Corporate Compliance Student at Toyota GB

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Epsom Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Auditing/Tax Business Management

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7.9/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

7.2

The Role

Role Description

 Assisted in the planning, conduct and review of internal audits.
 Administered the marketing ASA adjudications for Toyota and Lexus
 Generated and analysed data to produce reports for Senior Management
 Assisted with documentation of SOX processes
 Communicated with owners of vehicles regarding the re- registration of their vehicle abroad.
. Involed in the regulatory returns, such as waste packaging returns and the recycling returns.

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

It was a great insight to the business world and I enjoyed it throughly

9/10

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

Very much, more so after the first few months when there was an increase in responsibility as I became more competant and had a greated knowledge about my work.

9/10

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

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There was a variety of work to do everyday, and no 2 days were the same. I became very busy very early on in my role and therefore learnt to organise and manage my work load effectively.

6/10

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

9/10

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

I received various training such as Microsoft Excel but also undertook other Health and Safety and Environmental training, which provided me with a greater understanding of the subject.s.

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very friendly and welcoming. Although I worked in a comparitable quiet area of the business, everyone would be sociable and friendly.

8/10

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

It was organised well as I would always be made aware of different events.

7/10

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

I was given extensive training in Health and Safety something which I don't think most employers would offer, I value this as I can use the skills I learnt within my next employment.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
9/10

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

8/10

Social

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

5/10

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

As I lived in London there was a high cost of living and almost all of my wages would be spent on rent, however there was alot of socialising with friends etc which made it worth it.

8/10

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

The night life was quite good as there were a few bars and pubs which were local where we would go. The train station was very usefull as we could travel into London within 30 mins.

9/10

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

Yes, I was part of the Sports and Social club, where we would go out every few months eg, kareoke nights, events at the pub etc...and have a great time

7/10

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