Accountancy - Director with Accounting Firm

What do you do for a living?

Director with KPMG, a professional accounting firm. Head of Internal Audit Services Scotland

How did you get interested in what you do?

Enjoyed accounting and management information studies at School.

What was your journey to reach the role you are in today?

University then Professional Qualification (Chartered Accountant)

Talk us through a day in your life 

Discussion with my team who manage client relationships. Meeting with clients to discuss their requirements and provide feedback on our work Review our work - review files.

Was this your planned career when you were 18?

To be an accountant and work around the world.

What did your parents want you to do?

Be a lawyer.

What advice would you give to someone interested in your career?

To be analytical about what you enjoy and to see all jobs as a way of developing your personal "tool kit" for the future.

What other career directions could you go in?