Ernst & Young Graduate Schemes
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Ernst & Young offers a number of graduate roles, ranging from three to four years in duration, across all industry sectors.
Graduate schemes are available in the following service lines:
There are several different programme areas within each line of service that graduate students may apply to.
- Japanese Business Programme
- Fraud Investigations and Dispute
- Forensic Technology and Discovery
- Direct Tax
- Human Capital
- Human Capital – Japanese Expatriate Tax services
- Indirect Tax
- Transfer Pricing
- Financial Services Advisory Consultant Programmme
- Advisory Consultant Programme
- IT Advisory Consultant Programme
- Financial Services Risk
- IT Risk Assurance – Financial Services
- Corporate Finance
- Decision Support/Operational Research
- Economic Advisory
Most positions at Ernst & Young require the following:
- A grade A or B for GCSE Mathematics and English Language
- 300 (24) UCAS points (excluding general studies)
- Predicted 2.1 honours degree (any discipline)
Some positions may require higher qualifications, such as actuarial or advisory roles.
Equivalent foreign qualifications (e.g. Scottish Highers) are accepted.
In addition to a competitive starting salary, graduates enjoy the following standard benefits:
- Graduate loan: up to £7,000 interest-free, repayable through your salary over 48 months
- Holidays: starting at 25 days a year
- Interest-free season ticket loan
- Personal accident insurance
- Life assurance
- Illness pay and prolonged disability insurance
The majority of graduates train for the CA qualification through ICAS, or alternatively complete the Advisory Consultant Programme, a CIMA foundation qualification. However some schemes do require other formal training.