Core Business Services student opportunities

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What is Core Business Services at EY?

As a Core Business Services professional, you’ll perform an essential role and make an impact on the EY organisation by helping to solve complex problems and deliver our strategy. Everything you do will enable the EY organisation to succeed.

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I’m proud to be able to inspire EY clients to try innovative ways of working by providing them with the opportunity to think differently, and experience methodologies such as design thinking and agile development.

Estel de Serres

Manager, Core Business Services, EY Wavespace - Markets

Core Business Services teams

  • Brand, Marketing & Communications

    Help achieve our ambition to create long-term value as the world’s most trusted, distinctive, professional services organisation, by collaborating with business stakeholders to take services to market.

  • Finance

    Provide a wide range of services, such as financial reporting, planning, budgeting and analysis, markets support, billing, statutory reporting and tax services, to ensure the EY organisation is compliant with global financial policies and principles, and local statutory rules and regulations. 

  • Knowledge & Risk Management

    Provide EY client-serving professionals with a wide range of services to better understand client businesses and business environments; create and manage organisation-wide business tools and processes to share important information, and advise EY teams on how to use content and tools effectively.

  • Legal (General Counsel’s Office)

    Serve as a trusted advisor to the EY community and provide high quality legal services to EY service lines and business enablement functions on a range of legal-related matters that arise during the course of business.

  • Markets & Business Development

    Drive account management activities that help account teams to be more effective in building relationships with EY clients, identifying opportunities and winning a greater share in the market. 

  • Talent

    Develop and execute our people strategy, by providing services such as Talent Acquisition and Attraction (recruitment), talent development, diversity and inclusion, total rewards and wellbeing and HR transaction services support.

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What will you be doing?

  • Spending time to understand EY service lines, purpose, vision and strategy
  • Helping to co-ordinate offshoring and automation initiatives
  • Spending time working on real-life pursuits
  • Helping to ensure EY client-serving professionals have access to the right people, tools and information to help their clients meet their business needs
  • Reviewing media releases, assisting with document reviews for the transactions team, reviewing simple engagement agreements and confidentiality agreements, undertaking contract drafting and legal research
  • Liaising and building relationships with various member firm partners and people in the business
  • Helping to execute key events across all service lines and different industry sectors for current and future clients, current and future employees, alumni and key associations

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  • What will you bring to the team?

    • Strong project management skills

    • Communication and relationship building skills

    • Ability to adapt to challenging situations

    • Dedication to collaboration, teamwork and inclusive leadership 

    • Resilience and curiosity to learn in an ever-changing business world

    • Embraces and confidence to use emerging technologies and new ways of working

  • Qualifications

    Preferred degrees and majors are Commerce/Business, Finance, Human Resources, Law and Marketing. To find out where your degree could take you visit our degree pathways page.

    This is a guide only and specific requirements will vary in each location. For more information, you are encouraged to speak to an EY representative at an upcoming event.

  • Interview tips

    We want you to be the best you can be in your interview with EY. Use our interview tips to put your best possible self forward and show us what makes you, you.

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What about the extras? 

When you thrive, we thrive. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social wellbeing.