• 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • 1st year audit associate typical tasks inlcude: planning: writing client planning meeting minutes, documenting clients systems and controls for revenue, COS, purchaces and payroll, setting up working papers, opening balance testing, understanding the performance of the company over the year. Fieldwork testing: Existence of tangible assets, debtors, revenue Completeness of purchaces, COS, creditors, PYE invoices and PYE paymetns


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Excel, financial literacy, accounting As part of the programme, you study for your ACA qualification


  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • Excited by working with lots of different clients and learning something new every day.


  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • Very well organised. Set time for study and adequate annual leave entitlement.


  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • Support with my dad to day jobs, study (first intuition is a great training provider), weekly calls with my appraiser.


  • 6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
  • Course notes, online lectures, pre-exam webinars and contacts of people we can reach out to for support.


  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • I have completed the certificate exams for the ACA qualification. The accountacy course was very helpful for my dad to day role.


  • 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.)
  • Many social activities. Definitely enough to keep me happy!


  • 9a. Would you recommend Evelyn Partners to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 9b. Why?
  • Great office culture: lots of young people who are excited by what they are doing and what to get better at the job. Many seniors who give up their time to teach us. Generous office amenities, leave and social activities.

  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Evelyn Partners?
  • Interviewers are managers who I work with on a daily basis. They are looking for people they want to work with, so the most important thing is to be personable and give off the right impressions that you are someone they will want to be on an audit with! Have a good knowledge of the company, the role you are applying for, ask questions and be enthusiastic.


Higher Level Apprenticeship



March 2023

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