What is Assurance at EY?
Assurance is reassurance that a business is protected from risks that can affect its reputation or performance. As external auditors, we help companies and governments publish accurate financial accounts others can rely on.
Applications to our 2019 programme are now closed. Register your interest for our 2020 opportunities now.
What will you be doing?
- Getting to know our clients, their businesses and how they work
- Testing checks and balances to ensure they work how they’re supposed to
- Analysing and testing the data that goes into a financial statement to make sure it is true and fair
- You’ll also spend time away from your home office travelling to our client sites for audit work
- You'll sometimes need to work long hours during busy season
Are you eligible to apply?
If you’re studying for an honours degree (in any subject) that includes a one-year placement
and you’re in your penultimate year of university, this placement is for you.
with ICAEW in England, ICAS in Scotland
£ competitive pro rata salary
How’s it structured?
Your year starts with an EY induction and then you’ll join teams, working on real client projects. You’ll also start working towards the first year of a professional qualification in chartered accountancy with ICAS, or ICAEW if you join us in Scotland. By the end of the placement, you’ll have a head start on those accountancy qualifications and big ideas about how you could be leading the client projects you’ve been part of. Plus, you’ll have learned a lot from your colleagues and growing network. Best of all, if you do a great job you may be offered a place on the Assurance graduate programme.
Where could an assurance career take you?
Working in Assurance at EY, you’ll get to work in different sectors, visit other countries and open doors for your future career.
Meet some of our students
There’s no typical day for me – Lauren
Working with a wide variety of clients was the reason Lauren applied for an industrial placement with EY.
The best thing about EY is the culture – Simrath
Simrath’s industrial placement has given her the opportunity to learn and grow as a professional.
What about the extras?
Where do you want to be?
We offer Assurance industrial placements in several cities around the UK.
Bristol, Manchester and Leeds
Applications to this programme are now closed.
How to apply
Ready to apply? This info and advice should come in handy.