Assurance

Assurance plays a vital role in restoring and maintaining public confidence in the world's capital markets by providing an independent and reliable voice. At EY, it means working closely with some of the world’s most influential organisations and governments, understanding their strengths and vulnerabilities, and analysing the precision and safety of their performance.

WHAT AREAS OF ASSURANCE CAN I WORK IN?

You have the opportunity to work within Assurance within either our UKI area of the business or Financial Services.

Working in the UK & I

In the UK and Ireland, Assurance has a profound impact on the capital markets, economies and communities we serve. We help organisations provide accurate and current information to stakeholders about the efficiency and effectiveness of their policies and operations, and the status of their compliance with the statutory obligations. For apprentices, it’s a unique opportunity to work on high-quality projects.

Working in Financial Services

Our Financial Services Assurance practice is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organisations in the financial services industry. Built around our core audit delivery, it also encompasses a wide range of services across Banking & Capital Markets, Wealth & Asset Management, Insurance and Pensions. Whether providing assurance to key stakeholders and creating confidence to facilitate trades, or identifying opportunities for businesses to grow through better risk management, our aim is to create a better working world.

The opportunity

Your key responsibilities

You'll be checking and testing the accuracy of our clients financial statements and data, to ensure they are working as expected.

Skills & attributes

You'll need to be able to work independently, have good organisation skills, confidence & enthusiasm.

Professional Qualification

If you're based in England you will complete the CFAB qualification leading to a full qualification through ICAEW. In Scotland, you will complete your professional qualification through ICAS.

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Our Assurance - Audit Services Business Apprenticeship programmes are available in the following locations.

Locations

Find out more about our offices across the UK

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WHAT'S THE EXPERIENCE REALLY LIKE?

The Assurance Apprenticeship is a thorough grounding in business. But it's more than just the accounts. It's about people, connections and solving problems.

Meet Drew - Assurance Apprentice

Find out what life's like at EY for Drew Williams, an Apprentice on our Assurance Apprenticeship.

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Meet Flo - Assurance Apprentice

Discover what's actually involved in the role of an Assurance Apprentice, with Flo in EY's Cambridge office.

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WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW?

Find out what recent recruits to EY have to say about what a role in Assurance is really like.

Five things I wish I'd known about UKI assurance

Accounts aren't just accounts. There's a huge variety of work and masses of different types of business you come across.

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Five things I wish I'd known about FS assurance

You spend a lot of time working in clients' offices. But what are the other characteristics of the job?

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