Once you have finished all of your training and are ready to head into the world of work, there is no better way than taking part in work-based placements to get your accountancy career off to a good start. As the job market continues to get tougher, as a trainee you need to be ready to illustrate to potential employers that you are enthusiastic about wanting a career in accountancy and that this has led you in the direction of taking part in practical work experience.