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For those that work for Amazon in there accounting and tax department, what has your experience been like and how did you land your job?

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COVID DISCUSSION: Im getting annoyed at how covid is being framed in the US. I look around and see that SINCE JUNE/JULY onward. It seems that everyone knows the risks and a huge percentage of the popu… more

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It seems like a lot of industry fund account jobs for seniors offer 80-90k + 20-25% bonus potential. My question is what are the chances that you receive a bonus close to that in a given year? Anyon… more

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KPMG BTS or RSM PCS in Houston? Which one and why?

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Do you guys pay for a VPN service for your personal devices?

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What are manager 1 salaries looking like nowadays 🧐

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Anyone has insights into whether we can claim depreciation for our “home office” due to WFH? Not an expert here but looks like it’s for self employed individuals only, but maybe the individual tax exp… more

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What are staff 2 salaries looking like nowadays ?

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Can we discuss how awful these NBA foul calls have been?

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any multi-state payroll specialists here? I'm looking for some learning resources to get a solid understanding of what payroll taxes/compliance is required in different states.

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Is it worth getting life insurance at 24? Or don’t bother?

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Are you guys satisfied with the pay increase this year?

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How does one determine if they’re going to be happier long term by slowing down in their late 20s and getting a cushy job so they can focus on finding a wife, having kids, enjoying their hobbies vs st… more

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Anyone know a good recruiter in the San Francisco Bay Area? I'm completely burned out from public accounting (tax) after nearly 5 years and want to switch to a non-tax accounting role at a private… more

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Just a random question to people from other firms - do people think your firms’ separation/lay-off decisions were somehow understandable and somehow managed appropriately? Reading EY bowl makes me fee… more

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If I let go last week (I was not on PIP but they said my performance was lower than peers), what would be the best way to disclose during next job interview? Can i say laid off? Or i would need to say… more

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What’s the salary bracket for audit senior associate( Center of Excellence) at PwC.

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When working with a recruiter that messaged you on LinkedIn, what are some red and green flags to look out for?

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Anybody through a PCAOB inspection before? How is it like?

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Thoughts and prayers to all of you who are going through fall busy season. You got this!!! 💪

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Does anyone else struggle with IFRS?

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Checklist of personal items to do before leaving a big 4 firm (offer with new job already accepted): 1) get listing of CPE history, 2) print performance reviews, 3) claim any monetary awards for the… more

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Anyone at RSM or BDO want to refer a senior to federal tax practice? NYC location.

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Anyone out there working at GT or RSM? NY or Long Island office? How is the culture there? Rumor has it GT is just like big 4 and RSM has too much of small office vibe.

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To my EY peeps, theoretically could you be a low performer and not be on a PIP? That makes the whole concept of performance evaluations/ PIPs useless if you are still gonna get laid off

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Anyone know what the day to day work is like for a revenue operation specialist is?

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Is it a dick move to give your two weeks notice on your boss’s birthday (not your manager, but the partner on your team)? Asking for a friend lol

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What is the bonus like for A&M tax first year associate? Got an offer for their federal tax group, 65k. And it seems like they don’t have a 401k matching program. Assuming the bonus isn’t as glori… more

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Do I request feedback from my manager on an engagement I know I did poorly on?

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Recent grads, are spark notes still a thing to help circumvent reading in school lol? Or do you not even know what "spark notes" means?

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So apparently PwC cut starting pay for new hires? Campus hires in Dallas will now be starting at under 50k. Heard it’s the same in Houston.

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Thinking of sending my resume around to companies with interesting offers in my area. Should I still be writing cover letters or can I just send out the resume and call it a day?

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Hours and salary for an accounting position in NYC?

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Is there any opening for an accounting role? Currently in tax and would like to switch to accounting. But not having any luck applying on online openings. If any of your company has opening can you pl… more

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Imagine busting your ass for the next 20 years to climb up the corporate ladder in accounting in the year 2040 just to get questioned by auditors born in 2015.

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I have a virtual interview with Deloitte. Really excited about it. Any tips or pointers anyone can share?

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Prometric has rescheduled my exam.... now 6 times. Why even try to have them?! I’ve been studying for this wonderful CPA exam for 5 months now. Is this happening anywhere else?!

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I collected my CPA bonus in March of 2020. If I get laid off (or coached out) before March 2021 will have to return the bonus?

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