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.
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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.
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.
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.
Our Assurance - Audit Services Business Apprenticeship programmes are available in the following locations.
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.
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WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW?
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