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Business Apprentice – Assurance - 16857

26 March 2019




Up to £21,500 per annum


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.

Work Environment: 

In Assurance, we make sure that businesses are protected from risks that can affect their reputation and performance. As external auditors, we help companies and governments publish accurate financial accounts others can rely on.

You will be based in our office on Morrison Street.  To find out more about working in our Edinburgh office, please watch this short film

What might a day in this job look like?

  • Helping businesses publish reliable financial accounts as you progress towards becoming a chartered accountant
  • 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 is true and fair.

What will I learn?

First up, an induction will verse you in all things EY and, before you know it, you'll be working in a team on audits for clients (with lots of help, of course!). Along the way, you'll be studying and doing exams so you'll progress even faster professionally than your university-going friends. By the time you complete the programme, you'll not only have qualifications equivalent to a Master's degree but lots of practical experience and a network of mentors to help you keep on developing.  The programme starts in September 2019 and lasts 4.5 years.

What Qualifications / Qualities are required?

You should have completed five Highers (any grade and can be taken on more than one sitting) or equivalent by the time the programme starts in September 2019.

Closing Date: 

Please apply ASAP as roles close on a rolling basis.