Careers in Assurance Services

Be an innovator and a problem solver, helping a complex world to work better by maintaining the confidence and trust that capital markets need.

Assurance has a vital role to play in rebuilding trust in markets, and in building a better working world. By combining diligence with a questioning approach, its possible to effect real and lasting change. 

Hywel Ball

Managing Partner, Assurance, UK and Ireland

 

Discover how the whole business world is connected

Work with multiple companies across different industries to gain a unique insight into how businesses operate. Collaborate with decision-makers to make more informed decisions. Understand the factors driving business performance and become a more connected, responsive and insightful professional.

Is Assurance just for accountants?

In short – no. Although Assurance services has its roots in accountancy, that is just the beginning of the story. Forget number crunching in a windowless room – you’ll be right there on-site with EY clients, reviewing strategy, assessing risk, forecasting growth. And, while technology does the routine work, you’ll have time to really get to know and understand your clients and their businesses. You may be surprised to learn that across all parts of Assurance teams, we offer bespoke roles in data analytics or emerging technologies where you can create innovative approaches to support EY clients.

Bring your analytical and innovation mindsets. Bring your thirst for knowledge and learning. Bring a healthy skepticism and an eye for detail. We’ll give you access to every kind of business there is, so you can help to make it work better.

    What you can do in Assurance

    The work we do is restoring confidence in the global economy and the investment we’re making in Assurance means that as well as joining one of the largest, most stable employers, you’ll be empowered to develop and be an expert in your field.

    • Audit

      Around the UK our world-class audit teams use the latest technology and methodology to help their clients give regulators and markets a true picture of their finances.

      Combine your ability to communicate and build relationships with technical excellence and advanced technologies to ask better questions and get better answers. You’ll assess risk and provide unrivalled insights.   

      We pride ourselves on offering quality, integrity, exceptional client service and a wider understanding of industry sectors. Today, Audit offers you more exciting opportunities for learning and progression than ever before.

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    • Capital Markets

      Our Capital Markets team helps clients change the landscape of their businesses while managing evolving global financial regulations. With over 100 team members from more than 20 countries, our team contains some of the brightest minds in the industry.

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    • Financial Accounting Advisory Services

      Work with finance leaders to help organisations build an effective and efficient finance function and make better business decisions.

      EY professionals unlock new value and discover unexpected potential through leading-edge data tools and strategies such as data mining, artificial intelligence and statistical analysis.

      Your skills, deep technical knowledge, consulting and leadership skills, and industry insights will inspire confidence across a wide range of accounting, reporting and sustainability services.

      Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) is a focused competency within our FAAS sub-service line. You'll help clients balance their risk and opportunities in social, ethical and environmental factors that could impact business performance, and address their stakeholder reporting requirements.

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    • Financial Services Assurance

      Our Financial Services Assurance practice is built around our core audit delivery, but also encompasses a wide range of assurance services across our different sectors. You will gain a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses and their financial accounts, drawing on your experience to provide options and recommendations to management and the board. We mirror our clients’ global operations, so be prepared to travel and explore business in new places. 

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    • Forensic & Integrity Services

      EY teams help the world’s most sophisticated organisations with their complex business challenges. Today, integrity demands a particular focus. The largest and most technologically advanced Forensics services in the world, we combine deep technical, legal, accounting and financial knowledge with investigative and technology-related skills to protect and restore reputation. 

      We support clients when they are faced with damaging allegations of, for example, bribery, fraud or corruption. We bring the right people together quickly, armed with the right technology, to help deliver a high-quality, seamless service no matter where EY clients are based. We help to establish the facts, and then share them with the appropriate stakeholders. 

      The work also includes helping clients improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their compliance programmes, anti-fraud efforts, dispute resolution mechanisms and transaction-related activities. 

      The Forensic Technology and Discovery Services (FTDS) team forms part of the wider Forensic & Integrity Services (FIS) business unit and specialises in forensic technology services encompassing eDiscovery, Forensic Data Analytics and IT Forensic investigations.

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    In Assurance, we know that we are all at our best working in a team.

    Whatever you do, you’ll do it together. Teamwork is the cornerstone of our success in Assurance.

    EY teams are diverse and work across borders and cultures. We embrace digital technology in an agile and intelligent way. This helps us better meet our clients’ needs, enhance their experience and increase the quality and value of what we do.

    The EY journey never stops. EY professionals constantly embrace change to reflect the rapidly transforming digital landscape, and actively rethink the skills we need from the next generation of audit professionals.

    Yet in all this, the human element is – and will always be – critical. We believe that combining human curiosity with forward-thinking technology is the ultimate innovation. And that’s where you play such an important role.

    As Assurance evolves, so will you.

    We believe in nurturing talent to provide future business leaders for the global marketplace and we’ll help keep you relevant throughout your time with us.

    EY award-winning learning programs, such as the Audit Academy, will help you to develop your skills and continue learning, so you’ll always be able to ask the most perceptive and challenging questions.

    Your time at EY is unique, shaped by your professional and personal goals, preferences and business needs. Whatever direction you choose, you’ll gain exceptional experiences, lifelong and personalised learning and invaluable coaching and mentoring.

    Experienced professionals

    Get inspired, feel valued and make more of an impact than you ever believed possible.

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    Students 

    From student programmes and other offerings to full-time positions, find a role that will help you grow, learn and lead.

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