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Big 4 Auditor CA to Equity Research

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Undergraduat...

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Post time01:22 26-01-2008

Hi all,

I'm currently an undergraduate auditor at a Big 4 Audit firm specialising in Consumer Markets. I'm looking to make a move into Equity Research at a Top Tier IB but have had trouble moving in at an undergraduate level.

My only existing option is to return to audit following uni and attain my CA.

Questions:

1) What are my chances of moving in to Equity Research after attaining my CA?

2) How common is it for Investment Banks to recruit qualified ex-auditors in Equities Research?

3) What should I do in the meantime to maximise my chances? (e.g working on listed clients)

4) I'm currently the President of my University Capital Markets Club but will this be irrelevant after 2 years as an auditor?

 

I'll appreciate any advice or feedback. Thanks in advance!

 

Undergraduate Auditor


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Post time22:42 26-08-2008

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