Audit Intern at BDO

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Birmingham West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Accountancy

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9.1/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
9.2

Socialising

9.0

The Role

Role Description

Auditing

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

The internship was everything I expected and a lot more, I enjoyed going into work each day as each day I was learning new things.

9/10

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

I was made to feel an integral part of the team from the beginning right through to the end.

10/10

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

Other staff were always willing to help me with any questions I had.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Whilst out at a clients office you were more busy compared to being in the office.

8/10

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

I was given important sections within the auditing process.

9/10

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

The auditing skills I picked up will not assist me with my Economics degree but will provide me a head start if I pursue a career in auditing.

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everybody in the office were friendly and talkative providing a good atmosphere.

9/10

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

The internship was very well organised from start to finish.

10/10

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

The techical training week before the internship ensured a good level of personal training and development.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
8/10

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

BDO offer a large proportion of interns graduate positions and they promote internal promotions.

10/10

Social

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

We went out several times and all got on well.

9/10

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

I lived at home during the internship but prices in Birmingham are reasonable,

9/10

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

Birmingham has really good night life especially on Broad Street!

9/10

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

BDO had after work drinks and a football tournament in Southampton whilst I was partaking in the internship.

9/10

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