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Accounting Exit Opportunities

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What are some interesting applications for an accounting degree outside of Tax/Audit/industry that people don’t know much about?

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Two roads, which is the Quickest way to FP&A? 1. Staff 2 -> Senior accountant -> FP&A 2. Staff 2 -> Senior TAS mid public -> FP&A

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One more week here I’m so so over it like I’m in a fog

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Thoughts on non-profit organization with no bonus but 6% match on 401k?

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Can anyone speak to the comparable cost of living in Denver vs LA?

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Hey all A3 in FS Tax (I know) & I was going to get promoted this year but I don’t think that’s happening. My goal is to obviously end up in industry. My end goal is FP&A..I don’t mind taking a… more

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I want to leave public as a senior, but can’t find anything I’m interested in. I’ve been applying;g for manager and assistant controller roles, which has been really difficult. But I don’t really want… more

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Anyone left at the senior manager level from big 4 asset management or financial services group recently? Thinking of making a move later this year but I haven’t heard anyone in my group leave for a j… more

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1st year senior wrapping up busy season and applying for senior accounting roles. In a smaller market making just under $70k. Is it reasonable to except something between $85-90k? That would be about … more

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What do tax managers in industry do vs. tax seniors? Currently S3 and want to jump to industry, but seem overqualified for tax seniors and underqualified for tax manager roles

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Currently controller at a smaller company reporting to the cfo. What are some next career moves back to larger companies or how easy would it be to jump to the consulting side?

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What is the average salary for a M&A/FDD senior consultant at Deloitte? LCOL

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For those who have left public to industry (at a manager or senior level), what has your salary progression been like with your job in industry?

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Anyone ever escape compliance? If so, when and to what?

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Big 4 tax to IRS Revenue Agent? Anyone able to give some insight? Info online is t really good. Just wondering what a Senior 1 or 2 would jump into on the GS scale. CPA help? Any real info is apprecia… more

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Currently a staff 2 in audit at a big 4 firm (will be promoted to senior later this year), and I’m curious about switching into FDD. I’ve been seeing the referral plugs in here from all of the FDD fol… more

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Has anyone been able to transition to FAANG accounting / FP&A from PA or other industry job ? If so, how did you go about the interview and how has your experience been working at Big tech ? Thank… more

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What’s been your experience exiting from audit and your career progress so far?

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Want to leave a B4 firm for another public accounting job but not sure when to time the job search. I plan on leaving by October but I’m nervous about applying and having it come back to my employer b… more

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S2 in accounting specialty group making about 105k for the year all in MCOL. What would the the most lucrative exit opp that’s decently feasible?

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Hi guys! I'm currently working in a long standing tight knit team for around a year. I'm really keen to start interviewing for other organisations for more progression. The only issue is refe… more

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Have you ever heard of someone not getting a job due to their credit card debt

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Put it my two weeks Monday got assigned more work today 🤷🏼‍♀️ I really don’t

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Any big companies offer same pto time as big four? I find myself at a smaller company struggling to get to even enjoy my pto as I’m always on

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Please help. I only work mainly on partnerships so not so familiar. A friend received a notice from IRS saying tax exempt status is revoked because failure to file form 990 for the past three years. T… more

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Made it to management consulting. No longer an accountant. Bye Felicia 👋🏻👋🏻👋🏻

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Currently interviewing for fp&a position with salary range between 65-70k in DC. As an A2 currently, is this salary range reasonable?

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If you left from Big 4 to a senior analyst position in industry, what do you miss if anything? Trying to convince myself to make the jump and never look back.

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Pros and Cons exiting to a non-for-profit?

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Trying to apply to new accounting jobs and feeling so demoralized and tired after all these rounds of interviews. Any advice to keep morale high and get through (esp interviews with panels / multiple … more

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People who have left PwC for another Big4! When you put your two weeks notice in, did they really let you go right away? Or did you serve the full two weeks?

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Interviewing for financial reporting analyst positions and terrified of any technical questions. Coming from audit, I've had plenty of situations to address behavioral and I have my CPA but someti… more

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Thinking about a Sr. Accountant role. What are my exit opportunities in 2-5 years?

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Reasonable salary for m&a tax. Mcol. Manager?

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I applied for position A with a company, but they posted a higher position with higher pay. I still meet the qualifications of the higher position. What can I do?

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What is your response when being asked what your weaknesses are during an interview?

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Is it worth it to switch to a fully remote position and stay in PA? I live in a LCOL area and have had tons of recruiters reaching out offering fully remote position “with pay rates based in LA/NYC/et… more

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Has anyone left PA for a small accounting department? Recently talked with a recruiter who said the role would be only the second full time hire for the department. Feels startlingly small, and worrie… more

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Anyone heard of effectus group? How is it like? Thanks

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Are there anything dumber than cover letters? What an archaic part of an application.

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