Anyone transitioned out of tax to a senior financial analyst role?

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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?

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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?

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Would you leave consulting to become a senior financial analyst at a tech company - is that a bad exit ?

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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

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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?

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Is there a salary difference between a Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A and a Senior Accountant? Assuming you have the same amount of accounting experience when applying for each position.

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Looking to leave from an audit senior to a financial analyst role, should I be looking at financial analyst or senior financial analyst roles? Also anyone know proper pay range for these roles in Southern California?

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What are some exit opportunities for a Senior Financial Analyst primarily focused on budgeting/forecasting and strategy?

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Is it possible to go from a senior financial analyst role at American Express to an investment banking analyst or associate role at a tier 1 or 2 bank?

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Seems like the “Financial Analyst” role is just a new title for Accountant. I’m on my third interview for a Senior Financial Analyst position but the job description seems to be a mixture of both general accounting activities but also financial statement analysis. Is this a trap? Or is it truly a hybrid finance/accounting role?

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What’s a good salary for a senior financial analyst position in NYC/NJ at a media company or music label to ask for?

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How common is it for recruiters to misrepresent jobs to people like us? I had one sell me on a senior financial analyst role and was super pumped about it. Later last night was digging and come to find out it’s a SEC Reporting Analyst role, nothing like what I want and the duties are totally different.

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Should I try to leave as a current second year into a financial analyst position or wait a year for senior promo and try to get a Senior Financial Analyst position?

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I’m a current 2nd year and I know I want to switch into an FP&A career. Does it make sense to switch to an entry level Financial Analyst position now or should I stay till senior and try to get a senior financial analyst position?

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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!

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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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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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Monday motivation: Dhivya Suryadevara accepted a Senior Financial Analyst role after a one year stint at UBS IBD post Harvard MBA. In the end things fall into place as they’re meant to be. In Dhivya’s case, she ended up as the CFO of an automotive giant. Keep learning and stop obsessing over titles early in your careers. :)

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What does it take to land a senior/ financial analyst role at Amazon coming from a middle market firm and 3 years of audit experience? Seems like most of the SFA roles require finance backgrounds, is that accurate?

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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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