Rating

4.1/5
  • Skills
    4.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    3.3
  • Your Impressions
    4.7

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Month end tasks/reporting Ad hoc support Daily interaction with ledger clerks and projects team Balance sheet reconciliations


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Developed understanding of prepayments and accruals scheduling Learnt how to reconcile further than only a bank account and the importance of reconciling Communication, time management and prioritization skills have been developed


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 3/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 4/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was treated like any other employee! Given enough responsibility with the support from the teams around me whilst also being able to feel like I have supported them.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I received the necessary amount of support and felt comfortable asking questions!


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Everyone is friendly! Not only within the department but company-wide. I feel everyone is made to feel extremely welcome!


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 3/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I have thoroughly enjoyed my placement year because it has been insightful, giving me a clearer understanding of how I would like to progress in my chosen career path. The atmosphere in the company encouraged this feeling, everyone is understanding of first time feelings and are very welcoming.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems (UK) Ltd.
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems (UK) Ltd. to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems (UK) Ltd.
  • Ask as many questions as possible! Approach with a hard-working positive attitude! Enjoy it!


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Accountancy

South West

March 2022


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