My first month… as a Placement Student

lara

 

Name: Lara

Office: Reading

Service Line: Audit

 

 

 

Top 3 highlights…

  1. How friendly and helpful everyone is
  2. Training days away at Bradenham Manor
  3. Being treated as a full member of the team – not just a placement!

Top 3 things I’ve learnt so far…

  1. How to use the (very) basics of excel
  2. The main stages of an audit and how they are approached
  3. To take full responsibility for all the work you do

Best piece of advice for current applicants…

Use Jam! For any questions you have or information you want to find out about the recruitment process, or the Grant Thornton business and culture in general, Jam is so helpful!

iqra

 

Name: Iqra

Office: Reading

Service Line: Corporate Tax – Innovations

 

 

 

Top 3 highlights…

  1. Meeting the people
  2. Flying to Scotland for a client
  3. Bradenham

Top 3 things I’ve learnt so far…

  1. How to use complicated formulas on Excel!
  2. Presenting myself in front of different clients
  3. Basic Accounting knowledge at Bradenham

Best piece of advice for current applicants…

Be honest throughout your application by being yourself. Talk about your exciting achievements and be proud of them throughout.

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