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Old 03-07-2021, 08:30 PM
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Hi all, final year student from one of the local uni acct programs. Currently FCH.

Internship experiences include a Risk advisory stint at a Big 4. Think internal audit and enterprise risk mgmt implementation. Not rly a fan of Big 4 cos of the long hours and low starting pay but all my peers, bc of old mindset reasons, want to go b4 so i do feel a bit of peer pressure there.

Should i go for big 4 again or MNCs/Banks as my first job? For MNCs, I am looking more at Management Associate Programmes and for Banks, I am looking at Risk Management/Compliance roles. Also, how difficult is it to get those roles?

Thanks all

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Hi all, final year student from one of the local uni acct programs. Currently FCH.

Internship experiences include a Risk advisory stint at a Big 4. Think internal audit and enterprise risk mgmt implementation. Not rly a fan of Big 4 cos of the long hours and low starting pay but all my peers, bc of old mindset reasons, want to go b4 so i do feel a bit of peer pressure there.

Should i go for big 4 again or MNCs/Banks as my first job? For MNCs, I am looking more at Management Associate Programmes and for Banks, I am looking at Risk Management/Compliance roles. Also, how difficult is it to get those roles?

Thanks all
Big 4 is **** pay for long hours. Go for MA programs, FCH should be easy to get interviews.

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Banks and MNC MA Programme trump big4 any time

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Hi all, final year student from one of the local uni acct programs. Currently FCH.

Internship experiences include a Risk advisory stint at a Big 4. Think internal audit and enterprise risk mgmt implementation. Not rly a fan of Big 4 cos of the long hours and low starting pay but all my peers, bc of old mindset reasons, want to go b4 so i do feel a bit of peer pressure there.

Should i go for big 4 again or MNCs/Banks as my first job? For MNCs, I am looking more at Management Associate Programmes and for Banks, I am looking at Risk Management/Compliance roles. Also, how difficult is it to get those roles?

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i recommend u go for GrabFood Food Delivery Graduate Programme
or Tray Returning Ambassador Management Associate
or Temperature Screener (Risk Management)
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oh ya u can also go for Safe Distancing Officer (Compliance)
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Banks and MNC MA Programme trump big4 any time
^this

Doesn’t matter which function. And it’s arguably better than their consulting/TAS arms too. With the only exceptions being their strat arms (MD, S& etc)
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Banks and MNC MA Programme trump big4 any time
Agree with this as well. Go for banks or MNC MA - much better prospects for you and treated less disposable.
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Agree with this as well. Go for banks or MNC MA - much better prospects for you and treated less disposable.
This is true, I can third.

Good exit opps too, esp when you're an MA
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do you really need 3 people to say i agree?

**** urselves
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sour grape loser. haha.

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