Audit Trainee at BDO

Start Date:
Manchester North West
Programme Type:
School Leaver Programme
£14,500 annually
Review Date:
April 2015

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


Audit trainee working on various clients as a junior on jobs.

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


I am Working towards my chartered accountants qualification, picking up new skills and knowledge in audit and accounting everyday. I am also developing personal skills as I interact with different and range of people everyday.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I Enjoy the work I do and learning new things. The team and company I work for are excellent at ensuring I am well equipped to do a job and I am feel happy and valued at the firm

4. How valued do you feel by BDO?


I feel quite valued at BDO with Plenty chances to express my opinions and have a say. there is also Lots of chance to catch up and appraise with managers so you know what you are doing well and can receive constructive criticism.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


There is constant training internally so I can improve my skills and there is also a college programme and plenty of opportunities to do work meaning I can be confident taking my exams.

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


I have college programmes and support from my tutor as well as online help services to assist my revision

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


There is always support and always opportunities to ask questions and make sure I am confident in the work I am doing.

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


The salary package I am on at the minute meets my living, travel and social costs and the expense system means I am not spending a lot of my own money on travel to and from jobs.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


There are constantly out of work events, chances to meet people and chances to get involved with company sports teams.

9. Would you recommend BDO to a friend?


9b. Why?

Great place to work with plenty of support and opportunities.

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

Take the time in answering the questions. Know BDO's Key values and make sure you can apply them to your own experiences. Know the firm and make sure you feel you would fit in the firm, be confident and calm.

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