Auditor at PwC

Start Date:
2018
Location:
Leeds
Programme Type:
Sponsored Degree Programme
Salary:
£1,500 monthly
Review Date:
May 2019

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Review Score

10 /10

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

10/10

My role involved picking various samples and matching invoice/supporting documentation with the samples selected to verify completeness and accuracy of the clients records. Also, the role included speaking to clients and questioning them on any issues or problems found. Also included was undertaking various stockcounts at the clients site.

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

10/10

I have learnt various skills from working at PwC. One of the main skills being communicational skills. This is because a larrge aspect of being an auditor is working in a group and speaking to the clients personals. I also improved on my team working skills and also on my listening skills.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

The Flying Start programe is challenging but it is intresting since you get to learn a wide range of topics/subjects and you also get to experiance first hand the work you will be required to do as an auditor. In addition, the Flying Start Programe is very well structured.

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4. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

The Flying Start Programe is very well structured since you gain first hand experiance from the integrated placements and you can apply the knowledge gained from your modules directly into the workplace. Furthermore, the course is very well structured in terms of support that you recieve, whether it is on placement or university.

5. How much support do you receive from your employer?

10/10

There is various means of support during placement. First of well each flying start is assigned a personal manager on placement who you report to and discuss any issues with. Furthermore, there are various contact points throughout your placement by your personal tutor from university, to ensure you are well

6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?

10/10

There is a lot of support recieved such as the teaching block prior to placement aswell as the guidance recieved each week on what you should revising. In addition if there were any issues or problems i was having the teachers were very helpful and replied to my emails and messages promptly.

7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?

10/10

My qualification helps me on placement because everything i learnt during university was applied during my placement. Also, this allows me to tackle challenging issues with little support required. In addition, the qualification tackles most of the issues you may face during placement, therefore you can understand the work better.

8. Are there extra-curricular activities to get involved in at your work? (For example, any social activities, sports teams, or even professional networking events.)

10/10

There are various activities to be involved in during placement. First of all, there is a new joiners quiz in order to help you meet new people and bond with your colleagues. In addition there is also sports event run by the employer. Furthermore there is also various networking events run.

9a. Would you recommend PwC to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

Firstly, working at PwC helps to develop various skills such as communicational skills and team working skills. In addition, the job is very well paid. Furthermore, there are various opportunities for you to socialise with collegues which results in a better work environment. In addition, there is plenty of help and support available.

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

Make sure you practice interview questions before hand and do a lot of practice questions for any written or numerical tests that you may have. Think of examples to back up the skills you are explaining during the interview. In addition, make sure you research your role thorougly before you apply.

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