Careers in Core Business Services

Bring your knowledge and enterprise to the heart of our organisation, and make an impact across finance, marketing, HR, business development and more.

Our purpose is to Build a better working world, leaving a lasting legacy for EY people, businesses, governments and communities. Every better question we ask helps solve complex issues.

John Rudaizky

EY Global Brand and Marketing Leader

What can I do as part of the CBS team?

We're a creative, curious and inquisitive community of specialists creating EY's business success from the inside. Every day we challenge ourselves to seek smarter, more innovative and more collaborative ways of working, in a place where exciting projects, career development and flexible working give you the opportunity to grow your career. Join us and we'll do great things together. 

  • Business Development

    Our business development team helps drive market-leading profitable growth for the firm through a range of activities from client and pursuit leadership through to account growth support. 

    Join us and you’ll be involved in shaping bid strategy: originating ideas, devising win strategies, owning the top-end pipeline and empowering our market-facing teams to drive continued success.

    You’ll develop key relationships with clients through your involvement in complex, long-term pursuits. You’ll have exposure to the breadth and depth of our global organisation, which will provide you with the chance to really shine and stretch your capabilities. Bring your abilities to influence, challenge the norm, innovation and the desire to enquire to grow your Business Development career with us.

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  • Creative

    The Creative is EY’s in-house design team and accounts/document production, providing collaborative solutions to the business. Our Dublin based team are responsible for a wide range of material: from letters, reports and presentations to advertisements, videos, podcasts, animations and bespoke printed and online collateral. Every tender won, campaign launched or event planned is packaged and underpinned by Creative expertise.

    Our Creative team possess the rare ability to translate ideas into professional and engaging finished products. They strike a balance between EY’s standards and their individual creativity to produce both consistent and impactful collateral that supports the firm’s brand. 

    We welcome creative thinkers and innovators who can successfully manage the expectations of others to deliver top class results. 

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  • Entrepreneur of the Year

    The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Ireland program was established more than 22 years ago and today operates across the entire island representing all 32 counties on the island of Ireland

    By participating in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program, entrepreneurs can connect with their peers, access relevant insights to help navigate their growth journey and raise the profile of their companies and teams. Each program culminates in the announcement of an overall winner who then competes for the prestigious EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award.

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  • Executive Assistants

    We're an extensive network of Executive Assistants (EAs) that provide support to a large portfolio of Partners and Directors. As part of the team, you will be one of the chief facilitators in EY, managing multiple priorities in a deadline driven environment where attention to detail is paramount. 

    Our EA’s are masters of day-to-day duties such as diary management, travel planning and admin support. However the role of an EY EA extends beyond the usual remit, our EA’s act as brand ambassadors for the firm, forging important connections with clients and suppliers alike and hosting regular networking events to strengthen these bonds. 

    The opportunities to develop within this dynamic team and the opportunities for progression are equally plentiful. Understanding the business as only an EA can provides an excellent basis to grow a lengthy career at EY.

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  • Finance

    Finance is at the heart of EY’s unprecedented growth: driving revenue, managing margin and delivering cash-flow. With a strong brand, Finance are regularly sought by the wider firm to add a ‘stamp of approval’ to performance reports, financial presentations and commercial training.

    Working in our Finance team will give you resbonsibilities for our organisation's financial integrity and the clear reporting of our results. Spanning many sub-functions, Finance is a community of great diversity – with respect to people, behaviours and competencies.

    Whether seated with the core Finance team, or embedded in a Service Line, the shared goal of all Finance staff is to act as a ‘Trusted Business Advisor’. You will work with different aspects of the organisation, sharing your financial experience and insights, to achieve specific goals. 

    As an advisor to the business you will become a member of more than just Finance: many Finance staff are viewed by Service Line Leads as integral members of their Teams. The benefit of this cross service line work is huge – it offers exposure, development and ultimately, progression. 

    Join us, and be part of a diverse group of dedicated, passionate individuals who support each other's success. Bring your unique experiences and perspectives to help us solve the most complex problems and deliver quality results that surpass expectations.

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  • Legal

    The growth of EY has created significant opportunities for us to expand into new markets and new services. With this come new legal challenges which have a big impact on how we interact with our clients, which means we rely on a team of astute legal professionals to help ensure we remain at the cutting edge of business 

    You’ll enjoy the variety of activities our work involves - while being part of an innovative and supportive team which can offer plenty of opportunities to learn and develop.

    It's an exciting time to join us as we continue to grow and respond to new technologies and emerging industries. Join us, and you can add real value as you grow your career with us.

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  • Marketing & Communications

    We’re an award-winning group of professionals that’s helping fuel the growth of a global business. As part of the team, you’ll inspire and engage people, while challenging yourself and growing your career.

    Our innovative Brand, Marketing and Communications team plays a pivotal role in the firm. We work closely with our clients, stakeholders, and employees to drive business growth, leading on positive employee engagement, and help develop impactful and lasting client relationships. 

    Two specialisms, one team. 

    • Our Brand & Marketing professionals are focused on our growth initiatives, connecting with current and prospective clients through valuable, insightful campaigns that help them understand where EY can add value to their business.
    • Our Communications professionals make sure our internal and external audiences understand what EY stands for and how we work with clients to support their goals. It’s our job to keep all communication relevant, impactful and consistent.

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  • Operations

    Our Operations team develop, implement and continuously improve business practices to create the highest level of efficiency possible.  Operations is probably one of the most demanding functional areas because the firm never stops working!  Every day-to-day process applied, from the issuance of mobile phones to the policy around expenses, is designed and managed by the Operations Team.

    Working in our Operations Team you will act as concierge to our peoples’ needs and be part of our internal support ‘A-Team’ ready to help prevent and solve problems. Our Operations Team also have a higher strategic purpose.  In line with the firms over-arching growth strategy, our Operations Team support the business, consistently analysing cost and implementing margin improvement plans. Utilising our various systems and tools, our Operations Team design and present, targeted ‘commercial awareness’ training that brings real results.

    Aside from the above, EY is currently facing into a Global Transformation Programme, the largest our Industry will have seen, which our local Operations experts are diligently guiding us through.  Given this context and the mentoring style of our Operations Leadership, the opportunities for your development are endless.

    If you are a client focused, high energy, problem solver keen to garner unparalleled experience as part of a winning team, grow your career in operations with us. 

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  • Talent Attraction & Acquisition

    We’re a supportive, driven team specialising in recruiting the best talent, developing our people and business partnering. Join us and you’ll grow your career while helping others with theirs. 

    'Talent Attraction & Acquisition' comprises the following sub-teams:

    • Learning & Development 
    • HR Business Partnering 
    • Recruitment 
    • Talent Shared Services 

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Tailor your career journey

Perhaps you’ll choose to work in the business development team, growing and developing EY's client base. You might make an impact by bringing your creativity to the EY brand, or by reimagining who are hired and how to do it.

Whatever you decide to do, you'll be working in a highly integrated team with the opportunity to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Everything you do will enable the EY organisation to succeed, and you will make your mark in ways you'd never expect.

Challenge yourself every day

Whichever CBS team you join, you’ll be a key part of helping to power a global organisation. That’s why you’ll get all the support you need during your career to stay on top of evolving rules and regulations, technology and tools. You’ll have opportunities to develop existing and new skills, allied with support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around.

We'll help you find opportunities to stretch yourself and drive your career forward so that, however long you spend here, and wherever you take your career in the future, the skills you learn here will last a lifetime. You’ll make a powerful impact on the EY organisation – and beyond.

Experienced Professionals

As technologies change and expectations shift, we need the best people in the business to keep the best businesses in the world, ahead of the curve. We’re only as good as the people we hire. That’s why we’re looking for exceptional hires across a range of specialities. 

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Student Programmes

Everybody has a natural talent.

At EY, we want to help you develop yours, naturally. Develop your career in one of our graduate or undergraduate programmes. 

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