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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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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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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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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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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What are some resume bullets that align with a financial analyst position? Trying to tailor my resume but am struggling. Is it worth hiring someone? In transfer pricing but want to move career to FIN.

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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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I have a finance degree, and I’m proficient in Excel and SQL. How long does it take to get the hang of R? Any recommendations on learning resources? R is a preferred skill for this financial analyst role I’m applying for at a tech firm.

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Anyone successfully switched from tax to financial analyst position or corp finance position?

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I'm about to be promoted to manager in tax at a big 4, and I'm looking for non-tax jobs in industry. Would I be qualified for a senior financial analyst role in FP&A or financial reporting?

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Is a MBA worth it if I don't want to go into High Finance or MBB? Currently a Senior Financial Analyst from CA making a little under $90k (not in Bay Area). Im 25, a minority, and married (if that matters). Aiming to get into a finance position at a Tech company (FAANGT or other Big Tech). Contemplating if I should just continue studying for the CPA exam or ditch it to focus on GMAT and apply to B-School. I was also considering a Masters in Business Analytics as well. Very confused

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Does anyone else feel like they don’t deserve to be where they’re at? I constantly feel under qualified in my position and when looking at other roles in the market (fp&a, financial analyst, etc), i feel i won’t be able to succeed. Do i have major imposter syndrome or am i just not cut out for anything highly technical

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How useful is a CPA license in finding a non-accounting job? Eventually I want to go into more of a financial analyst role but tbh I’m curious about what most people leave auditing to go into. I’m open to anything.

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If I move into a financial analyst position after two years of audit experience (and 1 promotion) will i likely start at the bottom of the totem pole? Trying to get an idea of what my salary would be. I feel this role is kinda critical for my 20 -30 year plan so I’m willing to start at an A1 position again. any insight here would be great. Thanks

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Anyone ever worked for McDonald’s in their corporate office? I am going to interview for a senior financial analyst role. I’ve been in consulting for 2.5 years and looking to find something...

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Anyone here was able to exit pa as a senior associate with 2 years of experience for a financial analyst / fp&a position? How difficult is it ?

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Anyone have any leads or can refer me to more of a consulting based role? Background: 5+ years of experience includes Auditing, Corporate accounting and Financial Analyst based roles

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Does anyone have experience transitioning from tax (will be S1 effective 10/1) to a financial analyst position, and have advice? I don’t want to do tax. I’m interested in learning a business/industry and not just looking at records. I want to be active in the business and process, forecasting, working with sales/marketing/manufacturing teams and coming up with financial solutions. I’m interested in the process/how things are made-so I want to take my career in this direction. AnyPosition titles?

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Which presents better opportunities (better pay/mobility/ exit ops) in the long run - public accounting private company assurance or financial analyst at a F500 bank?

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Has anyone pivoted from B4 tax to a financial analyst role in industry? If so, what are the advantages/disadvantages? What were the biggest learnings curves? How long were you in PA before?

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How much will having experience with a $5 B tech unicorn going public help with exit ops in San Francisco? Ideally want to go into big tech as a senior accountant or financial analyst

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Need some exit guidance. Went from external audit to risk advisory (aka Sox and ic) and feel pigeonholed. What’s the best way to break out? Eventually want to work towards VP but is it best to look for reporting role > controller > Vp? Or financial analyst > upwards? Or back to school entirely?

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Is 130K a reasonable salary TC expectation for a Financial Analyst role with FAANG in California? Online data very varied or unavailable

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I am currently a Staff 1 in Audit. I graduated with a finance degree and am considering making the switch to a financial analyst role.

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Anyone who has made the switch from FDD to FP&A: Is FP&A easier to learn at the financial analyst level? I’m a 2nd year associate in FDD and struggling to pick things up quickly to the point where its a 50/50 whether I get promoted to Sr I’ve been told. As a result, I’m looking at FP&A as a possible exit.

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Is there any advices on how to switch from tax to financial analyst position?

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is a financial analyst role for F300 company a good experience to have on resume? will this open up doors down the road or would it be better to stay in b4/PA?

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Interviewing with a SAAS company for a financial analyst role but never had a SAAS client at D. Anything resources to look at or what should I know in terms of accounting/finance. TYIA

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what are some of exit opps for financial analyst - sec reporting?

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Looking to move out of Audit into FP&A. 2 years of experience with CPA HCOL. What salary ranges appropriate for a senior financial analyst role?

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Does anyone have experience being a 5/3 financial analyst? Is it really financial analysis or a glorified accounting role?

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