Trainee Accountant at PwC

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Jersey Channel Islands
Review Date
Salary
£24,000 - £25,999
Roles
Accountancy

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8.7/10

The Role
9.3
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

7.8

The Role

Role Description

Trainee accountant in audit and assuarance studying towards the ACA qualification

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Great responsibility and a young office

10/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Genuine team member with a lot expected of me.

9/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Excellent coaching through out.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Almost too busy! Especially during busy season where there was a lot of overtime.

10/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

As much as graduate would be.

9/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I studied for professional exams.

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Generally good. The office is young, but some people were a little dispondant.

8/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Generally good - they have strong links with Loughborough.

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

They treat you like a graduate, so pay for all exams etc.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
8/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I have a job back there if I want it.

10/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

The office is young and everyone is friendly.

9/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Jersey is expensive! Easily £600+ a month for rent.

5/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Nights out are good, but there isn't a lot of variety.

8/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Heaps!

9/10