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Ernst & Young Overview Ernst & Young LLP is the professional services firm that contributes most to the success of our people and our clients by creating value and confidence. Our world-class working environment helps our people achieve both personal and professional fulfillment. Consistently recognized in Fortune magazine's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For," Ernst & Young gives our people continuous opportunities to learn, to contribute to strong teams, to demonstrate leadership and to work on assignments that are global in scope -- helping our people enhance their careers and lives every day. Ernst & Young will be on campus interviewing on Wednesday, October 8th, for a variety of positions including the following: 1) Ernst & Young LLP Assurance and Advisory Business Services Full-Time Positions & Internships (both Spring and Summer) Locations: Chicago, Denver, Des Moines, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Louis Description: Ernst & Young's commitment to the quality and integrity of our audits is exemplified by our global audit methodology and our thorough quality controls that are applied to every client engagement. Together with our substantial investments in technology, knowledge, and learning resources for our audit professionals, these enable us to deliver quality assurance services to our clients and their stakeholders. Responsibilities: • Recognize potential audit issues or unusual relationships from basic analysis of the financial statements and communicate them to the team. Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific audit procedures as defined by the engagement objectives, client's engagement history, and planned audit approach. Challenge procedures used in the past and attempt to enhance audit techniques. • Demonstrate professionalism and competence in the client's environment. Maintain a strong client focus, be responsive to client requests, and develop/maintain productive working relationships with client personnel. Stay informed of current business/economic developments relevant to the client's business. • Develop people through teamwork, integrity, and leadership. Collaborate with team members to set goals and responsibilities. Contribute ideas/opinions to the audit teams and listen/respond to other team members' views. • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. • Bring potential opportunities to the team's attention. Seek, develop, and present ideas to apply EY's services and bring value to clients. 2) Ernst & Young LLP Tax Advisory Services Full-Time Positions & Internships (both Spring and Summer) Locations: Chicago, Denver, Des Moines, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Louis Description: As a member of the Ernst & Young Tax Advisory team, Intern and Staff professionals will create and deliver strategies that maximize our clients' tax savings and are consistent with our clients' overall business and investment plans. The successful candidate will gain meaningful exposure to our business as an integral member of our client services team and will have tremendous opportunities for learning and career development. Responsibilities: Contribute to client satisfaction by providing timely and effective responses to client needs and concerns. Develop and deliver timely and high-quality services and work products. Learn about and research complex tax issues and develop practical and creative tax savings solutions. Participate in client meetings and work within a team environment to deliver fully integrated advisory services to clients. Demonstrate an understanding of basic tax concepts and actively pursue increased tax knowledge through client assignments and current tax developments. 3) Ernst & Young LLP Technology & Security Risk Services Full-Time Positions & Internships Locations: Chicago, Denver, Des Moines, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Louis Within EY's Technology & Security Risk Services practice, we are currently seeking Staff & Intern professionals to serve as a member of multiple client engagement teams that assist clients in employing proper information systems, resources, and controls to maximize efficiencies and minimize risk. The Intern will work with client personnel to analyze, evaluate, and enhance information systems facilitating the business internal control process. The successful candidate will assist clients and other IT Auditor professionals in performing information technology control and security engagements, as well as in performing audits of financial statements and other attest services. Responsibilities: • Demonstrate an understanding of the client's platform structure, security software used, and how information systems are used at the client and within the client's industry. • Execute procedures, perform detailed data analysis, reach conclusions, document results, and suggest ideas for efficiencies. • Recognize relevant financial statement issues from basic analysis and identify potential non-compliance with standards. • Maintain relationships with the client at appropriate levels. • Demonstrate teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members; stay abreast of the current IT environment and industry IT trends relevant to client's business, and use current technology/tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and service. 4) Ernst & Young LLP Summer Leadership Program (SLP) 2009 Locations: Chicago, Denver, Des Moines, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Louis The Ernst & Young Summer Leadership Program (SLP) is an exciting two-day program that invites top students who are interested in pursuing future internship or full-time positions with our Assurance, Business Risk Services, Technology & Security Risk Services, or Tax practices to participate in our program. The SLP allows participants to explore the unique career opportunities that Ernst & Young offers to top accounting students from area colleges and universities. During the SLP, students will have opportunities to develop their professional and personal skills by getting to know EY professionals, participating in teambuilding and leadership activities, and enjoying social activities. Students will also have the opportunity to visit the local office and see the unique Ernst & Young culture first hand. 5) Ernst & Young LLP Business Risk Services (BRS) Full-Time Positions & Internships Location: Chicago & Minneapolis Description: Our Business Risk Services (BRS) practice, a specialty advisory practice within Assurance & Advisory Business Services, provides comprehensive risk services through a suite of strategic, outsourcing, and industry-focused operational solutions that help companies around the world evaluate and enhance their internal audit and risk management functions. BRS seeks a consummate team player with a strong work ethic and excellent professional skills to be a BRS Staff. This professional will perform internal audit work under the direction of the internal audit management team and in accordance with the client's audit plan and risk management strategy. Responsibilities: Work with high-growth clients and other market leaders in industries such as retail, consumer products, financial services, insurance and health sciences. Perform audit procedures; create work products such as audit analyses, correspondence and engagement documentation; test processes and related controls; assist in the implementation of the audit approach and participate in the development of internal audit deliverables. Maintain a strong client focus by serving client needs and developing relationships with client personnel. Stay abreast of current business/economic developments relevant to the client's business. Respect and protect confidential client information. Display teamwork, integrity, and leadership. Support colleagues and value others' contributions. Utilize technology and tools to continually learn and innovate, share knowledge with team members and enhance service delivery. Bring potential opportunities to the team's attention. Seek, develop, and present ideas to apply E&Y's services. 6) Ernst & Young LLP Business Advisor Program (Financial Services Office) Full-Time Positions Location: Kansas City Majors: Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Economics or related business discipline Description: Ernst & Young LLP’s Financial Services Office Advisory Practices focuses on meeting the needs of financial institutions including commercial banks, investment banks, broker-dealers, asset managers, insurance companies, and energy trading companies by providing integrated business improvement services. They deliver these services across areas such as risk management, treasury, accounting, securitization, regulatory compliance, finance, operations and internal audit. These services help global institutions to evaluate and enhance their businesses in the dynamic competitive marketplace. Staff Advisor Responsibilities: The Business Advisor Program facilitates opportunities to work on engagements across multiple advisory service offerings during the first four years in the program. After approximately four years, our employees then select an area of concentration. Business Advisor Program professionals typically work with Ernst & Young engagement teams to assist our clients in areas such as: • The measurement and management of market, credit, and operational risk; asset-liability exposures; economic capital; accounting advisory and implementation services; and supervisory/regulatory risk and compliance. • Assessing the risks associated with various client derivatives and other transactions • Improving the effectiveness and design of their operations, finance, and accounting functions. • Evaluating and enhancing their internal audit functions as well as the overall control environment of the institution by providing industry-focused strategic, outsourcing, and operations offerings. • Assisting in project management processes, controls, and procedures to enable project delivery. • Raising capital and managing risk relating to structured finance transactions, including: Commercial Mortgage- Backed Securities, Asset-Backed Securities, Collateralized Debt Obligations and Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities.