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BANKING AND CAPITAL MARKETS
exams to become a qualified accountant
When we work with clients there can
be up to 20 of us in our team. I have
so much respect for my manager,
who really makes the time for other people. He’s organised, knowledgeable and really shows how to get things done.
SINCE I QUALIFIED
I'VE GOT THE
A step ahead
when I qualified as
an accountant a
year faster than university graduates.
A stint in the Windy City
A step up in responsibility.
I have more complex assignments.
3 ways to juggle your workload
Technology is your friend
It sounds simple but set yourself reminders.
Make a plan
Sit down and
work out what
to do first.
Manage people’s expectations
You can’t do everything at once — be realistic.
days each week in client offices
Take the path
that's best for you.
the dream team
I put my first paycheck
towards a holiday
to New York!
A step back from some of the detail.
I mentor more junior people and help them learn the ropes.
I’m off to Chicago on a secondment. EY works all around the world — when
I get back I’ll be looking
at opportunities from Swindon to Singapore.