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7.2 / 10

(based on 31 ratings in 2015)

How satisfied are you with the quality of the work you're assigned?

2015

"I work in the global markets financial control team, and in my role I help to prepare and review the department's accounts."
Graduate, Dublin
"I have various projects to undertake in my day-to-day role: there is management of the delivery of three new credit card products to market for our partner and various ad-hoc projects."
Graduate, London
"My day-to-day role is varied: from strategic reading; planning writing; creating strategic review presentations; project management; planning and preparing for meetings."
Graduate, Bristol
"From the very start I was involved in some important meetings, projects and tasks and I was given responsibility for some of them, of course under manager's supervision. I was also responsible for some weekly procedures that need to be carried out, such as: different reports that were later circulated among a wider audience."
Graduate, Dublin
"At times I find the workload varying, and on quieter days I struggle to be entirely satisfied with my role. That said, when I do have work to do it is very varied which keeps me interested, as I'm always learning about some new area of the bank."
Graduate, Dublin
"Currently I am working on a project to redesign/streamline the quality assurance process, so day to day involves researching more efficient ways of analysing data on Excel, testing their usability, generating reports on data given to me to demonstrate the strengths and weaknesses of the spreadsheets."
Graduate, Bristol

2014

"I work on the reconciliation of company value for certain types of business, and the explanation of movements in values to other stakeholders."
Graduate, Dublin
"The work I am required to do is different in each role, and depending on the job, it can be as in-depth as anyone in the team, depending on knowledge and responsibility required for the job. I am confident the experience gained here is among the best of any graduate programme in Ireland."
Finance, Graduate, Dublin
"I am working on specific projects to deliver the bank's strategic objectives, as well as preparing papers for board level, collaborating with a wide range of business areas to align strategic objectives, and ensuring that these are communicated and reported."
Graduate, London
"The day-to-day role is not particularly challenging to begin with. However, outside of the day-to-day role the other graduate activities are fantastic for development (i.e. social media initiatives, master classes, etc.)."
Graduate, Dublin
"My daily responsibilities involve agreeing fees to be settled, sending out reports, managing requests from Back Office, liaising with investment banks/brokers to buy/sell units of funds, and updating our systems to reflect trades."
Graduate, Dublin
"I work with support for a team of relationship managers in corporate banking. A team of RMs have a portfolio of clients, and my position involves supporting the RMs with tasks such as loan/facilities management and general admin duties."
Graduate, Dublin
"The majority of my time is spent on a project to deliver a new product. Over the past month, I have grown more capable and confident and have been acting as project manager. Additionally, I am also involved in a couple of research assignments which have included desktop research and executive interviews with suppliers and third parties, and I have presented my findings to my team. This has helped me to develop professionally."
Graduate, London
"I work on a team that is responsible for the relationship management of corporate customers. Conducting credit reviews is the main part of my job and involves analysing a company’s latest financial and non-financial performance, and the status of the industry they operate in, etc. It is very interesting work."
Graduate, Dublin

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