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I'd just like to thank all the good people at EY who put together the IFRS 9 ECL guide that I just used to show my partner that he's wrong and I'm right. :)) Only took six hours to find it… more

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So if the budget doesn’t allow nearly enough time to complete all the work left on the project wtf are you suppose to do?

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How do I make sure that I am a good dad?

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What is typically the salary cap for accountants in HCOL? Or is there no cap?

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I used to think mangers had it better off than seniors and associates. Turns out I was wrong. The grind is real

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I think this is the first holiday week that I haven’t taken PTO. It’s brutal.

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what does the firm (in public accounting) do if you don’t pay back the clawback owed for CPA tuition? i’m in Canada and my contract states that i owe back a pro-rated amount based on the number of mon… more

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Is salary always negotiable when receiving an offer? What are your strategies when negotiating?

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Didn’t realize recruiters are as bad as car salesman

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Starting with Deloitte M&A soon.. pretty excited to make the move. Anything that I should know / you wish you knew before starting?

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Are there opportunities to transfer offices within TMC at Deloitte? Currently in FL but looking to relocate to mid west sometime next year.

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I have a manager who hijacks meetings and constantly asks to reschedule. They’ll also bring up items during the meeting that we didn’t discuss before, and then I feel dumb like I should have known. Th… more

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I’ve checked out of this job mentally. Just don’t care anymore. Nobody has addressed the 25% paycut the firm implemented in April. So why should I care?

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Raise your hand if you are leaving after holiday vacation 🙋🏽‍♂️

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Has anyone left B4 for a financial analyst role? Is it better work/life balance?

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My employer is giving me a federal disaster relief payment. The IRS Code 139 indicates that individuals will not be required to account for actual expenses to qualify for the exclusion... is there any… more

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Should I negotiate salary no matter what? Asked for low 70s and offered 77. Wondering if I should just take it and call it a day to avoid looking greedy. I’m fine with what they offered, but obviously… more

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So what’s the general level of okayness for the following behavior? I am thinking about studying for the CPA while at work because I have nothing billable right now. I’ve reached out to managers and d… more

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When an account is scoped out because the balance is not material, how do you know it’s not materially understated?

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Anyone work in Deloitte’s Accounting Advisory services (ARA) ? There is a group under the assurance practice and one in advisory, what’s the difference?

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Tested rona-positive and I am struggling to focus and wrap up any completed tasks. I just want to roll around in my bed all day

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I want to scream each time my leader 'suggests' doing something out of scope and not in official procedure. Do they even know how to do what they are suggesting and manage the process??? Arghh… more

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Hi all, I’ve been in public accounting for 5 years and recently made manager. I was an auditor for 4 years, then decided to switch to tax due to the travel getting old. In my audit years I’d prepare a… more

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Anyone else just love working days when half of the office is out? 🤩

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Any associates and seniors who have recently left the B4, can you tell me how much you made at B4 and how much you left for? Can you also let me know what city you’re in and if you’re glad you left? I… more

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When managers who haven't been in the senior/staff shoes for like a decade say "this should take only two hours" when it in fact does NOT take only two hours. 🙃🙃

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How do I talk to nasba about making the argument for a course to qualify?

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What are the most important things to know/unwritten rules about charging time?? Putting together a new hire guide

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Thoughts on quitting PA during busy season?

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Keep seeing people posting how they hate their job. I feel for you. But can we get some positivity up in here for a minute. People who enjoy their job, please share what you do and why you enjoy it.

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I’m seeing on Reddit that people at Deloitte is getting mid year raises. Can anyone here confirm?

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Industry folks, at what level can you negotiate equity incentives without sounding ridiculous? Midsize companies.

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Leaving B4 to go into a small industry role (in a fund) and have flexibility on my title. Which sounds the best? Director of Finance, Director of Accounting and SEC Reporting, or Corporate Controller?

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I left B4 as a senior and went to industry. Hated it and decided to take a job at top-10 firm after 2 years. The pay is on par with my industry job and the hours are a bit better than B4, but I’m thin… more

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What happens if you quit and your firm paid for your cpa prep? Do I have to pay my firm back or do I not have an access to cpa prep course? I’m going to ask my firm before I quit but want to make sure… more

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I received an offer to work in a B4 firms NYC office but currently live in FL. Assuming I will not be relocating to NYC until Q3 of 2021, will I have to pay state tax for Q1 & Q2?

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I hate my job so much. Just trying to stick it out until I pass the exams in April but not sure I can make it. I have trouble just putting my head down and doing my job. Any advice to those who have g… more

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I’ve been saving a good portion of my money in a savings account and my goal was to pool enough money to put into the market and eventually pull out in a few years to put a down payment on an investme… more

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Passed REG!!! I’m hype and have no one to tell lol.

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