Deloitte Brunei welcomed nine jobseekers to its offices during the annual talent recruitment bootcamp recently. The bootcamp was a full-day immersive experience of an audit and assurance associate.
The candidates were required to work on real-life business cases in groups and simulate client interaction scenarios. They were also required to give presentations to the firm’s management on their findings and observations.
“We believe immersing candidates in a real-life working situations is the best way to assess their suitability and readiness to join the firm,” said Partner at Deloitte Brunei Haji Zulfariq Zara bin Haji Zainuddin.
Six candidates were offered a full-time role with the audit and assurance practice.
Deloitte also offers two entry programmes for aspiring students and graduates – Deloitte Fast-Track and Deloitte Accelerate – to allow candidates to fulfil their ambition and accelerate their professional career growth in and outside of Brunei.
The bootcamp highlighted to the candidates the importance and relevance of obtaining a professional accounting qualification through accredited institutions such as BICPA Academy Sdn Bhd.
Deloitte Partner and President of the Brunei Institute of Public Accountants Dayangku Hajah Siti Khadijah binti Pengiran Haji Moksin highlighted that the Brunei Government through the Manpower Planning and Employment Council has introduced the SPIN for Accounting programme that allows aspiring locals to enroll into the ACCA programme which it fully sponsors.
All participants of the bootcamp were given a certificate.