"The firm exerts efforts in conducting activities that will benefit our professional and personal development, and our welfare."

Jayson Perez - Audit Assistant Manager

What did you want to be when you were younger?

I wanted to pursue a career in fine arts when I was younger, however, it is difficult to be on the top in the industry. I thought that the commerciality of my work would be dependent on the market's demand and taste, rather on my personal aesthetic.

What made you choose your current profession?

I realised that a career in accountancy is practical, interesting, challenging and something I'd like doing as job. Moreover, there are countless opportunities in this industry; every company needs an accountant and accounting standards are pretty much consistent around the world.

Why did you choose to work for Grant Thornton?

Among the reputable firms I applied for in the Channel Islands, Grant Thornton stood out for me because I had a sense of belongingness during my initial encounters with the people in the firm, which left a great impression.

How has Grant Thornton helped you grow professionally?

Despite having concurrent engagements, the working environment in the office allows me to be independent and flexible with how I manage my job. Moreover, this position provides me with an overview of each entity and a detailed understanding of how it conducts its business, which I find very interesting. At Grant Thornton, we are exposed to different types of entities which broadens our knowledge on various industries.

Why do you like working at Grant Thornton?

I like working at Grant Thornton because it provides me with a platform to improve myself and maximise my skillset in my chosen career. More importantly, Grant Thornton takes care of, and invests in, its people – the firm exerts efforts in conducting activities that will benefit our professional and personal development, and our welfare.