Accountant at PwC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Leeds North East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy

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7.9/10

The Role
8.5
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

6.8

The Role

Role Description

Auditor (Assurance)

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

It was an amazing experience and gave a great insight into what the role actually involves.

9/10

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

I was always thanked by the team I worked with after completing any task

8/10

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

I was given detailed instructions and constructive feedback on each task.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Most of the time I was very busy with different tasks and worked very long hours.

7/10

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

I was left in charge of particular ares of the audit and trusted to complete all of the work and testing.

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 feel I gained new skills to help in all areas; my last year at university, confidence in all areas and a real insight into the career I wish to go into

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

There was always a happy environment in the office and team even though the work was tough and hours were long

7/10

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

The induction section was an amazing experience and allowed me to mate friends in different areas and offices and I was always working on a client.

10/10

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

They provided me with everything I could have needed in terms of help and support from the first day and there was always somebody to talk to or answer my questions.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

5/10

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

I can't wait to start my career with PwC after my last year in University.

10/10

Social

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

The team I worked with were very sociable and we went out for lunch and drinks and I met every week with other interns across the north for food and drinks.

9/10

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

I manages to stay in a fellow interns student accommodation and there was a good mix of places to socialize at difference price ranges.

4/10

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

I was in Leeds so the nightlife was really good!

8/10

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

Only at weekends due to the extremely long working hours and commute

6/10