Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum starting salary
Closing Date: Rolling recruitment throughout the year
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 – so we can build a better working world. You will study for a professional qualification and progress towards becoming a chartered accountant.
At EY, we help all sorts of organisations make better decisions about business, finance and technology. In a fast-changing world, it’s an exciting place to be. You don’t need a degree to start a successful career in business. If you’ve finished school and want to jump straight in, you can with our apprenticeship programmes. Earn a salary from your very first day. Learn from inspirational colleagues on client projects. Do what you’re good at. Learn new skills. Get your professional qualifications before your uni-graduating peers – and go just as far.
Gain real work experience in the business world, take advantage of new tech and build the skills you need to propel your career. 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.
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.
“The best thing about the role is the variety and that I am not doing the same tasks on a daily basis. It has provided me with the opportunity to take a look at the running behind some of the largest insurance businesses, both in the UK and internationally, and has also involved quite a bit of travel.” Jade, Assurance Business Apprenticeship.
What might a day in this job look like?
You’ll be working closely with your team auditing a variety of clients across different sectors. The role will include:
You may also be required to take on more work, and you should be amenable to longer hours and spending a greater amount of time working away from home, particularly during busy season. You can expect to spend a high proportion of your time on client site too.
What will I learn?
You’ll 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. An apprenticeship in assurance gives you a solid grounding, and sets you up, for a career in finance.
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
You’ll need a minimum of five Scottish Highers or equivalent by the time the programme starts in September 2021.