Assistant Tax Advisor at EY

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£22,000 - £23,999
Roles
Accountancy

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8.3/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
7.8

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

My job involved preparing tax provisions, computations, project management roles as well as other bits of admin. The placement started with 5 weeks of college and 2 ICAS examinations. Then I had additional corporate tax training.

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

Placement was very good, could of had more social occasions.

8/10

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

Good work almost always recognised.

9/10

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

Management very helpful and accomodating should you want to do something a bit "out of the box" or needed help with anything.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was kept busy but wasnt often to busy, and was never bored or stuck with nothing to do.

9/10

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

As the placement progressed, I was able to contact clients without consulting managers, and take on more project management roles.

9/10

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

Very helpful for my degree in terms of knowledge and "joining up the dots" of university learning. Learnt a lot about working in a professional environment and working with a variety of people.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It was very good, everyone like to chat, but would always ensure all the work was done when it needed to be.

8/10

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

Pther than the lack of promised social activities, it was very well organised.

8/10

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

I am part qualified for ICAS and was given lot of additional training where necessary.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
7/10

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

I find out in september if I will be made an offer.

7/10

Social

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

8/10

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

London is very expensive!!!

9/10

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

Very expensive but very good!

9/10

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

8/10

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