EY is a leading professional services company. In South Africa we are the fourth largest professional services firm, and employ over 125 directors and 2045 employees and we look set to continue this current growth. We are highly respected in South Africa, with many blue chip clients, including parastatals and public sector government departments. Our spectrum of services encompasses auditing and assurance, risk advisory, transaction advisory, business advisory, forensic investigations and disputes, global mobility and technology and security risk services.The sectors in which we work include: Asset Management, Banking & Capital Markets, Consumer Products, Insurance, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Telecommunications & Entertainment and Utilities.
We place great emphasis on diversity. Our goal is to have the right environment for people to grow and succeed. We strongly believe in empowering each employee to deliver on EY’s promise to provide seamless, consistent, high-quality client service, worldwide.
What we offer our Employees
EY is built on the skills and knowledge of the talented people it employs - always continually striving towards being an Employer of Choice. That’s why in 2006 EY won the Corporate Research Foundation’s Best Companies to Work for in South Africa survey. We also benchmark salaries and benefits closely with competitors and the commerce and industry sectors. We spend time helping our graduates to develop in many other ways too. For example, we provide career counseling, mentoring and coaching to help you increase your capabilities. We give you access to exceptional knowledge management resources so you increase your commercial understanding. We give opportunity to be involved in real client projects from day one. And we offer diverse work experience from business development through to tax or internal audit experience. In short, it’s all about working with us long-term to develop your experience, knowledge, skills and qualifications so you can achieve the greatest commercial value.
What we are looking for in Employees/Candidates
We look for people with the confidence to think differently as well as to possess great team-working skills. We also look for people with commercial awareness and the desire to become a business leader. People also need the flexibility to think in a fast-changing world coupled with intelligence and imagination.
EY recruits 300 graduates a year and requires students with a proven academic track record, to join after successfully completing a B. Com Degree (Honours) in Accountancy, BAcc, Business Science, CTA, DIPAcc or equivalent CTA or equivalent. Other courses relevant to the organisation include, Bcomm Information Systems, Internal Auditing or PDM.
We provide international secondment opportunities for our strongest performers through our Global Exchange Programme called JIT. JIT is a programme designed to support the firm’s foreign offices around the globe with much sought-after skills and much needed expertise during their busy seasons.
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