Tax & Law - EY Finance Operations - Management Accounts Assistant (Associate)

Leeds, UK
Competitive remuneration package
27 Mar 2024
22 Apr 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

EYFO L1 – Accounts Assistant

Company overview: 

Ernst & Young (EY) is a globally recognized professional services firm known for its commitment to delivering exceptional client service and outstanding results. We offer a diverse range of services across assurance, advisory, tax, and transaction advisory to assist organizations in achieving their goals and navigating complex challenges.

Position overview: 

EY is searching for an Accounts Assistant to join our Finance Operations Services team. This role provides a unique opportunity for a passionate and ambitious individual to learn and develop as part of a diverse team serving a portfolio of clients.


  • Assist in managing daily bookkeeping for a portfolio of clients.
  • Support in preparing basic accounting records and financial reports under the guidance of senior team members.
  • Gain experience interacting with clients to understand their business processes better and provide valuable insights where necessary.
  • Help in analysing business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations with a focus on learning and development.
  • Gain experience in working with accounting systems and learn new accounting technologies where applicable.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with clients and stakeholders within your capacity.
  • Support senior team members in compliance activities and adhere to company’s policies and legal regulations.
  • Contribute to team success by collaborating with colleagues and continuously seeking personal and professional development.


  • Basic accounting qualification (AAT, or actively working towards ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent).
  • Interest in the professional services sector, preferably with practical experience within a professional services firm.
  • Strong mathematical aptitude and a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to deliver work on a timely basis
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and clients and manage multiple stakeholders
  • Good teamwork skills, eagerness to learn, and a positive attitude.
  • Problem-solving skills, with a natural curiosity in business operations
  • Asks questions and is able to incorporate new areas of learning in their daily job
  • A personable approach and potential for establishing good client relations.

Join EY's dynamic team and contribute your expertise to our commitment to delivering exceptional client service. We offer competitive compensation, professional development opportunities, and a collaborative work environment that fosters growth and innovation. 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:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching, and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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

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