What is Extended Assurance at EY?

EY’s Extended Assurance team provide a broad range of business change implementation assistance and business assurance services across the Financial Services industry, delivering insight, problem solving skills and innovative thinking. We help our clients address business challenges and ensure they are meeting their regulatory responsibilities by problem solving, reducing risk, enhancing controls and providing independent advice and assurance.

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What will you be doing?

  • Working within a team to understand the challenges our clients face and helping them to address these challenges
  • Developing an understanding of Risks and Controls and how management of these are crucial for our clients
  • Providing assurance and advice over many areas of our clients’ businesses including operational and regulatory assurance

Are you eligible to apply?

You’ll need a minimum of Level 2/GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language & Maths, three A-levels, 5 Highers or equivalent, and an honours degree (in any subject) by the time the programme starts.


Professional qualifications

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting, an industry recognised qualification. You'll also have access to a broad suite of learning resources to develop your consulting and technical skills including our EY Badges programme which offers structured learning leading to accreditation in a range of of subject domains including data visualisation, innovation and blockchain.




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How’s it structured?

After an EY induction you’ll join Extended Assurance within EY’s Financial Services (FS) Practice. We’ll help you develop the skills to decipher how each client problem is different and to find creative and sound ways of solving them. You’ll work across a range of industries including banking, capital markets, insurance and wealth and asset management and across a range of Extended Assurance solutions including Internal Audit, Structured Finance, Governance and Controls, Prudential Regulation, Business Conduct and Operational Assurance.

In the first year you’ll get the opportunity to study for a CIMA qualification in accounting, finance and business law, you will have the opportunity to work across the range of EA’s different solution and industry areas. Throughout the programme you’ll also have access to informal training and development resources and your team will also be on hand to support you. Since no two projects will be the same, we’ll coach and mentor you in a way that will prepare you for anything. By the time you finish, you can expect to be well on your way to becoming a Senior with the opportunity to build a specialism.

Meet our graduates

Starting out in Extended Assurance

What Jan loves most about her role is the variety of work she does, and the ability to take control of her career.

Working in Extended Assurance

Working with global clients from different sectors means Niamh's constantly learning and developing on her Extended Assurance programme. 

What about the extras?

Discounted gym memberships, interest-free loans, generous pension plans – there are lots of perks to being a grad at EY.

Where do you want to be?

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