What is IT Risk Assurance – Data Analytics at EY?

As part of the Technology team, we analyse huge datasets to help clients understand how healthy their processes, systems and controls are. If they need improving, we find the best solutions for their business.

Applications to this programme are now closed. To be the first to find out about our 2020 opportunities, sign up now. 

What will you be doing?

  • Developing your data management, extraction, analysis and visualisation skills
  • Working with cutting-edge technologies and visualisation techniques
  • Sharing analyses and solutions with clients

Are you eligible to apply?

If you have an honours degree (in any subject) and some experience in coding by the time the programme starts, this programme is for you.



Professional qualifications

study for the ICAEW’s Certificate in Finance Accounting and Business (CFAB). Following your completion of CFAB, you’ll have the option to study for the full ICAEW ACA chartered accountancy qualification


Dependent on location, salaries start from £21,000 per year



What's it like?

From the get-go, you’re given a wide scope of responsibility, says Ibukun, and the variety in the role means he’s continually energised

How it's structured

From day one, you’ll work with clients across different industries and sectors including oil and gas, manufacturing, consumer business and public sector. There’s no shortage of opportunities for learning and if you do well over the programme, there may be opportunities for promotion to Senior Consultant



You’ll start on-the-job training, learning about our clients’ diverse financial, strategic, and operational risks and the technology we use to analyse them. You’ll also study for a Certificate in Finance Accounting and Business with ICAEW.


By the end of this year, you’ll have the know-how to deliver an entire analytics project from data extraction to analytics building and reporting. That means you’ll also be a technical specialist in one enterprise resource planning system and a have lot of analytics tools under your belt.



Where could a technology career take you?

James’ career in technology all started one summer in Audit at EY. Your career path could be just as direct – or diverse.

Meet some of our graduates

New challenges every day – Rhian

Variety is the spice of life, or work, for Rhian. Since starting at EY, she’s not only developed key IT skills, but her presenting and coaching skills, too. “I’m bringing my whole self to work,” she says.    

Building a well-rounded career - Georgina

Technology is the driving force behind most change in organisations, says Georgina, an EY graduate. The skills she’s learning are very relevant for the future workplace.

What about the extras?

Discounted gym memberships, interest-free loans, generous pension plans – there are lots of perks to being a grad at EY.

Where do you want to be?

Applications to this programme are now closed. 

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