Assistant at PwC

Start Date:
2015
Location:
Reading
Programme Type:
School Leaver Programme
Salary:
£8 hourly
Review Date:
16th August 2015

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Review Score

8.1/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

7/10

I was working in Assurance with my PwC buddy. I created a spreadsheet of payroll data which needed validating and proof reading for accuracy. I also reviewed legacy requests at a client site and worked in a team of 2 to choose and test samples.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

9/10

I learnt employability skills and about PwC professional. Within this I developed my relationship skills and business acumen.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I really enjoyed my experience because not only did it reinforced my desire to work in this industry, but also that the company culture was one I felt I could be successful in. The work itself interested me and my colleagues were very supportive of me.

4. How valued do you feel by PwC?

10/10

The effort made by staff to ensure we experienced all aspects of the company and felt comfortable was impeccable. I received a lot of helpful and constructive advice from my buddies and felt very valued since I was given responsibility to complete some of the tasks without supervision.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

I felt that it was the right balance between being instructed on what to do and being able to make our own decisions and use our initiative. The induction day helped a lot to make me feel confident on how to act and what to do in the upcoming week.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

9/10

My buddy was always ready to answer questions and was very supportive through the whole process.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

9/10

Daily.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

9/10

All costs covered.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

1/10

No.

9a. Would you recommend PwC to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

An excellent company to train and develop a career.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to PwC? *

Start planning and thinking about your application as soon as possible.

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