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Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy Apprenticeship Programme

Help organisations deal with disruptive challenges in critical and complex situations whilst you progress towards a professional qualification.

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    Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy Apprentice


    Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy (TRS)

    Organisations across the globe are facing unprecedented challenges. These challenges, amongst others, include macroeconomic and geopolitical changes, competitor innovation, supply chain risks and changing stakeholder expectations. In Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy (TRS), we help organisations deal with these challenges, making a real difference in a fast-paced environment.

    Whether our clients are companies, government organisations, investors, or financial stakeholders and whether they’re a company in distress or simply seeking to build underlying resilience in their business, we work closely alongside them to deliver the financial and organisational outcomes that enable them to adapt and succeed.

    Technology in TRS

    Technological advances have transformed our ways of working. Driven by client expectations of rich, detailed, technology-driven insights, exceptional technical capability and its universal deployment are becoming key EY differentiators. As technology evolves, our uses are changing to keep pace.

    You’ll learn how to work with visualisation and analytical tools, automation and artificial intelligence to deliver faster, more insightful client deliverables. Your EY technology experience is limited only by your imagination and your thirst to learn.

    What will you be doing?

    • Working in project teams on a diverse range of engagements to help companies, creditors and other stakeholders that are facing financial challenges across the whole economic cycle 
    • Undertaking a range of tasks required to manage insolvency processes in a variety of sectors, giving you a breadth of experience
    • Taking ownership of key deliverables including financial analysis and report writing
    • Supporting business development activities, including pitches and business and industry analysis
    • Communicating with clients, management teams and other stakeholders
    • Collaborating with other teams across EY as needed to provide the best possible solution for our clients
    • Are you eligible to apply?

      We operate an open access policy, meaning we don’t screen out applications on your academic performance alone.

      England and Northern Ireland: You will, need a minimum of grade 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths, and to have completed three A-levels or (equivalent e.g. BTEC Nationals) by the time the programme starts.

      Scotland: You will need a minimum grade C National 5 (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths, and be working towards completing 5 Highers or be working towards a SCQF Level 6/7 by the time the programme starts.

      We welcome applications from all academic backgrounds and are looking for individuals who will succeed at EY in the desired role and future qualifications, therefore throughout our recruitment process your academic performance will be considered against your online assessment scores to determine your suitability for an EY role. We are also proud to partner with RARE recruitment, so that your application can be processed in the context of your socio-economic background. This allows us to give you the maximum credit for your achievements, assessing whether you have overachieved in light of your personal circumstances.

      It is therefore important that you provide us with your top three obtained or accurately predicted A-Levels (or equivalent) as these will be verified and considered as part of the offer process should you be successful. Any drop in grades could jeopardise your offer of employment.

      Read more about our academic requirements.

    Programme length

    Four years



    Professional qualifications

    ICAEW in England and ICAS in Scotland

    Level 7 Apprenticeship*

    In Accountancy and Taxation (equivalent to a master’s degree). Learn more here.

    *Please note: Only applicable to individuals joining an office in England

      How’s it structured?

      We want you to get as much as you can from this apprenticeship, so after an EY induction, you’ll get straight to work on client projects which often involve difficult or complex situations which need to be navigated. You can expect to be contributing to these challenging projects, identifying and understanding not only clients’ financial and operational issues, but how their business and industry works too. You'll learn on the job from the start and you'll learn to make quick, practical decisions and work through problems decisively. As you progress through the programme you’ll get to do all this with more autonomy and responsibility.

      You'll have lots of support from your team while completing your professional qualification as well as various in-house training opportunities. By the end of the programme you’ll have over 4 years experience, a professional qualification and great network to continue building a career from.

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      Locations will close when filled so we encourage you to apply early. If your preferred location is not available, please explore other opportunities.