Extended Assurance Graduate Programme September 2024

Don't forget to cite Bright Network on your application form, they're keen to hear from our members!


Our Extended Assurance team provide a broad range of business change implementation assistance and business assurance services across the Financial Services industry, delivering insight, problem-solving skills and innovative thinking.

The Extended Assurance programme will prepare you for a future in problem solving. From gathering insights to thinking innovatively to tackle in-depth client challenges, you’ll reduce risk and support clients with Financial Services advice. You’ll get exposure to a wide variety of organisations and gain a deep understanding of the Financial Services industry, whilst developing your technical and assurance skills.

What will you be doing?

  • Working within a team at client sites, EY and remotely you will understand the challenges our clients face and help them to address effectively address them
  • You'll be provided with the structured learning, development and coaching needed to accelerate your career
  • Working with a wide range of clients, across varied levels and industries
  • Developing an understanding of Risks and Controls and how the management of these are crucial for our clients
  • Providing assurance and advice over many areas of our clients’ businesses including operational and regulatory assurance
  • Gaining a deep understanding of the Financial Services industry, and the regulatory landscape in which our clients operate

Programme duration: Two years

Qualification/s you will gain CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting, an industry recognised qualification.

You’ll also have access to a broad suite of learning resources to develop your technical and assurance skills, the opportunity to study for additional qualifications, and access to our EY Badges programme which offers structured learning leading to accreditation in a range of subject domains including data visualisation, innovation and blockchain.

Following completion of the programme you have the opportunity to select additional professional qualifications.

Are you eligible to apply?

We operate an open access policy, meaning we don’t screen out applications on your academic performance alone. You will, however, need to be working towards an honour’s degree in any subject, have a minimum of grade 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths, and three A-levels/Five Highers (or equivalent).

We welcome applications from all academic backgrounds and are looking for people who will succeed at EY today and tomorrow. That's why, through our recruitment process, your academic performance will be considered against your online assessment scores to determine your suitability for an EY role. We’re also proud to partner with RARE recruitment, so that your application can be processed in the context of your socio-economic background.

EY recognises that it has clear obligations towards all its people and the community at large to ensure that partners, employees and job applicants are afforded equal opportunities to enter employment and progress within the firm. As an employer committed to establishing an inclusive environment free from unlawful discrimination, the firm promotes the fair treatment of staff members and job applicants regardless of their sex, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, ethnic or national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, age or pregnancy/maternity status.


Don't forget to cite Bright Network on your application form, they're keen to hear from our members!


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