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    I've been offered two jobs in public sector auditing. One at Deloitte, starting on £20k, and one at the City of London Corporation, starting on £26k.
    At Deloitte I could study for ACCA, where as at the City I would study for ACCA.

    Obviously in monetary terms the City of London is better, but in the long term which job will prove to be the best choice?? Any thoughts? Thanks.
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    Draw up a list of pros and cons of both jobs including:
    - Wages.
    - Location and travel costs/time.
    - Job satisfaction.
    - Long term prospects.

    Can't help with the specifics of either company I'm afraid but that'd be my general advice.
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    (Original post by TheCityDream)
    I've been offered two jobs in public sector auditing. One at Deloitte, starting on £20k, and one at the City of London Corporation, starting on £26k.
    At Deloitte I could study for ACCA, where as at the City I would study for ACCA.

    Obviously in monetary terms the City of London is better, but in the long term which job will prove to be the best choice?? Any thoughts? Thanks.
    Just to clarify, should that be the ACA (i.e. the ICAEW's qualification) at Deloitte, and ACCA at the City of London?
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    Oops, sorry! No, actually it is ACCA at Deloitte and IIA at the City of London.
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    (Original post by TheCityDream)
    Oops, sorry! No, actually it is ACCA at Deloitte and IIA at the City of London.
    you will need to be more accurate in the job!!

    congrats on getting both offers though

    Deloitte has the lower starting salary but both will even out over time

    Personally I think deloitte would give you more career options in the long run and ACCA is more broad than IIA
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    you will need to be more accurate in the job!!

    congrats on getting both offers though

    Deloitte has the lower starting salary but both will even out over time

    Personally I think deloitte would give you more career options in the long run and ACCA is more broad than IIA
    Both are trainee auditors in the public sector. Both let you study towards IIA but Deloitte provides the option of studying towards ACCA.
    In what ways do you think Deloitte would provide more career options? Do you think it's better to get the name of Deloitte on my CV even though it's less money?
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    Yes I think 1) it will give you the name of Deloitte which might open more doors in general accountancy/business jobs not in the public sector

    also with deloitte you will work with more companies so get a different type of experience - the money will take care of itself just choose which option you think is best for you
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    I am guessing Deloitte is also a much bigger company and so may offer better opportunities for progression? depends on what you plan to do in the future i guess
 
 
 
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