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Careers in Finance and Accounting

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Date: Wednesday 22 March 2017
Venue: EN615, Hawthorn Campus

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Interested in a career in finance or accounting? Do you have questions about the profession, want to know how to get into the field? Come along to this seminar to hear from finance and accounting professionals and get your questions answered.

Our panellists

Ernst & Young

Do you know what it takes to build a better working world? At EY we like to look for smarter and better ways to do things. We like to ask, what if? You see, the biggest breakthroughs in this world happen by asking these two small but powerful words. Lasting achievements start with looking at things in a different way and that’s what we’re all about. It’s the legacy we’re creating for our clients, communities and our people. And we’d love for you to be involved.

Using the knowledge you’ve gained from your studies, you’ll help all types of companies, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multinationals. We’ll provide you with experiences that’ll shape your career for years to come. Because when you grow, we do too. Discover the legacy EY is seeking to create at

Summer Yu will be the representative from EY for this session. Summer has been working in recruitment at EY for many years and has experience in recruiting a number of different areas. She is very passionate about helping individuals find the right position to start their careers.


One of the world’s largest accounting bodies with a membership of over 155,000 finance, accounting and business professionals, our core services include education, continuing professional development, technical support and advocacy for the profession. The CPA designation is recognised globally, with members in 118 countries.

The work of professional accountants is fundamental to the stability, efficiency and sustainability of individual companies, financial markets and the economies of entire countries. 

Maha Siddiqui, member of the panel for the event, is a Relationship Manager at CPA Australia, looking after Victorian and Tasmanian education sector. Prior to CPA Australia, Maha looked after a national careers team, helping accounting students find employment and internships.


KPMG is a professional services firm with global reach, and deep expertise in audit and assurance, tax and advisory. They are a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services across a wide range of industries, Government and not for profit sectors. KPMG operate in 152 countries and have more than 189,000 people working in member firms around the world. KPMG has a long tradition of professionalism and integrity, which they combine with their dynamic approach to advising clients in a digital-driven world.

Contact Information: Centre for Career Development