Audit Trainee at BDO

Start Date:
2015
Location:
Southampton
Programme Type:
School Leaver Programme
Salary:
£17,000 annually
Review Date:
6th June 2016

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Review Score

8.2/10

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

8/10

My role is an audit trainee - On a day to day basis I will work as part of an audit team, often at a client's site. I will work on completing various sections of the audit for a client.

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

8/10

I have definitely learnt many new and developed existing skills. I feel that although I am only 9 months through my apprenticeship I have already learn a great deal and my confidence has improved dramatically.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

So far I have really enjoyed the programme, particularly meeting lots of new people.

4. How valued do you feel by BDO?

8/10

I feel valued by my workplace, recognition is given to good work.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

My programme is very well structured around work/my study and exams, to give me an appropriate amount of time for college tuition and studying.

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

7/10

BPP provide us with many resources to support our study. For example for each exam we are given study manual's, question bank's but also have a online resource where we can watch online lessons etc.

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

7/10

BDO are very understanding when it comes from exams/study and there is always someone I could talk to if there was a problem or I felt that my study was not going well.

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

7/10

The salary is fair and competitive considering we are school leavers.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

BDO is fantastic socially and there are loads of opportunities to get involved with different things. For example I have just been to Amsterdam this weekend to play in the BDO European Football Tournament.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

I would recommend BDO to a friend because of the people. I have enjoyed working with everyone I have worked with so far.

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

Make sure you research your chosen stream properly to make sure you have a good knowledge of what your role is likely to involve before your interview.

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