Audit Intern at BDO

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Internship (1-4 Months)
London Central London and City
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£20,000 - £21,999
Accountancy Auditing/Tax

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The Role



The Role

Role Description

Assisted in perfoming audits out at client sites.

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

A really enjoyable 6 weeks, worked on a variety of different clients within my sector, gaining a firm grasp of how different companies operate.


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

Felt in general I contributed towards the audit work. My teams gave me a range of different parts of the audit file to complete so I was not always stuck doing the same thing


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

Lots of support and guidance from both managers and general staff.


4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had the perfect amount of workload, was never bored and there was always work to do once I had completed what i was doing.


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

Was given a lot of responsibility to complete parts of the audit process. Felt i was a valued part of the team.


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

I now have a better understanding of the business world. The skills I have learnt will assist me in future modules in my degree such as audit and accountability and advanced financial accounting.


The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly and helpful staff who made me feel at home.


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

Very well organised, with a clear structure.


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

We were given computer and a week of training so could really made a difference when working out at clients.


10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events

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

Very appealing as you get the opportunity to do a secondment in other countries as well as training for your ACA qualification



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

My fellow interns were all great fun and hopefully I will see them again next september...


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

Quite expensive as were london prices


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

Good nightlife. Lots of bars and clubs in the centre.


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

Took part in football tournament in Southampton and helped in a couple of commercial responsibility days where we made a nature garden for a school