Life at Deloitte

Dominic Birtles

Assistant Associate - Enterprise Risk Services, Testing

Dominic is an Assistant Associate Consultant in our Enterprise Risk Services, Testing team based in London. Dominic joined the BrightStart School Leaver programme in September 2012.

Why did you choose a school leaver scheme over University?

The school leaver scheme was a great opportunity to work for one of the largest professional services firms without a degree, hence avoiding those nasty tuition fees!

 

What do you like most about your role?

The amount of responsibility you take on from an early stage!

 

What didn't you know, but wish you had known when applying and joining Deloitte?

A surprising amount of your time is spent working with clients, applying what you have learnt and accruing real world experience.

 

Why did you choose the Deloitte school leaver scheme over other schemes?

The Deloitte scheme offered the most structured route into the professional services world, offering a combination of internationally recognised qualifications and exciting client prospects.

 

What work do you get involved in on a day to day basis at Deloitte?

Defect management and running reports to ensure visibility of test progress to stakeholders. I also help out with Brightstart recruitment fairs and insight days.

 

How do you deliver or contribute impact, leadership or innovation in your role?

Taking time on my current project to help senior members validate test results for stakeholders and ensure visibility of third party issues which may impact our team.

 

What social, society and CSR activities have you been involved with at Deloitte?

I regularly go to the Deloitte Gym and have joined the Financial Services interest group.

 

How has your experienced at Deloitte played a role in your long term career goals?

Deloitte has introduced me to an ever increasing network of world class expertise, knowledge and methodologies that I will be able to draw on at any point in my career.

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