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Our purpose: Building a better working world
EY is committed to doing its part in building a better working world, one with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth within and beyond EY, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to our stakeholders. Every day, every EY person is part of this commitment to the firm’s clients and communities and to themselves and their families. Every audit, every tax return, every advisory opportunity, every interaction with a client or colleague — everything our people do is driven by our purpose.
EY is a global leader in Assurance, Tax, Advisory and Transaction Advisory Services (TAS). We are 231,000 people based in 728 offices in 152 countries, organized into 28 regions and four areas. In the Netherlands we have 4,284 people based in 16 offices, organized into the Belgium and Netherlands region (BeNe). The Financial Services Organization (FSO) operates as part of the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa area (EMEIA). We offer legal and notarial services through a strategic alliance with Holland Van Gijzen Advocaten en Notarissen LLP. Our history in the Netherlands dates back to 1883, making us the country’s oldest firm in this field.

 
Our services

Assurance   Tax
In auditing companies’ accounts, our Assurance service line serves the public interest and plays a vital role in building trust in global capital markets by providing constructive comments, highlighting important issues and offering robust and clear perspectives to audit committees. Our Assurance service line is complemented by specialty services that address many of the challenges confronting companies today. Our offering includes Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services and Accounting Compliance and Reporting Services.   Our Tax service line helps clients understand and responsibly and proactively manage their tax positions and fulfill their compliance and reporting obligations in relevant jurisdictions. We help them assess, improve and monitor their tax function’s processes, controls, risk management, talent and technology and maintain positive and effective relationships with tax authorities. We support clients with wide-ranging issues in areas such as global compliance and reporting, human capital and business taxes. Legal and notarial services are provided through a strategic alliance with Holland Van Gijzen Advocaten en Notarissen LLP. They include: corporate & commercial, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, financial, employment law, intellectual property and IT services.
 
Advisory   Transaction Advisory Services (TAS)
Our Advisory service line advises clients on big, complex industry transformation issues and helps them grow, optimize and protect their businesses. Through a collaborative, global and industry focused approach, we combine a wealth of advisory capabilities — strategy, customer, finance, IT, digital supply chain, people and organizational change, program management, risk management, cyber and analytics — with a complete understanding of clients' most complex issues and opportunities, such as digital disruption, innovation, data analytics, cyber security, risk and transformation.   Our TAS service line advises clients on how to strategically raise, invest, preserve and optimize capital so that they can continue to build and maintain investor confidence. Our expertise covers Transaction Support, Valuation & Business Modelling, Corporate Finance Strategy, M&A advisory, Transaction Tax and Operational Transaction Services. Our aim is to help businesses drive competitive advantage by proactively managing their capital agenda in a rapidly changing world. Whether our clients are buying, selling or restructuring, we have an unwavering focus on their strategic needs across all aspects of the economic cycle.

Understanding clients’ needs
Our people form a network of knowledge, experience and technical ability to understand and overcome the most diverse challenges and opportunities in a fast changing world with volatile markets and changing business models that create uncertainty. Exceptional client service requires us to understand clients’ needs, and tailor our services to them based on their size and sector. We want to serve our clients in their own setting by drawing on our knowledge of their business environment and industry. We have focused our go to market strategy on seven industrial market segments, together with a regional close-to-the-market approach through our 16 offices in the Netherlands. We support, amongst other things, innovation, entrepreneurship and family businesses with dedicated programs that allow for the specific characteristics of a business in each particular phase.

 
Shared values & quality
Our shared values inspire our people worldwide and guide them to do the right thing; and our commitment to quality is embedded in who we are and in everything we do.

Our values define who we are:
  • People who demonstrate integrity, respect, and teaming.
  • People with energy, enthusiasm, and the courage to lead.
  • People who build relationships based on doing the right thing.
Highly integrated global organization and governance structure
We are part of a strong professional services organization. This enables us to efficiently and effectively meet our clients’ demands for multidisciplinary services of the same recognizable quality everywhere in the world. We team seamlessly across service lines, as well as across industries and geographies. We are able to bundle exceptional knowledge and experience efficiently and select international high performing teams that meet clients’ needs promptly.

We are united by shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality, independence and integrity.

The governance structure of EY’s organization has been designed at international level to enable us to make decisions quickly, execute our strategy and provide exceptional client service wherever in the world our clients do business.