The search is on to find ICAEW’s One Young ACA in association with Economia and Chartered Accountants Worldwide. We’re looking for the best and brightest young chartered accountants aged 30 or under to represent ICAEW and Chartered Accountants Worldwide at the One Young World Summit 2016.
One person. One idea. One commitment. Many lasting connections at One Young World 2016.
The One Young World Summit 2016 takes place in Ottawa, Canada, from 28 September to 1 October 2016 and brings together the finest young talent from across the globe to debate the key issues the world faces, sharing their ideas and experiences and working with peers to formulate and share innovative solutions.
As a representative of ICAEW, you will form part of the cohort representing Chartered Accountants Worldwide. This life changing opportunity will enable you to meet globally influential political and business figures as well other One Young World ambassadors, to create lasting connections and enable positive change.
Simply fill out the online nomination form explaining in no more than 300 words why you should be ICAEW’s representative at One Young World.
Within that statement we’re looking for an ACA who can demonstrate true leadership; how you inspire and motivate others, and present a vision of how you - and the profession - can have a positive impact on society. In addition, within the process our winner will be able to demonstrate:
Candidates are likely to already be demonstrating significant leadership skills in their roles, and should be able to demonstrate ICAEW’s values of ‘act responsibly’, ‘behave with integrity’, ‘create effective partnerships’ and ‘deliver the highest standards’.
To support your statement, you’ll also need to send us a comprehensive CV with details of two referees.
|30 June||Entries deadline|
|1 - 9 July||Entries review period|
|W/C 11 July||Shortlist selected|
|18 July||Submission of video (for shortlisted candidates)|
|27 July||Judging day (please keep this date free in case you are successful in being shortlisted)|
|W/C 1 August||Winner informed|
All candidates should inform their employer prior to entering the competition to ensure that you will be able to attend the judging day and One Young World Summit should you be successful.
Entries will be shortlisted by an ICAEW shortlisting panel. Shortlisted entrants will be invited to meet an ICAEW judging panel on 27 July 2016, either in person or by Skype depending on their location. During the judging candidates will be interviewed and also asked to give a 15 minute presentation on this One Young World topic:
How can chartered accountants contribute to tackling corruption worldwide? You may want to take into consideration these points:
If you are successful in being shortlisted, you will also be asked to provide a short video to be submitted prior to judging day (by end of 18 July). The video - which you can film on your phone - should be no more than one minute long, offering a snapshot of why you should be selected for One Young World. It can be as simple or as creative as you like.
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