1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
I work in audit. This requires working at a clients site with a team of colleagues, going through their accounts to ensure their financial statements are acceptable. There is a lot of interaction with both the client and colleagues.
2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
Working in audit allows you to develop communication and teamwork skills. You gain a lot of technical accounting knowledge as well. Training is provided before placements so you know what to expect and are equipped with the skills to do the work.
3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
The programme is split between uni and work placements. The placements are spread out so on each placement you can progress and do more advanced things. Everyone at PwC is very friendly and helpful.
4. How valued do you feel by PwC?
Each task is important and reviewed by senior members of the team. They will then provide constructive feedback on how to improve the work and make sure you know what has been done well.
5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
The progressive placements allow you to do more advanced work each time, allowing you to apply the new knowledge you have gained at university in the meantime.
6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
Everyone is always friendly and happy to help.
6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
Accommodation is provided where necessary. The salary covers all living costs and travel expenses. Expenses incurred for work purposes can generally be reclaimed.
8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
Each office has numerous volunteering, sports and social events/opportunities you can get involved with.
9a. Would you recommend PwC to a friend? *
9b. Why? *
There are plenty of new skills that can be learned while working, everyone at the company is friendly and all your work is appreciated.
10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to PwC? *
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