Tax Associate at Grant Thornton

Start Date:
2015
Location:
London
Programme Type:
School Leaver Programme
Salary:
Review Date:

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Review Score

5.6/10

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

8/10

Provision of admin support duties to the wider team. It is a Tax role, so I get involved in a certain amount of technical work and occasionally some marketing as well.

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

2/10

The technical study element of the program is limited and provides a great challenge for School leavers to succeed.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

5/10

I enjoy the day to day role and the working with the people from a range of departments, but I disapprove of the current study approach in place on the programme - It can be quite stressful.

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4. How valued do you feel by Grant Thornton?

5/10

In the work role, yes. In respect of examinations and technical ability, I feel they can improve their accommodation of how they value school leavers.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

3/10

Is new, and is developing, but certain areas need drastic change.

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

5/10

Intense courses are provided for 2/3 days, 2/3 times a year and general support is provided thereafter. Overall its reasonable.

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

6/10

The offer of support is always at hand and I have seen this in practise in the day to day workings, but with respect to technical study, they can do more.

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

8/10

They pay fairly, I have no complaints.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

There are loads of activities to get involved in and opportunity to set up your own activities as well.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

I believe there is room for development, but generally is a good place of employment.

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

they provide a very supportive application process where you get support for recent new starters with guidance.

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