First year manager here. Looking to exit to industry but recruiter is trying to put me in a staff accountant role that is a pretty big pay decrease. They say it’s the only role applicable to my skills. Is this reasonable? I just really need to get out of public.

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I am about to be promoted to senior at a PA firm: is it a step down to take an industry staff accountant role? I don't know how I feel about being a 'staff when I worked hard to get that senior title.

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I’m considering leaving PA for a senior accountant position at a Fortune 500 company. If I do this will I essentially kill my opportunities of getting into an M7 mba program? My original plan was to go audit->TAS->mba because m7 rarely takes you from audit. I’m also making peanuts rn and can make considerable more in a senior accountant position. Does my plan make sense?

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Stupid question here, but how good with journal entries do you have to be for say a Senior Accountant role. After 2 rodeos of JE testing I’ve come to the conclusion that I don’t know shit about fuck

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Looking to get out of public accounting and applied for a Staff Accountant position. The company is known for having a great culture and I’m thinking the schedule will be much better. I’m thinking the compensation will be similar in the new position as what I’m making now so I wouldn’t be getting the normal jump in pay people expect when leaving public accounting. If I were to be offered the position, should I take it? Should I expect a better position if I’m looking for an accounting type role?

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I am an A2 soon to be S1 and I really don’t want to be in PA anymore and don’t care about job titles really. Is it dumb to take a position in industry as a staff accountant

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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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Have an offer for staff accountant role but it’s only a 17% pay bump. External recruiter says that’s the max, but this was the first offer made by the company, would they really max out on the first offer? Is there anyway to negotiate, I was hoping for 20%?

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Looking to exit into industry in a Sr rev accountant role. A company recruiter reached out to me about an opening, and the company seems like a good fit. However, I noticed on linkedin that the

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Hi all, I am needing some help with a salary negotiation. I am trying to relocate to Pittsburgh area. I have 3.5 years of experiences now and getting offered between 80k-85k for base salary for a senior accountant or reporting analyst position. Does this sound about right? I get paid more right now (maybe becasue I am in Oil and Gad industry) but want to see what the market average look like in Pittsburgh.

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

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How does one figure out what kind of role to look for after leaving public? I don’t really fit the mold of an accountant and feel I’d be bored in industry, but really do not like public either.

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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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As a 1st year senior which would be best for future career opportunities? - Staff Accountant at FAANG company - Senior Accountant at F500 company - Manager/ controller role at smaller company/ start up

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Currently a Senior GL Accountant and my boss asked if a want to pivot to Senior Revenue Accountant to fill someone’s position. What are the pros and cons of moving to the revenue side? I am mainly worried about pigeonholing myself into revenue when I am unsure if that is where I want my career to go.

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To those with experience in both, which position do you enjoy more. A role as a senior GL accountant or as a senior financial reporting associate

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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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Thoughts on big4 senior>law firm (in accounting role). Someone is trying to tell me I should stay away from legal industry as an accountant as the skills aren’t transferable. Is this true?

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Was laid off earlier and still looking for a job. I’m super interested in fp&a but keep getting sr accountant opportunities. Is it worth to bit the bullet and do the sr acct role for sometime and keeping looking or wait it out? Not trying to get pigeonholed into accounting.

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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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Currently an A2 and was just offered a senior accountant position with a 30% raise, will jumping too early hurt my career progression?

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Hello! I have a exam for peloton for a staff accountant role. Anyone have ideas how to prepare for this exam? I plan on refreshing all of my excel skills and refreshing my accounting knowledge. Thank

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Are you more likely to be audited by IRS if you file your own income taxes? Or is the probability the same as hiring an accountant to do them?

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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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Should I leave big four audit after two years to take a staff accountant role, would this be good for my career development? Is this common or should I be looking at senior accountant roles. I’m worried this job won’t be challenging if people fresh out of college enter this role

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Currently in tax. Looking to leave public to either a tax analyst or GL accountant role. For tax, I can never understand those code/regs plus I dislike research and how so many things change every year. GL is easier and I can work more in Excel and automate processes which can be more fun. For those in either positions, do you like your job and why? Do you regret this job or eyeing another job?

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

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A position i applied for is “Staff Accountant and Office manager”. It has office duties such as perform general office support, maintain office supplies, and filing as well as all the staff accountant tasks. I asked why they combined the role and they said they wanted an accountant to control the admin/ costs and approve expenses. I’m currently in PA- would this be a reg flag on a resume to accept a role like this? They are paying pretty well.

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How difficult will it be to transition from Internal Audit and IT audit to a traditional Accounting or Finance role(senior financial analyst, senior accountant, etc)?

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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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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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What are the pros and cons of fund accountant role?

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What does a forensic accountant/auditor actually do? Is it much different from regular audit? So bored with current 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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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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Hello everyone! I will have the potential to have two offers one for staff accountant and one for internal audit. Anyone know of any pros and cons for each type of role that isn’t the obvious?

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I am not hired for senior accountant roles because they say they say I am over qualified. Manager level roles I am told I am under qualified. I hate the position I am stuck in 4 years at Big 4 Audit

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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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What levels are there in the Industry Tax? Is there a staff below senior accountant role in Industry who would do almost all of the prep work and senior would spend time on reviewing like in PA?

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