Variety, opportunity and global reach
Bring the knowledge you’ve gained from your studies to help all types of clients – from entrepreneurial start-ups to multinationals. Whether you join Assurance, Tax, Transactions or Advisory services, you’ll enjoy early responsibility, rewarding challenges and exposure to a variety of businesses across a range of sectors.
Careers in Advisory: helping organizations improve performance and manage risks
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, investigating and solving complex business problems. When you work in Advisory, you’ll help your clients transform their businesses by helping them see new opportunities, respond to risks 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 technical, operational or business problems that organizations cannot solve themselves. Working in a small, specialist team, you’ll learn to analyze and understand different operational situations and issues across a wide range of industries. Imagine the experience and contacts you will gain.
How long will it be before you see your ideas helping to improve your clients’ business performance?
Where you can focus
Within Advisory you can choose to work in one of three business areas. Each of these is split into a number of dedicated practices:
Financial Services Risk Management
Careers in Assurance: creating confidence for the business community worldwide
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, analyze 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:
Climate Change and Sustainability
Financial Accounting and Advisory Services Advisory
Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services
Career in Transactions: helping clients buy, sell and merge with other organizations
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 best to raise, preserve, optimize and invest their capital. Do the 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 the best position to guide clients in making these 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 across Asia-Pacific deals, 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, gaining you 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
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Operational Transaction Services
Valuation and Business Modeling
Careers in Tax: help your clients navigate the complexities of tax
Do you have strong analytical skills?
Are you good at seeing answers hidden in complex information?
Do you want to gain specialized, 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 specialist skills in a business area critical to every organization. Business leaders want to get on with running their companies. They need specialist advice to understand the right tax approach and comply with the law.
Working in a small team of different specialists, you’ll gain research and analysis skills as you interpret and apply tax law for a variety of different organizations. Put your tax and experience into practical business advice as you act as a problem solver for your clients.
Imagine what you’ll achieve with highly valued skills and specialist knowledge.
Where will you focus?
Business Tax Services
- Business Tax Advisory
- Tax Controversy & Policy
- Research & Development
- Private Client Services
- Tax Accounting & Risk Advisory Services
- Quantitative Services
Global Compliance and Reporting (GCR)
- Tax accounting calculations and provisions
- Income tax return preparation and review
- Bookkeeping and accounting
- Statutory accounting and financial statement preparation and reporting
- Payroll services
- Corporate Secretarial Services
- Governance and control of the above processes
Taking care of our business
Core Business Services help our business to run efficiently and effectively. Teams include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Administrative Support, Marketing, Knowledge and Business Development.
Get on the fast track
Going from campus to career can seem daunting. If you want a taste of working life while you’re still a student, we can offer you a number of different options, from a two-week Work Experience Program to a year-long Industrial Placement.
You'll benefit from experiences, learning and coaching that will help you achieve your potential and adapt successfully to professional life.
You'll also gain insights into what life at EY is really like and have the opportunity to build valuable relationships.
Find out which programs are available to you.