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Former B4 auditor turned MM FDD Manager here in the Chicago area looking to break into lower MM/MM IB. Any tips advice or thoughts? Anyone do the same? Thanks in advance.


I failed CPA like 2 times (FAR and AUD). I am contemplating quitting it to take the CFA level 1. Personally, I have no intention of staying in public accounting. I originally took Master in Accounting because I w… more


Is anyone offering analyst referrals?



I'm currently a staff auditor looking to switch to finance and ultimately IB and MBA.

I'm considering my options as far as the transition in terms of what to pursue.

For Example:

Should I get my CPA before leaving a… more


I’m starting my 3 year training contract at EY next month. I really have an interest in moving into the banking/private equity space after my 3 years. Can anyone provide me with advice on what I should be d… more

Is CPA crucial to break into banking?

I am going to work as Audit Associate at KPMG in 2023. I am thinking to stay there for more than a year, then make an attempt into banking. I really hate the CPA e… more


Does anyone know the best IB firms to apply to that would accept no experience? I audit IB firms every day but no direct IB experience. But really want to transfer into an IB role


$145k for VP role in Citi in Washington DC area. Good offer ? (7 YOE)


Anyone here who has relocated to Goldman Sachs in SLC can help me in answering some questions related to their relocation allowance? Thanks,


Has anyone moved to Macquarie in London in the financial management group?

Would it be better to join a Valuations group or Transaction Services group to be a stronger candidate for IBD?


Anyone have any recommendations for entering the banking industry from public accounting at the senior level?

Let me know if you want referral for Citi


Hi everyone, I’ll be going into FDD as a senior, does anyone have any advice for me to break into banking? Much appreciated!

Anyone had luck of recent?


When did you start job hunting? And did anyone leave prior to qualifying?


For an eventual exit in banking, which transfer would be better, buy side(due dilligence) or sell side (TAS)?


Welcome to this bowl. As an auditor who aspires to exit in investment banking, I figured I am not alone. Go crazy, ask your questions and hopefully people who made the switch will answer!

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