Tax Industrial Placement at EY

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
Ongoing
Regions
Central London and City Yorkshire and Humberside
Town/City
Leeds, London
Salary
Competitive
Role May Involve
Auditing/Tax

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Tax Industrial Placement

Review varied regulations. Create real value. Drive a bigger, better purpose.

Get a head start on your graduate career while helping local and international businesses find better ways of doing tax. You’ll earn a salary while gaining on-the-job experience in an organisation that’s shaping the future of business. This is your opportunity to create a strong reputation in a strong global company.

What is Tax at EY?

We help local and global entrepreneurs, high-net-worth individuals and organisations manage every element of their business’s tax. And as a function, Tax has changed more than ever in the past five years. Not only is Tax broader in its operations, but it’s also more digital. From bots that do our number crunching to AI that inspires our innovations, Tax is no longer bound to Excel, it’s boundless. Tax is now one of our most central business areas and we work across our entire organisation to shape strategies of the future.

What will you be doing?

You’ll be working on real client projects from day one. You’ll start to build your knowledge of local and international tax laws, attend client meetings, take notes and contribute to client reports. With the support of senior colleagues and a career coach, you’ll gain a better understanding of:

  • Researching and contributing information to written reports
  • Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of organisations large and small – many of which are extraordinary enough to be labelled as FTSE 100 businesses
  • Researching tax laws and new client profiles
  • Helping with gathering information and report writing
  • Tax reporting, compliance and planning
  • How to build important relationships with clients
  • The broad range of skills that you’ll need to build a successful career

Throughout the placement you’ll have opportunities to learn from EY’s in-house experts, and if you join FS, you’ll start working towards a professional accountancy qualification.

If everything works out well, you could even secure a job here after you graduate. For FS graduates, you can also continue studying for your qualifications. This is your time to grow.

Entry requirements

If you’re in your penultimate year at university and your course includes a placement year, this internship is for you. 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 Honours degree in any subject – some programmes will require a subject relevant to the business area – have a minimum of grade 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths, and three A-levels/ Five Highers (or equivalent) to be eligible to apply.

Project You. It’s yours to build.

Please note, we’re phasing our opening of Student opportunities for 2021, so some specific roles listed above may not open until September. We recommend you check our website regularly for updates.

About EY

We’re a professional services organisation that helps companies make better decisions about business, finance and technology. How? By asking better questions that help us all in building a better working world.

With 300,000 extraordinary people in more than 150 countries, working across four key business areas – Assurance, Consulting, Strategy and Transactions, and Tax – we’re well-equipped to drive long-term value for our clients and for wider society. And, as a motivated and passionate member of our team, you’ll have a personal impact – no matter which business area you join. You’ll help business and communities to thrive, while you thrive in a place where you belong. You’ll have the opportunity to make your career your own, building opportunities for yourself. You’ll have a chance to define and activate our purpose, delivering on our promises to help clients drive long-lasting strategies.

How to apply

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