Independence Assistant - 12 Month FTC - London in England - London, United Kingdom

at Ernst & Young

Information Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

The role holder will be involved in the processing and approval of business relationships. This position will involve: 

  • Liaison with business relationship owners to clarify the scope of the proposed relationship.
  • Searching in house databases to determine existing relationships.
  • Undertaking a first level analysis to determine whether the relationship is permissible in accordance with EYG and external regulations.
  • Liaison with senior management within the Independence Team to conclude permissibility.
  • Production of daily statistics to be distributed to senior management.

  • Whilst the primary role is to process new business relationship checks, the incumbent may also be asked to assist in other tasks including: 

  • Audit Engagement Acceptance checks.
  • Testing of the firm’s web based independence training.
  • Ad hoc independence or risk related projects.



  • Minimum 3 A levels.
  • Capable of working using own initiative, with excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • The ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels.
  • Good analytical and interpretation skills
  • Adaptable and flexible with good team working skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with client departments and develop an excellent understanding of their business.
  • Ability to work to pre determined deadlines and meet objectives under pressure.
  • Service orientated.
  • Ability to deal professionally with confidential data.
  • Flexible and willing attitude.
  • A genuine and pro active interest in building knowledge.
  • IT literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Desirable 

  • Graduate desirable, not critical.
  • Experience working in a professional services firm.
  • Evidence of an understanding of a commercial environment.
  • Experience using Lotus Notes.

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