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Indian Male,Non IT Background, CFO Africa Profile Evaluation

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Indian Male,Non IT Background, CFO Africa Profile Evaluation [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2013, 05:04
A Brief about my Qualifications and Work Experience

1. Qualified accountant from India ( CMA India - Cost And Management Accountants Institute/ICWAI)
2. Total work ex 8 years in the finance and accounting domain.
3. Started as an articled clerk in an accounting firm - to accounts officer- finance manager - Country CFO in a reputed MNC now. I am currently based out East Africa. Its been an year in Africa.
4. GMAT score 620(Q 42,V 33).
5. Secured an All India rank in my Final exam of my accounting qualification.

Need your help regarding the below.
1. Target schools in US,UK. Looking for Finance specialisation to make the shift to IB/Hedge Funds/PE.
2. I plan to apply in Round 2 - 2013/2014. The deadlines are in the first week of Jan.
3.Do you suggest that I retake the GMAT.( This is my second attempt) Or focus on my essays and applications and apply on the basis of 620.

Thanks a lot in advance.

Sesha.
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Re: Indian Male,Non IT Background, CFO Africa Profile Evaluation [#permalink] New post 12 Nov 2013, 12:13
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Hi Sesha,

Thanks for the message. It sounds like you have a strong level of work experience and job progression. It’s also good that you have some finance experience given your desire to shift to IB or PE.

In terms of your target schools, with your current profile I would recommend looking at schools ranked in the top 15-25 in US News and World Report. With a 620 GMAT, these schools are within your range, given that you are in a very competitive demographic pool.

I would suggest retaking the GMAT if time allows, increasing your score to high 600s or low 700s will put schools in the top 10 within your reach, assuming that you had a strong university performance.

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Re: Indian Male,Non IT Background, CFO Africa Profile Evaluation   [#permalink] 12 Nov 2013, 12:13
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