Accounting Exit Opportunities

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People who moved from EY to PwC, are you happy with th… more

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Big4 vs Mid-tier firm? Salary and hours/work life balance

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Has anyone left PA for a hybrid accounting/finance role? It definitely sounds interesting to me, but I want to avoid ending up in a role performing 2 roles for the salary of 1! Also, I’m trying to fin… more

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Any insights what Deloitte’s Accounting and Reporting Advisory group is like in the west?

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for those of you in internal audit at the senior level, how many hours a week do you average ?

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Starting to look for accounting jobs in industry with a tax background. What key word(s) should I be searching?

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What’s the equivalent of EY SAT group at other firms.

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What is the going rate for a recently promoted tax S1 non specialty practice, looking to jump ship at big 4? HCOL Northeast.

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How much do Senior Internal Auditors make on average in NYC? How much for Internal Audit Managers in NYC? I’m considering switching from in-house accounting to internal audit for many reasons but am a… more

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I want to make the jump from BDO to Big 4. However, I think I want to go into a specialized type of tax, for example, international, M&A, R&D, Etc. For my long term goals, open to any line… more

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I have two years of audit experience and passed the CPA awaiting license now. How much should I target for base salary and bonus % for any accounting/finance related roles roles in NYC? I am leaning m… more

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To my fellow CPAs - I just left public accounting. How do you get and track CPE? How do you know which buckets the CPE you get fill?

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I’m thinking of making the switch from public accounting to something more finance driven like investments/ wealth management? Any advice?

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If you need a referral to KPMG US, DM me!

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If Leaving FDD (deals advisory) for an FP&A job at the senior associate level, should I expect a base salary decrease?

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for a 2nd round webcam interview with one finance manager do you suit up or is shirt and tie ok? Feels stupid to wear a suit in your bedroom for a webcam call…

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Can anyone offer any advice about the best way to pivot out of audit? I have 2 yoe in public but no CPA. Not sure what i can apply to. Open to any suggestions.

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Has anyone used a tool / questionnaire to determine the best career for you that provided good insights? Not sure I can be in PA for the long haul and want to pivot in the right direction.

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Damn I'm so bummed that a job I am really interested in does not offer paid maternity leave as part of their benefits. I am planning my second child in the near future so that's important to m… more

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How much time is enough time to figure out whether or not you like your new job? I started somewhere new at the beginning of year and figured the job/firm would grow on me with more familiarity, but i… more

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Thoughts on Siegfried Group?

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Anyone knows of any Complete remote roles (Accounting/finance/advisor/consulting)? I am a recently promoted Audit Senior out of NYC office.

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IAMA senior in college with three options. Portfolio valuation for PE clients at duff Valuation advisory at deloitte Transaction advisory at alvarez My end goal is probably PE or VC. Which route w… more

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Anyone in industry looking to give a referral? My experience: 10months audit, 7 months FDD, looking to transition into an FP&A role in LA. Goal salary 85+

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Has anyone been asked to share their original offer from their current employer to their new employer? Currently in the offer stage and the new employer asked if I can share my previous hire offer. I’… more

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Looking for some advice: if I want to go into financial analyst (with a grater focus on operations), will staying until manager in audit be worth it, or should I just leave as a senior?

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Does anyone know if IA within a company can lead to internal opportunities and become an expatriate ? I’m interested in having the expat status and work on different branches at an international level… more

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For those who worked in FDD Private equity group, where did you exit ? Which type of role ? Thanks

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I’m a senior accounting student and I have the opportunity to interview for a matter management internship role at a law firm (activities involved in managing all aspects of the corporate legal practi… more

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I need your advice. If i was rejected for a role in Deal advisory, can I apply immediately to the same firm, but for audit role? Thanks!

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Audit Senior 1 trying to exit to a start up where I get to juggle many roles.. anyone have advice on how to do this?

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So how many recruiters should you be working with? Is there a number that can be too much?

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Can someone please suggest some exit opportunities for a lifelong Internal Auditor? I have 4 yrs of consulting and 2 years of industry experience.

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Leaving for industry for a large pay bump. Don’t want to go back to PA. After you leave, how do you: 1) stay current on skills? 2) continue to achieve pay increases? 3) get guidance on regulation wh… more

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Hi Fishes! I’m a newly promoted S1 in tax at a Top 10. I’m trying to join the Big 4 post 10/15 (preferably KPMG) Does anyone have any tips or suggestions to make it in? I had an interview with EY two … more

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Applying to a technical accounting position and the Company is asking for a writing sample. They have two options I could either write on a case scenario that they provide me or I can provide a writin… more

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Can someone provide feedback on this offer? Analyst role, fed govt contract analyst. Currently <2yoe in audit. Role is max 40 hours a week. Pay will be 80-90k. I like the hours and deviation from a… more

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After gettin a new offer, would you give a two weeks, less, or more notice. Why?

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Current M&A tax associate, just got off the phone with a recruiter for a senior M&A position at a private company. Involves a massive raise but with the caveat I won’t be under a CPA to get th… more

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I just got offered a new job at a large bank. I’ve been wanting to transition from Assurance to financial services, but this new job is for the same pay. The hours would also be much longer, and my tr… more

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