Advisory Associate at Grant Thornton

Start Date:
Programme Type:
School Leaver Programme
£23,500 annually
Review Date:
9th June 2016

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


Advisory Associate. Interact with all members of the team from associates to partners. I generally administration type work working on projects such as administrations, liquidations, bank monitoring work and expert witness reports. I also get involved with school leaver recruitment

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


I am currently finishing up my AAT before starting my ACA later this year, I also get sent on internal training courses at our training facility in high Wycombe.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I enjoy my work an get on well with the people on my team. It exceeded my expectations and although challenging very rewarding and interesting work.

4. How valued do you feel by Grant Thornton?


I feel truly valued by my team and the firm and there is flexibility to suit my needs.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


I received an intense but hugely beneficially induction I receive support from my people manager and other members of the team both in a work and studying capacity.

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


I receive the amount of support that I require I can contact my tutor whenever I have an issue and they are happy to help.

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


I receive support from my people manager and other members of the team both in a work and studying capacity.

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


my salary covers my costs although I do not live in the city and think it would be a stretch if I did.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


As previously mentioned I am heavily involved with student recruitment which has been a great opportunity. There are sporting events to get involved in including a weekend away for a national football tournament. There are also choir options and yoga classes that can be attended.

9a. Would you recommend Grant Thornton to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

Great culture and plenty of oppurtunities

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

Be yourself we look at more than just the grades on a piece of paper and make the most of our buddy experience.

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