Assurance careers: broaden your experience
The timely and relevant financial information provided by EY’s Assurance teams is essential to global economic health and sustainable growth. Our work helps to restore and maintain public confidence in the world’s capital markets and ensures that the fundamentals are in place for businesses to move forward.
EY is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organisations in the industry. As an assurance professional here you'll have access to the latest accounting and auditing information, follow a global audit methodology and use leading audit support tools.
Your aim: to provide peace of mind to our clients by using your skills and experience to give companies, investors and regulators confidence in the validity of financial statements, business-critical information or processes.
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.
A specialist team that brings together high-quality people with diverse experience to deliver excellent client service to our clients. Join us, and you'll support clients with capital raising strategies and objectives, carrying out complex global work with client looking to undertake challenging cross-border deals.
Opportunities in Assurance
Broaden your experience. Build your career.
Join our Assurance team and you’ll experience fast personal and professional growth, variety and the opportunity to work within diverse and international teams.
We work with a vast range of clients, so whether you want to focus on the financial services sector or more broadly across industries, join us and you’ll expand your experience, and build your career - and reputation - fast.
To learn more use the links below or go to ‘Job search’ for full details of opportunities available in these areas.
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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