Biography: Yohann Byun is a 3rd-year Economics major, Accounting minor student at UCLA. He’s passionate about pursuing a career in accounting/finance as he accrued experience both in banking and accounting through internships at Citi and CliftonLarsonAllen. Through the internship experience, he found interest in tax and financial statement analysis which he seeks to continue his career in. At UCLA, he’s been working as a student staff at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and aided various MBA programs under Strategic Research Program to run smoothly.
Future Plans: In 2023 summer, he will be interning at EY as a tax intern under the Tax-Diversified Staff Group where he will work with different teams/services within the tax practice. He’s interested in transaction tax as he desires to learn more about M&A and how taxes affect such transactions through tax planning, risk management, and analysis. He’s currently on track to obtain the CPA license, and in the long run, he wants to work more with M&A advisory work and explore the buy side of the finance world.
What this scholarship means to me? I am sincerely grateful to be the recipient of the Jeffrey W. Baus ‘59 Scholarship, and this scholarship inspires me to continue pursuing my Economics degree at UCLA, work harder, and set high academic goals for myself. Moreover, my goal to build a professional career in accounting/finance is more achievable with the financial support provided by this scholarship. I thank Mr. and Mrs. Baus for your generosity with UCLA students and inspiration to pursue our academic and career goals.