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EY is a global professional services firm headquartered in London. A "Big Four" audit firm that is committed to building a better working world.

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About EY

EY is committed to building a better working world - with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration. Running through the organisation is a strong sense of obligation to serve a number of different stakeholders who count on it to deliver quality and excellence in everything it does. It wants to use its global reach and scale to convene the conversation about the challenges facing economies and the capital markets.

Your Career

What to expect

Join EY as a graduate. EY looks for ambitious, driven people who want a challenging and stimulating career and ultimately become its future business leaders.

You can begin your career in any one of its service lines - Advisory, Assurance, Corporate Finance or Tax, where you'll work with many different clients. You have the option however to work with clients spanning all industry sectors, or you can choose to work exclusively with clients in the financial services industry typically in Asset Management, Banking & Capital Markets, and Insurance.

It will be up to you where you take your career, but EY will make sure you get the exposure, training and development, and support to get you there. If you've already graduated and know the career path you want, you can apply for a graduate job too - but you'll need to have a gap year or a year's further study already in place.

  • You'll help companies improve how they work by identifying, investigating and solving complex business problems.
  • Restoring and maintaining public confidence in the world's capital markets, by providing an independent and reliable voice.
Corporate finance
  • Show businesses how they can raise, optimise, preserve and invest capital and analyse companies' involvement in a variety of transactions.
  • Help clients navigate the complex, ever-changing world of tax - you'll think creatively and learn all about the taxation of organisations and their different stakeholder groups.
Financial Services
  • Choose to focus exclusively on financial services clients and become a specialist within this industry.
Core Business Services
  • Work at the heart of EY's business and help its people win in the market.



  • Graduate loan: up to £7,000 interest-free
  • Repayable through your salary over 48 months
  • Pension scheme
  • EY Retirement Savings Plan
  • Tax return service


  • Personal accident insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Illness pay and prolonged disability insurance
  • Leisure facilities (at some offices)
  • Private healthcare insurance
  • Increased personal accident insurance cover
  • Dental insurance
  • Eye tests and a contribution towards glasses / lenses if needed for computer use
  • A health assessment after three years' service
  • Online health programme
  • Access to Unum Lifeworks Employee Assistance, a free, confidential advice and counselling service for you and your immediate family members.


  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Subsidised restaurants (at some offices)
  • Access to the Xexec Lifestyle Management website that gives you free access to online discounts on a wide range of products and services including a no charge concierge service
  • Extra holiday (or you can also sell some back to us)
  • Annual travel insurance
  • Bikes for work
  • Carbon offsetting


  • Childcare vouchers


The experience you gain with EY will last you a lifetime. In fact, whatever you go on to do in the future, you'll be able to take the knowledge and insights you've gained with you. But EY can offer you much more than just technical training. There's the support you receive in developing business relationship skills. Working in high-performing teams, for instance, and collaborating with colleagues across borders. EY and you (EYU) is its career development framework, which is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to take ownership of your career.

Your development is at the heart of EY's culture, but it centers on giving you the tools to progress in the direction you desire. EY believes you'll do the best work you can when you have the freedom to map your own career path. And ultimately that means its clients will benefit too.

There are three key aspects to your development here: learning, experiences and coaching.

  • Learn the way that works for you
  • There are two parts to EY's global learning curriculum. The first is designed to build your general business skills and acumen. The second is about constantly refreshing and enhancing your technical skills across its service lines so you can provide an improved service and form even better client relationships.
  • Aside from business skills, you'll learn much about building relationships and leading people too - and those abilities are every bit as important for your career. EY has a reputation for creating outstanding leaders, who have the knowledge and ethical framework to deliver exceptional results.
  • EY currently offers more than 16,000 courses on its learning management system. Much of the learning offered is web-based and it can be tailored to suit both your practical needs and the direction your career is headed.
  • You'll also have a chance to participate in a number of milestone learning events to mark your progress, from Welcome to EY as a new joiner to the New Partner Program.

What does the future hold?

EY's reputation is founded on the talent within its business. And recruiting, managing and retaining the very best people is always a top priority. All the support it gives you in your time at the organisation is designed to help you achieve your goals, through your career development framework called EYU (EY and you). It provides you with the skills, knowledge and confidence that will be so essential to your ongoing success. In fact, you'll be able to access one of the most comprehensive training programmes in the business.

EY understands that direction is important. So it'll give you the tools, support and know-how to develop in the direction that most interests you. EY believes that's the best way to maximise your own achievements and, as a result, the success of clients.

You're not defined by the area of the business you work in, nor will you only work on one kind of assignment. Instead, you'll get incredibly varied experience, get to know people from all sorts of backgrounds and explore different facets of our business. It's the kind of rich and rewarding experience that you'll be able to draw upon throughout your career.

Your development is at the heart of EY's culture. It contributes to an engaging and positive workplace for everyone, provides opportunities to reward and recognise you, and helps deliver a differentiated service to EY's clients.