Trainee Tax Advisor at EY

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Start Date:
2012
Location:
Central London & City
Programme Type:
School Leaver Programme
Review Date:
September 2013

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Review Score

9.1/10

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

9/10

- Trainee Tax Advisor - Helping with the processing of daily stock and share transactions to calculate the tax due on the awards - Work closely with every level in the business up to director & partners - Acting as a link between clients and the team with the management of receiving and retunring tax calculations

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

10/10

- Currently studying for the CFAB - Numerous interal training courses on a wide range of things - Developed my IT skills a lot more than expected

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

The work is challenging but at a good level to help me develop my skills, and the team around me is always more than happy to help when I need it.

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4. How valued do you feel by EY?

9/10

Internal recognition and rewards show that hard work does not go unnoticed. Team is more than happy to include me on on all aspects of projects and not isolate you - this helps to develop and improve contribution.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

Started with a good induction to get you familiar with the business, then progressed at a good pace with lots of support in place for when you need it.

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

9/10

Periods at college are well supported and always available outside of lecture times to contact for help. Tutors are of a very good standard.

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

10/10

Allocated a 'buddy' for more informal support, and a counsellor who helps plan and review performance andsupport you on the path upwards.

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

6/10

It is tight if you want to try and save money, but is more than I expected to earn when I started, and the progression can be relatively fast.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

There is a whole network of societys offering most activites that you can think of. I play for the EY rugby team which has been a great experience and helped me to network throughout the business.

9. Would you recommend EY to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

In my opinion it is the best was to get the qualifications - earning while learning and using the skills you are taught in a practical environment.

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

Just throw yourself in to everything and be fully committed.

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