Best and Worst Things About Accountancy & Insurance

This page tells you the Best things and the Worst things about working in Accountancy & Insurance - all the information is taken directly from Accountancy & Insurance graduate employee reviews

The people I interact with in the office are amazingly helpful and knowledgable people who are always eager to help and help me to develop my own understanding of what an underwriter does. The HR team are also delightful to work alongside, from their work on the graduate induction week, to their availability when you are in need of advice they are always around to offer support. Furthermore, the amicable managers stretch you to achieve more and develop your own personal brand.None
Underwriter, at Allianz Insurance
Real exposure to different areas of claims, giving an overall view of the processNothing!
Claims Graduate, Claims at Allianz Insurance
Great work team Good facilities Helpful staff Computer systems are indifferent sometimes
Business Services Assistant, Healthcare at Hazlewoods LLP
Lots of client interaction Working with different people on each engagement (client personnel, and colleagues) Different locations Different sectors and types of business Different personalities Study towards a world recognised qualification (ACA) Work and learn at the same time Very long working hours Poor work-life balance Sometimes unrealistic expectations Stressful Exams are extremely difficult and intensive!
Associate, Audit at Deloitte
A lot of independence from day one. Opportunities to gain experience of working for clients and to meet a variety of people. Plenty of support from peers and senior staff. Open plan office environment, which is quite sociable. Opportunity to gain a professional qualification in accountancy.Sometimes lack of stimulating work in quiet periods. It is necessary to study after work during revision periods which can be very demanding.
Assistant, Corporate Services at Hazlewoods LLP
The team are great The training is excellent - there is no expense spared I get lots of support I am in the deep end, this means that I have to learn fastI would like to see more of senior management
at Hazlewoods LLP
Exposure at board level, and the responsibility at an early stage in your career.
Commercial Finance Analyst, at Philips UK
Given reponsibilities early on, including client contact. Good opportunity for career progression. Extensive training.Some repetitive tasks.
Associate, Tax, Glasgow at Deloitte
Varied: new client every week or two. Firm funding training for the prestigious ACA qualification. Gaining experience of not just audit but also accounts prep, tax work and consulting.Can be tight deadlines to work to meaning the occasional late evening. College is hard work and revision can be tough when working full time. Contract stipulates termination if one exam is failed twice.
Associate, Entrepreneurial Business (Audit and Accounts Preparation) at Deloitte
You get to see many different types of businesses and travel around to different locations. The hours. It can be hard to get a work life balance.
Associate, Audit at Deloitte