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List or companies that hire remotely: Not 100% of their roles are remote. But some are.

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Got an offer from Goldman Sachs in their controller division as Senior Analyst. Currently, two YOE at EY (Audit) and have previously interned at another investment bank. HR said she can ask for the As… more

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If you get a job using employment agency/outside recruiters, on the contract - do you work for that company or the employment agency?

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Expecting an offer from Google for Accounting in SF. Does anyone know what the comp range is or what I should ask for? Leaving big 4 as an S3 in audit. 4.5 YOE.

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Looking to move firms. Any “DM me for a referral”?

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Is industry a lot slower pace than public accounting?

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Seems like this is a good place to get a reality check on what I am looking for in a position. I am trying to leave my current firm. I am a Senior Tax Accountant. Been the only Senior for a year. … more

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My glowing review, complete with the “It’s not a matter of ‘if’ you’ll make partner, but ‘when’” line, resulted in a $4,000 salary increase. For the third year in a row. I billed 200 more hours than… more

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PSA: background checks for Amazon are taking in excess of 5 weeks. My friend accepted a position with Amazon 5 weeks ago and gave her 2 week notice right away. She’s now on 3 weeks without pay. She is… more

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Has anyone had an experience where they switched big 4 and ended up being such a good decision? Trying to get some light

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Type one word *check fishbowl* type another word *check facebook* type another word *check instagram* Sigh..anyone else having one of these days? LOL

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Qualifying in 6 months. Difficulty in transitioning to forensic accounting/a similar sort of area from audit? (More than happy to leave big 4)

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Learning my next firm is investing in it's employees learning to use data analytics (Python, SQL, etc.) and data visualization in IT audit and internal audit. Wow, EY is so behind.

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I left Public accounting audit. Now I am in industry in a nice calm environment but no growth opportunity. I miss growth. Just got an offer with EY FAAS. I am nervous about the stress. Any boomerangs … more

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Deloitte transfer pricing vs. PwC transfer pricing?

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I interviewed at a company and was apparently in the finial rounds. Afterwords I sent my that you emails and one of the interviewers responded and indicated that since I was the first person the broug… more

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Looking to join big 4, but what to avoid the first busy season, do they hire in May/June?

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Anybody jump from accounting to operations? Do you enjoy it? Any insight is appreciated

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Anyone have any advice on how to leave tax to a more accounting/finance role? Recent S1 and wanting to leave before the Spring.

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Got offer from a top 10 PE firm, but it’s a senior position in Corp accounting. Base comp increased by 13%. Currently M1, not sure if should I take the job for money or should pass because it’s a step… more

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Can someone explain why I have to do a 4th round interview with the same person that I did the 2nd round with (hiring manager)? We already spent an hour in the first interview I don’t get what else th… more

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Internal audit at a bank or Big4 external audit?

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Does anybody know of a successful story of someone with an accounting/finance background that was able to move abroad as a digital nomad?

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SwagUp Finance director - $175-190 5-7yrs exp Billing Manager - $100-120 3-5yrs exp Senior Accountant - $80-95 2yrs +CPA lol Accounting Intern - $15-20/hr PT All remote. HQ in NYC

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It’s pretty wild how much Big 4 demonizes people who leave. Even worse if you’re looking to jump to a competitor. It’s never that serious

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What questions do you ask in an interview to find out more about work life balance? I’m considering leaving audit however don’t want to end up in another firm that works around the clock.

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Who do you usually put down as a reference during the hiring process if you haven’t told your teams you’re planning on leaving?

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I am looking for moving forward in my career. My background is as follows: - bachelors in environmental health and safety engineering (EHS) - masters in safety sciences 6.5 years work experience -… more

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Just submitted my first job application in private industry. Why am I so nervous about the possibility of leaving public? Stockholm Syndrome?

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Does anyone know the pay range for Senior FP&A Analyst at a biotech company? Trying to find a realistic range but seeing a wide spread

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I passed the interview with the hiring manager, now I have an interview with the hiring manager’s boss (director) is there typically anything different about this step or is it about the same type of … more

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Has anyone left for a local firm and bounced back to top 10/big 4 or top 10? I've been interested in working at a local firm for some time, have an opportunity, but want the opportunity to get bac… more

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I had an interview today for an assistant controller job and it’s working in an industry I’ve worked in a little but not much. They’re fine with that but I’m worrying that I oversold myself. They want… more

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How much should I ask for as a new manager at CFGI?

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How hard do people normally work during 2 week notice/week leading up to it?

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I’m not currently looking for a change (I left for industry in 2020 and really like my job). When recruiters message me on LinkedIn I reply to them because you never know when I’ll be open in the fut… more

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I have left Deloitte after accepting another offer ( waiting to start the new role and taking time off between) . Now another dream role reached out to me for an interview. Should I tell them I am no … more

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What are my best options trying to leave from M&A Tax?

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Would you go work for a private company that offers a lot of growth opportunities, high salary and 40-45 hour work weeks, but doesn’t allow WFH and is pretty strict on the 8-5?

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I have set my LinkedIn settings to “seeking opportunities” and I’ve gotten some talent search recruiters reach out to me to put me in contact with companies who are hiring. Should I go through a recru… more

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