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Satisfaction with Work

7.3 / 10

(based on 8 ratings in 2016)

2016

"The work is OK but sometimes there are peaks and troughs without warning."
Graduate, Bury St. Edmunds
"Work can vary. Some days I'll be performing tax advisory on an ad hoc basis and others I'll be doing regular compliance work filing returns."
Graduate, London
"I work on a wide range of clients from owner-managed businesses to large corporations. My current work is very much compliance based but as I progress in my career and obtain qualifications (for which the company pays) I will be on the path to providing advice to clients and the complexity of the work I do will increase."
Graduate, Guildford
"My day-to-day role consists of drafting and completing client's personal tax returns and the related compliance administration that goes with it. In addition, I sometimes get to go on extra training courses or assist on advisory projects."
Graduate, London
"I am given a variety of tasks, which enables me to really broaden my knowledge and learn more about various areas of tax."
Graduate, Bristol
"I work in audit and as a new starter I am generally assigned balance sheets as a whole. This is challenging and, although not always different, is still enjoyable while I am learning and developing myself."
Graduate, Newcastle

2014

"My role consists of assisting supervisors and managers in the audit of companies and completing the tasks they set."
Graduate, Guildford
"I am still at a very early stage so the work is challenging to me, but it is enjoyable. I carry out most of the substantive testing whilst on audits and do some of the analytical review work."
Graduate, Glasgow
"I have been able to work on audits, getting stuck in from the very beginning. There are days when I am doing admin work which can be a little boring but it helps with your overall knowledge and familiarity with different documents."
Graduate, Bury St Edmunds
"So far I haven't had too much practical experience due to being at college/on internal training courses. Mainly have been doing small jobs in the office but feel as though, on the few jobs I have been on, I have quickly been given responsibility and have felt able to effectively contribute."
Graduate, Birmingham
"I was thrown in at the deep end with challenging jobs straight away in order to stretch and challenge me. As I see it, this was the best way to learn."
Entry level, Chelmsford
"You are given a lot of responsibility and trust as soon as you start. You are shown everything to do with audit from the start of the job."
Graduate, Stoke
"My day-to-day responsibilities involve assisting on audits or working from the office to assist managers and supervisors. There is also a lot of time at the beginning spent at college studying towards exams or away on internal training courses."
Graduate, London
"I am given a lot of responsibility having already completed a placement year at the company. No two days are the same so the work is quite varied."
Graduate, Gatwick/Crawley
"The role is exactly what I wanted out of it; it is a lot of hard work, but you are constantly being challenged by the role and pushed to excel. When you aren't in training you are straight out to clients to give you great opportunities to put what you have been learning into practice."
Graduate, Southampton
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