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Travel for Work: What’s Ravi’s UK Story? [And his adventures in Andover]

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Ravi Parikh,
Senior Accountant, QXAS

Hometown: Halol, Gujarat, India

College: The Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda

What I do : I take care of the reviewing processes – whether its files, accounts or the books. I lead a team of four hardworking accountants and together, we prepare the accounts for UK based clients. I’ve changed many roles since the time I started out as an assistant accountant five years ago at QX.

A work-trip to remember:  Every trip to the UK is something that will stay with me forever. A major highlight from my recent trip was when my colleagues and I went looking for Indian food in Andover and then bumped into a Punjabi-restaurant that was run by Bangladeshi owners. You couldn’t tell by the food though; it was so authentically Punjabi. The diversity in UK amuses me every time!

Something British I’ve picked up: I think I’ve picked up the British “stiff upper-lip” thing. I try to be as calm and composed as the British are while making way through hordes of people in the city or any kind of tense situation. 

A travel tip when travelling on business: The jet lag shouldn’t affect your work. Your body will accommodate to the surroundings and time better than you think it will.

What do I like about working at QX: There’s just so much that my team leader teaches me to get ahead at work. I think I share a great bond with him that’s purely based on our love of accounting. Apart from that, I love how the set-up of my office helps me work and be more productive – it’s personalised yet professional.

I could be working for hours but it doesn’t drain me out – there’s great people, conversations and coffee right around the corner for me to disconnect from work and take a nice break. There’s ample of space for you to ideate, be creative and come back to your desk full of new ideas. I think the QX’s offices are just getting better and better with time.

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AUTHOR Rishmita Aich
Content Writer

I’m an aspiring journalist and blogger. I love telling stories – of the people at QX and the story of the brand. When I’m not too busy typing out incessantly on the computer, you’ll find me reading some old American classics or petting some furry stray cats.

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