"I was looking to work for a company within the finance industry with a great work-life balance, where I could gain a professional accounting qualification."

Alex Conlan - Audit Associate

What is your background?

I left university with a degree in Business Economics and Marketing.

Why did you choose to work for Grant Thornton?

I was looking to work somewhere within the finance industry and wanted a company with a great work-life balance, where I could gain a professional accounting qualification. This led me to a role at Grant Thornton.

What is your role and what do you like about your position?

As an Audit Associate I get to experience the whole spectrum of accounting processes and work with many different clients from a wide range of industries. I am gaining valuable experience working this way, along with an in-depth understanding of how different companies function behind the scenes.

Why do you like working at Grant Thornton?

I’ve received lots of support throughout my time with the company so far; Grant Thornton have given me time off for studying and exams and I have also received financial support with my qualification, not to mention that everyone in the office is approachable if I have any difficulties.