Auditor at PwC

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Gatwick South East
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Accountancy

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7.0/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

5.8

The Role

Role Description

Auditing financial statements, interviewing clients, checking bank statements, investigating payroll records.

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

Worth doing and learnt a lot, but hard work and not always very stimulating

5/10

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

Colleagues were great

8/10

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

Well supported and encouraged, took genuine interest in me

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Nearly always a lot of work to do, but there were periods where work was held up by the clients

8/10

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

I had to sometimes go out to clients on my own, and was given some important jobs to do, but these were always reviewed by more senior colleagues.

7/10

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

Skills are going to be really useful

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Good atmosphere, but hardly ever in office - we went out to clients most of the time

8/10

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

Well organised

8/10

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

Impressed by attention and investment given to us considering we were only with them for 7 monnths

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

6/10

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

Not sure if it is the career path for me, but PwC is a very good firm to work for

7/10

Social

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

Yes, quite sociable, although we didn't see each other much as we were all over the country.

7/10

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

Quite expensive area

5/10

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

Not really any night life in Gatwick!

5/10

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

Fundraising, social events

6/10