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Hood Sweeney

4.0
  • 100 - 500 employees

Hood Sweeney Reviews

Based on 9 surveyed graduates working at Hood Sweeney. Read on to get an insider’s view on life as a graduate.
4.0
Based on 9 reviews

Pros & Cons

  • Good culture, good level of personal training.
  • The support from all team members The accessibility of Directors, The variety of work.
  • The best thing about Hood Sweeney is the firm culture which is very inclusive and friendly. All the members of staff are very approachable, making it a great environment to work.
  • Career growth opportunities, further education, great culture, reward and recognition for hard work.
  • Varied and challenging work. Good work environment with plenty of other younger people.
  • Constantly busy (not necessarily a bad thing) but sometimes too busy.
  • Can be required to work longer hours during busy periods.
  • Constant deadlines and budgets to meet.

What Insiders Say

7
Career Prospects
7
Career Prospects
It takes dedication and hard work to move up the ranks, you have to earn it but Hood Sweeney will always reward those who work hard.
7.9
Corporate Social Responsibility
7.9
Corporate Social Responsibility
Offer free processing of financial statements for charities & directors must complete charity work.
9
Culture
9
Culture
High performing culture but also quite relaxed.
7.1
Diversity
7.1
Diversity
Very diverse and has a zero tolerance to discrimination policy.
7.9
Satisfaction
7.9
Satisfaction
I work as a graduate accountant so I have tasks given to be my director, I have recently started preparing tax returns and financial statements for a mid size company. I also complete some bookkeeping tasks every week.
8.1
Management
8.1
Management
They are VERY accessible, this is one of the things I love most about Hood Sweeney. They are always willing to take time out of their busy days to help you out and see if you're on the right track. They are constantly offering feedback and tips on where to improve.
7.5
Office Work Environment
7.5
Office Work Environment
On the edge of the city, so less local facilities, but more parking than inner city.
8.6
Recruitment
8.6
Recruitment
2 interviews, testing and a dinner with directors before offer. Greatest achievements. How to overcome stressful situations. Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Research the company core values and see if they align with your own.
5.7
Salary
5.7
Salary
Pay is generally around the industry standard. Bonuses aren't a huge determinant in employee motivation. Paying for further study, free taxi tickets from social events, send you to free industry breakfasts/lunches.
8.1
Training
8.1
Training
Great commitment to developing its staff. Plenty of internal training sessions covering all aspects of our profession.
6.4
Work Hours
6.4
Work Hours
We work an 8.30-5.30 day. If you think you are not going to get your work done in the proposed timeline then you may have to stay back a bit in order to finish.
6
Sustainability
6
Sustainability
Efforts mainly relate to power efficiencies and reducing paper/printing waste.