Audit trainee at BDO

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Start Date:
2011
Location:
Greater London
Programme Type:
School Leaver Programme
Review Date:
September 2013

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Review Score

9/10

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

7/10

Audit Junior Completeing sections of the audit with assistance from the senior and helping more junior members of staff with their work. intereact every day with people from BDO and external clients. Responsible for my sections and work as it will get reviwed by someone more senior. Go to a client and check that their financial statements are free from material misstatement and error.

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

10/10

I am currently training for the ACA qualification and complete numerous internal courses wto help with day to day work and building on my knowledge. I have learnt a lot about interacting with client and this has helped to build my confidence as I am required to do it every day.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

8/10

The work itself is not very exciting but the people I work with and the culture are really good as everyone is happy to help and wants to enjoy themselves. I didnt really have any expectations when I joined as it would be my first full time job. I do enjoy it as I am learning a new skill and getting to build on my knowledge and skills every day.

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4. How valued do you feel by BDO?

9/10

All of the managers check how you and doing and that you are happy with work which is being completed. They are also always available if we have any questions on anything whether it is specific to a job or just work in general. As they are so approachable, this helps to make people feel valued. As you have responsibilities on every job, you do feel appreciated as people always say thankyou if you do a good job.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

It is all very wel organised and clear what happens and is expected at each stage. The staff are also always happy to help and answer any questions which we have.

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

10/10

Available to give extra help if needed. and are always happy to help

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

10/10

Always happy to answer questions and help with anything that is needed. especially counselling managers.

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

10/10

Pay is very good as I currently live at home;

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

7/10

There are lots of networking events and careers fairs that I go to.

9. Would you recommend BDO to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

It is reallygood experience and the pay is good

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

Just be yourself and be as outgoing as possible so you get to know as many people as you can.

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