I’m an investment banking summer analyst at a major bank. I have an autoimmune disease and tend to get very sick very easily, especially when working long hours. I didn’t bring this up in the interview or hiring stages because I didn’t want it to disqualify me, and I hoped it wouldn’t be an issue, but the hours are really hurting my health. What should I do? I worked hard to get where I am, so I’d like to stay in IB if I can, but my health is obviously important too. Should I talk to my manager?

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What was your initial salary? And in what position? I want to know if there is hope for me, starting with $45k as an analyst.

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Is it possible to move from analyst from consulting to manager role in industry?

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I was recently laid off as a first year analyst. Looking for new consulting opportunities, but currently in a limbo stage of my career where I'm not an entry level campus hire, but also don't have 2-3+ years of experience to be considered an experienced hire. Open roles I've seen at various consulting companies have business analyst/entry level positions for 2021 graduates only...any advice/insights on how I should approach this stage of my career or companies hiring non campus, entry level roles?

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Hi hi. New to data analyst role at my company. We have extremely large datasets with many many columns, each with many many values, and there is very little documentation. When you start at a new place, what is your approach to learning the datasets so that you can use them effectively??

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How come every salary post I see on here is so high? People are like “Is $150k enough for an analyst role at McConsulting Inc, I have minus 2 years of experience and I studied Political Science”

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Is a CIO position in a small company (like Nike) considered better than an analyst position in FAANG?

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If you are a new analyst, TAKE A ROLE IF ONE IS OFFERED TO YOU. the bench is deep, it’s the end of they year, and a potential recession is on the horizon.

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Got put in to lead client project for ingestion through reporting. So far: - PO just got promoted from SME and has never done a data project - Inexperienced AO who has been with client for 1mo - DA is new person who wanted to "try out" role - Experienced devs got swapped out 2 wks in for inexperienced independent contractors - There is no BA - I'm a data analyst with only passing familiarity with Big Data - Client asked for a waterfall project plan but insists it has to be agile Pray for me.

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Interview as analyst on distressed and special situations trading desk tomorrow - position i would love but scared I might not have the experience they’re looking for exactly. Any advice?

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Those who make over $150k and have 5 yrs of work experience, can you share what skills do you have and what industry you are in? I’m data analyst in healthcare my skills are excel, SQL, python, I’m working on data presentation n soft skills in general. I want to understand what skills earned you that high paying position you are in and how much effort do you put in self development/learning outside of work.

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I see so many veterans with MBAs coming in at ~80k analyst roles like the undergrads. MBA should typically get you 6 figures upon graduation+higher role. Wondering if applying to MBA is even worth it?

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How do you answer - why do you want to leave public accounting for a financial analyst role? Besides the obvious answers of better worklife pay etc.

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I am currently a tax analyst for a mid size firm. I have been offered a senior analyst position at a big 4 firm with a $20,000 increase in pay. This big 4 office seems stable throughout the crisis...mine doesn’t seem 100% stable. I only want to stay in public practice for 1 more year until I get my cpa. What should I do?

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As a new audit manager, is it a good career path to leave for a senior financial analyst role at a large Fortune 500 company? Salary is about 10% more. Or should I keep on looking for a accounting manager job?

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Need advice, currently a SC with Promo next year at D. Potential opportunity for a Sr Analyst role at McK. Not sure about the pay but is this a step down?

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So I’m a second year consultant. Like most, I was disappointed with compensation this year and am pretty bearish on my future earning potential here. I’m currently interviewing with a big tech company (not FAANG but close) for a position with substantially higher pay as a business analyst. I really wanted to stay til SC/M but the money is too good to pass up. I guess my question is: are there any major downsides to exiting to industry “too early?” Has anyone done it and regretted it?

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First year analyst here, what exit ops are there? I feel too much of a generalists to apply anywhere.

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Anyone at D willing to give an analyst 1/2 referral? I heard you guys pay more :p

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Just got an offer from a growing private company for an FP&A analyst role. 2 YOE at Big 4 plus CPA. They offered 75K plus decent benefits. No 401K currently (told its in the works for 2021) or bonus. Its their final offer. It’s a MCOL. I like the people I’ve met but the only thing holding me back is I feel like I should be making at least 80K plus a bonus. Do y’all think the offer is reasonable? The recruiter said not many companies hire someone directly from an audit background for this role.

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Am I being fleeced?! What is the expected comp for Business Operations Manager after you exit consulting? Got an offer for 130k base, no sign on and very little equity Am I being lowballed? I have other analyst friends who exited MBB to make 150k base plus bonus at series D tech companies, is that way you have seen too? #comp #MBB #Exit

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I’m currently making $68,500 as a staff 2 in risk (unsure how much I’ll make when I’ll get promoted to a S1 next month). I just got an offer for $85-90k from a start up company for a Sr Sox Analyst position. The additional increase in salary is worth the switch right?

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Had a hedgefund recruiter reach out. Anyone exit successfully from management consulting to HF analyst (I have 2 yoe if it matters)? Any tips on how to prep?

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ACN 🐠 my brother just got his PhD in Neuroscience and wants to apply it to analytics in business. He’s interviewing as a Scientific Informatics Analyst (in ASIS) in Orlando. Thoughts on this role?

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Almost 2 years out of school and am interviewing for an IB analyst position. Tough it out for 2 years then try to hit b-school? An ideal goal would be PE after school but that's a crap shoot anyways

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Would an AML/KYC Analyst role be an attractive role on a resume if you want to go into investor relations eventually?

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Got unexpectedly laidoff in June as an analyst just about to make C. Was told it was because of market conditions and was told that I can return back when market is better. I saw a job post for C for a new vertical they are building (commercial strategy) Should I apply to come back? I have an offer from another consulting firm, which pays higher, but will be starting off in an internal consulting role.

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What is the difference between an Associate Consultant role (in MBB) vs. a Consulting/Business Analyst role (in McK/Big 4/ACN)? Would the former be a step up from the latter, or they are lateral?

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Any thoughts on leaving after 1 year to a PE Analyst role at a LMM PE fund?

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What are Accenture’s clients at their SF office, and which client(s) have the best projects at the analyst level in terms of skills to learn, WLB, and potential exit opps?

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I am an analyst & I’m considering exit opps, but I’m not sure if I am allowed to share my client’s names with the project work I’ve done. They are big name clients that would certainly boost my resume

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I am hiring a Sr. Analyst of Revenue Strategy & Analytics. Job description will be online next week but wanted to give the fam a preview. DM me with your background if you are interested. Responsibilities: - Own the weekly revenue forecasting process for our major revenue accounts - Draft weekly revenue insights for COO metrics deck, present to Chief Revenue Officer, Head of Sales Ops, Head of Sales Finance - Build self-serve revenue Tableau dashboards for Sales leadership

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I do FS audit and to be honest I hate the thought of just working my way up a PE shops internal accounting. Are there people who switch to corporate accounting at like Tech/manufacturing//construction/retail and actually like their job and what they’re doing? Can ppl make the jump to a lower level Financial analyst type role at one of these companies? I’m talking lower level, like I make 77k even taking s lay cut to 75k to pivot my job trajectory. Idk just thinking, lmk experiences please.

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What salary makes a good exit for a 2nd year analyst making 80k? Received offer for 110k, should I counter with 120? In NYC

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Would you take an interview for a job that paid less just for practice? Company let me know that 80K was their max in NYC for data scientist role and I already make more than that as an analyst..

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Just accepted a new offer for a role as a credit analyst in a BB, but in a highly risky sector. Currently in wealth management, which is more on the safe side. Was it a bad idea?

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is it a good move to take an industry role (financial analyst) to gain some relevant experience and come back to B4 (transaction advisory) down the road?

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List of relatively inexpensive certifications worth looking into if you’re considering to jump ship to a technology analyst type of role in industry:

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I’m looking at a financial analyst role with a healthcare company that involves modeling and diligence work in their M&A process, as the are looking to grow. Along with working on month end financial closing for the company. Would this be good enough experience to work my way into a transaction advisory practice down the road?

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Hello, I'd appreciate some advice/insight on salary. What should I push for as a salary for a Business Analyst role in NYC at a University? Would 83-87K be too high? (3.5 years at Accenture).

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