Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Newcastle upon Tyne


FAIT Associate

leading growth in our Advisory Service Delivery team has created opportunities
for new teams to be developed in
Newcastle Service Delivery Centre
is a great opportunity to begin your career within the EY financial services
team as you will gain experience and qualifications in a variety of EY
offerings. You will have the opportunity to work on various projects with
different clients and in turn you will get to fulfil your aspirations and shape
your career.

The opportunity

The rapid
evolution of technology and the risks related to this regularly make headline
news. The potential impact from threats ranging from external attacks to
internal rogue trading, makes the need for IT Risk Assurance an item of
concern. We are currently growing our Financial Audit IT team to help meet
increasing market demand, reflected in several years of growth. Continuing
expansion means we are looking for people who will thrive in a fast-paced
environment and enjoy working as part of different teams. With us, you will
gain hands on experience of client work IT audit work engaging with large banks
and other financial service organisations.

Your key responsibilities

Financial Audit IT, you will develop a strong working knowledge of EY’s audit
methodology and working as part of a wider team, you will be responsible for
testing and reviewing key IT controls and business processes and assessing
business change projects.

We are
committed to your professional development so you will have access to a wide
variety of learning tools and training programmes and areas of development will
be mapped out with your counsellor. Outside of your day to day role you will be
expected to contribute to business development and people initiatives, such as,
training and buddying new team

Skills and attributes for success

Creativity and good problem
solving skills

Strong analytical skills

Good interpersonal,
communication and writing skills

Demonstrated integrity
within a professional environment

Ability to work as part of a
team but also on your own when required

Demonstrated ability to
prioritise workloads and meet deadlines

Enthusiasm to face new
challenges and learn new skills

To qualify for the role you must have

Willing to work towards the ICAEW
Certificate of Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) qualification
Eligibility to work in the UK

Ideally, you’ll also have

Financial Services
Experience working
within a professional environment
Good understanding
of Advisory Service Delivery and Financial Audit IT and how EY works with our

What we look for

We are looking for ambitious, driven individuals who want an inspiring
and stimulating career. We need people who are flexible and able to balance
work and study. You will spend around 80% of your time on Financial Audit IT
work and 20% of your time doing training and studying. There may be
opportunities to work on projects within the wider Advisory Service Delivery
team, most likely cyber security. For further information please visit our
careers microsite

What working at EY offers

We offer a
competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual
and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support
for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select
benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being,
insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus,
we offer:

Support and coaching from some of the most
engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and
progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role
in a way that’s right for you
our careers microsite for more information

EY is
committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible
working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people,
enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build
your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our
client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times
be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to
achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction

About the company

A multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the "Big Four" audit firms and is the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2014.

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