With 2018 imminently approaching, some of our trainees are reflecting on their traineeships so far and thinking about their New Year Resolutions. Here’s the advice that they’ve given themselves:
“Try not to panic yourself over the revision period. Make a structured plan of revision to stick to and make sure you to give yourself some free time as well.” James.
“Exams are time pressured and managing your time per question is very important. Once the time on one question is up, move on to the next and get the easy marks!” Stuart.
“Rest is key: if you’re too tired to study then don’t study, the likelihood is that nothing will go in anyway.” Max.
“Don’t stop studying after your first “taught” course and start studying again at least a few weeks before your “revision” course. Study from start to finish.” Oliver.
Are you a prospective trainee accountant? To find out more about the scheme or to begin your application, click here.
Are you considering applying to be a trainee accountant at Burgess Hodgson?
Here are some handy top tips to help you through the application process!
- Communication – make sure you’re clear, concise and convey your points well.
- Presentation – first impressions are everything!
- Enthusiasm – it’s important that you like us as much as we like you. You’ll need to demonstrate your enthusiasm about working in the professional sector, training to be an accountant and participating in the Burgess Hogdson community.
- Commitment – the ACA qualifications are challenging, and it takes drive to be able to balance work and study. Show us that you’re motivated and ambitious.
- Integrity – integrity is an important character trait for accountants, so we want to see that you act responsibly and sincerely.
To find out more about the scheme or to begin your application, click here.
Both Sam Tasou and Sam Newman-Miller can now sit back and enjoy Christmas. Both received the results to their recent exams today and passed! This now means Sam Tasou is a Fully Qualified Chartered Accountant and has finished his training, and Sam Newman-Miller can almost touch the finish-line, with only one more exam to conquer.
A big congratulations to both of them as their success is very well deserved.
Here’s Sam Newman-Miller today with a big smile on his face!
New BH recruit Ellie has got to a flying start in the office and practical working-life in her first few months at BH, but how did she find her first course and computer exam?
Summed up in a word she described it as “CHALLENGING”.
“The reality of studying alongside working, getting used to fitting it all in and balancing everything out, has been a juggling act and meant sacrifices.”
Ellie also mentioned she found the course and training very useful and well taught, which gave her more confidence leading up to the exam.
We are excited to say that the hard-work and sacrifice did pay off and Ellie passed the exam with flying colours. Well done Ellie! Here’s a photo of Ellie feeling the pressure before the exam results were in!
“Zero Dark Thirty” is the zone that our trainee, Dominic Wood describes as being in during the lead up to his 5th and 6th round of Professional Exams.
To go above and beyond, Dom is attempting to maintain his 100% first-time pass rate and is channelling all his energy into doing so.
Just as Dom is enthusiastically committed to excelling in his work and study, he says that Burgess Hodgson are as equally committed to “providing the supportive environment he needs.”
If Dom manages to pass these exams he’ll be halfway there and will officially become “Part-Qualified”, which also means the added bonus of a pay-rise. Good Luck Dom, let’s hope the hard-work pays off!