Deloitte Case Study

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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 …show more content…
“Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers,” specifically Deloitte, therefore, my target market or firm of choice to target myself to is them (Anonymous A, 2015, page 5). According to Jen Steinmann, “Deloitte’s chief talent officer,” Deloitte receives about 500,000 applications a year. And only about 3.5 percent -- 17,000 -- are hired” (interenet website). Though these firms are considered to be the best, smaller/less known regional firms do exist also, with great reputations like “Grant Thornton, McGladrey & Pullen, BDO Seidman, and Moss Adams,” that attract finance graduate students, who are either unable to work at one of the “big four” firms or who choose to take advantage of better work hours and quicker paths to becoming partner or a professional CFO (Anonymous A, 2015, page 5). …show more content…
Specifically, I need to demonstrate to firms that as an employee I am able to strategize, process and measure financial performance (Barsky et al., 2013). My core objectives is to be hired by one of these “big four” financial firms, specifically, Deloitte. My augmented product is a also in the form of a service; I am tech savvy, experienced i.e. I have worked/volunteered in jobs relevant to finance (before graduation), I am reliable, determined, knowledgeable, fluent in three languages, emotionally stable and a good leader. My objective is to be able to prove my augmented product to clients in the future as an employee of Deloitte, at the highest and most promising way possible as a CFO.

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