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?

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Senior Accountant role at Sherwin Williams for $95k? Or Senior Consultant role at Protiviti for $95k? Which would you take?

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I have a potential transition from audit -> revenue accounting. Can anyone please tell me what does the career trajectory of a revenue accountant look like? And what are the exit opportunities? Is it worth the switch from audit to revenue accounting? Thank you!

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I am about 7 months in as a property accountant, but I want to switch to public. What are my chances of getting an entry level audit position at a mid sized firm if I have already graduated?

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Hello all! I am an MBA in Accounting graduate who has had a few AR jobs in my past professional career and in my current role, I do GL postings and reconciliations and ensure everything for my assigned account is entered and posted to the GL. I really want to transition fully into the Accounting world but when I apply for Staff Accountant jobs (in my mind a step above entry-level), I don't get many calls. What am I doing wrong? What should I be applying for with my education and experience?

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I’m an S2 auditor looking to exit in a job that’s more stimulating and less tedious than being an auditor / accountant. What are your thoughts on FP&A jobs ? I was also interested in joining FDD. I’m specialized in investment funds… thanks !

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Can anyone please share the comp package of senior accountant/FA role at Amazon at Seattle for recent offers.

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Hi, can anyone some draw light on what maximum a person with 2 Years (PQE) Chartered Accountant, can ask for the position of Consultant - FDD (Deal Advisory Practice). Current Role - Audit Senior Current CTC (Recently Revised) - 10.8L Also if anyone can share what will the year end performance bonus would look like 😊

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Hi fishes, can anyone some draw light on what maximum a person with 2 Years (PQE) Chartered Accountant, can ask for the position of Consultant - FDD (Deal Advisory Practice). Current Role - Audit Senior Current CTC (Recently Revised) - 10.8L Also if anyone can share what will the year end performance bonus would look like 😊

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Hi, can anyone some draw light on what maximum a person with 2 Years (PQE) Chartered Accountant, can ask for the position of Consultant - FDD (Deal Advisory Practice). Current Role - Audit Senior Current CTC (Recently Revised) - 10.8L Also if anyone can share what will the year end performance bonus would look like 😊

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?

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A2 with 10 months of experience about to interview for a senior accountant role, wish me luck!

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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

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Deciding between a senior AAS role at a big 4 and a senior accountant role at PE firm. Need some input on deciding which path to take if my end goal is to go into FPA

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This might have been already asked so apologies in advance, but has anyone gone back to public/advisory from industry? I know there are a lot of boomerangs out there but I mean more specifically advisory or due diligence? Currently in Assurance and want to experience private industry as either a Senior Accountant or SEC reporting role but don’t want to shut myself from these other opportunities? Or should I persue advisory first and then private accounting if it doesn’t seem like a good fit?

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Spouse got an offer for industry accounting analyst position. 73k base located at New Jersey. Spouse have 3 year Staff Accountant experience with a CPA license. Is this 73k fair pay? Should we ask more? How much more would be appropriate? Many thanks!

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Any recommendations on how to present myself as more qualified candidate for a Senior Accountant role as someone who has only finished one busy season? A former manager I worked with is referring/vouching for me pretty hard but I’m not sure I’m qualified.

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Hi, I am a Chartered Accountant (Nov'20)and looking for role in Accounting Advisory Big4. I am currently working on contractual role and have my 1 year of industrial training exp. and 2 years' of articleship experience in CA firm.

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good exit? Or wait for next. Recently i receive two offers and need to make decision in this week. 1. Senior tax associate - wealth management firm - full remote post covid - salary 100k+ bonus 12%. Title is senior, but manager role. 2. Senior fund accountant - reputable fund admin company - salary 94k plus bonus 10% - hybrid schedule to onsite office post covid My back ground is 3yrs in big4 FS Tax

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Hi Fishes! What has been your experience going from an associate position to a senior accountant position outside the firm? I’m currently an AWM Tax Associate with 1.5 years experience. TIA!!

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Kind of regret going into accounting/audit lol. Was anyone else told “accounting can do finance but finance can’t do accounting.” I was under the impression that transitioning to finance would be easy, but all the exit ops I see are senior accountant, internal audit, accounting advisory, etc.

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Can anyone please refer me to PWC London to FDD Associate role? I am a qualified accountant (former auditor five 5 years of experience) willing to move to London. Thanks! P.S. If anyone can refer to any other big4, you are welcome :)

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Received an offer as a senior fund accountant, but I’m not 100% sure fund accounting would be for me. I feel like it may limit exposure and potential future opportunities compared to a typical senior accounting role. It’s a great company so I’m having trouble making a decision.

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Im hesitating between exiting to land on a IA role because hours are chill and comfortable salary versus fund accountant type role. What are the pros and cons ? I’m really looking for WLB but also a minimum of career advancement even if it’s slow. I’m currently in PA.

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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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Has anyone transitioned to a sr accountant role at Amazon from Audit? If so, how’s it going?

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Any insight the role of a treasury accountant? Daily tasks and career growth prospect and salary? Thanks

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I was offered a contract position with a consulting firm. I will be leaving my first full time job, so trying to cover my bases. The contract is for 6 months with the option to evaluate for a full time position after 3. Thoughts on setting up and LLC and getting liability insurance as an independent contractor in the short term? I am shooting in the dark here and would like to get accountant, legal, etc. set up before hand if necessary.

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I’m stuck in career and need some advice for what to do next. I have a background in SALT where I did compliance, state tax notices, fin 48 calcs, and a little bit of restructuring. I was fortunate to land a role as a senior accountant but I don’t want to be a controller. So I’m thinking should I just go back to tax (I feel like I left because I wasn’t getting the proper training and mentor ship to succeed in the career). I’m also thinking should I pursue my MBA and switch over to finance to ...

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Hello I am looking for a referral in GS. I am a chartered accountant with post qualification experience of 10+ years and currently associated with one of the custodians in capital markets.

Anyone interested in small public SAAS company senior accountant position? Feel free to DM me and I will shoot you more details.

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Anyone here cant find a job after passing all Cpa exams? i need help to land on a public accounting position.to get certified! Got a high GPA and current working as an accountant at a public company.

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What are exit opportunities like when you work in Accounting Advisory in a big 4? I would like to put myself on a path to one day become a senior accountant at Google or similar tech company, more so on the revenue recognition side. Would transferring from Audit to Accounting Advisory help me?

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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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If a recruiter reached out to me.about a job that's publically posted and after they reached out I spoke to a former colleague who works there and they offered to send my resume to HR, what do I do? This is for a senior fund accountant position

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Currently an A3 in assurance. I have two job offers: senior financial analyst (FP&A role) and senior accountant. Similar pay (a little over 40% raise), similar benefits. Will taking one of the offers limit me to just those types of roles going forward or would there still be an opportunity to do the other later on?

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In tax accounting - want to get out of tax and accounting if possible. Would it be better to hold off for a finance related role or accept a position as a fund accountant at a large PE firm? Grad school is not out of the question either.

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Staff 2 here - Opinions on leaving for a Gl Revenue Accountant vs Senior accountant position?

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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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Been at a new job after audit for a bit in a senior accountant position. My boss is already talking about promoting me to supervisor and even though I’m excited I’m a little nervous. Can anyone offer me some tips?

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