Consultant in Deloitte Private
Study Related Questions:
What did you study? BBA Bachelor Business Analysis (Accounting).
Why did you choose this course? Because I liked accounting.
What did you enjoy about your course? It gave me good base knowledge that prepared me to work at Deloitte.
What helped you to successfully complete your course? Having a balance of study and other activities (sport, church, family).
What advice do you have for future students? Enjoy your time at uni. Play hard study hard.
Occupation Related Questions:
What is your job? Consultant in Deloitte Private.
What do you do on an average day? Preparation of Financial statements and income tax returns for small to medium size businesses.
What is the most exciting about your job? Helping businesses, working with my team, and learning.
What opportunities does your job offer? Network with likeminded individuals, meet with business owners and discuss the challenges and opportunities they have each day, and develop a good base of technical knowledge.
What skills, training, education or past experiences helped you secure your job? I was a missionary for 2 years before I went to university which helped me learn how to communicate well and understand people. I was an intern at BNZ and Treasury which looked good on my CV. I am Maori which is important to me and the company too.
Where do you see yourself heading in the future within this industry? I want to develop my skills so that I can be an expert and be able to provide sound advice to Maori organisations, business owners, management.
What advice do you have for anyone wanting to work in the professional services industry? Learn to love to learn.