Mr. Consulting Dream
I am a South African Chartered Accountant (Big 4), looking to use the expertise I’ve built from public accounting and mezzanine finance to help businesses develop their strategy to achieve their objectives (target MBB). I have lived in 4 cities across 2 countries (North America and Africa) over the past 10 years.
Undergrad School: University of Kwa-Zulu Natal
Undergrad Major: Accounting
Age: 29, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: CFA Charterholder
School Name: CFA Institute
Extracurriculars: Captain (and founder) of an amateur men's soccer team, and involved in the City Sports Field Committee (parks and rec development). Volunteer for a soccer development program for youth in Vancouver. Pro-bono accounting and finance work for a charity based in Vancouver operating a soup kitchen in Africa.
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 1 mos
Big Life Wins:
Incorporated data and analytics into audit testing resulting in more directed testing and 25% time saving on sections audited. Developed a venture debt product as part of strategic product expansion.Technology investments account for ~4% of our current portfolio.
Post MBA Goal:
I would like to join a multi-national coronation to help guide its long-term strategy. In the short term I would like to join MBB to develop the skillset needed for my future role.
Target School: INSEAD