What are people’s thoughts on leaving Big 4 to open your own shop doing bookkeeping, payroll, and taxes??
Accounting Exit Opportunities
I’ve been working in personal tax ever since joining a public firm. When I look at exit opportunities in industry, all of them required full cycle accounting. I’m interested in going the controller ro…
Is 2 weeks PTO average for industry positions (NYC)? I have 4 now (midsize PA firm) and I don't think I would want less than 3. Anyone successfully negotiate this?
In audit for a year and I'm looking to maneuver to management consulting or tech consulting, anyone have any insights on how to make that pivot? How can I brand myself with the audit experience th…
Anyone have advice on going from tax compliance to tax technology? Looks really interesting to me and I always wanted to learn how to code/develop but I also don’t want to “leave” my CPA behind. Figur…
Hi. Does anyone know of any primarily remote tax position openings that their company is offering? I’m looking for opportunities outside of public accounting.
If a recruiter sends me a job posting I’ve already saw prior and am interested in it, do I have an obligation to go through a recruiter then?
For those who have been in the work force for 20+ years....how do you do it?? Does it get easier? Have you ever thought about taking the leap of faith to be self employed?
With interviews mostly over the phone/Skype/zoom, is everyone still sending thank you emails? I’m working with a recruiter so I don’t always have the email contacts for the people on my interview.
If something "only takes ten minutes" but isn't critical, please do not act like it's a big deal that I have other priority work to do first.
Looking to make a move (audit->industry) and someone told me to list out specific clients that I worked on in my resume, but I don’t feel fully comfortable. Thoughts on this?
Any advice in salary negotiations? When recruiters ask me how much salary I expect, I don’t really know what’s a reasonable range. Is there a rule of thumb? SM1
Anyone exit to industry from M&A tax? Looking for examples/ideas since I’ve decided I’m not trying to gun for partner
How do I approach wanting to work for my client I've been on for two years? Is it acceptable to directly tell the client side or should I apply first and let them know I applied?
How often is too much to switch jobs? I quit PwC after my M2 year in June 2019 for an industry role (not manager), and then left in January for a competitor in a different role (still not manager posi…