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Deloitte Consulting team visits Jaipuria Indore for student interaction and discussion on finance consulting careers

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As an MBA student we always look forward to interact with one of the Big Four consulting global firms. And getting a team from both the business and HR functions to come together and interact with the students is an opportunity not to be missed.
By Jyoti Saurabh

As an MBA student we always look forward to interact with one of the Big Four consulting global firms. And getting a team from both the business and HR functions to come together and interact with the students is an opportunity not to be missed.

Deloitte deals in services like advisory, technology, compliance and back office. Guests for the day were Mr. Sumeet Sirosiya, Manager U.S. India Tax, Mr. Balaji EG, Manager U.S. India Tax, and Ms. Lavanya, Human Resource Manager, Talent Acquisition. The session was about “Career opportunities in Banking and Finance”, and the presentation opened with the big question “Why Finance as a path to a career?”

Mr. Balaji EG spoke about the four needs of business: Finance, Marketing, Operations and Talent. He focused on their role in maintaining effective operations of the organization.  He further spoke on how national borders were fading – referring to FDI in the retail sector,as example of how as no country could grow by doing business in boundaries. He told the gatheringthat the government has given licenses to 10 payment banks to set up applications for making payments; this will, he says, help to bring banks back to life. Coming back to Deloitte, Mr. Balaji said Deloitte started with a mere 100 employees in 2011 and grew to an impressive 10,000 diverse employees today.

Mr. Sumeet further added that there are more players who want to outsource their work toIndia in ordersave on costs and utilize a wide range of knowledge and talent. They also organized a pop-up quiz, and goodies were awarded for the correct answers. In terms of talent acquisition, quality and people make them the best – this helps their “always one step ahead” brand positioning to surpass their competitors.

The session grew further with an explanation of “the Dream” – a dream to live the life of an employee in Deloitte. Mr. Balaji discussed job profiles atDeloitte and the golden journey of growth in the organization; Miss Lavanya spoke on the work culture, compensation and benefits offered by the company. She also discussed the steps of getting through the placement process, tests and interviews. And, she closed with words of encouragement and wished students luck intheir future endeavours.

A question and answer round followed the discussion. All the queries were dealt with in the best possible way by the group of esteemed speakers. Dr. Priti Bakhshi, Placement Chair Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore, presented momentum to Miss Lavanya and Miss Prabha Tiwari, Corporate Trainer, Placements presented momento to Mr. Balaji EG & Mr. Sirosiya. The session came to an end with the vote of thanks by Mr. Saransh Khandekar, Placement Coordinator.