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Why doesn't AICPA/SEC randomize the auditors instead having these firms bid on these clients? There's an obvious conflict of interest if a unmodified/unqualified/whateveritiscallednow audit op… more

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For those of you who transitioned from an on-site position to a 100% remote position, what disadvantages did you encounter? How about surprising advantages?

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Anyone familiar with Forensic accounting roles at Alvarez & Marsal? Recruiter reached out about disputes and investigations, sounds interesting

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Deloitte keeps reaching out to me. It’s like the 4th or 5th time a recruiters reached out to me in 6 months and I’ve applied separately a couple of times. I’ve been rejected every time (either application gets rejected or after screening / interviews). Am I just part of a diversity quota for the recruiters? Genuine question. Below’s the company info for the third party recruiter for Deloitte. Not sure I even want to respond this time.

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Opinion wanted: Would you move out of your parents if it meant you couldn’t save much if you left? I currently make 105k in LA and am currently living with my parents. After alimony, child support, an… more

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My Amex corporate card was declined..not sure what to do? Or what to tell my boss? I currently have an Amex gold, which I pay off completely before the due date every month. I also had a corporate Am… more

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Just applied to an M&A internship at KPMG, position was opened up yesterday. Right after finishing my application my status… more

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I am an incoming audit associate and was wondering what are some of the better roles/departments at Big 4s in terms of salary and exit opportunities. I am interested in becoming a PM in the future.

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What do Learning and Development ppl do at accounting firms?

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Doing a third round interview, it’s 2 hours long with 4 different people. What should I expect? I haven’t done an interview in this style before. Thanks!

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Joined life sciences public company (small cap) 6 months back as Assistant Controller and they had massive layoffs….I was not laid off but multiple ppl on my team were…..lost trust and confidence in m… more

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I’ve been mulling over long-term career paths for the past few weeks. This time I’m wondering about Financial Reporting. How do you like the job? Daily tasks? WLB? Certain experience one would need? F… more

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Would it be stupid to think of pursuing a career in tex as an audit senior?

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What are the 401k match and maternity leave benefits at other firms? Trying to compare to what we have at RSM

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Anyone have any insight on Denver Big4 offices? What has your experience been with them? Any service line

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Do any other junior people struggle with setting boundaries with WFH? I’m a high-performer, so people often ask me to do things outside my regular engagements and as a result my personal life takes a … more

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How do you keep up with all the tasks and projects assigned to your team? I have 6 people on my team covering controllership accounting for 5 divisions and feel like there are a million different thin… more

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Any advice? I came to the US in 2018 and started in Public Accounting as a Bookkeeper / Jr Tax Analyst at a small firm but had good exposure. I was paid $16/hr. even with my Bachelors & Masters. 2… more

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Anyone here tried contracting? How do you find it. Overall is it the worth the hassle and stress foe the extra £££

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PwC ers : Does ITP team got paid much less than AWM team? (might consider doing an internal transfer from AWM to ITP because of… more

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I got the offer from pwc last year and just done all the requirements to get the cpa license but my employment with Pwc has not started yet. Can I apply for the CPA license now and get reimbursed for … more

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To the controllers out there, at what age did you achieve the title and what was the path you followed to get there? It’s a career goal of mine (assuming I stick with accounting) and I’m currently a S… more

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As if Big4 is this diverse 🙄

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Who else is high as a kite right now?

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When people talk about working for F100 what makes it so special? Will it be much better in terms of future career opportunities? Even the pay is not that impressive

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Is it better to play the long game and be a partner in big 4 or CFO/CAO/Controller/CEO in industry?

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Any internal audit referrals out there?

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What are the consequences of quitting without giving a 2-week notice? I contemplate about ending my life all the time because of this job. I have no life and if anything goes wrong it’s my fault.

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A position is listed on LinkedIn as salary range between 130-150K. A recruiter reached out to me with the posting. I pretending like I didn’t see the job listing already with the salary range on it. I… more

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Has anyone studied for the CPA exam, worked full time and was in school? If so, how did you balance it?

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How does the cohort model at PwC work? If two people are the same office, same level and YOE, could they still have different salaries if based on performance?

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Meme from thebig4accountant.

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I’ve been thinking about switching from audit to accounting advisory services. I only have one more year of being a senior associate until manager promotion but trying to decide if it makes sense to w… more

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My team has the following (see below). There is basically no way those seniors are going to be promoted right? The team is too top heavy. 4 of those seniors are potentially up for promo next year. And… more

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IA comp? Im wondering what averages look like for MCOL. I’m at a large IA shop as a Consultant in Operational audits. 6 YOE with CIA/CISA. I’ve received small denomination recognition awards for my pe… more

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