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EY Experience Trainee-program (Helsinki, all service lines)

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Job description

Do you enjoy working with brilliant colleagues? Are you a fish in the sea when it comes to solving problems? Are you a quick learner and can adapt to new challenges? In that case, you might be a great fit into our diverse community!

The opportunity

EY is looking for young professionals to join our cause of building a better working world! As a trainee, you will be given a lot of responsibility from day one: you will participate in various client engagements, internal development projects and the idea of EY Experience is to introduce you to what a global audit and management consulting organization does. By doing so, you will find yourself surrounded by some of the most engaging and knowledgeable colleagues in the business and have the opportunity to grow with them.

Our Advisory, Assurance, Legal, Tax, and Transaction Advisory Services teams in Helsinki are helping our clients in navigating the complexities of the transformative age, spanning for instance from auditing to project management, consulting to back-end coding. Our service lines are looking for curious and passionate colleagues as additions to their team. Our trainee periods last generally between 4-6 months and is targeted towards student’s in their 3rd-5th year. Most of our trainees end up as fixed employees after their EY Experience and our goal for this program is to give you the tools to kick-start your career. The start date for the majority of our trainee’s is in January 2020, but it is also possible to apply for traineeships for the periods of: autumn 2019, autumn 2020, spring 2021. Not all traineeships are full-time, some service lines offer part-time traineeships as well to accommodate your studies.

Your key responsibilities

Depending on the service line you’re applying to your role may vary. In general, your main responsibility is assisting your senior colleagues in their projects as a valuable member of their team both at our office and at our clients’ premises. Please read our trainees’ comments on their EY Experience here:

Skills and attributes for success

•Social intelligence to work in a multicultural and fast paced environment

•Ability to adapt to new challenges and situations

•Ambition towards problem-solving

•A proactive and curious mindset

•Collaborative mentality

To qualify for the role, you must have

•Good oral and written skills in both Finnish and English

•Good understanding of Microsoft Office tools

•A finished/nearly finished bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field

Ideally, you’ll also have

•A real interest towards the societal impact the service line(s) you’re applying to

•Previous relevant work experience is considered an asset

•Skills in Swedish can be considered an asset

What we look for

More than anything we’re looking for the right people for the job! We appreciate if you have a high motivation to learn and develop yourself, since we strive to help you become the future talent you want to be! To gain some perspective of what our different service lines value in employees, we’ve created blog posts to help you grasp what each team does. They can be found via our landing page:

What working at EY offers

As a Trainee you’ll have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. You will join a dynamic team of experienced and talented colleagues, and you become part of an ambitious team where quality, development and sustainable solutions are in focus. We offer you:

•Meaningful work where you have the chance to see and affect the Finnish and Global business scene

•Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues from around the world

•Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

•The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

•The modern facilities in the heart of Helsinki City

Appreciation of diversity and inclusiveness is the cornerstone of the global corporate culture at EY. According to many surveys diverse teams promote ingenuity and varied ideas in problem-solving. Our diverse corporate culture treats our employees fairly and with equality which helps our multinational teams to work on their highest level. By working according to these principles, we make sure that diversity is embraced and individuals from any background can reach their highest potential and career opportunities from day one. Through listening and appreciating everyone’s opinions we attract and retain the best people in our field which ensures that we are able to offer the best possible solutions for our customers.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible as we will start selecting suitable candidates we’d like to interview during the application period.

If you are chosen, you will get to participate in our Career Day on either September 11th of September 19th. Besides participating in interviews, you will get to meet your possible future team members, receive feedback for your cover letter and CV if you so choose and familiarize yourself with the EY culture.

To apply, please submit your cover letter written in English and your resume by 15.9.2019 on our career’s website: We are also interested in what courses have peaked your interest during your studies, so if you’re willing to share your academic transcripts we’d be keen to take a look at them! When submitting your documents, please name them in this format: surname_name_name of document.

For additional information, please view our Frequently Asked Questions In case you couldn’t find a response to your question, you can contact our recruitment teams via e-mail or +358 50 4104468.

We will also share information regarding our trainee positions and process on our Instagram page, take a look:

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.


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