Posts tagged: "College"
Posted on September 2, 2016 by Guest blogger
As our new trainees start their second day with us, here’s some more advice from those who know best. Learn from Robert, one of our previous trainees who has successfully qualified as an accountant, how to deal with clients, get organised in the office and keep up at college.
You might have already come across the first part of my thoughts on how to make life as a trainee a bit better. As said in my last post, my words of wisdom were too many to just cram them into one blog post so here’s the follow-up – and my last ever post on this blog! more… Top tips… for someone starting the programme (part 2)
Posted on April 15, 2016 by Louise McLeod
When applying for the graduate scheme, you may notice there’s a choice of either the London or Newcastle office. As the only graduate blogger from the Newcastle office, I thought I’d tell you a little about what it’s like working in the smaller of the two offices. more… View from the North: The NAO’s Newcastle office
Posted on April 1, 2016 by Louise McLeod
Before starting at the NAO, I always wondered what the structure of the ACA (Associate Chartered Accountant) course would be like. I thought it would be useful for you to find out about the key stages in becoming a qualified accountant. more… The ACA: How to become a qualified accountant
Posted on March 11, 2016 by Guest blogger
How do you best prepare for your exams? Stuart Galloway, one of our first-year trainees, shares his very own tips and tricks with us today.
After finishing the first six ACA (Associate Chartered Accountant) exams, I was talking with a colleague about finding the best way to study. He said I should write a blog post about it, so here goes. Finding your best way of studying is a personal thing – everyone’s different and this sort of thing comes best from experience – but here’s a few thoughts. more… Finding the best way to study
Posted on January 15, 2016 by Alice Sturgess
The other time as a trainee when you’re very much empowered to dress down is when you’re at college. If anything, the college dress code is even more relaxed than Casual Fridays. I have never yet seen someone don trackies in the office but I’ve seen a fair few at college. more… The NAO’s dress code (part 4): College