American University of Central Asia - AUCA - SPOTLIGHTS


Rashid Daurov

Business Administration 2004

Rashid Daurov. Business Administration’04, Chief Financial Officer at HSBC Kazakhstan.

 I started my career in Ernst&Young as an auditor in Almaty. After a year and a half, I decided to try myself in sales at Procter&Gamble but soon realized that my true calling is finance. So I have joined Deloitte Financial Advisory Services to work on M&A financial due diligence projects. After a while, I moved to Raimbek Group (FCMG holding) to manage accounting and tax functions. In 2010, I joined HSBC Kazakhstan where I continue to work to date in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer.

There were a lot of interesting moments during my time at AUCA, but the general positive memory I have is about the people at AUCA (both faculty and students) – diverse, open-minded and eager to change the world for the better.

My advice to students: Always go an extra mile and try to distinguish yourself. Make yourself visible and build a good network. In general, young people tend to focus on developing the technical knowledge and skills whereas the key to success is actually the soft skills.

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