Twenty local and international university students and school leavers have started client work across tax and audit sectors within Deloitte’s Jersey and Guernsey offices as they commence their training contracts or graduate schemes with the firm
The large number of joiners this year represents a diverse range of backgrounds, experience and academic expertise.
Joining the Guernsey tax team is Mohammed Wahab from Blackburn. Mohammed attended the University of Warwick where he studied Accounting and Finance.
Joining the audit team are Raashi Sarka who read Social Policy at the University of York; Diane Mouradian who read Economics and Finance at the University of Exeter and Climate Change, and Management and Finance at the Imperial College of London; Solomon Kachere who read Economics at the University of Birmingham; and Furqan Khalid who read International Business, Finance and Economics at the University of Manchester.
Joining them are Samuel Hayani, who previously attended the University of Birmingham and studied BSc Mathematical Economics and Statistics, and Ella Gardner, who previously attended the University of Leeds studying French and Spanish.
Jake House, who studied Finance, Investment and Risk at the London Institute of Banking and Finance, is joining Deloitte for a one-year industrial placement before returning to university to complete his studies.
Joining the Audit and Assurance team in Jersey are Tom Marshall who read Chemistry at the University of Warwick; Thomas Fowle who read Politics at the University of Exeter; Max Renouf-Watkins who studied Economics at Swansea University; and Liam O’Sullivan who studied Music Technology at the University of West London.
Joining them are Max McKittrick who read Mathematics at the University of Nottingham; Alexandria Counsell who read Business Management at the University of Central Lancashire; Waseem Qureshi who studied Economics at the University of Manchester; and Tom Cutts who read Economics, Banking and Finance at Cardiff University.
Kyriaki Christofi, who completed an LLB degree in Cyprus and the LLM at Durham University, is joining Tax.
Jersey school leaver Teresa Mascarenhas, who recently completed her A Levels at Hautlieu School, has joined Deloitte’s BrightStart Apprenticeship Scheme.
Stefan Sindie and Caitlin Atherton are joining Deloitte for a one-year industrial placement before returning to university to complete their studies. Stefan is studying to become a Bachelor of Commerce (Global Experience) at NUI Galway and Caitlin is studying Business Management at the University of Surrey.
John Clacy, Partner in charge of Deloitte in the Channel Islands, said: “We are delighted to welcome such a large group of young people to our Channel Island offices this year, despite the challenges everyone has faced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Professional services have a significant role to play in the global economic recovery and we look forward to supporting these trainees as they tackle the challenges ahead”.