EY Assurance Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Ernst & Young Llp
Location
1 Bridgewater Place, Water Lane, Leeds, LS11 5QR
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
02 May 2019
Closes
17 Jun 2019
Ref
VAC001530242
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Gain real work experience in the business world, take advantage of new tech and build the skills you need to propel your career, on this apprenticeship. You'll create real change by helping businesses publish reliable financial accounts, all while you study for a professional qualification and progress towards becoming a Chartered Accountant.

What is Assurance at EY?

Our Assurance teams analyse the data behind our clients' businesses. As external auditors, they help companies and governments publish accurate financial accounts that their clients and, industry regulators, can rely on.

What will you be doing?

You'll be working closely with your team, running audits for clients, spotting business opportunities and ensuring it's all profitable.

Other tasks include:
  • 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 the data that goes into a financial statement to make sure it's true and fair

You'll also study and undertake exams along the way so you'll progress even faster professionally than your university-going friends. At the end of the programme, you'll have gained professional qualifications, a host of transferable skills, lots of practical experience and a network of mentors to help you keep developing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You'll work as part of a small high-performing teams, so working well with others, as well as being able to think critically, is essential
  • Determination, ambition and energy are essential in this role


Personal qualities

  • Communication
  • Team working
  • Organisation
  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm


Desired qualifications

  • If you are currently at school/college, you must be completing 3 A levels, 5 Highers or equivalent qualifications, in advance of the programme start date
  • If you are working, you must have attained 3 A levels, 5 Highers or equivalent qualifications

To be considered for this opportunity you will have to satisfy the following additional requirements which are specific to this programme:
  • Be 16or over when starting the apprenticeship
  • Not in full-time education when starting the apprenticeship
  • UK/EEA Nationality or Permanent Residency Status
  • Residing in the UK/EEA for at least 3 years prior to starting your apprenticeship

Please note that these eligibility criteria are set down by the UK government and may be subject to change from time to time.

Future prospects

Working in assurance at EY, you'll get to work across different sectors, gain professional qualifications all whilst building your professional network and knowledge. This will open up opportunities to work abroad as well as open doors for your future career.

Things to consider

At EY, we are committed to bringing together the right candidates to create the high performing teams that provide our clients with the exceptional service they expect. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, abilities and experiences, creating a rich and diverse culture here at EY - one that can help you learn, develop and shape your career.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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