Ernst and Young is one of the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms, and one of the largest professional service companies in the world. It has 152,000 employees working in over 140 countries all across the globe, and is headquartered in London. There are offices throughout the country, including Newcastle, Aberdeen, Reading, and Manchester.
The firm’s clients include some of the biggest, brightest, and most successful organisations out there, and span all industries, and the main service areas are advisory, assurance, corporate finance, and tax. It’s largely recognised as being one of the most prestigious businesses in the world, and the recruitment processes are highly competitive.
Graduate schemes are on offer in advisory, assurance, transactions, and tax. They’re underpinned by a world-class programme of learning and development, and support is available for pursuing professional qualifications.
To apply, graduates must have Grade B or above for GCSE Mathematics and English Language, 300 UCAS points or equivalent (excluding General Studies and re-sits), and a 2.1 degree in any discipline.
The starting salary is £27,000, and there’s a comprehensive benefits package, including interest-free season ticket loans, life assurance, personal accident insurance, dental insurance, bikes for work, childcare vouchers, and leisure facilities at some locations.
The motto of the firm is "Quality In Everything We Do".
Benefits of working for Ernst and Young
Graduate loan: up to £7,000 interest-free
25 days holiday
Personal accident insurance
Illness pay and prolonged disability insurance