About the M&A Proficiency Test
- The free online assessment test is intended for freshmen and undergraduates to measure their interest, aptitude and motivation in the field of finance and accounting.
- Demand for entry-level positions in banking, financial services and insurance grew exponentially after the pandemic
- After the test is complete, candidates will receive an AI-powered assessment report with suggested roles that match their skills, along with a list of companies hiring for those roles.
- The first edition of the online test will take place on May 21 at 3 p.m.in line
Gurgaon, May 19, 2022: union of mastersGurgaon-based leading business school launched today “Finance and Accounting Skills Test”, a free online assessment test for freshmen and college students to measure their interest, aptitude, and motivation for professional responsibilities in finance and accounting. The F&A proficiency test assesses a student’s numerical, comprehension, and analytical skills to determine their proficiency level for key F&A roles. The 50-minute test will be conducted once a month and is scheduled for May 21 at 3 p.m., online.
Upon completion of the test, Masters’ Union will offer students a detailed AI-powered assessment report that will cover their strengths and weaknesses along with suggestions on how they can improve their performance, tips to improve their profile , for example, projects one could take on to polish their profile, recommendations for roles as well as a list of target jobs and companies hiring for those roles. Some of the companies students will be able to apply for after the M&A competency test include Accenture, KPMG, HSBC, and EY.
The demand for entry-level positions in the banking, financial services and insurance sectors has increased exponentially after the pandemic. According to Monster.com, banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) continued to be the fastest-recovering sector with an annual growth rate of 54% this year. Brimming with investor money, several fintech startups across the country have also been on a hiring spree. The Global Capability Centers (GCCs), which are expected to create over 2 lakh jobs in India this fiscal year, have already created over 60,000 BFSI jobs this year and are expected to produce more in the coming months. Some of the most sought-after entry-level positions include Financial Controller, Financial Accountant, R2R Financial Analyst, Financial Reporting Specialist, O2C Financial Analyst, and P2P Financial Analyst.
Pratham Mittal, Director of the Masters Union, said: “From the start of the year, we are seeing a surge in demand for entry-level talent in the BFSI and financial space. Everyone from startups to the Big Four to GCCs have been looking for high-quality, entry-level finance professionals to fill their ranks. This is why we launched our MasterCamp in Applied Finance powered by KPMG. Through our M&A skills test, our goal is to identify and highlight the best talent in finance. We’ll take them in hand by giving them access to the best recruiters as well as tips and tricks to help them polish their profile. Since this is a free test, we hope to see maximum participation from students across the country.
About the Master’s Union School of Business
Masters’ Union is a technology-focused business school led by senior leaders, executives, and businesspeople, offering immersive industry programs. Its flagship program, PGP-TBM (Graduate Program in Technology and Business Management) is a 16-month MBA-equivalent program where senior industry executives, seasoned public leaders, distinguished global faculty and business experts in leading technology offer an industry-relevant and academically relevant curriculum. rigorous, such as an internship program, to create effective business professionals and dynamic entrepreneurs for the new economy. Located right in the middle of DLF Cyberhub’s business district, Gurugram, the institute is flanked by over 600 multinationals ensuring a deep connection with the industry. Masters’ Union also has a unique student-run fund with a corpus of Rs 5 Crore which invests in areas such as real estate, capital markets to name a few, offering the cohort practical experience in managing a fund, under the guidance of a master. In addition to this, the institute will organize a CXO shadowing program which would allow students to get a first-hand view in one day of a CXO to experience how organizations are run and business decisions are made.
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