People Story 1
MELINDA CHAWIRA, AUDIT ASSOCIATE
I graduated from university with a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance and I knew I wanted to be a fully qualified Chartered Accountant. I was not sure of the best route within the profession to provide me with the right exposure to different industries.
When I applied to Grant Thornton for the Audit Associate position I instantly knew I made the right decision.
While I was at university I researched the different firms and Grant Thornton, its reputation and what the firm, stood out the most.
I am an Audit Associate. In my day-day work I am assisting with different audit engagements which give me the opportunity to work on challenging projects. I get a lot of exposure to a variety of different clients from different backgrounds. Every day is a learning experience – no day is the same.
Since my first day I was given full control of my career. My training was customised to align with my goals; there wasn’t a ‘one size fits all’ approach. The firm has provided me with the platform to organically grow within the company. Individuality is one of the things I love the most and within Grant Thornton I have always been represented as a contributor not just a number.