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MBA opportunities at EY: Entrepreneurial careers that transcend the traditional

Learn how MBAs can have an exceptional experience at EY.

 

You’ve worked hard for your MBA and are now thinking about where you’ll get the most return for the investment you’ve made in your education and your future. At EY, people with master’s degrees play an important role on our high-performing teams, and in return, we’ll provide you with opportunities to perform transformational work for some of the world’s leading brands, as well as challenges where you can distinguish yourself from day one. But we also provide you with an inclusive culture, engaged mentors and world-class training and development that empowers you to take charge of your career and drive it wherever you want it to go.

Choose your path, build your future
Through our award-winning culture and high-performing team structure, we’ll empower you to explore varied career paths, work across geographies and functions and build relationships around the world, all while enjoying the freedom to blaze your own path and seek out opportunities to create a career that is uniquely yours.

Deliver exceptional client service to exceptional clients
As an MBA hire, you’ll make an impact and have great responsibility immediately, working on the cutting edge of the trends and issues facing business leaders today.

  • Our Transactions professionals work on deals that make the headlines and have the power to change entire industries.
  • Our Advisory professionals help clients protect, grow and optimize their businesses by providing insight into their most pressing questions about innovation in emerging markets, data reliance, transformational change initiatives and more. They’re game-changers, helping companies respond to the outside forces that are fundamentally, and permanently, changing their worlds.
  • Professionals in our Financial Services Office (FSO) work with the biggest names in Wealth and Asset Management, Banking and Capital Markets and Insurance industries.

Training and development to propel you further, faster
The foundation of the work we do at EY begins with high-performing teams that deliver exceptional client service. And like any team, our success is starts with great team players. That’s why your development is at the heart of our culture. We’ve worked hard to nurture a culture that creates an engaging and positive workplace, provides opportunities to reward and recognize you and contributes to our ability to deliver exceptional service to our clients. It’s the foundation for continued success — both yours and ours.

We understand that direction is important. So we’ll give you the tools, support and know-how to develop in the direction that most interests you. We believe that’s the best way to maximize your own achievements and, as a result, the success of EY and our clients.

Mentors at the highest levels
Our MBA hires enjoy mentoring relationships with professionals who are genuinely interested in your growth and advancement. Mentoring is deeply embedded in our culture, so from day one, you’ll find people to support you in your career development.

Our supportive, inclusive culture
Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. That's the promise we make to all our people. We attract individuals from different backgrounds and cultures who — like you — bring a unique point of view and unique business skills. At EY, we believe that when differences are celebrated, talented people have from all backgrounds have the chance to develop, advance and make more meaningful contributions to our clients and our culture.

Currently, Ernst & Young LLP in the US is hiring MBA candidates for positions in the following three areas:

The Ernst & Young LLP Financial Services Office (FSO) is an industry-focused business unit providing a broad range of integrated services which leverage deep financial services industry experience with strong functional capability and product knowledge.

We take a strategic approach to helping clients mitigate risk, while improving and sustaining their business performance. In today's complex business environment, that means understanding the relationship between risk, the regulatory environment and performance improvement, and applying our knowledge to help clients achieve their business objectives.

Our FSO client base includes:

  • Investment banks
  • Commercial/retail banks
  • Asset managers
  • Insurance companies
  • Capital markets participants

Learn more about our Performance Improvement and Financial Services Risk Management practices within the FSO.

Performance Improvement in the Financial Services Office

What we do
Ernst & Young LLP Financial Services Office Performance Improvement professionals work with clients in all sectors of financial services, including Capital Markets, Insurance, Asset/Wealth Management and Retail/Mortgage/Commercial Banking, to offer advice on:

  • Finance & Operations function strategy
  • Finance & Operations organizational design and development
  • Finance & Operations process effectiveness
  • Finance & Operations systems effectiveness
  • Management information and decision support

Our goal is to support our clients' efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient and, where required, provide services in connection with the remediation and mitigation of process risk.

Who we’re looking for
We're seeking high-performing MBA candidates from top-tier business schools with:

  • MBA and/or graduate degree in finance, accounting, statistics, economics or MIS (business perspective and/or business preferred)
  • 3-5 years of related work experience, preferably in banking/capital markets at a commercial bank, insurance company or institutional asset manager with a well-developed infrastructure, or comparable experience working as an advisor to financial services companies

Financial Services Risk Management in the Financial Services Office

What we do
Ernst & Young LLP Financial Services Risk Management professionals help clients manage, mitigate and capitalize on known risks, respond to new risks and manage a range of compliance activities. We can mobilize to bring a global EY network to the table to assist clients in these areas:

  • Credit risk
  • Economic capital and risk-adjusted performance measurement
  • Enterprise risk management and governance
  • Liquidity risk
  • Market risk and quantitative advisory services
  • Operational risk
  • Regulatory compliance and prudential supervision

Who we're looking for
We're seeking to hire Senior advisors who are high-performing MBA candidates from top-tier business schools with:

  • MBA and or graduate degree in finance, accounting, statistics, economics or mathematics
  • 3-5 years of related work experience, at a commercial bank, insurance company or institutional asset manager with a well developed risk management infrastructure, or comparable experience working as an advisor to financial services
  • Demonstrated knowledge in operational, credit and/or market/liquidity risk measurement and management
  • Experience at a regulatory or rating agency in the areas of operational, market/liquidity and/or credit risk management, risk rating systems, regulatory capital, and/or capital markets

For more information, visit our Financial Services Risk Management services page.

The current business environment presents a constant stream of both challenges and opportunities. Against this backdrop of change, the market’s expectation is for sustained, year-on-year growth. To reach their potential, organizations must continuously improve their performance, and sustain that improvement.

EY Advisory

To help organizations meet this challenge, the highly skilled professionals in our Performance Improvement practices apply our proven and consistent global methodologies and tools, assemble the right multi-disciplinary teams and draw on the full breadth of our organization's global reach, capabilities and experience to help our clients, wherever they are in the world.

Performance Improvement at EY is structured around three key service offerings — finance, supply chain and customer — and four enabling competencies — program management, strategic direction, people and organization and enterprise intelligence. At EY, you'll have the opportunity to develop skills in one or more of these areas. Customized development maps will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to solve our clients’ most challenging issues.

View more details about each of our service and competency offerings:

Finance

Finance

What we do
Our Performance Improvement — Finance competency focuses on the priorities and challenges that Chief Financial Officers (CFO) are facing. The CFO deals with the complexity of balancing risk and performance, and the tension that may exist between them. Their key concerns include:

  • Protecting reputation and brand
  • Effective internal and external communication
  • Managing risk/return ratio
  • Effective performance reporting
  • Contributing to decision support

By leveraging our advisory skills and experience, we assist clients in transforming commonly performed finance activities and associated processes in order to improve profitability, efficiency and achievement of strategic goals. The Performance Improvement finance competency offers the following services to clients in various industries:

  • Finance transformation
  • Business performance management and reporting
  • Shared services
  • Cost management and profitability analysis
  • Financial statement close
  • Finance function strategy
  • Finance organizational design and development
  • Finance operational effectiveness
  • Finance and operational systems effectiveness
  • Management information and decision support

Who we're looking for
We're seeking forward-thinking, self-motivated and quick-learning graduates to join the Performance Improvement sub-service line in our finance competency as Senior consultants. Candidates must have:

  • MBA and/or graduate degree with an emphasis in Finance, Accounting and/or Economics
  • CPA preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in the finance function and other operational areas that impact the finance function (e.g., Order to Cash; Procure to Pay; Close to Report; Budgeting and Planning, Shared Services/Outsourcing)
  • Experience in managing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations

Enterprise Intelligence

Enterprise Intelligence

What we do
Our Performance Improvement — Enterprise Intelligence competency focuses on the innovative application of analytics insight, enterprise planning and leading-class monitoring processes to help clients accelerate achievement of their business objectives. We can integrate data management skills and analytic applications, including business intelligence, information management and business performance management. Enterprise Intelligence helps clients align business objectives with performance risk and quality drivers, and connect the c-suite enterprise-wide. Our Enterprise Intelligence services help clients:

  • Define: Establish the strategy, program, scope, governance and structure
  • Design: Create an Enterprise Intelligence framework mapped to strategic outcomes
  • Realize: Execute focusing on high-value, high-return activities
  • Deploy: Deliver relevant information on a process-by-process basis
  • Sustain: Implement and test procedures for ongoing governance in managing performance, risk and quality

Who we're looking for
We're seeking forward-thinking, self-motivated and quick-learning graduates to join the Enterprise Intelligence competency as Senior consultants. To be considered, candidates must have:

  • MBA and/or graduate degree with an emphasis in Finance, Accounting and/or Economics
  • CPA preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in the finance function and other operational areas that impact the finance function (e.g., Order to Cash; Procure to Pay; Close to Report; Budgeting and Planning, Shared Services/Outsourcing)
  • Experience in managing ERP implementations
Enterprise Intelligence

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

What we do
Our Performance Improvement — Supply Chain competency helps our clients drive measurable results through the identification, design and implementation of efficiencies and effectiveness in the supply chain.

Leveraging the financial experience of the EY organization, we engage in projects involving sourcing, procurement, inbound logistics, engineering, manufacturing, final assembly, and product service and delivery. More specifically, we offer the following services to clients in various industries:

  • Operations transformation
  • Procurement transformation
  • Reliability technology
  • Global trade services
  • Tax-effective supply chain management

Who we're looking for
We're seeking forward-thinking, self-motivated, quick-learning graduates to join the Performance Improvement — Supply Chain competency as Senior consultants. Candidates must have:

  • MBA and/or graduate degree with an emphasis in Engineering, Operations and/or Logistics
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in operational areas that impact the supply chain function (e.g., assessments, supply chain strategy, inbound, outbound and return distribution/logistics, inventory management, procurement and sourcing, lean-six sigma, sales and operations planning, cost reduction, etc.)

Supply chain performance

Customer

Customer

What we do
Our Performance Improvement — Customer competency helps our clients grow revenue, reduce costs and deliver a better customer experience through innovative and targeted initiatives with sustainable results.

Leveraging the financial experience of the EY organization, we engage in quantitative data-led analyses to recommend people, process and technology improvements that can drive more profitable customer management. More specifically, we offer the following services to clients in various industries:

  • Advanced customer segmentation
  • Customer and market strategy
  • Customer data management
  • Customer experience improvement
  • Customer service effectiveness
  • Customer-to-cash effectiveness
  • Pricing effectiveness
  • Return on marketing investment effectiveness
  • Sales force effectiveness
  • Social networking effectiveness

Who we're looking for
We're seeking forward-thinking, self-motivated and quick-learning graduates to join the Performance Improvement sub-service line in our Customer competency as Senior consultants. To be considered, candidates must have:

  • MBA and/or graduate degree with an emphasis in Marketing, Statistics or Data Management
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in at least one of the following functions (multiple-area experiences are highly desired): Marketing Effectiveness, Product Management, Pricing, Order Management, Credit and Collections, Customer Experience and Social Media
  • Experience in providing consulting services in the Sales, Marketing, Order Management and/or Customer Service functions
  • A working knowledge of Customer Relationship Management applications, including Siebel, Salesforce.com, Unica, Vendavo and Pros

Strategic Direction

Strategic Direction

What we do
Our Performance Improvement — Strategic Direction competency teams work with senior client executives on issues that cut across the enterprise, and have a fundamental impact on business performance.

We help clients with services in areas such as:

  • Growth strategy
  • Strategic planning process
  • Operating model design
  • Strategic investment analysis
  • Enterprise cost reduction

To deliver these services to our clients, Strategic Direction team members work and collaborate with EY Advisory Services and other professionals in areas such as finance, supply chain, customer, risk and technology enablement.

Who we're looking for
We're seeking forward-thinking, self-motivated and quick-learning graduates to join the Performance Improvement sub-service line in our Strategic Direction competency as Senior consultants. To be considered, candidates must have:

  • MBA and/or graduate degree from a leading university in business administration or quantitative discipline (e.g., Economics), with demonstrated academic excellence
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience

Program Management

Program Management

What we do
Our Performance Improvement — Program Management competency assists clients in planning, pursuing, delivering and managing large and complex full-lifecycle initiatives. Program Management professionals perform feasibility studies and risk-adjusted cost benefit analyses, as well as participate in organizational planning, re-engineering and transformation initiatives (benefits management, program stakeholder management and program governance), including Information Technology (IT) programs and business transformation endeavors. More specifically, we offer the following services to clients in various industries:

  • Complex programs
  • Initiative portfolio management and governance
  • Innovation strategy and management
  • Strategic outsourcing
  • Transformation and change management

Additionally, in the IT space, we bring leading practices, methods and resources to the table to help deliver the most useful services for every client.

Who we're looking for
We're seeking forward-thinking, self-motivated and quick-learning graduates to join the Performance Improvement sub-service line in our Program Management competency as Senior consultants. To be considered, candidates must have:

  • MBA and/or graduate degree in MIS, Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Science, Finance and/or Economics
  • 3-5 years of relevant industry or advisory experience
  • Pursuing the following certifications desirable: PMI (PgMP/PMP/CAPM)/Prince2/Six Sigma (Green/Black/Master Black Belt)
  • Experience with PM tools (e.g., Primavera/MS EPM/CA Clarity/HP PPM/Planview)

People and Organizational Change

People and Organizational Change

What we do
Our Performance Improvement — People and Organizational Change competency assists clients in successfully managing and sustaining people, process and technology change. Often, this work can involve assistance with the identification and management of stakeholders, leadership development, organizational design, training, cultural assessment and development, talent management, workforce strategies, and planning and executing key communications.

Our work typically includes the development of driver-based business plans and operational models that address customer behavior (churn, referral, up-purchase), product profitability, credit and payment behavior and pricing diagnostics. More specifically, we offer the following services to clients in various industries:

  • Visioning the case for change
  • Change leadership
  • Stakeholder management and communication
  • Organizational alignment
  • Workforce strategy and people development
  • Human resources processes

Who we're looking for
We're seeking forward-thinking, self-motivated and quick-learning graduates to join the Performance Improvement sub-service line in our People and Organizational Change competency as Senior consultants. To be considered, candidates must have:

  • MBA and/or graduate degree with an emphasis in Human Resources, People & Organizational Change, Psychology, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics and/or MIS (business perspective)
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in change enablement areas, including: Leadership Development, Stakeholder Management, Communications, Organizational Design, Training, Governance, Workforce Strategies, Talent Management and Culture
  • Domain experience in Finance, Supply Chain and Customer Operations is preferred
  • Experience in program management for large-scale business transformation projects and programs

Healthcare

Healthcare

What we do
Our Performance Improvement — Healthcare sector supports both providers and payers in addressing challenges facing the healthcare industry. Healthcare teams focus on providing advisory services in the following areas to address key senior leadership issues:

  • Advanced customer segmentation revenue cycle
  • Reimbursement/regulatory
  • Finance transformation
  • Supply chain
  • Managed care-provider operations
  • Managed care-payer operations

Who we're looking for
We're seeking forward-thinking, self-motivated and quick-learning graduates to join the Performance Improvement sub-service line in our Healthcare sector as Senior consultants. To be considered, candidates must have:

  • MBA and/or MHA graduate degree
  • 3-5 years of relevant healthcare experience
  • Certifications in healthcare-related fields are a plus (e.g., MHA, MPH)
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience, including creating work plans, budgets and goal setting and/or benchmarking

For more information, visit our Performance Improvement services page.

Our Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) teams work to help our clients make better and more informed decisions about how they manage capital and transactions strategically in today’s changing world.

When you join TAS, you become an integral member of the global network of EY professionals. Working with world-class organizations, you’ll help them evaluate opportunities, make efficient transactions and achieve their strategic goals.

Capital Agenda: the unique TAS framework
When a TAS team engages with a client, we utilize our “Capital Agenda” methodology:

The Capital Agenda

TAS is seeking MBAs in the following competencies:

Commercial Advisory Services

What we do
Our Commercial Advisory Services professionals help clients, both private equity firms and strategic buyers, assess the attractiveness of a target or an industry as a potential investment opportunity.

We take a forward-looking approach to analyzing relevant commercial factors (e.g., market, competitive, customer information) to gain a perspective on the issues surrounding the strategic rationale for investment. Our professionals use all of this information to challenge the assumptions underlying the decisions about a transaction, and provide insight for our clients to make informed determinations about their particular investments.

To learn more, visit our Transaction Advisory Services overview.

Who we are
Our TAS teams work with some of the world's largest organizations, fastest-growing companies and private equity firms on some of the biggest and most complex cross-border deals in the global market.

We offer integrated, objective advisory services that are designed to help clients evaluate opportunities, make transactions more efficient and achieve strategic goals. EY's reach is global, with 8,700 transaction professionals worldwide, and experience across all markets and industry sectors. EY firms bring together the people needed, wherever our clients need them, to focus on helping achieve success throughout the transaction lifecycle — and beyond. Whether it's a merger, acquisition, strategic alliance, divestment, equity offering or restructuring, we offer the advice our client's need to help make the right deal at the right price at the right time.

Who we're looking for
We're seeking forward-thinking, self-motivated and quick-learning graduates to join the TAS team as Senior advisors. To be considered, candidates must have:

  • a MBA degree from a leading business school with a strong background in Strategy/Finance, and a record of achievement
  • experience in strategy consulting, private equity, investment banking, market or quantitative research preferred
  • ability to conduct detailed analyses (using external information) on products, markets, competitors and customers to identify risks and opportunities; a strong aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis, and the ability to link business strategy to performance

Operational Transaction Services

What we do
Our Operational Transaction Services professionals help clients prepare and execute an integration/carve-out plan that will identify synergies/sources of value and mitigate risks.

They understand the factors that drive successful integration or carve-out activities, and make it their job to learn about the intricacies of each organization involved in a deal. Using these insights, they leverage the knowledge and experience of their transaction colleagues to help every deal achieve its full potential.

To learn more, visit our Operational Transaction Services page.

Who we are
Our TAS teams work with some of the world's largest organizations, fastest-growing companies and private equity firms on some of the biggest and most complex cross-border deals in the global market.

We offer integrated, objective advisory services that are designed to help clients evaluate opportunities, make transactions more efficient and achieve strategic goals. EY's reach is global, with 8,700 transaction professionals worldwide, and experience across all markets and industry sectors. EY firms bring together the people needed, wherever our clients need them, to focus on helping achieve success throughout the transaction lifecycle — and beyond. Whether it's a merger, acquisition, strategic alliance, divestment, equity offering or restructuring, we offer the advice our clients need to help make the right deal at the right price at the right time.

Who we're looking for
We're seeking forward-thinking, self-motivated and quick-learning graduates to join the TAS team as Senior advisors. To be considered, candidates must have:

  • a MBA degree from a leading business school with a strong background in Strategy/Finance and a record of achievement
  • experience in strategy consulting, private equity, investment banking, market or quantitative research preferred
  • ability to conduct detailed analysis (using external information) on products, markets, competitors and customers to identify risks and opportunities; a strong aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis, and the ability to link business strategy to performance

Who we're looking for
We're seeking forward-thinking, self-motivated and quick-learning graduates to join the TAS team as Senior advisors. To be considered, candidates must have:

  • a MBA degree from a leading business school
  • experience in consulting, operations, and/or transactions
  • ability to conduct detailed assessments of technology, operations or manufacturing infrastructure