Tax intern at BDO

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Gatwick South East
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Accountancy

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7.1/10

The Role
7.0
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

6.2

The Role

Role Description

Completing tax computations and admin tasks with HMRC and clients.

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

Very friendly office.

7/10

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

My work was useful but unsurprisingly had to be checked before given to clients.

8/10

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

All the office were very supportive and willing to give as much support and adivce as needed.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There were some quiet days but that was largely because it was the quiet period for tax compliance.

5/10

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

A reasonable amount, visited a client one day but that was the only client facing work I did.

7/10

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

I do a degree in Geography so won't help with my degree particularly. But may well help in future life.

6/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly.

9/10

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

Was well structure with a mentor and appraisal.

9/10

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

Willing to explain and develop your skills and tried to give exposure to as much as possible.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

Good structure programme for trainees to gain ACA.

7/10

Social

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

Yes, invited to football tournament and went out for lunch several times as well as events at the beginning and end of internship.

7/10

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

Living at home.

3/10

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

Not much nightlife in Gatwick but like I said I was living at home in Bromley.

8/10

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

Yes football.

7/10

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