Our Business Structure

Our Business Structure

Our business is global and may seem complex so it can take people quite a while to understand how it all works. To help explain, here is a high level view of what we do. There are four main service lines at EY - Assurance, Advisory, Tax and Transactions Advisory Services (TAS)


Includes understanding the key business and financial risks facing our clients and the markets they operate in, reviewing processes, designing tests and verifying accounting treatments and numbers, all whilst complying with accounting and auditing standards. If you’re an information-hungry, data-driven, hyper-organised week divided into 15 minute slots kind of person, we want you to apply for our Graduate Programme in Assurance.


Is the consulting branch of EY. Our clients rely on our Advisory team’s expert knowledge to advise on a broad range of issues across a variety of industries. We offer guidance to companies looking to grow or change, or improve performance. Advisory is a fast-moving, high-growth area that reflects the challenges and uncertainty of today’s world. We look for people with commercial acumen who are inquisitive, analytical and ambitious. You’ll need to challenge us, act on your own initiative and demonstrate the potential to become a future business leader. If this sounds like you, we want you to apply for our Graduate Programme in Advisory.


Offers one of the most exciting, challenging and rewarding careers out there.  Companies today face increasingly complex tax and regulatory changes, which means our role as trusted advisors is more important than ever. Our clients rely on our Tax team’s extraordinary understanding to best manage their assets and ensure they’re being taxed properly. If you are passionate and possess an insatiable hunger for knowledge we want you to apply for our Graduate Programme in Tax.


Have a particularly exciting job of advising clients on when and how to buy, sell or merge companies in order to improve growth, competitiveness and profitability. TAS supply the data, highlight the risk and guide the client through the potentially perilous forest of capital transactions. If you’re a strategic thinker, thirsty for knowledge, and insatiably curious, we want you to apply for the Graduate Programme in TAS.

IT, Data Analytics and Cyber

Offers you a broad foundation from which to launch your career in business and technology. You will have the opportunity to experience and make a difference to the vast swathe of technical aspects of our company. This will include working in teams tackling issues surrounding IT Risk and Assurance as well as the challenges of enabling change within large organisations through IT solutions. Examples of the work we do for clients include data analytics projects ranging from corporate fraud investigation, audit and compliance analytics, big data analytics or simply designing and developing intelligent solutions to solve our clients’ complex data challenges. If you are of a technical disposition, enjoy being challenged daily and thrive on variety, we want you to apply to our Graduate Programmes and work with us in IT or Data Analytics.


Forms part of our Advisory services. Every challenge and every opportunity an organisation faces today demands change. And with change comes risk. Some risks you can see, some you can predict, some you can plan for, and some you can't. EY’s Risk team helps solve big, complex industry issues and capitalise on opportunities to help deliver outcomes that grow, optimize and protect our clients' businesses. EY’s Risk programme gives graduates the opportunity to gain the Chartered Accounting qualification within an Advisory setting. We look for people with commercial acumen who are inquisitive, analytical and ambitious. If this sounds like you, we want you to apply for our Graduate Programme in Risk.

Our people are often part of internationally focused teams which mirror our clients’ global operations. They work in borderless and highly diverse teams on a daily basis to deliver the best results for our clients. At EY, you can build one of the best foundations for a fulfilling and truly rewarding career. For those who are insatiably curious, and look to soak up as much as they can, this is where you want to be.


In order to reflect the way our clients specialise, and for us to deliver the best industry specific services, we structure our business in Ireland into two areas: one focuses exclusively on the financial services industry, and the other encompasses all other industries.

Upon joining EY you will become part of either the Industrial, Commercial, Technological (ICT) team, headed up by Frank O'Keefe, or our Financial Services Organisation (FSO) team led by Eoin McManus. So, what’s the difference? It’s all about the industries you will be working in.

Our Financial Services Organisation (FSO) offer services to our clients in the Financial Services sector, including Global and Domestic Banks, pharmaceutical, government, Insurance companies, some of the world’s largest Wealth and Asset Management firms and Private Equity Houses, as well as specialist areas such as Aircraft Leasing firms and Credit Card processing. The FSO team in Ireland is directly linked to FSO in EMEIA (Europe, Middle-East, India & Africa).

Meanwhile our Industrial, Commercial, Technological (ICT) business provides a broader, more multi-industry service offering, where EY teams work with clients from the industrial, commercial, and technology sectors. These teams work with some of the world’s largest and most important companies, across the broadest spectrum of Industries, ranging from Government Institutions to Global Tech Giants to top Fashion Houses.

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