Central - Jacksonville - Assurance Intern - Summer 2021

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Competitive salary
28 Sep 2020
29 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Entry level, Internship
AtEY Assurance, we build a better working world through innovation, so we canmeet the evolving demands of business, regulators and investors. Through aquality EY Audit, supported by state-of-the-art technology and the finestpeople, we build confidence in business and the capital markets while meetingregulatory benchmarks, providing greater transparency to investors and themarkets, and evolving the audit to supply more meaningful insights to auditcommittees and company boards.

Our auditors ask better questions that drive increasedskepticism around financial information to protect and serve the publicinterest. It's those questions our people ask during an EY audit that helpgenerate wider economic and social benefits today and a strong legacy for abetter tomorrow.

The opportunity

Thebroad business perspective you get in EY's Assurance practice will serve as alaunch pad to your career, whether you stay at EY to partner or seek a role inthe C-suite. Our easy-to-use Audit Career Framework will help you map yoursuccessful career path, understand just what's expected of you, and access theright learning, experiences and coaching to support your career progression.Along the way, you'll develop a deep understanding of the inner workings ofbusiness and draw on your accounting knowledge to help solve complexchallenges.

Your key responsibilities

You will spend much of your time meeting with ourclients directly at their offices, undertaking audit activities to identify andresolve complex issues. When you start with the organization, you can join ouraudit practice and choose from a variety of industries (Consumer Products, LifeSciences, Industrial Products, Real Estate, Automotive and Transportation, toname a few). You will be given opportunities to work across these industries,which will provide deep knowledge of key drivers for success and risks specificto the industry. And if you know you have a strong desire to work within ourFinancial Services Organization, which is tailored to banking, insurance, fundsor other financial industry companies, you may elect that path as well.Whichever you choose, you'll find no shortage of opportunities to take on newchallenges and responsibilities while discovering and developing your strengthsand ambitions.

How will I spend most of my time?
  • Identifying potentialaudit issues or unusual relationships in financial statements with detailedanalytical trend analysis
  • Demonstrating yourprofessionalism while working in clients' environments and providingexceptional service
  • Operating effectivelyin a regulated environment, with a focus on protecting the capital markets andthe investing public
  • Developing andmaintaining relationships with our clients to provide definitive auditing servicesthat the capital markets and the client can rely upon

To qualify for the role you must have
  • Or be working toward,an undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting
  • A strong academicrecord, including, without limitation, course work that EY deems relevant tothis position
  • A demonstrable plan forpassing the CPA exam
  • The ability andwillingness to travel and work in excess of standard hours when necessary
  • A driver's license valid in the U.S.
  • Knowledge andunderstanding of a professional working environment
  • Excellent criticalthinking and analysis skills, and the confidence to identify and resolveproblems
  • A genuine passion forprotecting the financial markets via audit procedures auditing, and theresilience to prioritize and adapt in a demanding, fast-moving, constantlychanging environment
  • A proven record ofexcellence in communication and negotiation, supported by the technical writingskills to translate data into compelling stories and meaningful insights
  • Strong Microsoft Excelskills
  • Candidatesinterested in the Government & Public Sector focus must have sole U.S.citizenship and be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance or higher,within the designated time frame, which will be determined by the engagementrequirements for a security clearance.

Ideally, you'll also have
  • A passion foractivities outside of your studies, especially promoting your ability tocollaborate as part of a diverse team
  • An eagerness to learnhow our clients operate across different industries

What we look for

We're most interested in well-rounded people who arenaturally curious and ready to work on audit engagements from a wide range ofbackgrounds. In return, you can expect the support of great colleagues, as wellthe industry-recognized training you'll need to grow in your career. If you'rea fast learner with great organizational skills and a genuine interest in auditactivities, this role is for you.

Whatworking at EY offers

If you join EY full-time after your internship,we offer a competitive compensation package where you'll berewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring toour business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical anddental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 18 days of paid timeoff plus 12 observed holidays and a range of programs and benefits designed tosupport your physical, financial and social well-being.

Plus, we offer:
  • Supportand coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the profession
  • Opportunitiesto develop new skills and progress in your career
  • Gainedflexibility through two-way communication and commitment with your engagementteams

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy and transactionservices and consulting services, we hire and develop the most passionatepeople in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with aculture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creativefreedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long youstay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that youmeet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today

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