EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young

Geographic Location

Country: Spain
Location of affected unit(s): Barcelona, Bilbao, La Coruña, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Madrid, Málaga, Palma de Mallorca, Pamplona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Sevilla, Valencia, Valladolid, Vigo and Zaragoza


Sector: Professional services
Legal, accounting, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities
69.20 - Accounting, bookkeeping and auditing activities; tax consultancy
Number Employed: 4700

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-09-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-10-2020
Foreseen End Date: 01-10-2021
Planned Job Creation: 1200

Additional Information

Ernst & Young (EY), one of the largest professional services multinationals, has announced the creation of 1,200 new jobs in Spain, despite the crisis caused by the Covid-19. In this way, the company plans to hire especially people with STEM (sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics) profiles, as well as business administration and management, finance and law (400 of them juniors).

Moreover, EY has also announced the promotion of around 600 professionals in all areas and positions within the company.