Which would be better? The first will def pay better but afraid of being pigeonholed into fund accounting and lack of exit opps. Finance Manager at a top VC (review accounting work that is outsourced and help finance team as needed) Senior Financial Analyst (FP&A) at a private SAAS company. Thank you all in advance!
Hi All, My team’s recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst role within in Cupertino. If you are or know of anyone who may be interested, I’d love to connect with you so please feel free to DM me. https://jobs.apple.com/en-ch/details/200188750/senior-financial-analyst-applecare
Dont waste your time doing IB and find some other job where you are valued after 5-7 years of experience. I have close to 9 years of experience in IB and I decided to migrate to Canada after that. Now i am facing a common phenomenon in my job applications. Either they say i am over qualified or they say how will I bring Canadian clients. I tried to change course of my career by applying for financial analyst / FP&A role but of no success. IB doesnt teach beyond PPT / Excel. Feel depressed.
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)?
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
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?
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 ?
What are the exit opps for a financial analyst at a big bank such as JPM, BofA, Wells Fargo? What does the path look like out of undergrad? What’s the general opinion on those roles?
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
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
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?
Anyone heard of Northrop Grumman? I have a phone screen for its principal financial analyst position.
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!
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?
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.
When is leaving too early? I’m an A2 with an offer to go work as a fund/financial reporting analyst. Is this more of a lateral career move? I’m still unsure what I want to do with my career, but I know it’s not public accounting. Are there other opportunities to pivot from there? It’s a large public financial, investment, insurance company. If the pay is there (going to request a 35% raise), should I do it? I’ve always been interested in FP&A/Financial Analyst and I know the role isn’t exact...
What’s the difference between a corporate financial analyst versus a financial analyst at BAH? I’m assuming the corporate position is an internal role; is that generally viewed as a tier below anyone client facing in terms of salary and career progression?
Hello, to the Fishbowl Community! Been a financial analyst at a big bank for about 8 months now. Currently in a middle market position analyzing companies and underwriting credit memos, etc. that kind of work. Career trajectory looks like FA>Credit analyst>Portfolio Manager/relationship manager, then senior leadership. Looking to move from commercial banking side of things and explore a role in Investment banking in a couple years. Anyone in here done something similar? Is it feasible? Tips?
How do you keep up on CPE requirements after leaving PA? I’m going into a financial analyst position. What resources do you use and how much do they charge?
Thoughts on the Sales Financial Analyst role at Twitter as an exit opp from consulting? 2 YOE
I really want to shift to a role in real estate as a financial analyst helping with deals. I have an undergrad in finance, masters in business analytics and working on the CFA level 1. But not much experience in deal analysis before I was more in the advising side and currently in a strategy role. Any suggestions on companies and roles I should look at for real estate analyst roles?
Might be trying to get out of tax for a financial analyst role. Any tips for landing a position/getting ready for a possible interview?
I’m really unhappy in audit. Not only is it the hours during busy season, but I just have no interest in audit work and find it really tedious/boring. I want to transition to either a Finance role (FP&A/Financial Analyst) in industry or into a finance consulting role (such as valuations). I’m interested in financial modeling and working on forward-looking aspects of a business. Should I talk to my Career Advisor about how I’m unhappy in audit or should I just look for opportunities elsewhere?
Looking to find a financial analyst role in nyc. Could somebody kindly refer me? I’ve been with ey tax for 3 years!
I have two years of internal audit experience in a 500 company and I am relocating to a financial analyst role within the company. However, I think I still need the public accounting experience in big4 to get a long-term competency. I want to apply big 4 staff auditor after I pass the rest two CPA exams. I know I can’t get the experienced auditor position since I don’t have public accounting experience. I had my master in accounting. Will I be qualified for the entry level auditor in big4?
Currently looking to leave audit for a Senior Financial Analyst or FP&A position in the media/entertainment/music industry. I’ve always thought it’d be cool to work a company in one of those industries. Has anyone made this transition from audit and can offer some insight on what the job is like on a day to day basis?
80k for a Sr financial analyst position in LA a little low? A pretty big entertainment company...kind of disappointed - but also hate where I currently am so might just take it.
I am interviewing for a senior financial analyst position and the recruiter says they’re getting ready to make me an offer. I am not very familiar with the company and there’s not a lot of info available about them. Should this be a red flag for me or is it common to jump into an unknown company?
What’s the downside of leaving FDD for a Corporate finance role? (I.e Sr Financial analyst). It sounds like everyone talks up leaving for Corp dev, while Corp finance is made out to be lowest tier exit.
Hi! I received an offer as a financial analyst for $86k base in Seattle (with stock options and bonus, annual income will be ~$110k). However, right now I’m making $115k base comp in SF as senior tax associate. I think H1B doesn’t care about total comp package, just base salary - will it be difficult to transfer the h1b to a lower salary position? Thank you!
Would you leave consulting to become a senior financial analyst at a tech company - is that a bad exit ?
Currently in a role similar to a “financial analyst” with about 2 years experience. What does this path lead to ultimately? What other options are there to pivot to
What are typical SQL questions asked at a Google technical interview for a financial analyst role?
Senior Financial Analyst role at a very successful but unheard of startup in (Saas for HC) or M&A I&D IT at Deloitte? Assuming comp is the same but 10k sign on at D and no sign on bonus. Qualified for both roles and have relevant experience and not sure which role I’d enjoy more. Have a resume full of lesser known places but good industries (Mgmt consulting full time, And IB internships). 2 YOE
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?
I have an excel test coming up for a financial analyst interview at a tech company. The role’s daily responsibilities don’t involve building LBO nor DCF models, etc. More focused on FP&A forecasting. What should I brush up on in addition to pivot tables, and v/hlookup? Ty
Is moving to American Express for a Business Analyst role good option? Also, does AMEX hire technology graduates for Financial Analyst position?
Hi Everyone, Hope you all are doing well. I have around 5.5 years of experience in Invoicing, Collections and Backend. I have completed a Financial Analyst course and looking a job for the same field. Could anyone please help me and refer me for the Financial Analyst role. I really appreciate the help.
2nd year audit staff here. If I want to exit audit to go into a Sr. Financial Analyst role or industry accounting role, should I start applying right after my senior promotion? I really don’t want to do a year of audit as a senior.
Need ethics/moral help from my fellow 🐟 I got laid off from ACN earlier this year. I accepted an offer and started at a boutique consulting firm exactly one month ago today. This morning, I got an email from Deloitte recruiting for the same position I’m in now, which is where I want to develop my career. Part of me wants a break from the big consulting firms, but at the same time, going to a Big 4 would feel more at home to me. Is it worth entertaining the offer, or should I just stay away?
Has anyone made the switch from consultant to Project Manager in industry? How was the transition? Moving onto a 3rd round for a PM role, haven’t had formal PM training but they said the next interview will be PM specific questions. What’s the best way to prepare?
Anybody at EY-Parthenon willing to refer me for a position? I’m happy to discuss my background further and why I’m a good fit for the role
What are good exit ops out of a ratings agency? Looking to be more on a buy side. Possible at all?
tired- hiring manager agreed on remote work (and being in office/client-side as needed) —> present case study —> hiring manager and team likes case study -> HR said I didn’t get job b/c I want remote
About to start a new job but have a pre-planned 2.5 week vacation for end on September. Feeling a bit uneasy about taking such a long break so early into a new position.... will they think I’m lazy and immediately get a red flag? I know it’s long but I haven’t taken vaca all year!
What's reasonable equity expectation range for Series B w.c. tech start-up at Director level (business role, base 200k). $40M total in capital raised through seed, A, & B. <150 employees.
Is it possible to renegotiate base after accepting an offer? I recently accepted the first offer of 120k for a corp dev position and I feel like I left some money on the table.
Wrapped up an internship a few weeks ago and looking for a Jr AD position or another internship in NYC. Haven’t seen many positions posted and I’ve reached out to recruiters with no luck. Any advice?
London EYP 🐠 : is EYP currently hiring at SM / Associate Director (or equivalent level) in London? Also what are the levels please? TIA
Anyone know someone who’d be interested in a marketing role at a top VC fund in the South? You’ll be working with some of the most successful investors in the region - partners include a former unicorn founder and a CEO of a $15B company. Ideally a background in tech/digital marketing - looking for someone with 2+ YoE. I don’t have salary details, but I’d imagine pay’s around 80-90k + bonus. DM me for details.
Anybody hiring HC consultants? Or any suggestions where to look? I have 1 YOE as a consultant with an MHA (graduated in 2020). TIA!
Are there any agencies that have not gone through any layoffs, furloughs or pay cuts, hiring freezes etc? Shops that are, so far still financially functioning as normal? I know squarespace is one.
Does look, body type, age, appearance play a role in climbing corporates ladders? Say, will a early 30s, handsome fit man have an advantage over a late 50s, chubby and unattractive man? Assuming both are at the same level.
What’s the best way to position yourself for a creative role (eg marketing, content development, design) when you’re coming from finance / ops consulting?
Can anyone provide a referral for an EY position? Happy to provide additional info, such as resume and Job Req. Thanks!
Does anyone have any insight into what KPMG‘s Spectrum practice is about? I’ve been reached out to for a “SENIOR SPECIALIST. DELIVERY PRODUCTION SUPPORT” role in their Advisory practice and the career page says it’ll be in their Spectrum practice. KPMG
Just need to gripe. My partner of 10 years and I don’t plan on having kids. Why shouldn’t I get a paid sabbatical in lieu of parental leave? (Could apply to straight peeps too)
Any of my fellow fishies head to their home state / get out of the city and work remote during all this craziness? If so, when do you think you’ll go back? I’m not keen on the prospect of heading back to the open office...
I was gifted with 4 new desktop computers for my classroom! I teach 3rd and 4th grade learning support! Any suggestions for free and/or inexpensive academic websites?
Tonight I billed a thousand an hour to literally play word processor for some partner who could not POSSIBLY go on imanage themselves despite this being an “emergency”. I’m not sure whether I love or hate this job. Bit of both. Easiest couple of hours I billed today. (Note, I am nowhere close to junior. The junior is fantastic and busy doing other things so I didn’t ask them.)
What is ZS ‘s reputation as a consulting company compared to Big 4 and MBB in the US? Any insights would be helpful.
Looking to move into a fraud/forensics field. Currently in Financial Services Consulting for 3 years and hate it. What are some possible paths that might be a good place to start?
The progression of a big 4 auditor: intern: what am I doing with this support? Staff: where can I find this support ? Senior: how do I fix this support manager: how do I cut this budget
How worried is everyone about Corona virus?
Chances? 325 GRE 3.0 Big10 Finance UG 4 years big 4 tech consulting D1 Athlete white male 🤢 Target schools: Texas, Ross, Kellogg, Fuqua, Kelley
Hi Fishes, Epam vs FactSet... Which is better? Epam offer: 17.5 fixed CTC+ 1 lac joining bonus FactSet offer: (13.5 fixed + 10% variable) 15.8 CTC I' m looking for good career growth, hikes & decent work-life balance. Please help me with your views.
Two years in and I'm still kind of bad at the job, which is hurting my confidence and probably making me worse at the job. I'm trying to stick it out for one more year (will be more like 6-8 months with externship), but curious how others who are mediocre at MBB have found the exit process.
I watched an interview with a psychologist who explained Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and realized this describes my ex to a T. Delusions of grandeur, prone to fits of rage, vain, jealous, thinks everyone is beneath him, entitled. I tried to love him even harder and accommodated every whim to try and make it work. And basically the doctor said that Narcissists don’t change. I’m sad that I wasted 3 years of my life but glad that I’m out. Anyone else healing from dating a Narcissist?
All my MBB 🐠, is there anyone who would be willing to chat with me about your role and experience, the company culture and work and potentially work with me to see if I am a good fit and also if you would be willing to refer me? I am currently a Senior Consultant at EY.
I have $50k in a market-tracking ETF. Is there anything else I should be doing with it or is this the best route for long term investing?
Our baby girl is now 3 mos old and has been exclusively breastfed (with the exception of the first few weeks where she got the enfamil bottles while my supply was still getting established). We now want to give her a bottle at night but she completely refused the formula bottle and puked her guts out throughout the night because of the few sips she took. What do we do now?Anyone have recommendations for alternative formulas we can try? How would you reintroduce formula to a baby like this? TIA
If you transfer to another office location in a lcol will they always adjust your salary or is it case by case basis?
What partners actually have project work right now? Certified in ABS, US payroll, and HCM trying to roll off this call center project that I've now been planted on until april.