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Accounting Exit Opportunities

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Discuss exit opportunities from accounting. Share open roles & insights on interview prep.

Lol does work-life balance even exist in B4?

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So coming up to my 3 years at UK KPMG Audit, and I got an offer from a food delivery tech company (think Ubereats, Deliveroo, Doordash etc) for a performance analyst type role which monitors/reports m… more

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I interviewed for a finance director position this week with just the CFO. It went really well. They asked how I viewed the fact that I'm 32 and the controller is 30, to which I didn't ask a &… more

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Could I put my two weeks in on 12/14 and make my last day 1/8 if I’ll be off from 12/21 - 1/4? Or will they fire me and not give me the holidays off

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What kind of tax career can you build with just doing tax preparation for F1040 and F1120 with no direct client communications while making a lot of money?

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Anyone know the career trajectory for Revenue Accounting? I was aiming for something more broad under the Controller, but seems like it’s too difficult to get to directly out of PA. The Company is ide… more

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How long does an internal transfer from audit to advisory usually take?

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I recieved the CPA bonus a couple weeks ago and now about to turn in my 2 weeks. Do you think they will ask for the bonus back? Might be a stupid question lol.

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How do I prepare for an FDD case study interview?

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I have 4 offers right now and I’m so confused on which to take. Can someone give me some insight to what they would take in my position? More in comments

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I have an informational call with Siegfried Group coming up in the next week to so just to learn about their company. Any tips? Questions I should ask? Is it a good company to work for? A3 in assuranc… more

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I’m currently a staff accountant but I’d like to make the pivot to a financial analyst/FP&A type role in the future. What are some ways I could frame staff accountant duties on a resume for analys… more

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Does anyone know how the Accouting Job market is in Nova Scotia, Canada? Open to any city but it has to be in Nova Scotia for Visa reasons.

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I’m surprised by how difficult it’s been to try to jump from heavy senior to manager in industry (currently b4 audit). Looking for cycle accounting, regular back office stuff. Is this due to the pande… more

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Started with a new company about 3 months ago, and I really like the position and the team, but the company just had a pretty big round of layoffs, and I’m concerned it won’t be the end of it...

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How do I put in my two weeks at PwC?

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Need some advice. Start date is 12/14 for new job. Currently on leave, so trying to figure out when to put in my notice. I’m a manager 1. Any thoughts?

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If I give my 2 week notice tomorrow, will HR let me go immediately? Shall I wait till next Monday?

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My start date at my new company is Jan 12th and we’re on holiday 12/25 - 1/4, what should I do to avoid screwing over my team?

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M&A tax professionals - has anyone leveraged their M&A background to get into a top mba program after 4-5 years of work experience and completed a career change?

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Seems like the “Financial Analyst” role is just a new title for Accountant. I’m on my third interview for a Senior Financial Analyst position but the job description seems to be a mixture of both gene… more

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Y’all- finding a good industry role as an M3 is proving impossible 😭. I’ve been working with tons of recruiters and sent over 100 applications on my own. Am I the only one facing these challenges? (… more

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Just got an offer to a Fortune 100 company in FP&A with 1 year of B4 experience. The position wanted 4-5 years and an MBA was preferred. If you want out of B4 leave whenever you want being miserab… more

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Just signed an offer with a mid-tier coming from B4. About to put in my 2 weeks, but will they ask me to leave immediately because I’m headed to another public accounting firm?

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Anyone who has left recently or is currently in the process of leaving B4: What general pointers do you have on going through recruiting/application/interview process? How technical were your intervie… more

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More than likely receiving an offer for a more technical position than I’d like in my career. In short, I think it pigeonholes me into a role I’m not comfortable with and have little interest for. Ho… more

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Any insights into KPMG’s Finance Transformation ERP roles? What kind of work do you do? What kind of exit ops?

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I had a final interview on Friday and I just revived an email saying they wanted me to update my official information and select a laptop. I assume it’s for a background check but is this a good sign … more

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Has anyone left the big4 after completing a two year international rotation? I was curious about how the rotation would impact your exit opportunities if you spent a few years working in London capita… more

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Senior at Deloitte - is it good idea to join as associate in amazon ? Pay is 20k to 30k higher

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B4 indirect tax senior that wants to pivot to data science outside of tax. Do you think moving to Deloitte to do tax technology (senior) would be a good idea? My educational background is accounting a… more

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Has anyone left PA during busy season? My plan is to leave PA in April (after busy szn) but I‘ve been job searching & found some positions I’m interested in. I don’t want to pass up a good exit op… more

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Is B4 Deal Advisory (FDD) to FP&A a common transition? Don't think I can handle working in deals/transactions anymore

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When you apply for a job in linkedin, share your profile, and no other option availabl, what do you do? Do you have to go to company website and apply? Or just wait and see if the job poster replies?

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Can someone explain to me why people contemplate or actually do go back to public accounting after leaving? Struggling to understand the purpose for this? It’s like, why leave in the first place?

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Should I apply for senior or manager positions? I left PA as a senior after 3.7years. I’ve been in private for almost 2 years. I’m thinking about boomerang back to PA (big 4 - I know this sounds cra… more

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I did it everyone. Accepted a new job this past week. Salary is 30% higher and if you factor in bonuses between PA and new job, in total it would by like 45% higher than staying at EY. Weird feeling k… more

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What kinda of behavior questions did you get when interviewing for tax manager position? Thanks in advance!

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Just a vent but I’m tired of the disrespectful and ungrateful attitude that I’ve witness so far in B4. And the worst part is we act like it’s okay. We are so overworked and undervalued and it’s frustr… more

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I have 3 yrs experience and CPA and just got the following offer. Position: Senior Accountant Base : 78k with 10% bonus Location: Houston, Texas Does this seem like a good offer?

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