|Finance and consultancy|
|Large business (250+ employees)|
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A day in the life of a Accountant in the United Kingdom
Briefly describe the organisation you work for
What do you do?
Training to become a Chartered accountant which involves working under qualified people and getting my qualification
Reflecting upon your past employment and education, what led you to your current career choice?
A great stepping stone to the business world - came straight into it as a graduate on the EY Graduate Scheme
Is your current job sector different from what you thought you would enter when you graduated?
Describe your most memorable day at work
Love the wide range of people you get to meet and all of the fellow graduates who are going through the same process.
What’s your work environment and culture like?
Office based with working from home - smart casual dress code
What extracurricular activities did you undertake at university and what transferable skills did you develop through these?
Football and Squash - Teamwork, Determination, Adaptability
What would you like to do next with your career?
Qualify and see where it takes me
What top tips do you have for York students preparing for today’s job market and life after graduation?
Throw yourself into as much as possible and make sure to apply for graduate roles early if that’s what you want it do!
What topics from students are you happy to answer questions on?
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