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I found a job through Kings!

The Careers and Employability program at King's helped Aidan Delaney find a job at Fortitude Investment Partners.
4 Aug 2023
Written by Lynda Murphy
Australia
The Wyvern Review
Aidan Delaney, B Commerce - Finance Intern at  Fortitude Investment Partners
Aidan Delaney, B Commerce - Finance Intern at Fortitude Investment Partners

Aidan Delaney, Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and Business Analytics, 2022-2024

  • Job title - Finance Intern       
  • Company - Fortitude Investment Partners, Brisbane CBD
  • Month/year of commencement - June 2023

How did you hear about the opportunity? 

Through Lynda Murphy and the King’s College recruitment service. Lynda knew I was looking for work and reached out to share the opportunity with me, inviting me to submit an application. 

What was the application process for the job? 

The application process for the job included submitting a resume and cover letter, followed by an interview.

Describe the Careers support you received at King’s and how you think it helped you with the application process.

The careers support received at Kings was incredibly helpful. Lynda guided me through the application process, suggested some improvements to my resume and cover letter and ultimately helped me secure the internship.

Describe your role as Finance Intern and your tasks in a typical day.

Fortitude are a private equity firm which invests in small to medium companies. With fifteen funds under management, each with their own set of books, there are a lot of accounting processes to be completed. Using MYOB I process expenses and prepare invoices etc.

Who do you report to? 

The Financial Controller.  

How will this employment experience support your future career plans?

As my first professional role this experience will support my future career, giving me the relevant experience and knowledge needed to succeed in the corporate world.

What is your advice for other students at King’s looking for work?

Make it known you are looking for work and use the resources available at Kings to help you in the application process..

Fortitude Investment Partners is a private equity firm, specialising in growth capital investments in Australia and New Zealand.  https://www.fortitudeinvest.com.au/

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