ideas, we’ll give you the rewards, support, and learning and development opportunities that will accelerate your career and meet your personal goals.
In doing so, you'll broaden your experience, building career value and reputation. If your background is in financial services, find out here how we work with clients in this industry.
Use the links below to find out about each of our Assurance teams, or discover more about working at EY from our Assurance people.
Audit and Accounting
Play an important role in protecting financial markets by helping businesses to reflect their finances accurately, and in protecting financial markets.
We offer outstanding opportunities in our Financial Services Assurance team. Find out more.
Fraud Investigations and Disputes
Your focus here will be on how to help organisations manage fraud risk more effectively and treat it as a critical business priority.
Find out about the opportunities currently available at EY, and how you can apply for them.
Auditing and accounting careers: giving a clear picture of business
Audit forms the largest part of the Assurance practice and is experiencing significant growth in a rapidly changing market. This offers our people great opportunities for learning and progression.
As an audit professional your main aim will be to provide independent verification of our client’s compliance with accounting principles. By doing so, you'll play an important role in helping business to reflect their finances accurately and, in turn, rebuild trust in financial markets - building a better working world.
In addition to the more traditional audit services, you'll be involved in supporting our clients on a variety of transactions. If your background is in public services, we also have a specialist Government and Public sector team whose clients range from local Government bodies, Police and Fire Authorities to a wide range of NHS organisations.
Financial Services Assurance opportunities
As the only major professional services firm with an integrated financial services practice across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa, we’re looking for talented assurance professionals.
We offer outstanding careers in financial and professional services. You'll work with the best people on complex accounting, regulatory and operational challenges and help shape the future of financial services. Our people specialise in our three key sectors, Banking and Capital Markets, Wealth and Asset Management, and Insurance and Pensions.
It’s an exciting time to join us as we continue to grow at a rapid pace, and with each client facing different challenges, we’re looking for the very best professionals.
Whether in the early stages of your financial services career or joining at a senior level, we offer experiences and opportunities that will help you achieve personal and professional growth from day one.
Financial Accounting and Advisory Services in Financial Services Assurance
In the current economic climate, shareholders, regulators and professional bodies are taking greater interest in how companies derive, report, disclose and communicate about their financial position. This environment is driving extensive change across accounting standards.
In the UK, our Financial Accounting and Advisory (FAAS) team focus on delivering insights and solutions for the world’s leading financial services organisations. Our expertise ranges from specialist accounting advice from some of the leading financial instruments specialists in the industry to addressing complex regulatory issues and new requirements.
We’ve built a high calibre team of specialists in banking, insurance and asset management, as well as financial services treasury and remediation services. Driven by what’s happening in the market, our team works closely with clients to deepen our relationships and build trust through solving issues together.
Extended Assurance in Financial Services
As the regulatory landscape evolves, organisations need assurance that they are complying with regulatory requirements (e.g. CASS, prudential reporting, FATCA) and that, in risky areas, their operational processes are properly controlled and managed. Extended Assurance provides ongoing assurance to regulators, management and directors on the governance and controls of these processes.
Joining Extended Assurance provides an excellent opportunity to develop your client management skills, as we look to increase the range and number of clients we work with to optimise their assurance coverage, thereby giving their stakeholders confidence that significant risk areas in the business have been adequately addressed and compliant controls exist to minimise these risks.
Find out more about working in EMEIA Financial Services Assurance, including opportunities in Financial Accounting and Advisory Services across Europe.
Keeping pace with change
In Financial Accounting Advisory Services you'll work with a variety of clients, addressing their challenges in converting from GAAP to IFRS, advising on financial accounting excellence and GAAP conversions, and accounting for transactions including IPOs.
Commodity Trading Risk Management
Our Commodity Trading and Risk Management team in London is a specialist advisory team assisting clients in the areas of market, credit, liquidity and operational risk of trading in all energy and other commodities. Join us and you'll help clients assess, design, transform and implement industry-leading capabilities to identify, measure, manage and monitor risks in a commodity portfolio.
Understanding and managing fraud risk
If you know your subject inside out, working with our high performing Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services team will help you capitalise on your hard work to date.
Our fraud investigation and dispute professionals help clients deal with the complex issues of fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes that could otherwise detract from client efforts to achieve their goals. Alongside accountants, we have over 100 forensic technology specialists who support clients in managing, processing and interrogating vast quantities of electronic evidence and data.
As part of this team you’ll draw on your knowledge of fraud assessment, monitoring and prevention to identify issues for your clients. You’ll find challenging high profile projects, many of which play out on the international stage, and no two are ever the same. Your network will grow and strengthen and your outlook will become more global.
If better is what matters to you, this is where you'll find it.
Join Capital Markets and you'll play an important role helping our clients achieve their capital-raising objectives by delivering assurance services across a range of complex financial challenges.
We support some of EY's most high profile clients as they undertake cross-border transactions, such as IPOs.
Our London team come from more than 15 countries around the world and have a wide range of backgrounds. We're also part of an EMEIA wide Centre of Excellence that comprises more than 100 professionals from across the region. This dynamic, truly international environment provides the diversity we know helps drive our success.
We're looking for professionals with experience auditing US listed companies, and exposure to transactions, to drive our team’s long-term growth. In return, we'll give you the opportunity to develop the skills, networks and relationships you need to excel.
Apply now to one of our roles:
Opportunities in Assurance
What if all the doors were open?
With market-leading growth, big ambitions and a bold vision comes more opportunities for everyone.
Our Assurance team has become one of the fastest growing parts of the firm across the UK. Whether you want broad industry experience or to focus on the financial services sector, join us and you'll expand your experience, build your career - and reputation - fast.
Apply now to one of our opportunities listed below:
If you have skills and expertise not covered by our current vacancies, click here to register your interest for forthcoming roles in Assurance
Meet our Assurance 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.
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