Interviewed and received an offer for regular analyst role and am an S2 at big4 - how do you word an email asking about the possibility to join as senior accountant? Along with negotiating pay

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Hi everyone, I kindly ask for suggestions here. I was been referred by my friend to financial service tax in EY.After a call with the MD, he said that my background doesn’t align with theirs because they usually hire Staff1 from campus recruiting, they don’t hire Staff2 and I’m not qualified for Senior1. I am a staff accountant in a local public accounting firm for two and a half years with CPA. Im having a interview with EY recruiter soon! Any suggestions on tax lines? Or tips for interview?

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Guys I have a second round interview with an accounting manager at my dream job. Senior Accountant role at a Tech company. I have all weekend to prep. How should I approach this prep? Please help! It’s a pre-IPO company and so there are no public 10-K I can review. Should I review the STAR method? Any advice is welcome. I will do everything in my power to be prepared. Please advise. 🖤

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I want to leave public as a senior, but can’t find anything I’m interested in. I’ve been applying;g for manager and assistant controller roles, which has been really difficult. But I don’t really want a senior accountant role. I was thinking FP and A is a good choice. I’m looking for something that has good career progression and a better WLB balance, pay isn’t so important to me. Has anyone else dealt with this? Advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Some recruiters are f**king clueless. I made it clear what my salary expectations are and then they try to push me into this staff accountant position paying 60k, which would be a 5k pay cut and I have 2 years exp about to be promoted to senior. Now she's giving me the runaround how I won't get a senior position in industry after I've told her I had interviews for senior positions already paying 85k+

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Round 2 Revenue accountant position interview coming up. They said to expect a case study. How would you recommend preparing for something like this?

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Is there a salary difference between a Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A and a Senior Accountant? Assuming you have the same amount of accounting experience when applying for each position.

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I have accepted a mid size company 6 months contract staff accountant role. However, I will have interviews with couple of large companies by the same week of my start date. My question is, if I’m lucky enough to get the offer, is it bad to leave the contract after a couple of months? I don’t see any legal restrictions.

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Trying to exit out of PA as a senior with CPA, and I’m applying to FP&A, Sr. Accountant, and Sr. revenue accountant roles to cast my net wide. When the time comes, I’m not really sure which one I would chose. Nothing particularly interests me, and I’ve just been slowly inching forward in my life without a real direction. I feel like a college applicant again, trying to decide what my major will be. All I know is I’m exhausted and drained from role. How bad is taking a gap in my resume to gather

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Anyone familiar with salary in orange county (SoCal) and LA/El Segundo area? Interviewed for a senior accountant role in a public health care industry in Irvine, but their maximum pay is 85K. I thought Irvine should have pretty good pay too but this surprises me. Even a private Healthcare company in El Segundo pays more than that for the same role but with even lesser experience and easier job duties...

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Interviewing with Marc Jacobs this evening for a staff accountant position. Any tips or recommendations for the interview?

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What kind of leverage does having Big4 on your resume TRULY give you when applying to a big name job industry job? Anyone have any experience moving from Big4 to a tech/social media/other company? Open to roles that aren’t necessarily senior tax, such as financial analyst/operations/accountant/etc.

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Is this salary too low? I'm @ final interview for senior accountant and job posting said $60-65k. Before you say it's too low right away, my experience is on a low end of this of this role. Just 1 year auditer @ national top 10, 6 months intern at same firm, 1 year accounting intern at local private firm, and 2 years doing AP clerk. I'm a licensed CPA and in MCOL. I really want this title for growth but don't want to get stiffed. It's a large corp w/ great benefits.

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Currently making $57.5 as a Tax Associate. (No raises this year). Had a job interview for a Senior Accountant role at a PE firm and they asked for salary expectations... I said $65-$80. Did I set the bar too low?

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I have an excel assessment for a job interview (senior revenue accountant). Any ideas of what skills I should brush up on or learn?

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Anyone on here work for the FBI as an accountant? How is the work/life balance? I’ve been considering applying for a while.

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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 general accounting activities but also financial statement analysis. Is this a trap? Or is it truly a hybrid finance/accounting role?

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In a process of interviewing for a technical accounting manager job. Hiring manager told me that the position won’t have staff oversight responsibilities. So I feel this is a glorified senior accountant job under a manager title. The raise is decent 20%. Growth opportunity seems to be ok, 2 SM above me, one manager who has more experience, and 2 accountants that the SM oversees. It is technical accounting, so probably doing special projects etc. Should I take the offer?

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Charted accountant in the UK here. I’ve applied to a finance analyst role- any tips or advice on what to expect in the interview and role? Thanks in advance

Have a third and final interview for a senior accountant position tomorrow with the director of tax in industry. I previously spoke to the director and CFO. Is this is a formality? What should I expect? Any thoughts are appreciated.

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How technical are interviews for accounting manager positions vs senior accountant?

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Just went through my final round interviews for a staff accountant role. I should hear back by tomorrow or Friday but I hate waiting the most! I will be watching my email and phone like a hawk!

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Hello all! I’ve got a question. So I interviewed with a company that I absolutely love. I interviewed with a senior accountant (over the phone), Senior director (video), and (continues below)

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A client I worked on earlier this year has an opening for a senior accountant position and I want to apply. How do I go about applying for the position without engagement partner/managers knowing? Will the client let anyone know if they see my app?

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What type of interview questions are typically asked for a technical accounting/senior accountant role?

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Have an interview for a senior accountant position at an engineering asset protection firm. Will be speaking to the head of tax. Any tips or suggestions? What kind of questions will she ask? Thank you!

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Hey everyone! I got a interview tomorrow for staff accountant role. What’s good questions to ask the director? Thanks in advance!

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3.5 hour interview for corp accountant position. what should I expect?

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Applied to Senior Accountant role at a small company. Had a video interview with the CFO who ended by saying they’d send me a “case study” and I’d get 24 hours to complete it. Anyone have to do one of these before? Is there anything I can do to prep? Thanks

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Thoughts on FP&A? I’m currently a senior tax accountant and got asked to the last round of interviews for a senior FP&A position (narrowed down to 2 people). I feel like I’ll get it as I have friends at this company in accounting who put in recommendations for me. Only thing holding me back is I made manager this week and overall like the flexibility of PA, hate busy season though.

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Is “Financial Analyst” a dead end job? I have an interview this week and the role reads like the title should be something like “SEC Accountant”. Can’t help but wonder if there’s something I’m missing or a reason they title it as such? TIA!

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What to wear for video interview with tech company for staff accountant role?

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interviewing with a recruiter (non-PA) for an accountant role. What are some good questions to ask to get a clear and better understanding of what the role will exactly do?

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I'm applying for a new position as an Accountant with Insurance an company and need help with the following questions. 1. Salary requirements. 2. Jobs I'm currently applying for. Is it okay to give this info? What are they looking for? 3. If i have any current offers and have declined any. 4 top factors when deciding between different companies. I know what i want, but what sounds good?i haven't had an interview yet.

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I'm applying for a new position as an Accountant with Insurance an company and need help with the following questions. 1. Salary requirements. 2. Jobs I'm currently applying for. Is it okay to give this info? What are they looking for? 3. If i have any current offers and have declined any. 4 top factors when deciding between different companies. I know what i want, but what sounds good?i haven't had an interview yet.

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Any Senior revenue accountants out there who came out of public? How is your life? Could you walk me through your day to day work and hours? I am interviewing right now for a sr. Revenue accountant role in tech and would love some insights. Thank you!

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I know this bowl is for H1B but posting to see if anyone has insight - friend has final round interview for a strategy role at a tech company but he’ll need a TN. I asked him if he checked the visa sponsorship box and he said he didn’t because he thought he’d get TN under accountant or economist.. but now he thinks the role won’t really pass under accountant and is worried. I don’t know what to tell him - Should he reach out to HR now or wait until final round is offer / they come with an offer?

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Landed interview for Snr. Accountant role in industry with a reputable firm. What questions should I be ready for? In total it’s about 6 hours of interviews.

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