EY Experience Trainee Program

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The EY Experience trainee program is live during the month of September! 

Our Consulting, EY-Parthenon, Strategy & Transactions, Law and Assurance teams will be looking for between 30.8.-26.9.2021. Our Tax teams will be hosting a Young Tax Professional of the Year challenge on the 17.9.2021 after which they will open their application period for trainees between 20.9.-10.10.2021.

As a Trainee at EY you will get a unique opportunity to discover what the life of an Advisor, Analyst, Associate or Consultant is all about. We are looking for motivated and diverse individuals who have the passion to grow as professionals.

Our teams are looking for curious and passionate colleagues as additions to their team. Our trainee periods last generally between 4-6 months and is targeted towards students in their 3rd - 5th year. Most of our trainees end up as fixed employees after their EY Experience and our goal for this program is to give you the tools to kick-start your career. Although most teams are looking for trainees for the spring of 2022, it is also possible to apply for traineeships for the periods of autumn 2021 and autumn 2022.

If you are chosen to move forward in the recruitment process based on your application, you will receive an invitation to do our ability tests. Interviews will be held either in small groups or individually and either face-to-face or virtually, depending on the current COVID-restrictions. Once the application period has ended, we will let you know as soon as possible if you haven’t made the cut this time.

EY Experience Program

EY Antti Sinkkonen

Antti Sinkkonen
Senior Consultant
EY-Parthenon

I have worked in EY-Parthenon team since September 2019 and ever since my first week at EY I have had a chance to participate in numerous interesting projects and proposal processes. During my internship I have been treated as a full team member and given considerable responsibility over client deliverables and other project work which has resulted in steep learning curve as you might assume.

Typically, my work week consists of material preparations, analyzing client material and data and attending client meetings – however every week and workday is different, which is something I personally prefer. In addition, we collaborate a lot with other EY teams both domestically and internationally to find the best people and solutions for our clients.

EY Teemu Nilosaari

Teemu Nilosaari
Tax Advisor
Business Tax Services

EY Finland’s Business Tax Services (BTS) team focuses on advising businesses and wealthy individuals on domestic tax matters. To create the most complete team of tax professionals, BTS consists of both law and business school graduates. BTS has a deep knowledge of the different areas of business taxation and advises businesses in optimizing and enhancing the efficiency of their tax structures and transactions.

The traditional consulting projects emphasize deep knowledge of applicable tax matters and creative analysis for finding the optimal solution from a for instance tax cash flow perspective. On the other hand, in engagements where BTS advises on e.g. the rectification of taxes, argumentation skills are required, as well as an understanding of companies’ business strategies. The most important skill is, however, a thorough interest towards tax matters, both from a legal and business perspective.

EY Auli Nikkilä

Auli Nikkilä
Analyst Trainee
Restructuring

I have had the chance to work on restructuring projects and one project from a different sub-service line. Each project so far has been different, truly interesting and taught me a lot each step of the way. In the restructuring team you get to work on real-life business cases to save and help companies in distress.

Work assignments and the amount of work varies depending on the current project situation. When staffed on a project I work together with the project team to help deliver the project to the customer. I get to participate in client meetings, analyze financial data, conduct research on the client’s industry and business operations and prepare deliverables i.e. the report.

EY Viivi Takovaara

Viivi Takovaara
Associate
Assurance

Every day within audit-services is different and you always learn something new. The size of the client’s organization dictates vastly what you get to do. When you work with smaller organizations you get to do the whole audit process, while as in larger organizations you get to go in depth in individual reviews, all the while receiving help from your colleague.

Although the stereotype of using a lot of Excel is true, auditing is first and foremost a customer service business, where you work a lot both in teams and independently. Hence, having good interpersonal skills and an attention to detail are both characteristics which will make your job easier.

Joanna Kyrölä
Consultant
EY Business Consulting

I was positively surprised that I was staffed to my first project already on my second week as a trainee. After that, I have been part of several different project teams and my opinions have always been considered. Typically, my tasks include preparing client materials, researching and analyzing data, and participating meetings.  Additionally, it has been nice that I have been given responsibilities when preparing client materials. I have also been part of planning and executing our new trainee program.

As our team name Business Transformation implies, we work with projects that are related to e.g., strategic or sales transformations. We work beyond team lines and with people around the world. Therefore, the projects I participate in and support are different and there is always something new to learn. Currently I am happy to continue my career path at EY as a Consultant and help our new trainees to settle in.

What do we offer? Read more about our teams!

Whether it’s digitalization, robotics, cyber security or data analytics, we help our clients face the related challenges and seize opportunities in all areas of business. Read more.

We serve 22% of the Finland’s Top500 companies as their auditors of choice and have been rapidly growing our Financial Accounting Advisory Services. Read more.

Our team of nearly 40 experienced professionals combine insights from business consultancy and business law. We offer a multi-disciplinary, sector-focused and comprehensive approach that is tailored to our clients’ needs. Read more.

We’re one of the leading transaction advisory practices, helping companies make more informed decisions about strategically managing capital and transactions. Read more.

Our tax team, largest of its kind in Finland, advises clients in all tax issues. Our highest-performing team has been internationally recognized several times as for instance Tax Firm of the Year and Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year. Read more.

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