Associate 1 School Leaver, Assurance, Jersey, Channel Islands, FY23/24

St. Helier, GB
Competitive remuneration package
05 Sep 2023
02 Oct 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

From your very first day you'll earn a salary, work toward a globally recognised professional qualification and apply your insights and skills to solve complex business challenges.

At EY, you'll have the opportunity to build an exceptional experience. We'll equip you with the latest technology, surround you with high-performing teams and offer the global scale, diversity and inclusive culture necessary for you to realise your full potential.

Through our coaching and training programmes, you'll develop the skill sets you need, all while building a network of colleagues, mentors and leaders who will accompany you on your journey at EY and beyond.

Job purpose:

As an Associate within Assurance, you will be a fundamental part of a multi-disciplinary team, working closely with our clients delivering efficient and effective assurance services.

Your client responsibilities

  • Preparing accurate assurance documentation for review
  • Responsibility for nominated audit area(s) and/or delivery and completion of smaller client tasks
  • Gaining an in depth understanding of the audit process to develop knowledge
  • Complete work allocated by direct supervisor within agreed budget and deadlines
  • Study for ACCA and demonstrate technical/financial knowledge and skills gained
  • Gain understanding of client/business issues, e.g. by using the firm’s knowledge resources
  • Gather and analyse data, and perform detailed audit testing

Your people responsibilities

  • Develop an effective working relationship with client staff
  • Seek opportunities to expand and share knowledge
  • Keep direct supervisor up to date with progress/issues
  • Be proactive about own learning and development
  • Seek feedback on personal performance and areas for improvement

Qualifications & Experience required

  • Strong motivation to study towards ACCA professional qualification
  • Task management skills
  • Questioning and listening skills
  • Good writing skills
  • IT skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team working skills


  • A-level, BTEC, CACHE, IB, NVQ and UAL
  • Ability to take part in our online strengths based competency testing onboarding procedures

Who we are

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 achieve a lifestyle balance.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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