Are you interested in building a career in Financial Services? From small financial services companies to some of the world's best-known banks, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data - and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You'll use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, handling complex audit procedures across the Financial Services industry. The opportunity This opportunity will allow you to begin your financial services career, even if you don't have prior experience in this sector. You'll join on a structured programme designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in Financial Services Audit. You'll be given all the knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us. Your key responsibilities Everything you'll do will come back to providing exceptional audit activities for our clients. Colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you first for answers, so you'll be a high-profile contact when it comes to resolving complex issues. As you build your knowledge and experience, you'll become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries. Skills and attributes for success - Leading fieldwork, managing performance and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements - Completing audit processes and documenting higher-risk areas to increase your technical and business skills - Engaging clients and providing authoritative advice and professionalism throughout transactions - Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues - Understanding our clients' unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible To qualify for the role you must have - ACA/ACCA/CA qualified or international equivalent (or nearing qualification) - Experience leading the planning, execution and reporting on audits - Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management - Desire to build a career in Financial Services - The flexibility to constantly learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment - Proven experience in delivering external audit and assurance engagements Ideally, you'll also have - Knowledge of current market issues in the Financial Services sector in the UK What we look for We're interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you'll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you're serious about auditing and ready to take on some of our clients' most complex issues, this role is for you. 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 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 and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality. If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Make your mark. Apply now.