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Meet the team - The Apprentice

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Name: Özge Günver 

What is your job title?

Accounts Apprentice

What made you want to work for Land BAR?

It was something completely different to other businesses, which took my interest.

Can you outline your career path to this point?

I want to carry on with accounting and to finish up to Level 4 AAT course and thinking of carrying on with ACCA.

What background do you have that got you the job?

When I started my A Levels in Accounting I really enjoyed my lessons and then realised I wanted to do something that just focused on accounting.

What do you spend most of your time doing during the day?

Most of my time is at work and revising for my exams, otherwise I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

What’s the best thing about the job?

It’s really interesting and nearly everything anyone does involves accounting so you are aware of what is going on throughout the business.

What’s the worst thing about the job?

Sometimes when you get something wrong it can be very hard and time consuming to solve.

What sort of people do you work with?

I work with qualified and experienced accountants and administrators.

What advice do you have for others hoping to follow in your footsteps?

It can be hard work but if you are passionate and determined in what you want to do then there’s nothing stopping you to achieve your goal.

What job did you want to do when you were five years old?

I wanted to be a primary school teacher

What made you change your mind?

I realised being around children all the time was not something I wanted to do all my life.

What job did you want to do when you left school?

In high school my favourite lesson was maths, I really enjoyed it! When I left school I wanted to be a maths teacher.