How well would a seasoned audit partner perform if put in a staff accountant role? They keep all of their knowledge but only the authority of a staff.

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I have a client who keeps making up my skill set. I was referred to as an Accountant and SQL expert this week. I am neither and they were never discussed or part of the role description...

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So what do you do after you’ve left big 4 for some senior accountant or financial analyst role?

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Pros and cons of being paid hourly instead of pay being salary? Also thoughts on a senior accountant role at a consulting firm that pays $35-$40 per hour? Trying to decide if it’s worth it

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Why would an audit manager exit to a senior accountant position in industry

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Is a senior accountant really a dead end exit role? I feel like im learning very little in auditing:

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If I want to be a controller in the future, which role would serve me best? Sr. SOX Analyst or Sr. Accountant II?

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For those who left for a Sr. Accountant role, are you happy with the job? Why/why not?

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Stupidly switched firms 8 months ago and hate it.Do I need to wait 1 year before making another jump? Any exit opportunity besides working as a staff accountant somewhere? Thinking consulting?

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Staff 2 here, in the process of job searching for a possible role as a senior accountant in industry. What kind of pay raise should I expect? 15%?

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What's that dream job you thought would be sweet, but after hearing more about it, it would actually just suck? Augusta National is hiring a supervising accountant.

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Anybody can tell me their experience being in a Business Processing Risk role? Currently an IT Risk consultant and feel like IT is not my cup of tea (which is probably why I’m an accountant by nature)

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Newly promoted Manager IT audit exit - would you take a senior accountant position (salary decrease but long term career change) or a manager of IA position (salary increase)?

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What kind of questions have you been asked in interviews? I’m being invited back for a second interview for a Sr. Accountant position. The first one was very conversational.

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Hi Guys, I am currently working as a Staff Accountant and I am looking for a job with H1B sponsorship. I have completed my CPA and looking for a job referral. I am open to both private and public.

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Sr SEC reporting vs. Sr SOX analyst. What would you pick after 2.5 years in public and why? Would you say neither and Sr. Accountant role is better?

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Anyone had experience leaving for an industry accounting role such as a senior inventor accountant or senior ppe accountant? Are you most likely stuck in that area for future promotions or new jobs?

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if I go onto internal audit at a fortune 500 company, a role that also looks at operations not just controls, what kind of options will that give me going forward compared to a senior accountant role

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Is it possible to go to consulting/advisory from a senior accountant position?

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I don’t want to be an accountant anymore. It’s just not exciting to me. Thinking about transitioning into an analyst role - corporate side. Anyone else also take a similar path to leaving accounting?

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New opportunity in private. If you are looking to transition to private in Philadelphia area- please check out LinkedIn posting at Dechert for a Senior Accountant position in Financial Reporting team.

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Did 2 years in public. Got to senior. Left for industry as a step back to a staff accountant position (better pay). Now been here a year. Haven’t heard anything about getting promoted. Year 4 as staff

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What’s a better exit opportunity? Senior internal audit or Senior accountant? Also I currently make $70k all in, is a jump to $90k enough of a jump? Currently an A3 in big 4.

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Rank the below PA exit ops from best to worse: A. Internal Audit B. Senior Accountant C. Financial Analyst

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Should I jump at a position as an accountant at a private equity firm? Is this good experience?

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Thoughts on moving from international tax to senior accountant? Easy transition? Could eventually move to an role in finance department?

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What's the better exit op? Internal audit or Senior Accountant in corporate

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I'm currently in a tax specialty role where I'm more of a tax analyst than a tax accountant. Never done a return. I'm thinking about switching to industry and getting into more of a finance role...

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Is being a senior accountant in industry repetitive and boring? I feel like I can change what I’m doing every day if I want in PA, so I’m a little nervous about taking a SA position in industry.

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What's a more interesting role to go into after PA, senior reporting analyst or senior accountant? Which is better for overall career progression?

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Back office of a hedge fund? Senior accountant role reporting to controller. Will be leading other staff. Thoughts? Worried about repetitiveness month over month

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I'm a Senior Associate in Assurance looking to switch into finance. I don't want to be a fund accountant. What position titles should I be searching?I want to go into finance but don't have experience

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Debating whether or not to accept a fund accountant role. Pros/cons?

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Applied for a senior accountant role that is at a company on the other side of the country. VP of Finance emails saying just “would love to hop on a call with you. “ What should I expect/prepare for?

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Generally how is the work life balance of a start up vs a public, well-established company? Considering an accountant position at a fast growing start up, but I feel like start ups work long hours?

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Can I fake it till I learn it? Want a Sr Accountant role in industry but I've only done internal audit in PA and haven't done anything financial accounting related since I was an intern in industry.

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Public accounting isn't for me. Staff 2, just got offered a Senior Accountant role in industry with ~20% bump plus 2.5% bonus. Should I jump ship, or wait for greener pastures?

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Has anyone switched to a “Portfolio Analyst” role at PE firms/Real Estate firms? Lot of intriguing positions open but seems as though it’s just a staff accountant role masked to sound sexier

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Have a recruiter reaching out about Sr Accountant position at clear channel. Currently a staff II. Has anyone worked for them before? Good company to work for?

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Due to injuries during pregame activities, a Chicago accountant got signed and received playing time as the emergency goalie for the Chicago Blackhawks. Talk about exit opportunities...

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I need someone to share their story. I left prior to making manager after almost five year for a senior GL accountant position. Now seeing people getting manager title makes me secretly jealous.

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Thinking jumping from Finance to Analytics. advice? Exp. 3yrs as a production accountant 1.5 in current role I already work with large datasets and financial analysis.. undergrad: finance n Econ

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Ex big4/public accountant that left for an industry role, what was the best part about it. Besides the hours

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I’m trying to get out of tax. I have an interview tomorrow for a real estate accountant position. Do you have any advice or guidance on technical questions I might get? Thanks

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What are the typical exit ops for a newly promoted senior? Senior accountant or accounting manager?

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Thoughts on taking a senior accountant - financial reporting position? Does it still give you long term growth potential?

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What's the difference between taking a staff accountant/senior accountant role after PA vs. being an AP/AR clerk?

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Would a job in industry internal audit be better than a staff accountant position ? I hate accounting and I'm done with PA.

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Just entered my staff 2 year this summer. A large (private) client just reached out thru a recruiter to offer me a senior accountant position.

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3rd year looking to switch into industry. Right off the bat got asked if I wanted senior accountant role requiring a lot of technical knowledge. I feel like I'm under qualified.

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Exit title opportunities at senior and manager level (regional public)? Looking around it seems like internal audit, senior accountant, assistant controller or controller are pretty much the options?

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Best exit ops for S1 (2-3 yrs experience) in FS audit? Mostly on private equity & mutual funds. Obviously a senior fund accountant roll, but what other opportunities are there?

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What salary range should I be looking at for a senior accountant position in austin? I have 4 years experience but don't know what I'm worth here

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I have been looking for senior accountant position. I've applied for a few but no luck. I'm a second year looking on leaving within the next month. Any advice? Also, I've looked into financial analyst

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What are some exit opportunities outside of PA for tax? Besides the obvious tax accountant at a Fortune 500 or the like

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Interviewing for a Senior Fund Accountant position tomorrow. Anyone know anything about fund accounting and career paths?

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Accepted a job in industry Senior Accountant position over 15% salary bump with 10 bonus excellent work life balance and personal workout trainer once a week gym in office😁🙌🏽 #SoLongPublic

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Best exit opp out of the following three with pay being equal: Senior Financial Reporting Analyst, Internal Audit Senior, or Senior Accountant?

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A recruiter suggested me a staff accountant position at a small VC firm. Work life balance is very important for me , does anyone know about VC firms hours? Thank you!

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Just got an offer for a staff accountant position at a real estate investment company. Does anyone know what it's like to be working at real estate investment company?

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Anyone in Houston looking for a accountant referral? The candidate can provide performance reviews to show his work ethic.

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Exit opportunities: Internal audit, fund accountant, other?

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