Essay about Big Four : Financial Firms

824 Words Oct 27th, 2015 4 Pages
I would like to work at one of the “big four” financial firms i.e. “Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers,” specifically, Deloitte (Anonymous A, 2015, page 5). Deloitte is a large firm; it has over “220,000 professionals” working worldwide and in 2015, had “35.2 billion dollars” in revenue (“About Deloitte,” 2015). Deloitte and the other “big four” firms have offices around the world in more than “150 territories and countries (Deloitte),” including Montreal, which makes it easier in terms of changing between locations (“About Deloitte,” 2015). Working at Deloitte, I will be exposed to “fortune 1000 companies,” “complex (financial) issues and challenges,” and “good in-house training” which will provide me with experience, exposure (to new industries and clients), and “great training for other business careers” (Anonymous A, 2015, page 5). Deloitte recruits on a “first-come, first-served” basis therefore, it is important that I complete my application as soon as possible so I can meet requirements and expectations sooner (Farrar et al., 2014-2015, page 5). My target audience will be representatives or professionals in hiring positions from firms with titles like a “manager” or “partner” in financial planning/analyzing, accounting or a CFO. Each Deloitte firm around the world is independent i.e. each geographic location has their own “laws and professional regulations/ways to conduct finance” and are owned by equity members (“About…

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