Audit Bowl

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External Auditors, Internal Auditors, IT Auditors

Has anyone ever moved out of Financial services audit to work within the operations team at an investment manager of hedge funds

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Benefits of doing an MBA to transition out of audit?

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I hate it when someone tries to leave a review comment on the most pointless thing for the sake of having a review note to ‘evidence review’

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How do yall manage emails during busy season?

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AR confirm alt. procedures. Do we need to test “collectibility is reasonably assured”- this seems unnecessary as the ADA covers this. The collectibility need only be assured at the (cont)

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Booked flights for a vacation in Japan this June. There is also a 3 hour layover in Shanghai. How screwed am I related to the Coronavirus?

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How many assurance seniors know how to read and review a tax provision?

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Are budgeted hours as big a deal at Big 4? I've legit been asked why I charged 8 hours one day on a client I was assigned 40 for the week. It makes it difficult to hit utilization targets too

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Experienced senior wondering if I should apply to manager roles in industry vs senior accountant roles to learn the ropes first? Or will it be easy to learn the close process and project confidence?

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Anyone with a dog working busy season hours? If you don’t have a family member or a significant other to walk your dog, how do you do it?

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Partners: we've heard a bit about your income. Can we talk penalties: internal review failure, PCAOB failure, massive losses, lost clients, ethics issues ... How do the firms handle these?

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What’s the worst client interaction you’ve ever had? (Arguing, getting yelled at, saying something embarrassing, etc.)

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Busy season movie: when Harry met SALY. Add yours in comments!

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Anyone boomerang back to PA and NOT regret it? Please share your experience.

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Did anyone from EY see the remote connect outage email from global? Would it kill them to just say sorry we f’d up?

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Does anyone feel like what we do is kind of....pointless? Like yeah ensuring the capital markets are square and whatnot but like, we essentially just do our job so rich people don’t lose money.

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Agree/disagree - working hard doesn’t get you to the top. All the hard workers just get given more work and then some other dude gets promoted because of politics. these long hours are for nothing.

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Did anyone move from big 4 to a regional / smaller firm with 100+ ppl? How was the experience and do you still have solid exit opps if you want to move to industry?

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I am so pissed at my manager I can’t get any work done 🤬😫🤦‍♂️ how do I learn the art of not giving a fuck about work and just mindlessly doing what I am told?

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For those that travel every week and are in your early 30s, how do you do it? Do you plan to continue traveling until you make SM or Partner?

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