So I'm currently in the process of doing my accounting degree, and all while my feet are itchier than anything. I finish in a couple of years, and really want to go work overseas as soon as I have my degree. I'm leaning heavily towards Dubai, but I'm also considering other options, basically anywhere that's not the vicinity of North America. But then I was discouraged recently when I was told that it's hard to get a job in Dubai before you've had 2 years worth of work experience, and I'm wondering if this is really true. If that is true, then I have stumbled across a website (Hamilton Recruitment) that can set up newly qualified CPAs with 2 year contracts in places such as Bermuda and Grand Cayman, but then as I'm currently in the US I'd rather go someplace that's less in my own backyard than, say, the Caribbean. Though that said, it's not something I'd blow off completely as those places would be good for networking with people who could take me further afield eventually.
I really don't know what questions to ask, except to say I need ideas on how to make my dream become a reality. I'll be 30 when I finish my degree(so not quite as much of my life ahead of me as many new graduates), and what I would like to do is work for a few years, save so I can do my MBA in Europe somewhere, and then once I finish that either stay there or move back to Australia(where I have lived before, but unfortunately I don't have residency/citizenship, otherwise I'd either still be there or taking advantage of working holiday visa options that you should feel very blessed if you have citizenship in a country that has those).
While I'm normally good at Googling, this has been a particularly hard search to get any decent results on. I'd just like to know what locations are good for a highly adventurous newly qualified CPA to get some work. If it helps, I could probably function in the workplace with my Spanish and/or French once I've worked on those languages a little bit more.