Audit Bowl

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How financially liable are Audit Associates on scrutiny from the PCAOB if they were to leave a comment on something you prepared as an associate. Anyone know?

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Does anyone else get slightly offended when seniors or managers tell you you did a great job on a a very easy simple task ?

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To all my German Colleagues: Can you share your insights about the audit xcellence master Programm of the big4? Is it worth it? How hard is it ? What about work life balance and vacation during the m… more

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Would you quit your job to pass the cpa? I’m one exam away and my other exams start to roll off on dec 31. I’m considering if I can’t pass them by like October to quit my job

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When do you hit the 200k mark in public big 4 in audit?

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Can I ask my senior associate for a recommendation for my MBA application? Is that too low of a level?

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So the general consensus is if you’re asked to do 8+ hours of work on a file, have it reflected on your schedule... I have a bunch of clean up for my last file because of review notes left on my last … more

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I keep seeing people post about how Deloitte or PWC tech is better - just curious to hear specific examples for this?

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What are audits for FAANG type companies like for any level?

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If you had a chance to leave your firm and go to a smaller firm with a niche in an industry you are interested in and receive a $30-40k raise would you go? It would be a lateral move from a title stan… more

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What is everyone’s reason for becoming an auditor?

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Really looking for some genuine support and advice from you all out there. I want to switch careers from PA - Big4 Audit to completely different. I am not talking about going in industry or other acco… more

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Any recommendations on flowchart software? Using Visio and don’t like it. Clunky to work in imo.

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When the senior manager says this should be a 15 minute exercise

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Do people always make senior after 2 years?

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Word on the street is big sanctions coming for Deloitte for multiple SEC violations. Heavy fines to follow. I personally don’t believe this because the idea that people would act unethical and deceitf… more

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My firm told me I have to give a presentation to professors from nearby universities on my past internship experience. Has anyone else had experience giving a presentation on their internship? What sh… more

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Pre-covid how many of you drove to client sites regularly vs. working in the office and how bad were the commutes?

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Was a high performing S1 in public, took offer to be internal auditor at publicly traded bank. Don’t regret it for many reasons. But having been here for about a year I realize, approximately 3/20 aud… more

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Question for all my auditors out there. I keep hearing trump saying this is gonna be the most corrupt election b/c of mail-in voting. Does anyone buy it? Is there a serious risk for fraud to occur bec… more

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I am enjoying work from home so much. Made me realize the routine / predictability of audit adds to my WLB since I know what to expect (although we get occasional surprises). Also I don’t have to be i… more

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Which PA firms are back in the offices/ have the option to go work from the office?

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Thoughts on doing inventory counts during covid? Anyone had to do them?

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I’ve been online shopping a lot due to staying at home, and of course the shipping is more delayed than usual right now. I get a notification that my order shipped, meaning I get charged for it and ye… more

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What if we all planned an audit mutiny. Then the sec and world would have to give into our demands and pay us more. If we all ban together we can pull this off.

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Any tips on delegating the ‘right amount’? I’m being asked to perform acting manager role and now have two levels under me.. and I am having some difficulty gauging how much I should be delegating. I … more

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For seniors who want to be promoted to managers, do you have talks with the partners you have worked with about your career in the firm?

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What do you put in the skills section of your resume as an auditor?

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I am doing the virtual summer internship with a midtier firm. It's just two weeks with a job offer they've already made. I have an internship in the spring with Big 4. Should I accept the midt… more

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Might be a repetitive question, but what is each Big4s 401k match?

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I don't know what's going on with Fishbowl but I'm pretty certain they work with the firms legal and HR to silence. I posted a question in in a PwC Partner Q&A bowl, which I was remov… more

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I keep giving staff more chances to do simple tasks and work on improving his soft and technical skills and he is KILLING ME

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What does Crowe use to prepare WPs? I remember CW and something else

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Any idea when the Big 4 will lift hiring freezes?

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What’s your best advice to a new manager? What are the things you do that make you good at what you do?

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Given that the firms are removing all methods of compensation (bonuses/merit increases), what suggestions would you make to management to make our jobs more "bearable"?

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manager called me today asking me if I could be the "senior" for a small job I worked on as a first year associate earlier this year, since the senior who worked on it this year quit and no … more

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i have a meeting with my coach tomorrow and they want to discuss short and long term career goals. my short term goals = quitting the firm in < 2 months. my long term goals = going back to school f… more

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When the partner leaves comments for the Senior Managers but then they just reassign all comments to you anyways 😫 wish i could give those to staffs

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I can’t tell if I’m being too sensitive or my seniors are really passive aggressive towards me all the time. Like I can’t lash out at micro-aggression, what am I supposed to say? Treat me the same way… more

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