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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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What does a senior accountant in industry do? I’m familiar with the responsibilities in the senior role in public, but don’t really have a clue on the industry side what the job entails.

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What type of interview questions are typically asked for a technical accounting/senior accountant role?

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What are some other exit opportunities outside of typical senior accountant roles for an audit senior 1 leaving Big 4?

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Moving from PA to Industry Tax at Senior Accountant role, should I expect to be preparing large spreadsheets? PA always has staff doing more prep work while senior taking care of review. Is it same in Industry?

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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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I’ve been working in personal tax ever since joining a public firm. When I look at exit opportunities in industry, all of them required full cycle accounting. I’m interested in going the controller route (grow within a company kinda thing) so I looked at my network and connected with a smaller public accounting firm where I could work as a senior accountant doing reviews and NTRs. Would this experience get me full cycle accounting knowledge?

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

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If anyone knows of a good recruiter they’ve liked working with can you DM me their information? I desperately want to leave Audit like ASAP and this job climate has been so horrible. If anyone is hiring let me know! Senior accountant btw!

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industry senior accountant role (CPA) with 2 YOE, is $90k+10% bonus good deal in HCOL?

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Have an interview for a senior accountant position at an engineering asset protection firm. Will be speaking to the head of tax. Any tips or suggestions? What kind of questions will she ask? Thank you!

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