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CBE Alumni Careers | Life Beyond Big 4

CBE Alumni Careers | Life Beyond Big 4

Have you ever wondered how accountants and finance professionals are successful outside of the Big 4? What are the advantage and disadvantage of working in a mid tier firm? Is it possible to progress your career faster in a mid tier firm? If you have similar questions, this session is for you.

Amer Qureshi has worked for both the big 4 and mid tier and is well placed to share his professional experience with us.

About Amer Qureshi

Amer is a highly experienced Accounting and Finance professional, having previously worked with Deloitte and KPMG in Canberra. Over the past ten years, he has worked internationally in a variety of roles within the C suite of private and government sector entities and has delivered a wide range of projects for large organisations. Amer is an internationally recognised expert in the areas of SME and Family Business, and is the author of several books on these subjects. He has also worked closely with the World Bank Group to conduct assessments of corporate governance practices at the national level as well as mentoring and coaching board members of various companies, and developing governance systems and frameworks for organisations.

During this session we will discuss:

the difference between working in a big 4 and mid tier firms
the learnings of working in global organisations
an insiders perspective on how to thrive in a mid tier firm
what challenges and opportunities he has faced in his career to date

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