EY Transactions Apprenticeship Programme
Ernst & Young Llp
National Apprenticeship Service
To stay competitive, companies often need to buy, sell, merge or restructure parts of their business. Join the EY Transaction Business Apprenticeship Programme and you’ll help organisations stay ahead of the competition while earning a great salary, gaining invaluable work experience and studying for a professional qualification.
What is Transactions at EY?
Economies are fuelled by competitive organisations who buy, sell, merge or restructure parts of their business with others. Transactions help organisations do all that while making more informed decisions and building better strategies. In Restructuring, we advise organisations – and other affected parties – when they are underperforming or in distress, on the best course of action. Through independent analysis, we help them either get back on track or go through insolvency procedures like administration or receivership.
What will you be doing?
As part of our team, you’ll get straight to work on real client projects. Over the course of the programme you can expect to contribute to challenging assignments, learn how to make quick, practical decisions and work through problems with conviction in your process. You’ll also be:
- Solving urgent and important business problems by analysing data and proposing solutions for underperforming businesses
- Undertaking an arrange of tasks required to manage a company that is going through an insolvency process
- Assisting with solvent and insolvent liquidation processes
Throughout, you’ll study to become a qualified chartered accountant through the ICAEW in England or ICAS in Scotland, and you’ll have support from your team, too. At the end of the programme, you’ll have gained professional qualifications, lots of practical experience and built a strong network of mentors and peers to help you keep developing.
Working in Transactions at EY, you’ll get to work on a variety of client projects, 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.
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.
To be considered for this opportunity you will have to satisfy the following additional requirements which are specific to this programme:
- Be 18 or over when starting the apprenticeship (for legal reasons)
- Not in full-time education when starting the apprenticeship
- UK/EEA Nationality or Permanent Residency Status or 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.
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
You'll work as part of small high-performing teams, so working well with others, organisation, communication, as well as be able to think critically, is essential.
Determination, ambition, dedication,enthusiasm and energy are essential in this role.
You’ll need a minimum of Level 2/GCSE (or equivalents) in English Language & maths and to have completed three A-Levels, five Scottish Highers or equivalent by the time the programme starts.
Training Provider to be confirmed.
We want you to get as much as you can from this Accountancy and Taxation Professional apprenticeship, so after an EY induction, you’ll get straight to work on client projects. You can expect to be contributing to challenging projects, identifying and understanding not only clients’ financial and operational issues, but how their business and industry works too. You’ll build great networks and relationships, learn to make quick, practical decisions and work through problems decisively. As you progress through the programme you’ll get to do all this with more autonomy and responsibility.
As well as having lots of support from your team and in-house training opportunities, you’ll complete the CFAB qualification and then a full qualification through ICAEW. By the end of the programme you’ll have a lot of experience, a professional qualification and great network to continue building a career from.
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