Looking back over my first year(ish) at Grant Thornton I’m surprised at how much I’ve encountered, learned and experienced in such a short space of time. The first month was very much an introductory period, meeting people from all three of the TVS offices, trying to remember names and building relationships. There’s a lot to take in during this time, but also a lot to be gained, so I’d recommend making the most of it!
I’ll start by introducing myself: I’m Jo and started in Oxford Audit in September 2017. The year has flown by and I’ve been incredibly surprised at how much I’ve learnt and developed in such a short time.
28 August 2018 | Guest blogger - Placement student
After having secured a 12-month placement at Grant Thornton in mid-February I didn’t give it another thought, choosing instead to focus on more pressing issues such as my looming second year university exams. Only the night before my first day of work did panic well and truly set in. At around 9:30pm on the Sunday before […]
17 July 2018 | Guest blogger - Placement student
Having started my audit placement at Grant Thornton three weeks ago I understand how daunting it can be beginning a new job at such a respected firm. Whilst excitement prevails, there was definitely a part of me that was scared I wouldn’t be able to perform my job in line with the standards of this […]
10 July 2018 | Guest blogger - Placement student
Hi, My name is Emma and I have just started my 12 month placement in Corporate Finance in the Reading Office. My first week here has been really helpful, mainly focusing on training and getting to know the other interns and placement students, as well as my CF team. Walking into the office on Monday […]
03 July 2018 | Guest blogger - Placement student
Are you considering doing a placement at Grant Thornton as part of your degree programme? If so, you’re in the right place. I’ll explain what life has been like for me at Grant Thornton since I started, why I chose accountancy, and then specifically why I chose Grant Thornton. I’m currently doing my placement year […]
11 November 2016 | Guest blogger - Placement student
Name: Lara Office: Reading Service Line: Audit Top 3 highlights… How friendly and helpful everyone is Training days away at Bradenham Manor Being treated as a full member of the team – not just a placement! Top 3 things I’ve learnt so far… How to use the (very) basics of excel […]