Accountants Assistant at BAE Systems

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Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Preston North West
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy

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8.5/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

9.8

The Role

Role Description

Management of departments including budgeting and forecasting. Analysing variances between actual and budget

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

Thoroughly enjoyed the 2nd part of my placement

8/10

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

I got on well with the entire department, not just my team

10/10

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

My manager was supportive throughout

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I could have been stretched more at the end of my placement

6/10

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

I was preparing work for finance directors and was also given responsib ility in work for other functions, for example project management

8/10

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

I became well organised & hit all my deadlines

6/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

8/10

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

9/10

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

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare from home
8/10

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

Have been offered a graduate job

10/10

Social

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

Made many life long friends, as well as my boyfriend!

10/10

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

Lived at home

10/10

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

9/10

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

10/10