Accounting Exit Opportunities

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Anyone have insights on healthcare, oil & energy industry? I have an opportunity to transfer from public sector to either of those industry. Any advice?

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I’ve interviewed at a few places to leave public and go into industry. Each place is similar in size and industry. Regarding busy season hours I’ve gotten three responses of: busy season for the month… more

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Interested in moving/working abroad - does anyone have advice on searching for jobs internationally, how to be taken seriously as a candidate, etc.? Looking for tips and tricks as I plan next steps. F… more

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Any success stories of leaving tax for general accounting? Will only have 1 year ft experience solely doing tax but interned in general accounting in industry and think it was a better fit.

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Took a drug test last Tuesday but haven’t heard anything back on it and also haven’t received the background check. Is it too soon to reach out/ follow up?

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I was not promoted to senior associate. I came in as an experienced hire and due to some timing issues with hire date and reviews, I didn’t demonstrate enough in time. I am generally well liked at my … more

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Has anybody ever left their job to study the CPA or another professional exam full time? If so, could you share your experience and how you were able to re-enter the workforce later? I am thinking abo… more

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I’ve heard before when companies check your credit before hiring that they don’t see your credit score they just see the history. Is that true? I was interviewing for a position and the guy told me h… more

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Do you feel it is OK when applying for a position to oversell how excited your are for the opportunity in order to be able to move to the following rounds in order to learn more about the company/cult… more

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When accepting an offer (one from multiple offered) what internal feelings or thoughts guide you to know which is the best offer

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Are contract positions feasible in the currently economy? Under what circumstance would you take a contract role? Recruiters keep messaging me on LinkedIn but they’re contract positions and I don’t th… more

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Senior Accountant vs. Senior Auditor. Ignoring pay, how is the 1) stress level 2) complexity of work 3) overall content-ness?

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Anyone living in Seattle? Would you recommend moving there?

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On job descriptions are the years of experienced required section usually accurate or recruiters trying to get overqualified candidates? Let’s say I want to apply for a position that requires 4 but I … more

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Considering applying for an entry level business analyst (consulting) position at a competitor Big 4 firm. I just completed my first year in audit, so I’m wondering if it’s still appropriate for me to… more

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Compensation Accountant / Kyruus / Boston or remote - 5yrs exp

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Trying to search for jobs on LinkedIn and it’s just a sea of Intuit job postings 🙃

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If you were looking at two offers from the same company, how much of a comp increase would you need to take a contractor position vs a full time employee position? Please disregard the employee benef… more

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I’m not sure if I’m over reacting but getting worried. I officially signed my offer on Monday and after I sent hr a email notifying them I signed the offer. I have not heard back so today (continued)

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will staying in B4 a little longer (more than 2 years) really open up more/better opportunities in the future? or am i just drinking that b4 kool aid. Wouldn’t want to rush to industry role that becom… more

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I received an offer through email notification. I want to negotiate pay, but I don’t know whether I should start now or wait until an official offer letter. Also how is it best to stall as I’m waiting… more

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What are some subtle 'red flags' about a potential company/employer you have seen when doing job searching?

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Withum career opportunities.... anyone interested??? Lmao

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Do recruiters help with resume review?

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Do you guys dress up for a video conference interview?

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For video conference interviews, do you dress up?

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That ego boost you get when someone tells you you and your contribution will be missed after you tell them you’re leaving >>>

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I recently interviewed for a job and they said they have more interviews and will let me know when the decision is made. It has been 2 weeks now. Is it safe to say they took a pass? Do you think it’s … more

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Interviewing for in-house tax associate position for a REIT. What is the standards for equity comp - would it make sense for someone coming in at the bottom ask for equity?

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So I’m in the middle of completing my offer. Background check and drug testing are awaiting results. I’m putting in my two week notice tomorrow. Do I disclose where I’m going to next if those items ha… more

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Put in my notice before background check came back. Bad idea? I dont think there is really anything that would disqualify me

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Anyone work at Siegfried group? Looking at the accounting manager position. What is a typical engagement like and what is work life balance like?

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Is it normal for a background check to take up to two weeks? That’s what I was told and I am waiting to hear back for the offer I just signed.

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I asked for more than 24 hours to accept an offer and the recruiter basically told me they pulled the offer because of that.. does anyone else think this is shady? I thought 3 business days was the st… more

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I’ve interviewed three times with two separate employers. Both have now appeared to have ghosted me in response to my candidacy. Is this the new normal, or are employers hesitant about hiring during… more

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If I for my client as a manager and I’m currently a senior is there a cool off period?

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What Salary should I be looking for when job hopping? Rising Senior in Internal Audit, raise will be 64k (Raleigh/MCOL). Raise would’ve been ~70k if it weren’t for COVID. I also have my CPA.

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How to stay motivated when working out your two weeks? I dont want to do anything...

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Someone needs to do some research on career trajectory based on when people leave public accounting

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