EY Romania announces that 47 new graduates have joined the company, thus the total number of the employees reaching 495 people. Approximately 60% of the new employees have joined the Assurance practice, while the rest of them are noe part of the Tax & Legal, Transactions and Advisory departments.
The new recruits are among the most talented and motivated graduates of 2013, taking into consideration the great number of applications received and the fact that EY ranks third as employer of choice for Romanian graduates with high grades, when it comes to choosing a preferred company.
Over 2000 of students from Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iaºi, Timiºoara and Oradea, applied this year to recruitment process that consisted of written evaluations and interviews with EY’s HR specialists and managers. What counted the most were candidates’ verbal, logical and numerical skills, well-written and spoken English, specialty knowledge, as well as candidates’ compatibility with EY’s organizational culture.
As most of the new joiners have graduated this year, working at EY will be actually their first experience of a workplace; therefore, the company takes a great responsibility in their professional development and career orientation. In this way, EY respomds to the challenge of growing a new generation of business leaders by offering numerous training opportunities and work experiences, combined with access to global resources and best practices. Moreover, EY managers act as mentors, providing coaching and guidance to the younger colleagues who are at the beginning of their career.
The young graduates are part of the Y generation which has different requests about their workplace compared with the previous generations. EY offers a flexible work schedule, focuses on results, provides interesting professional challenges, and prepares its employees for an international career.
EY is well known for being the most integrated audit and consulting profesional services firm at a global level. This offers to the new employees the possibility to work as part of multinational and multidisciplinary teams. By taking part in a strong team, as the company focuses on cooperation, the new employees will work with their colleagues from the other departments who have different specialisms and valuable professional backgrounds.
In a business environment that makes the talent management become crucial, every year EY invests approximately 3000 EUR/employee for training. This investment reflects the exceptional results that the young EY experts obtain during the exam sessions they sit in for different international certifications, such as: ACCA, ICAEW Chartered Accountant (ACA), Charted Financial Analyst (CFA) and Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT).
“The recruitment of the 47 new joiners is only the first step of their career at EY. They will start as juniors and can progress, with the experience the various assignments will offer them and the knowledge they will accumulate during the training programs, to a senior consultant, manager, senior manager and even a partner level. These new junior colleagues will become part of the strong EY team that we have at the local and global level, whose success is first of all based on the combination between the remarkable talent, experience and motivation of our people”, says Bogdan Ion, Country Managing Partner, EY Romania.
About EY Romania
EY is one of the world's leading professional services firms with approximately 167,000 employees in 700 offices across 140 countries, and revenues of approximately $24.4 billion in 2012. Our network is the most integrated at global level and its vast resources allow us to help our clients benefit from every opportunity. In Romania, EY has been a leader on the professional services market since its set up in 1992. Our over 450 employees in Romania and Moldova provide seamless assurance, tax, transactions, and advisory services to clients ranging from multinationals to local companies. Our offices are based in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Iasi and Chisinau. From 1 July 2013, Ernst & Young becomes EY, the logo has been modified in response to this change and the company's new tagline becomes "Building a better working world". For more information, please visit www.ey.com.