What’s it really like working in Audit? Learn from Guido at Deloitte

Audit is more than just numbers. It's a great way to learn the ins and out of a business from both a financial and operational point of view.

  • May 07, 2024
  • 4 Min. reading time
  • Sponsored by:   Deloitte

As an Auditor at Deloitte, you help make the world a safer place. It is so much more than crunching numbers. Whether joining as a graduate, or as a seasoned professional you too can help society, clients and markets to overcome many of today’s pressing challenges and risks.

In Audit you specialise in examining companies and ensuring that their published accounts present both a fair and true representation of their financial position and results. As a vital component of business operations, Audits play a crucial role in building trust and facilitating growth for organisations of all sizes.

Let’s hear from one of Deloitte’s Auditors:

Tell us a bit about yourself Guido


I have been a Manager at Deloitte for three years focusing on Audit and started my career as a trainee some time ago. 


I am originally Italian, living in Switzerland since 10 years. I am a retired skiing athlete, have a passion for cars and travel a lot as soon as the busy season is over. Not to forget the many plants I have at home that make my apartment a green place to live in. 


I like looking at sunsets on a summer beach, chilling with my friends whilst catching up on our latest adventures.

What’s it really like working in Audit?

Working in Audit is a great way to learn new hard and soft skills and to challenge yourself in a very dynamic and rapidly evolving environment. You get to work with a variety of clients across different industries, gaining great experience in business specific topics. Audit is not only about numbers and financial statements, but also a great way to learn how business processes are created and managed from both a financial and operational point of view. You quickly become an excellent team contributor, feeling that your work is making an impact that matters. Regarding the continuous need of enriching our technical know-how, you also get the opportunity to get qualifications, like the Swiss CPA that brings credibility to your skills and experience in any finance job.

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Was there anything that surprised you when you started to work in Audit?

Since I started working at Deloitte our tools have changed a lot. The way of working is continuously developing towards a deeper integration with new technologies like artificial intelligence. Also, the career path is very motivating and dynamic. The more you grow and learn in your role, the more opportunities you will have. For example, this includes actively participating in meetings with client leadership and management teams, where you get exposed to interesting and strategic discussions.

Guido, what advice would you give to someone considering a career in Audit?

Every day I get more and more convinced that curiosity is a key factor when starting out on any career path, including Audit. Even if I have been working in Audit for several years, I never stop asking questions to myself and to my colleagues. I am always curious to see how people see things in different ways and how enriching these conversations can be. I am always happy when new talents approach me with questions, there are no bad questions! Each question has its own importance that we should dedicate some time to answer.

Thank you for sharing your experience Guido!

At Deloitte, we are proud of our open, inclusive and flexible working environment, helping all our people to develop their full potential. You will benefit from many advantages, such as flexible working arrangements and health initiatives.

When joining Deloitte as an Auditor you get the opportunity to embark on a career where you'll contribute to maintaining transparency, integrity, and confidence in the financial landscape.


You will get involved in every aspect of our clients' business from their funding, to creating business operational strategies to evaluating their sustainability targets. You’ll work in diverse teams of Deloitte professionals and have structured learning and growth paths (e.g. Swiss CPA / Wirtschaftsprüfer). In our teams you will never stop growing, and get a chance to future proof your career.


Learn more about the exciting possibilities that await you as part of our audit team and find your new job in audit or learn more about our culture.

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