What is Corporate Finance at EY?

Entrepreneurs, management teams, private equity firms, corporates and PLCs often need to raise money through financing, infrastructure projects, or mergers and acquisitions. Our team of over 200 experts help them do this in the best way.

This programme is offered in London and Manchester.


What will you be doing?

  • Developing specialist expertise while working with major companies
  • Taking ownership of complex, sometimes high-profile projects
  • Communicating with colleagues and clients across global locations

Are you eligible to apply?

If you have an honours degree (in any subject) by the time the programme starts, this is for you.



Professional qualifications

within our Financial Services business you will do CFAB




Dependent on location, salaries start from £21,800 per year

How’s it structured?

There are lots of choices for where your career can develop during our Corporate Finance programme, so we’ll give you all the help you need to decide which path is right for you. First things first, we’ll bring you up-to-speed through a company induction and then you’ll join your team. As well as getting to work on real client projects, you may also get the chance to travel and take part in internal training sessions.

As you progress through the programme, you’ll take on more responsibilities, broadening your transactions knowledge, sector understanding and professional skills. And, if you’ve done a good job you may find yourself promoted by the time the programme’s finished.

Where could a transactions career take you?

Having studied languages, Sam’s found his skills surprisingly useful at EY. See where in the world they’ve taken him.

Meet some of our graduates

Working in UK&I Transactions – Jonathan

The client projects that Jonathan works on can turn up in the news because of their impressive scale. He finds it fascinating to know what’s going on behind the scenes.

Managing global teams with EY Transactions – Keyan

Some people say the key to career success is ‘who you know’ but Keyan thinks it’s got a lot to do with achieving your goals and networking, too.

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?

We currently offer the Corporate Finance graduate programme in several cities around the UK.

This programme is offered in London and Manchester.

How to apply

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Is EY right for you?

People from all backgrounds are welcome at EY, but are we a good match for each other? Find out with our EY & You quiz.

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