Bring the knowledge you’ve gained from your studies to help all types of clients. From first year to penultimate, we have an opportunity for you to start building a better working world. You’ll enjoy early responsibility, rewarding challenges and exposure to a variety of businesses across a range of sectors.
Careers in Assurance: creating confidence for the business community worldwide
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Do you want to understand what makes a business tick?
Do you have a questioning mind?
Do you enjoy challenging assumptions?
Assurance helps organizations and their investors to understand a company’s financial health. It gives them confidence that the results they report provide a true and fair picture of their business. We dig deep to understand a company’s financial performance and position, relating details to the big picture and applying our knowledge to get to the right answers.
When you work in assurance, you’ll develop rewarding client relationships with reputable business leaders in a wide variety of industries. People will see you as a trusted advisor – someone who helps them understand what’s really going on in their organization.
Discover how each part of a business operates – and what makes it succeed or fail. By understanding the different rules that guide business and financial decisions, you’ll learn how to investigate, analyse and report on an organization’s financial performance.
What doors will your strong relationships open for you in the future?
Within Assurance you can work in a variety of different areas, including:
External Audit at EY plays a huge role in preserving the integrity of the global business landscape. You can provide peace of mind to our clients by using your analytical skills to give companies, investors and regulators confidence in the validity of financial statements, business-critical information or processes.
Our Climate Change and Sustainability Services team is grounded in our core skills in Assurance, Tax, Transactions and Advisory. Working in this area, you’ll be able to help our clients understand business and regulatory threats and opportunities, explore and execute commercial transactions, monitor performance and assure public disclosures on progress.
As an assurance professional you’ll learn how to provide relevant business and industry insights, and help non-audit clients focus on issues that matter to them. Through our Financial Accounting Advisory Services, you’ll help with many current critical issues, including IFRS conversion support, implementation of new accounting standards and assistance with public offerings.
Organizations need to respond effectively to the risk of fraud, comply with ever-increasing regulation, and take the right approach to business disputes. You’ll be helping our clients develop strategies to pre-empt, manage and resolve the risks of business conflict. You’ll also assist in investigating alleged misconduct, fraud and non-compliance with regulation.
Our EY Financial Services’ business is a global team of professionals across service lines dedicated to serving clients from the banking, insurance and asset management industries. Our clients are among the biggest names in globalised financial services, dealing with some of the most complex issues in business.
You’ll get an accelerated opportunity to hone specialized skills, learn from leaders and create a network within the industry. You’ll ask questions to help clients influence and navigate global trends such as digital disruption and regulatory transformation. Your advice can make a positive difference to the client’s business and strategy for years to come.
Careers in Tax: help your clients navigate the complexities of international tax
Begin your career in Tax
Do you have strong analytical skills? Are you good at seeing answers hidden in complex information? Do you want to gain professional, highly-valued knowledge?
Tax helps businesses to find their way through the maze of ever-changing and highly complex tax regulations, so they can meet all their tax obligations and make better decisions, based on a clear understanding of the risks relating to their tax position.
When you work in tax, you’ll develop deep technical skills and sector knowledge in a business area critical to every organization. You’ll play an integral role in providing solutions for businesses, helping them to address tax issues and make the most of opportunities.
Working in various knowledgeable teams, you’ll hone your research and analytical skills critical to interpreting and applying tax law in a wide variety of situations. Putting your tax knowledge into practice, you’ll gain real-world experience in helping your clients solve problems. Imagine what you’ll achieve with highly-valued skills and seasoned knowledge!
Where will you focus?
Business Tax Services
Our Business Tax professionals help businesses meet complex demands for tax reporting, compliance and planning, and respond to tax policy and controversy.
Our different service offerings include:
Business Tax Advisory
Business Tax Compliance
Tax Accounting & Risk Advisory
You’ll have the chance to gain experience across multiple service offerings, with long-term opportunities for focusing in one or more areas.
You’ll also work with clients ranging from entrepreneurs to long-established worldwide organizations, developing breadth and depth of tax and business skills domestically and on a multinational basis to advance your career.
Global Compliance and Reporting (GCR)
Our Global Compliance and Reporting (GCR) tax professionals help address a company’s GCR needs in light of ongoing business transformations, market expansions and an increased global enforcement and transparency environment.
As global companies evaluate their current business and organizational models, you’ll be part of a dynamic professional team that provides record to report services, which include:
Tax accounting calculations and provisions
Income tax return preparation and review
Bookkeeping and accounting
Statutory accounting and financial statement preparation and reporting
Corporate secretarial services
Governance and control of the above processes
Our Indirect Tax professionals work with clients that trade goods or services nationally and internationally. You’ll advise how indirect taxes such as Value Added Tax (VAT) or Goods & Services Tax (GST) impact your clients’ supply chain and financial and accounting systems.
You’ll identify and address areas of risk, advise clients on the taxation implications of international trade and assist them in complying with customs regulations. Working in Indirect Tax, you’ll gain wide-ranging experience across different industries and opportunities to work internationally, as well as receive the support you need to become an effective tax professional.
Our International Tax professionals help multinational companies align their global tax position with their business strategy to maintain competitive advantage and provide shareholder value.
International Tax teams support clients’ cross-border transactions, assess their international tax strategies and provide a range of services, including transfer pricing policies and tax-effective supply chain management.
As a member of our International Tax team, you’ll gain experience on engagements with some of the world’s largest international organizations and have opportunities to work with different tax regimes through international assignments.
Our Transaction Tax professionals advise companies and private equity investors on all tax aspects of their transactions.
They assist clients with structuring transaction tax efficiently and undertake tax due-diligence reviews of potential targets.
Together with our colleagues in the Restructuring practice, they also help companies in financial difficulties. This includes helping those in formal insolvency proceedings to restore their balance sheets by advising on sales of non-core businesses.
Transaction Tax professionals look after clients of all sizes across all industries, working closely with colleagues in different service lines around the world. In this dynamic and fast-moving environment, you’ll work on a variety of transactions. These range from acquisitions of small family-owned businesses to significant, newsworthy deals, including acquisitions, disposals, mergers, de-mergers, joint ventures, refinancing or stock exchange transactions such as IPOs. Each of these will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to develop your career.
People Advisory Services
As the world continues to change due to globalization and developments in demographics, technology and regulation, organizations need adapt and flex. They need their people to be agile and respond to that change.
People Advisory Services helps organizations address some of their largest and most complex people-related challenges. As a PAS professional, you will be able to grow and build your skills in one of our six pillars:
Career in Transactions: helping clients buy, sell and merge with other organizations
Begin your career in Tax
Do you have strong problem-solving skills?
Do you work well in demanding situations?
Do you want to work in a dynamic, forward-looking environment?
Transaction Advisory Services helps businesses and government bodies make big decisions around their capital agenda by advising on how to raise, preserve, improve and invest their capital. Do they need to buy a company or merge with a competitor? Should they sell an underperforming business? Do they have the right business model?
Working in Transaction Advisory Services puts you in a good position to guide clients solve critical decisions. Very soon you’ll get involved in highly strategic projects.
You’ll see first-hand how important transactions are conceived, crafted and negotiated. You could be part of a team working on deals across Asia-Pacific, giving you even greater exposure and opportunity to learn from colleagues across the area. In the process, you’ll develop valuable communication and presentation skills, and earn a reputation as a trusted business advisor – by people on both sides of the transaction.
Where will you focus?
As you develop your career in Transactions, you'll be able to build technical depth and explore a breadth of business issues. To help you decide where to specialize, your first few years will be spent in at least three different areas of the business.
Your options will include:
Corporate Finance Strategy
Today, leading companies are seeking the most effective ways to grow while optimizing their portfolio of businesses and products. As part of the Corporate Finance Strategy team, you will help companies develop strategic objectives to reach their growth goals by identifying opportunities in new markets, explaining synergies between new and existing customer bases, and identifying unforeseen sector or deal counterparty opportunities and risks.
Corporate Restructuring Services
Join our market-leading Restructuring practice and you'll help local and global clients change their organizations throughout the whole economic cycle. You’ll add to your technical knowledge with in-depth industry experience, building your understanding of the specific competitive challenges our clients face.
A transaction can be one of the most complex and risky business propositions our clients can undertake. You'll help them achieve the best possible outcome, from initial strategic assessment to implementation and post-integration. Your aim will be to improve their negotiating position and accelerate a smooth transaction with minimal disruption.
Valuation & Business Modeling
You'll help clients evaluate and confirm their capital and growth strategies. You'll work with clients in areas such as understanding the specific value proposition for complex business holdings and investments, and identifying non-core assets for divesting.
Careers in Advisory: helping organizations improve performance and manage risks
Begin your career in Tax
Do you have strong relationship-building skills? Can you see issues from multiple perspectives? Are you good at seeing the big picture?
Advisory helps organizations to improve their performance in a dynamic, uncertain world by identifying and answering complex business problems.
When you work in Advisory, you’ll help your clients transform their business by helping them see new opportunities, respond to change and find smarter ways of operating. Your experiences will be wide and varied, with early responsibility to develop innovative solutions.
Apply your technical discipline to a range of operational or business problems that organizations cannot solve themselves. Working in a small, experienced team, you’ll learn to analyze and understand different operational situations across a wide range of industries. How long will it be before you see your ideas helping to improve your clients’ business performance?
Where will you focus?
As part of our Performance Improvement team, you’ll help provide independent, objective and high-value strategic business advice to the world’s most successful companies. In a world of continuous business challenges, our clients are faced with a constant need to generate long-term, sustainable growth. In Performance Improvement, you can be working in any of the following services:
Supply Chain & Operations
Working in the Risk team, you’ll be offering our clients more than protection. You’ll also be helping them make better and faster decisions, reduce costs and improve performance. It’s a fast-moving area, as global risks change at a dramatic pace, so you’ll be helping clients strategically evaluate their risk management processes. In Risk, you can be working in any of the following services:
People Advisory Services
As the world continues to change due to globalization and developments in demographics, technology and regulation, organizations need adapt and flex. They need their people to be agile and respond to that change. People Advisory Services helps organizations address some of their largest and most complex people-related challenges. As a PAS professional, you will be able to grow and build your skills in one of our six pillars:
Financial Services careers: helping our clients in a constantly changing, highly regulated world
As part of our Financial Services team, you’ll not only assess our clients’ systems and controls, but also advise them on how they should respond to market developments. Your work will be truly global, providing valuable experience and leading professional development opportunities.
You’ll gain particular experience in one of the three following areas within our Financial Services team, while working closely with the others to give our clients the guidance they need.
As an asset management professional, you’ll help asset managers and service providers cope with the daily pressures of this dynamic environment. You’ll assist them in managing business growth, reducing risk, providing transparency or preparing for regulatory scrutiny.
Banking & Capital Markets
As a banking & capital markets professional, you’ll pool your knowledge with talented colleagues to anticipate market trends, identify the implications for our clients and develop views on how they should respond.
As an insurance professional, you’ll help insurers address the complex and converging regulatory issues that challenge their risk management approaches, operations and financial reporting practices.
Get on the fast track
Whether you’re at school, an undergraduate or a post graduate, here is where you get a head start. Fancy starting your career while everyone else is still studying? Want to jump to the front of the queue and find out what working here is like, before we start recruiting?
If you want a taste of work life while you’re still a student, we can offer you a number of different options.
You’ll get a sense of our culture and values — and start to see the career you’d like to shape. The relationships you make, and the impression you leave, can help you secure a permanent position after you graduate.
EY Summer Internship Program
Discover what life as a professional is all about. Work on real projects and prepare yourself to perform at an outstanding level. Apply for EY’s Summer Internship Program and get a head start on your career.
EY Young Tax Professional of the Year
EY’s Young Tax Professional of the Year is an international tax competition which allows students from all over the world to test and demonstrate their tax technical skills.
It is also an opportunity to take your career further, faster!
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