What are the benefits of being a partner at a big4?

Just seems like a lot of work and stress for a salary you could get in industry where you also don't have restrictions on stock purchases...

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Okaaaay 🐠 need some opinions on this. I turned down B4 to come to Google (at a smaller salary admittedly). The partner from the B4 reached out to me with a pretty significant offer, I know him personally as we worked together at my old company which has its benefits.. Offered M1, $160k base, $10k sign on, and 20% bonus. Currently at $115k base, 30k/yr in RSU and 15% bonus. I’m a PgM at Google and still a consultant by definition, figure I’ll be in consulting for the long run. Thoughts on this?

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What is the best way to estimate take home pay for a partner? Apologies if this is a duplicative question, but I did search. It seems very difficult to determine when taking into account the loan repayment of the buy in and other expenses (i.e., health insurance). I am comparing equity partnerships vs. MD positions in the short term.

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My partner is interviewing at Deloitte (healthcare team). Any pointers on how to respond to ‘why Deloitte’ question? I feel like all Big Four are almost the same for outsiders and you need to join first to evaluate the ‘people and culture’ fit.

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Applied for Director role within A&M healthcare practice. Partner and I were aligned on me coming in at Director. Now, i am being offered Sr. Associate role. Dont know how to proceed. Part of me wants to no longer continue the conversation.

About me- 7 years post MBA. 4 years experience working at UHG at Associate director level role, 2 years at Accenture. Currently a Director at CVS health.

Would love this group's advice

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I have an offer to become a season ticket holder for the 76ers. These tickets are floor seats.

They’re quite expensive but they come with great benefits. These seats include unlimited food and alcohol.

I’ve been trying to get a hold on these for a couple years and some just came available.

If anybody’s interested I’m looking for a partner. Thanks!

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How much does Partner compensation vary across firms and how distinctive is the PwC pension? I’ve heard a big range for comp, from $400k - $1.2M. All I’ve heard about the pension is it takes 10 years as a PwC Partner. New SM trying to think many years ahead!

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Are you seeing reduction or elimination of partner benefits across firms?

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Deciding between OC&C Associate Consultant or Oliver Wyman Senior Consultant?

The base salaries offered are the same.

~ 2 YOE, want to be a career consultant to become a Partner, which firm offers the best pathway (i.e. growth, both personal and firm), benefits in the long-term and exit around EM level (to MBB). No particular interest in one sector yet.

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To my Deloitte colleagues: I just returned from maternity leave, and while I’m very grateful I was able to stay home with baby for 6 months I’m really anxious about returning and my utilization (50% now). Our RM is really slow and says we have a lot of new projects but hasn’t assigned me to one. I am doing trainings but not billing, and I don’t believe I’ll be staffed next week or the next either. Have reached out to a partner for extra work but haven’t heard back. Afraid I’ll get fired.

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Does anyone here have any guidance or experience in moving from big pharma to VC-backed biotech/ med-tech/ next gen healthcare companies on the west coast? TIA
Former consultant with 3+ YOE at 2 big pharma after my consulting stint.
Now I am looking for something more exciting, with more ownership, more nimble and of course the equity upside. (Ps If you don’t have anything valuable to add, it is better to hold off on your opinion)
Comp does not matter, due to my partner’s high income.

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Partners / MDS - Have any of you stayed with the same firm from analyst to Partner/MD? If so, what made you stay despite probably receiving offers for more compensation? Also, what benefits are there to staying in consulting your entire career?

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Do you lose maternity benefits if you make partner? I’m up for partnership this year and my firm doesn’t know I’m trying to get pregnant. I’ve heard people say in the past they lost all of their accrued vacation when they became partners because they are no longer employees. Do partners get paid maternity leave where you are? Would I be entitled to FMLA protection? I’m our breadwinner so losing 24 weeks of paid leave (mat+accrued vacation) would be a big hit.

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What is the best gift you got as a new parent? A coworker just had his first kid and went on paternity leave. I just started with the team but offered to send him a gift. Partner is paying for the gift. I don’t have kids and have no idea what would be helpful either now or once he comes back to work as a new parent. Appreciate any ideas!

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I’ve had issues since high school, but just formally got diagnosed with ADHD. I’ve always managed to get by okay at work (I’m no super star), but remote meetings have been really difficult for me and I now feel like I’m barely hanging on. Trying meds now, but no benefits yet. Pros and Cons of disclosing the diagnosis to my team, partner, or firm? I’m torn.

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Looking for some advice. Currently contributing 10% to 401k and maxing out Roth IRA, and remainder of savings (usually $800-$1200 per month) putting in a HYSA for a down payment on a house. Hoping to buy in 2-3 years once we (partner & I) have a sizable down payment. Should I continue to put all my non-retirement savings in an HYSA for a downpayment or should I also contribute to my brokerage and invest to grow wealth? (24yo, $85k)

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Hey fish, I’m coming up on a year post PhD and this job has drained a lot out of me. There’s not a lot I enjoy: overpromising partners, annoying clients, endless iterations (from either client or partner), poorly scoped KOL interviews, long hours… The only reason I haven’t quit is the US healthcare system’s reliance on employer provided insurance. Where can I go with ~1YOE post PhD? It feels like nearly every job requires a lot more and I just don’t have it in me to push through another 1-2y…

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@PwC partners - two unrelated questions:

1) partner pension - I heard they are changing the formula. Can you elaborate on what the change is and if you feel it hurts new partners?

2) partner buy in - what is the actual buy in $ amount? I've heard $250k but wanted to confirm.

advisory if the answers differ at all. Thanks!

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Giving notice to a partner who’s about to go on maternity leave. I think she’s relying on me to handle her matters while she’s away as I’m mid-level and am basically her only associate. I feel so guilty and am worried that this will burn a bridge. 😣

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EY (not EYP) - what is probable SM TC and signon potential for a practice somewhere in healthcare consulting? ….I cant find new enough info to know what current TC packages are looking like since the b4 firms handed out base raises the last few months…most posts I see are several months/years old.

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Dumb question but asking. If a company has a vesting period for 401k that’s only for the money they match right? If I put money into 401k and leave before the vesting period I can transfer the money that I put in but not the money the company put in right?

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Health insurance advice: I put money in my FSA last year and forgot to use it. Will I lose it? How do I make sure I don't lose it?

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Deloitte 🐠: noop question. Do i still need to add the Vanguard account into Tracking and Trading if i have funds and stocks with them beside 401k ?

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Anyone have an updated list of BCG benefits? Tried using the search but it seems the posts that list benefits are quite old at this point. It would be great to learn what the benefits look like now!

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EY folks - which company administers your 401K plan?

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To 🐠 that transferred to overseas (non-US/CAN/UK) offices: what happened to your 401k account? How do you continue your contributions if your payroll is from another country’s office/subsidiary?

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Just paid $12K tax bill 😖 saw it coming because of a 401K conversion, but still oof

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What is the most aggressive 401k fund for fidelity?
Been seeing a lot of people talk about investments and I want to move to a more aggressive 401k strategy

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I’m being let go of my job and will have health insurance until Jan 31. What do I do?

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Emergency cash fund, check. 401k, enrolled. Next steps? Thinking about putting 2-4K in bonds then mutual funds. Am I doing it right? Any advice/suggestions appreciated. 23/m/1 year out of school.

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Hi all. I posted in the healthcare bowl and got a few solid leads. Thought I would post here to cast a wider net.

11+ years payer/provider exp with non-30 MBA and PMP. Strategy and implementations specialist with both IT and finance knowledge. Previous stints with KPMG and BAH. TIA for any referral opps!

Note: Anyone who was kind enough to respond in the healthcare bowl, I already messaged all of you :)

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I'm a 4th year director at KPMG. I have technical background but have been managing technical teams and projects for the past 3 years. Just getting started on cloud projects.
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