Q&A - Big4 Accountant to PE Corp Dev Team
Not the typical finance path but I think it can be relevant here in the PE forum and a unique example of how a career can progress. Still figuring out what I would like to do in the very long term, but the near term is looking good so far! Ask away here or feel free to PM me ...
-heavy math/science interest from a young age
-done obtaining certifications and currently diving intoadvanced options in my free time
-Accounting (business school) and Data Science (engineering school) majors at a top 50 US university located in TX
-first job out of undergrad at Big4 had me doing big data projects for mega-cap corps
-at same Big4, I moved into a technical accounting group working on live deals (SPACs,, traditional M&A)
-before promotion at Big4 I jumped ship to an Energy PE/AM firm in TX where my role can be best described as corporate development strategy & special projects with line of sight/exposure to the founders and afunctions