Ernst & Young is one of the global Big Four accounting firms. They are best known for providing audit, tax, business risk, technology and security risk services, and human capital services. Through four service lines—assurance, consultancy, strategy, and transactions—they help transform businesses.
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As a member of the Big 4 professional services firms, EY's reputation is almost untouchable--there's a reason that the firm has 212,000 employees worldwide, and pulled in $29.6 billion in FY 2016. As such, there's little reason to doubt that it will continue to win and deliver projects for clients for the foreseeable future. When it comes to its position within the consulting industry itself, however, industry insiders point to a reliance on transactional work, rather than the cutting-edge strategic work that attracts many to the profession. Bottom line: if you're looking for stability with the added bonus of a gold-plated name on your resume, EY is a good choice.
For two decades, EY has helped clients stay on the straight and narrow. The world's second-largest accounting firm, Ernst & Young's 144,000 employees around the world offer advisory, assurance, tax and transaction advisory services via offices in 140 countries.
Ernst & Young LLP is the U.S. member firm of Ernst & Young Global, with over 40,000 professionals who work with clients in the asset management, automotive, banking and capital markets, biotechnology, consumer products, insurance, media and entertainment, mining and metals, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, power and utilities, provider care, real estate, retail and wholesale, technology and telecommunications industries.
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