Advisory in Accounting

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Any advice on looking for jobs in different cities? I’ve been in LA my entire life and have been itching for a change of scenery thinking of going to NYC or SF.

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I heard People in Advisory received performance bonus? True? And how much by level?

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Anyone have any insights to share on Deloitte’s controllership advisory practice?

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What is the best accounting software for a private equity firm? Also, what about investor relations software?

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I’m starting preliminary interviews for a position as Government & Public Sector - Finance Analyst at EY in the San Antonio Office. Can anyone give insight into the hours, compensation, skills. … more

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Who has the biggest big 4 presence in the Bay Area? A lot of my coworkers I see go to EY.

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Are there advisory groups without really volatile hours? Maybe a more consistent 50-55 instead of 40-60 swings week by week?

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Average salary for incoming exp. senior associate in HCOL? Is $110k reasonable?

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Where would you say the line would be for going advisory @ big 4 to an investment bank? Obviously depends on the firm but would you say you wouldn’t go to a firm under a certain size? I.e. I would lov… more

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Thinking of taking a senior role in accounting advisory. Any advice or recommendation?

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Anyone have any thoughts on Portiviti?

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Big 4 (Deloitte specially)- I’m thinking of taking a M&A position at Deloitte and want to move to NY in June. How easy would it be to transfer offices after I join. Or is it more realistic that I … more

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I was offered a winter internship in Audit at PwC, but I want to switch to TAS/M&A Due Diligence for full-time. If I were to get a return offer, would I be able to negotiate to return in TAS, or w… more

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What are the vibes regarding FTI?

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Interviewed with Deloitte for FDD and they are pushing me to join data analytics within M&A rather than the core FDD group. Does anyone have any insight into that?

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Currently in audit and want to switch to transaction services. I’m a senior now and an offer from accounting advisory just came in. I tried applying to TAS but no returns from it. Will it be easier to… more

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I really want to work TAS FDD. I have 2 years of audit experience now and my cpa. I have one year of government and public sector and one year in commercial audit. As cheesy as this sounds that’s all … more

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How would you answer when a firm asks you what your performance ratings are. Would you give them the rating or just tell them your number?

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What is average comp for senior2/M1 in FDD in HCOL cities like LA/NY? Please Break out between base and bonus if possible.

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I’m in the valuation group and am updating my resume. Am I allowed to say the names of the clients I have valued on my resume? The projects are all finished, so there are no private / ongoing transact… more

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Hey everyone! S2 here and I’m interested in becoming a life coach after public so wanted to offer help to anyone who isn’t happy with the mentoring they’re getting at work and would like a second pers… more

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Is the lay-off finished? Why Am l hearing ppl left the firm constantly?

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To all of those who were laid off (including me), take the silver linings. You will no longer work almost as hard as IB while getting paid 1/3 as much. Hate to get religious here, but when God shuts a… more

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Anyone looking for project management consultants? Layoffs have begun at KPMG....

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Has anyone dealt with the financial accounting impact of the PPP loans? I’ve only ready about tax implications.

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What are your thoughts on the future of professional services? With the ongoing pandemic, the outlook seems tough to predict.

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Ten plus years in client service (public sector) and I think I’m ready for a change. Interested in hearing from those who have made the pivot from being client facing to an internal finance/accounting… more

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i just started. i have literally no idea what i’m doing but i think everyone expects me to?

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I didn’t major in accounting. How do I get out of working for an accounting firm?

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Got an offer for amazon as a Sr IT auditor for $96,000. Getting promoted to s1 this October. Currently at $69,000. What do I do?

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If I go into industry as an accountant, how difficult would it be to get a job back in deals/advisory? It seems consulting and advisory freezes will drag at least for the next 5-6 months.

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I feel the same way sometimes

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Currently in internal audit and have been having interests in going into industry for business development/ strategies. Any thoughts on how that would work out? Any skills that might not be transferab… more

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Request you to please share your 2020 presidential pick, with your rank and location. Like - Republican, Senior Manager, NYC.

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Bloodbath at EY. People let go with couple of hours notice

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Any RSM Technology Risk Consultants out there? I need advice on possibly switching firms in these complicated times. Asking for a friend.

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Does Alvarez & Marsal have an unlimited PTO policy?

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Interviewing with RGP next week, thinking it’s a similar model to Siegfried. BUT they don’t pay you while on the bench, benefits are covered still. Should that be a deal breaker? Company has great rev… more

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is it harder to make partner in advisory than it is in traditional assurance/tax?

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