We’re hiring a senior accountant at the tech start up I work at. Most of the people applying have financial services or real estate backgrounds… I’m a little worried about those skills translating to a tech company. I was never in FSI so I’m not sure if areas like rev rec, PPE, capitalized software, etc get much exposure. Thoughts on if this type of background could translate well?
I asked for more money for a senior accountant role and have received a lot of push back. I have been firm with my decision and the recruiter called me today to set up an interview with the CFO. And then threw in the fun fact that there are two other applicants that are willing to take the money offered. Are recruiters always this annoying?
Is it normal to be excited about new jobs, applying, then kinda meh about getting interviews? Not sure if it’s a sign that I should just accept that I’m a public accountant lol.
A2 with 10 months of experience about to interview for a senior accountant role, wish me luck!
I'm having an interview this week. I haven't interviewed for the past 5 years. With the exception of practicing general questions, background research of company, what other advice can y'all give me? Interviewing for a industry senior accountant role. Wish me luck :D
I started interviewing before knowing two other seniors in my engagement leave. Now I have been presented with the opportunity to work as a senior technical accountant at a public company $80-85k. I recently got promoted to senior and although I do have 2.5 years of experience in public accounting the first year was done at a different firm I do not know how much I will be making as an S1 but I hear is in the low $70s. I am debating whether staying another busy season or leave now.
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
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?
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. 🖤
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.
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+
Round 2 Revenue accountant position interview coming up. They said to expect a case study. How would you recommend preparing for something like this?
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.
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.
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
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...
Interviewing with Marc Jacobs this evening for a staff accountant position. Any tips or recommendations for the interview?
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.
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.
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?
I have an excel assessment for a job interview (senior revenue accountant). Any ideas of what skills I should brush up on or learn?
Anyone on here work for the FBI as an accountant? How is the work/life balance? I’ve been considering applying for a while.
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?
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?
I had an interview with a recruiter for a financial company for a GC role. She explained how they were having trouble finding candidates and that I seemed perfect. However, I feel that I'm totally not qualified for the position and that once it goes to the CLO I'll be shot down. Has this happened to anyone before where the recruiter thinks you're perfect but the hiring manager will not?
How to start new job search process? Other than honing portfolio and just applying for roles, would you email recruiters first? Verse emailing CDs? Advice please.
What’s the typical turnaround time for verdict after final round of interviews? Does following up with recruiter bode well? Or will it diminish future ability to negotiate? Context: had interviewed last week and was informed that the hiring manager was on vacation so the result might be delayed
Fed Tax staff 1yr exp and no specialty. Want to do nonprofit tax but not sure I want to stay with my current firm. Should I try to make the jump here and switch later or start applying to other firms?
Any insight on interview process for Human Capital? I have my first round scheduled with a DC manager. TIA
I'm working inhouse and just feel like my companies industry is dying and I just really want to quit. I'm waiting to hear back from some interviews I've done recently but I'm not sure how much longer I can wait. Any advice on staying positive or motivated?
So I had my first round of interview at a company I was looking at, one of the interview questions was what motivates you to work and be excited to work? My answer was food, I really like food and that’s where my money goes as well. Did I get a second interview or no?
Does anyone have any experience with BCG Platinion Risk Consultant case study interviews? This is my first time doing a case study interview and I'm currently trying to prepare, but most case studies I have found online are more in management consulting. Thanks!
What happens to your profile after you get rejected for a job at fortune 500 sized firm? Is your profile blocked from applying for future positions? Tried googling but couldn't find an answer
Anyone here received offer for an experienced associate position in management consulting at PwC in the last couple of weeks? I know a handful of us done with the partner round interview and are waiting for the feedback. No response from the team after sending follow up email either. PwC
Preparing for product manager interview for FAANG. Any good resources you recommend? Is there a bowl for product management?
I am in a situation where my group is about to be laid off. I have not interviewed for 8 years and never in the US. I consider myself extremely talented in the tech field and have contributed to many well used libraries and frameworks but I can’t even get an interview anywhere I apply. Are there any resources to get feedback on what I’m doing wrong?
Hello! I’m preparing for an interview, and I’d like to know what are some really good purpose driven brands. Any thoughts? I’d really appreciate the help 😊
How does one break into a big agency from a small one? I am confident I can hang creatively at a big shop, but I have a CD title with no direct reports. This always comes up in interviews and I think it’s killing my chances. I lead projects, but I don’t lead a consistent “team” of writers because we don’t have one (I’m a copy-focused CD). I almost wish I could go back to being an ACD and grow in a bigger agency from there. I feel stuck.
Got an interview for Cisco Product Manager role. Anyone have any experience with their culture, compensation and WLB?
Looking to apply to EYP strategy as a senior associate/consultant. I have 2YOE in consulting (across EY and boutique) and a masters in accounting. Would anyone within the practice be able to give me an overview on the type of projects the practice sells, the type of work I’d be doing in my role, and any insights on the interview cycle? Haven’t applied yet, so a referral would also be appreciated (help me get you a referral bonus!)
Interviewing with Splunk. Anyone have insight into the company culture and whether this is a good exit opp with just under 3 years of experience?
I recently left Slalom (I know my FB tag says Deloitte - I previously worked at D), and had a non-solicitation clause in my contract. My friend/former colleague has been texting me about finding a new role for months, I just texted her that a peer of mine at my new employer (in industry) vacated a role. I didn't actually send my friend a job posting or make a referral, but if she applies and eventually gets the role, could/would Slalom pursue legal action? Does this count as solicitation?
What is the expectation at your firms about coming into work after making your billable hours requirement? Asking especially for those who do not get a bonus per extra hour billed over the minimum.
Hey Fishbowl community! Looking for referrals to MBB Toronto or NYC. Have 2 years of experience as an analyst at Accenture Toronto (1 month away from promo) - please DM if you can help :)
Has anyone gone through a phase where you dont wanna do anything, just sleep all day, all night? Idk if it's my mental health, physical health or messed up sleep cycle but I dont wanna work, dont wanna talk to anyone or do anything.
What is your max class size for the year? Is that number based on a virtual or in person classroom?
SAP Function consultant at big4 or HR tech consulting at big4? HR tech role specializes in strategy, vendor selection, and optimization. Anyone know which will have better exit oops / career progression?
SPG fish... 166k points at St. Regis for deluxe room vs 75k points at Le Meridien? Going to Rome for a week and those two are my options... is St Regis worth blowing all my SPG points?
As a consultant on C2C, is it best benefits, taxes and legal-wise to setup my business as an LLC or S-Corp?
My husband and I get along great on the weekends - we are amazing cohosts, we love to go out together, we find eachother compelling and charming. We also do well in “emergencies” - when one of us is sick or we a specific tough issues. But it feels like every weeknight is a tense and unpleasant chore of “who will make this decision about dinner/tv/how much time we should spend together in the evening vs doing our own thing” and I just feel like I can’t stand him only to be in love again Friday…
SR project managers in LA: what does your salary look like for at least 5-6 years of experience? Looking to move from nyc so want to make sure I’m asking for the right amount of $$$$
First time my husband and I are trying for kids and I’m one day late on my period. When is a good time to take a pregnancy test? Not trying to get my hopes up but I’d love to know if we got pregnant!
How do you all handle tantrums from your toddler during dinner? We finally made it out to have a socially distanced dinner with a female friend of my husband. My toddler started getting really fussy during dinner and my spouse continued his conversation -not wanting to leave. I took the baby on a brief walk but that wasn’t really helping. Spouse still did not want to cut dinner short (we were already on dessert) and he kept his conversation going. I sat down and baby is grabbing plates (cont)
Can’t help but feel invisible in my current situation- I’ve been pursuing a transfer for over a year (within my same group) and even though I’ve repeatedly asked for help and pulled in directors and partners —I keep getting pawned off to different people. This has cost me a promotion this year although I’m a high performer and my pay is at the high end of my bracket. Meanwhile, white colleagues are getting promoted each year (unheard of). I am told that i’m getting paid well so to be ‘happy’
How’s flying United? Real answers pls
Client insisted on using their Zoom for a 2 hour meeting. However, they only have the free version so all 30 people need to close up and log back in every 40 minutes 😂
Have an offer from a MF PE firm that is lower than anticipated. Really don’t want to continue conversations, however, the recruiter (external) continues to barrage me with texts to take the role and continue talks with the firm. How to handle tactfully?
Should all the on-site interviews have a feedback of "hire/ strong hire" in order to proceed to HC? What if one of rounds was not up to the mark?