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Assurance Industrial Placement

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Get a head start on your career while working with some of the world’s most influential organisations and governments, helping them keep and publish reliable financial accounts. As well as developing on-the-job experience in the business world, you’ll part of an organisation that’s shaping the future of business, work with a team of experts on real client projects and take home a salary for it, too.

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.

Why EY?

How can we help you to succeed? What makes us different? If you want the answers to those questions in just 80 seconds view this animated summary.

What will you be doing?

From day one you’ll be working on real client projects, learning about their businesses and processes and developing your people and relationship building skills. Over the course of the year you’ll pick up these tasks with greater confidence, too:

  • Testing clients’ business controls to ensure they’re working as they should be.
  • Using our technology platforms to analyse data which forms the basis for clients’ financial statements.
  • Perform detailed testing to confirm these financial statements are true and fairly stated.

You’ll also begin studying for your chartered accountancy qualifications with ICAEW in England, or ICAS in Scotland, and will be offered even more training and development options from EY’s in-house experts. Best of all, if you do a great job on this placement, you may be invited to join us as a graduate where you’ll continue to develop and complete your professional qualifications, too.

Entry requirements

If you’re studying for an honours degree (in any STEM subject) that includes a one-year placement and you’re in your penultimate year of university, this placement is for you.

We close applications as soon as the set number of roles have been filled – so it’s best to apply sooner rather than later.

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  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • UK Wide

Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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