Why Public Sector Audit?

As a placement student in Public Sector Audit (PSA), you soon learn that when Grant Thornton job advertisements state that your job role will entail early responsibility, they are not joking! You will be plunged straight into work after your first week of induction training, with a supportive team around to answer questions and to […]

23 January 2018  |  Uniqua Brown
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Public Sector Audit Internship: My First Week

From what I thought and who I met, to what I did and where I went, this blog gives a pretty comprehensive account of my first week as a public sector audit (PSA) intern at the London Euston office. Although your experience won’t be the same, I hope this gives those soon to join Grant […]

24 July 2017  |  Guest blogger
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The School Leaver Series 2016- Natasha

  Over the course of this week, we will be sharing a number of blogs from a few of our school leavers from across the firm. In these blogs, we will be sharing some of the great experiences we’ve had since working at Grant Thornton, whilst at the same time, talking about the key themes […]

08 November 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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Takeover 2016: PSA Fact File

Personally, I never used Spilling the Beans more than when I was preparing for my final round assessment centre at the Birmingham office. So, rather than creating a day-in-the-life blog as many of my colleagues have already finely done in far better style than I am capable of, I thought it best, on a rainy […]

08 August 2016  |  Takeover 2016
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Takeover 2016: CIPFA Explained – An Associate’s Perspective

When it comes to choosing which firm and which service line is right for you, finding out more about the qualification that you will be studying towards during your first few years is an important part of making the right decision. I spoke to Sophie Medwell – Public Sector Assurance associate and CIPFA representative for […]

20 July 2016  |  Takeover 2016
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The PSA Series: Life as a PSA Associate

The last guest blog in our PSA series comes from Jenny, an Associate in our Liverpool Office… PSA is a rapidly growing department here at Grant Thornton and it’s with good reason- our firm is the best in its field. Grant Thornton is the UK’s number 1 Public Sector Auditor, boasting a 33% market share […]

04 April 2016  |  Guest blogger
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The PSA Series: Graduate Journey

  The next guest blog in the PSA series comes from Patrick, a graduate in the Liverpool office… Hi, my names Patrick McCloskey. I’m an Accounting and Finance graduate working towards my professional accountancy qualification at Grant Thornton as a Public Sector Audit trainee. You’re probably reading this to get a better understanding as to […]

01 April 2016  |  Guest blogger
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The PSA Series: The CIPFA/ICAS Qualification

The next guest blog in the PSA series comes from Will, a graduate in the Liverpool office… Reading this title you may be wondering what PSA is? In short, think ‘standard’ commercial audit but only for public sector entities such as councils, hospitals, colleges etc. Before I applied I read everything I could find on […]

31 March 2016  |  Guest blogger
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The PSA Series: Applicant to intern to graduate

I’m Helen and I joined the Public Sector Audit (PSA) Manchester team on the graduate programme in July 2015, having completed a three month internship the summer before. I guess if you’re on this blog you’re trying to find out more about public sector audit, and whether it’s for you? Hopefully this blog will give […]

30 March 2016  |  Guest blogger
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I’ve Joined! Joining Grant Thornton… The Unconventional Way

  Our latest guest blog comes from Jenny – a new starter in Public Sector Assurance based in the Liverpool Office. So, university seemed the be all and end all to me – the one thing that differentiated the exceptional from the good, and the deal maker when it came to securing that all important first ‘proper’ […]

15 February 2016  |  Chris G
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