The Big 4 refers to the largest accounting and professional services firms: Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Curious if anyone knows what kind of positions /fields a CPA fluent in SQL, Python, and hobbyist experience in ML could pivot into? I love working with data. Is data science for a bank or the financial space a possible jump? Currently a data analyst at an FP&A tech startup. Are there options I haven’t considered? Would love to jump on a call. Happy to exchange my experience/ views on big 4 and startups.

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Are Big 4 consulting partners in US compensated better than partners in Asia and Middle East? If yes, what is roughly the total comp gap?

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People are asking "is hiring freeze?".
Just Big 4's has announced their YEA rating and many IT companies given appraisal and some are yet to give.
So this high attrion will continue until we hear any bad news about Recession

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Context: Integrated MBA from NMIMS graduation 2021, 6 months of internship experience, 1.2 YoE, CCTC - 9.8 LPA I am currently working in analytics consulting, have been trying to shift to management or strategy consulting or lifesciences corporate strategy/business excellence but I am struggling to get a callback from any, been looking for a new job for 3+ months. My current aim is big 4 or other tier 2 firms. Can anyone review my resume and let me know what all do I miss?

Hey all! If I have 1 YOE in AAS at B4 is it possible to transfer into FDD? Didn’t know what FDD was when applying to jobs out of college but I think I’d really like it. Would it be best to try and transfer internally? New firm? Or do I need more experience before I can make a move?

Looking to move from Big 4 strategy to MBB. If I have 1 YoE, should I be looking at analyst or associate roles at McKinsey (or equivalent at BB)?

Seriously thinking about rejoining the B4 world... not for the money, the camaraderie, or the pleasure of the work... but for the healthcare benefits. It's much less expensive to be dead than to try to stay healthy.

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Quick Question - I am aware that lot of firms in US are hiring for remote Audit roles & even paying heft sign on/ referral bonuses. I would like to know if any Big 4 offices or top 25 firm in US are currently considering the candidates outside US for remote opportunity.

Background - I am an experienced Audit Senior with one of the Big4 working on US TMT sector engagements in an Offshore setup from India. Please let me know if any such openings available.

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Hi everyone, looking for advice on a career in FP&A.
Currently got offered from FDD, Audit in big 4, and Corporate Banking.
Which can be the best first career for transition into FP&A in the future?

Just got an offer at Big 4 for 95k in LCOL. This is obviously the most I’ve ever made, and I don’t come money, so this is a big change for me. Would someone give me advice on how to manage it/how to budget?

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Got a lot of help from this bowl. I had an improved resume here that I would love feedback on my resume. I was aiming to apply for fulltime positions at MBB, Big 4, FAANG and the bunch but honestly wanted to get an idea of how I would fair. Also would appreciate any feedback as to what skills l should further add

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What is the work life balance within the Alvarez and Marsal Restructuring and Turnaround Group? How does it compare to the different groups in the Big 4?

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DC/Arlington folks is there a lot of job openings in that area for big 4 consulting?

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Big 4 Consulting interviews: do most people fail out of interviews at the behavioral interview part or the case interview part? Does anyone know statistics of job offers given once you make the casing portion of a Big 4 interview?

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Potential career change: Do I take a consulting job at a research firm to break into consulting? I have 5YOE in tech finance with MBA. The pay is exactly the same. Growth potential is limited at the company but I may be able to pivot to B4 or T2 or MBB after just a year or two. If I decline and stay, I am 1 year away from promotion to finance manager. Thanks

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If MBB and BIG 4 were Avengers:

McKinsey: Ironman. Smartest and richest of bunch..and also the bad boy.
BCG: Captain America. Same intellectual firepower as Ironman..minus the flashiness.
Bain: Spiderman. Young but can pack a punch!
Deloitte: War machine. Tries wayyy too hard to look and feel like Ironman.
PwC: Hawkeye. A little pretentious but in it to win it.
EY: Black widow. No fuss, gets down to business.
KPMG: Rocket. Small and often underestimated..yet can keep up with the rest of them.

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Hey guys! I was wondering if I could receive some input from you all as it would be extremely helpful. Are there any Big 4 companies that hire Transaction Advisory Associates directly out of college; without any prior audit experience or CPA designation?

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Is it better to play the long game and be a partner in big 4 or CFO/CAO/Controller/CEO in industry?

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Tenured B4 partners: recognizing the independence constraints we have, what money / wealth advice would you give new partners? What has worked for you?

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Has anyone been black balled because of an ugly experience with a small boutique L&E firm? Looking to go to one of the big 4 but concerned that my boss will not speak well of me when I give notice and if he knows someone wherever I end up applying… mid-sized Rocky Mountain market.

I have been with all the b4 firms and I can definitively say that PwC has the worst and the most toxic culture/leadership.

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Is it easier to make partner in MM (top10) or big 4?

Does anyone have a list of companies that would consider entry level (1 yoe w/bachelors) candidates for a restructuring consultant position? The 1 yoe is from a big 4 implementation consulting/quantitative finance role. Very hard to find much on restructuring consulting that is entry level

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Is it really true that smaller size firms have better wlb? Tax specific. If true why people still stay with big 4, like what are the pros and cons of working in smaller vs. bigger firms? Thinking of jumping ship but don’t want to have hallucination that going to a smaller firm will guarantee a better wlb lol

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Hi All,
I am an Azure Data Engineer with 4.2 years of experience. Currently holding offers from the following companies.
Deloitte usi - 14.5 fixed plus 10% variable
Tiger Analytics - 16 fixed plus 1 lakh JB
Kpmg india - 16 fixed ,20 % variable ,1 lakh JB and 1.25 lakhs incentive.
Please suggest which one to choose based on work culture and wlb.Will there be any impact of recession if I choose to join big 4?

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Currently a top-performing A1 in B4 audit, with an offer to work in mid-sized M&A advisory. If I wish to pursue a career in finance, should I stay and try to get B4 M&A advisory or just make the switch now?

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If any seniors or managers in tax (or audit) are looking for a new position and would consider CohnReznick, please message me. All of our positions are fully remote to the extent you want them to be, and I’m very happy with my time here compared to big 4. Very nice PTO package as well. DM me if you have any interest

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If any seniors or managers in tax or audit are looking for a new position and would consider CohnReznick, please message me. All of our positions are fully remote to the extent you want them to be, and I’m very happy with my time here compared to big 4. Very nice PTO package as well. DM me if you have any interest

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Big 4 Project Manager salaries? (LA or SC levels)

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Reality in Big 4 as well 🤣🤣🤣

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Which is better to work with?? In big 4 (KPMG )or startup? I have offers with both companies for IT.. Total CTC is same - fixed for startup is more while for big 4 less.

Is it the same pay for all A1 at B4 same office same service line?

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Im considering leaving B4 audit for a senior fund accounting role (at a reputable MM PE shop in the US, not an admin). I hate audit (2yrs experience) but am getting apprehensive about leaving due to people referring to fund accounting as a dead end! I understand the hours can be bad in fund accounting versus other industry jobs, but it would be a significant raise and I’m interested in the industry. Anyone work in a similar role and can provide advice? Some positivity would be nice.

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MM FDD (excluding AM) vs Big 4 Audit, which has better chance of getting into big 4 FDD eventually?

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For the recent interns in big 4 and mbb within last 1-2 years, what was the return offer you got whether it be accounting or consulting or any internship that you did?

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I have seen lot of people criticising Big 4. But on the other seen some of the people struggling to be in Big 4. I personally feel somewhere it gives you a edge to growth.

Experts opinion?

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I have 2 years of experience as an Oracle Cloud Financial Consultant at a small/medium firm. I'm looking to move out of implementation consulting, or maybe move into a different side of implementation consulting. I'm interested in Product Management but not sure if that is likely. I also have Big 4 recruiters reaching out about implementation consulting there - don't really want to continue doing it but might have to in order to get in somewhere else.

Any suggestions?

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When should a Sr Manager (tax) who is not interested in Partner / Director at a Big 4 jump to industry? SM2 and seeing a SM job with a $50K increase, but is it better to wait a year or so to be an industry Director? Problem is that longer I wait I start competing with heavy industry folks or companies that want to promote internally.

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Big 4 (or) Product based start up?

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Anyone else feel like the hardest part of b4 first year is resisting the urge to quit because of awful project you had no control over? I know there’s opportunities later, just hard to be patient

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Looking to move from Big 4 to private, where is the best place to look for job openings?

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Would you be moving jobs in this environment (specific to Canada I guess). Im a SC that is up for M this year at a B4 but I've been interviewing with a boutique who has given me an offer...cont

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Interviewing for another Big4 today. How would you ask about work/life balance without giving off a bad impression? Also recommendations for explaining why you plan on jumping to another B4

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I am from Africa with 3 YOE Big 4. got an offer from Deloitte Birmingham for 40k. Is this reasonable or should i look for other opps in other cities.

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Will a DUI hinder me from getting a job in tech consulting with a big 4 company?

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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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Is leaving Big 4 for a small, local firm career suicide? I was told that if I leave (just got promoted to Tax Senior), not to go anywhere below a top 10 or top 20 firm. But local firms in my area seem to have good reviews.

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Absolutely exhausted. I’m averaging 4 pitch decks a week on top of juggling 2 clients. Child care has been spotty. I need something that’s not consulting but job hunt is just one more thing I don’t have time for. Waiting for the official promotion decision to hopefully get better exits (currently B4).

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What do Sr. Managers & Directors make (base salary & bonus) at big 4 & Accenture and other boutique firms? WITCH? Have a few options currently considering and want to get an idea of broader market- thanks!

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Do big 4 firms fire people right at year end? Have a feeling I’m walking into this on Monday.

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Has anyone from Big 4 advisory made the jump to Oliver Wyman? Looking for advice on how to navigate the recruiting process :)

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Will a 700 gmat make or break an ORM with 3 YOE at B4 for T15 schools?

(if I retry & hit a 720 for example - is it a game changer?)...scared because on the younger side + more competition this year

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I’m a 900 year old vampire with 850+ years of management experience, what is a reasonable salary for me to ask for from a Big 4?

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Do product companies pay lesser than consulting companies? A comparable position of 15 YOE in a consulting company (Big 4, Accenture etc) would be M/SM and in a product company (AbbVie, Abbott etc) would be AD/D, am I thinking this right?

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Hi guys, a prior boss now friend of mine is a partner within the big 4. He wants to ask what is an average salary of a Partner in the Big 4 (Cyber/Tech) with 20 + years of experience since he knows he is underpaid. Anyone got some ranges ? This shall help him renegotiate. Thanks!

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Anyone in the Phoenix market have insight/experience on salary ranges in big 4 / national firm corporate tax practices? Considering a relocation. Looking for salaries at all levels staff - Sr manager

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What questions do you ask in a big 4 screener?

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Hi mamas, how do you handle a sick child when you cannot take the days off? My son is 18 months, just started daycare and he’s been sick a lot. I just changed job, so I don’t have enough PTO to take, but I’m able to WFH. Husband cannot work from home or take time off since he has a big deadline at work right now. How do you handle a sick child but also get the work done? We don’t have any families live close by neither.

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Hi Team,

Got a job opeaning on Resource Manager over LinkedIn. The skillset exact matches and have send my resume to the concerned spoc who had posted.

But no response yet. kindly help if any one

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If you’re being paid out severance over a period of time rather than lump sum, are you still considered to be employed by the company? What is your termination date if you’re still receiving payments?

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Folks, do you leave tips when you check out of hotel rooms? I feel bad not leaving any when I dont have cash on me, which is most weeks. 🤷🏽‍♂️

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I have a colleague who quit her BigLaw job in NY for a BigLaw firm in LA. After relocating to LA and about a week before the start date, the new firm rescinded the offer for undisclosed reasons. It was not related to conflicts issues or anything with her background check. Those cleared before she moved to LA. Employees are at will, but are there promissory estoppel or other claims against this kind of behavior. Colleague not only left previous job as a mid-level but incurred debt while moving.

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Looking for a job change.

Current organization- TCS
Skills- ITSM ( Major Incident Management, Change, problem and transition)
Total years of experience - 10 yrs
Location- Kolkata.

Any suggestions/references kindly let me know.

Thanks in advance!

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Question to Deloitte Fish.... how technical is the technical interview? I’m going for SAP WM. Should I be prepared for “what is a TO?” “What is the tcode?” Etc. Any tips is great!

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Can someone knowledgeable explain if/why $AMC has short squeeze potential in the coming week(s)? Obviously it won’t reach $GME levels, but I’m talking about the $30-$40 range. Right now it’s $13. If you use more than just rocketship emojis in your explanation, I’ll send you virtual hugs

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Best deep tissue massage in the dmv?

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I’m about to begin wonder as my next read aloud. I teach 2nd and my students have asked. I Am a bit hesitant. Any advice?

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How much does someone’s taste in movies reflect their beliefs as a person? I find myself quick to judge people if they profess to liking a certain type of movie. I’m seeing someone with radically different taste in movies than mine and I’m worried if that means they won’t respect me as a F 🐠. (Let’s just say the US is not my country of origin or his, and I don’t like movies from my home country because 9/10 show women as victims needing to be rescued by men, but he likes those movies a lot).

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On a scale of 1-10, how much do you love ServiceNow?

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What are the goodies provided by PWC Sdc Bangalore for new joiners??

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I am about to leave the company in a little over a month but my manager is about to take on a new project with a new client that only I have expertise on. This project should have been started and ended a couple months ago but delays meant that it’s about to start soon. How do I proceed now? I would prefer not telling my manager I am leaving so soon…

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Completed all my rounds with Adobe, not waiting for the good news!

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