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Selling Becker online login. Over a year left. Please message me if interested.

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What is a typical day in the life of a controller at a small to medium size company?

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The gain or loss on an interest rate swap at settlement should be recognized through OCI, correct?

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I’m a new senior and I feel so far out of my depths. Can any one recommend so things they didn’t after being promoted to improve. I really don’t want to disappoint those who advocated for me.

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i get sad when i see big 4 interns boasting about accepting full time offers on LinkedIn like cmon you still have time to change 😭

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Anyone else get off early but shake their mouse to appear online?

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Have you ever personally really hated the client? I found out my client withheld a misstatement from us and revealed it when it was convenient. I can’t prove this but strongly suspect it, now I’m gett… more

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What are my exit opportunities as a tax senior in partnership tax? I cant take it anymore, I need to leave after this busy season. S2.

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Firms similar in nature to The Siegfried Group?

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Have an interview at a cannabis start up company. Would having this job on my resume make it harder to get other jobs in the future?

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Has anyone successfully gotten an extension on one of their CPA exams from expiring due to covid?

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For those in TAS/FDD, is anyone being pulled into other work (like audit or even PPP)? Or is it more common to be unassigned/have low utilization when things are slow?

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How long until tax compliance work is fully automated and I’ll be out of a job?

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I can’t tell if I’m slowly being rolled off my engagement or not. I’m being put on a lot of other engagements at the moment. I like the engagement that I’m on. How can I figure this out without coming… more

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Me logging into Becker after billing 14 hours.

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Help please! I paper filed my return in May, however I haven’t heard back from the IRS. There is no update on their site either. Do I need to file an extension?

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What is the easiest level to get hired at in big 4?

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Should you always negotiate an offer, even if the first offer is already the number you wanted in order to leave? Does it come off too eager to leave if you take the first offer?

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How do you handle two team members that do not get along due to miscommunication and perceived disrespect?

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What do people think about putting some kind of limitations on the pay of the c-suite in terms of salary? I personally go back and forth. What are the pros and cons? Any ideas. Not just at your compa… more

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What a day! Rolled out of bed and sat down at computer. Logged off of computer 15 hours later and went to bed. Repeat again tomorrow.

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Has anyone had experience adding their old employers 401k account to their new employers 401k? Is this a pretty standard thing?

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Has anyone gone through the process of on-boarding a close management software? I’m specifically looking to hear of experience comparing Blackline, Floqast, and Trintech, ultimately what you chose and… more

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Joined EY early this year as a S2. We have no staff on our team, so the past few months have been nothing but grunt work. I’m expected to take responsibility for the projects but I’m spending 75% of m… more

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I see that Gosystem tax return support is up to their old tricks again. Seems like the calls keep ‘dropping’ or get ‘disconnected’

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Anyone else hate sending meeting invites because you spend way too much time trying to decide what to call the meeting?

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Why is the industry fueled by Addy etc.? When were you first exposed to it? Why do you take it? Do any of the Big 4's drug test?

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What kind of music or specific artist(s) help(s) you focus while working? For me, it depends on what mood I’m in or even which project I’m working on, which means my musical choices range from classic… more

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At what age did you get married? M or F?

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When is a job no longer worth it?

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What is the salary for a 2nd year audit associate in Phoenix?

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It seems like in practice, 842 still uses the bright-line tests from the old standards, so why were they eliminated in the first place? Was it just to add flexibility in special circumstances?

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If I got from senior associate in audit to senior accountant in industry, how tough will the transition be?

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Higher up/ manager folks: When looking at a resume, do you specifically look at where an applicants degree is from school wise? Or look at the strong experience they have? I’m deciding to whether to p… more

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What made you pursue a career in accounting versus finance?

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Any one wants to try their hand at coffee bean roasting at home ? I have a really good small size home roaster for sale. I used it for a while but now don’t have time with a 4 year old. It’s lightly u… more

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