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Young Leaders Talent Development Program

Launch Your Career with HST's Young Leaders Talent Development Program

Shape your future with our comprehensive program designed to equip you with essential skills for the modern workplace.

HST Young Finance Leaders Talent Development Program

The Program has two components: a rigorous Accounting Technician training of 12 – 15 months and a supplementary three-month soft skills training.

a) Accounting Technician (AT) Training

This program is tailored for those aspiring to excel in the Accounting and Finance domain. The program equips the individual with foundational competencies in technical accounting and finance covering 10 courses in accounting, audit and Ethiopian taxation, with public finance perspective. Those who successfully complete the program are expected to have the capacity to handle basic accounting and finance functions in any private or public organization with ease.

The courses are provided on-line, supplemented with face-to-face trainings.

Those who successfully complete four courses (Bookkeeping 1&2, Financial Accounting and Audit) and pass the assessment exams are immediately considered for recruitment in different Strategic Business Units of HST.

b) Soft skills Training

Candidates who successfully complete the HST AT program will continue to take up to 3 months soft skills trainings on topics like communication skills and work ethics which are critical for success in practical world of work. These trainings are also provided on-line, supplemented with face-to-face trainings.

Who We Are Looking For:

Educational Background:

- Non-accounting and Finance College/University Graduates from any field including natural sciences.

- High School Graduates with a strong foundation in English communication and numeric skills.

Experience: No prior work experience is necessary.

Learning Aptitude: Candidates must display a keen desire and ability to learn, curiosity, and a growth mindset.

Motivation and Passion: We seek candidates genuinely eager to forge a new career path in accounting and finance without hesitation to shift from their previous field of study.

Communication Skills: Strong communication, collaboration, and teamwork skills are essential.

Laptop: Candidates should have their own laptop (with adequate capability in hardware and software) and preferably WiFi access at home.

Accommodation & basic necessities: Candidates should have their own accommodation and basic necessities (food and others) as they will be provided with only transport allowance until they are accepted for recruitment. As a result, they should be residents of Addis Ababa and nearby towns or someone who has close relative to provide him/her with the accommodation and necessities for at least 6-18 months.

Application Submission:

Qualified applicants should submit their applications and credentials by clicking the button here, no later than July 25, 2024.

Join HST in shaping your professional journey and unlocking your potential. Together, we will pave the way for a brighter, skilled workforce ready to tackle today's dynamic challenges.

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YLTDP 2023 Fellows

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Senait Melike

I have experienced remarkable personal and professional growth during my time with the Young Leaders Talent Development Program. The program enrolled me in various professional courses and I earned certifications in fundamental financial systems. The mentorship and practical skills have been invaluable.

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Abraham Aemero

The HST Young Leaders Talent Development Program exceeded my expectations. It has been an enriching journey into the business world. The program fosters a dynamic learning environment and interactive sessions. The integrated mentor program offers invaluable real-world experience.

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Hana Behabtu

HST's young leaders talent development program equipped me with a perfect blend of technical knowledge and soft skills. Through its accounting and finance courses, I gained a solid foundation in essential financial skills. The program also helped me develop critical soft skills invaluable in navigating complex situations.

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