Five Things to Know Before Your Interview with EY

It's a huge achievement to get through to the interview stage with a firm like EY. Now the hard work begins!

An interview is your opportunity to make a great impression and demonstrate to your interviewer that you have done your research on the firm. So, here are five things you should know before you go for your interview...

1. Who are EY?

EY was founded in 1989 when Ernst & Whinney and Arthur Young & Co merged under the brand name Ernst & Young. The firm underwent a rebranding in 2013 to become known as EY. EY had revenues of £16bn in 2013 making it the third of the Big Four in revenue terms. EY employs over 190,000 employees worldwide and over 12,000 in the UK. Over 700 Graduates joined the firm in 2013.

2. What brands do EY partner with?

EY has the most impressive raft of sponsor partners, of the Big Four. Most recently EY were an Official Partner of the 2014 Ryder Cup, and Official Professional Advisor to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. They also have a strong track record of sponsoring the arts through partnerships with the British Museum, the Royal Academy, the National Gallery, the V&A and the Tate.

3. What awards have EY won?

In 2013 EY was recognised as the world’s most attractive professional services employer – and second most attractive employer overall – in Universum’s annual World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking. 

4. Which clients do EY work with?

Clients include BP, Facebook, Porsche and McDonald’s

5. What are some of the benefits of a career with EY?

Job perks include the option to buy additional holiday, season ticket loans and a breadth of international opportunities.

For more information, check out EY's profile. Make sure you don't turn up unprepared for your interview and good luck!