Some recruiters are f**king clueless. I made it clear what my salary expectations are and then they try to push me into this staff accountant position paying 60k, which would be a 5k pay cut and I have 2 years exp about to be promoted to senior. Now she's giving me the runaround how I won't get a senior position in industry after I've told her I had interviews for senior positions already paying 85k+

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So I’m excited I have three pretty solid options 1. Being a trust tax manager at a bank ( I’ve done banking/trust world before) 2. Contract to hire at a private equity firm 3. Staff accountant role at a healthcare company. Thoughts on these options?

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In tax, want to get out and do audit, but getting into a public accounting role in audit is tough without taking about a $10k-$15k paycut. Would doing a staff accountant role (would be a small pay bump) let me transition to audit later? Or is this a bad plan?

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Anyone here transitioned into a staff accountant role (reconciling differences, end of month balances, JE, etc). Is it better than tax in terms of work/life balance and how is the work?

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I have accepted a mid size company 6 months contract staff accountant role. However, I will have interviews with couple of large companies by the same week of my start date. My question is, if I’m lucky enough to get the offer, is it bad to leave the contract after a couple of months? I don’t see any legal restrictions.

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Interviewing with Marc Jacobs this evening for a staff accountant position. Any tips or recommendations for the interview?

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I’m currently a staff accountant but I’d like to make the pivot to a financial analyst/FP&A type role in the future. What are some ways I could frame staff accountant duties on a resume for analyst applications? Obviously my variance analysis and preparation of budget items are good starting points, but does anyone have thoughts on this?

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Just went through my final round interviews for a staff accountant role. I should hear back by tomorrow or Friday but I hate waiting the most! I will be watching my email and phone like a hawk!

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What are some good questions to ask a director of accounting for staff accountant role? 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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First year manager here. Looking to exit to industry but recruiter is trying to put me in a staff accountant role that is a pretty big pay decrease. They say it’s the only role applicable to my skills. Is this reasonable? I just really need to get out of public.

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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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Hello everyone! I will have the potential to have two offers one for staff accountant and one for internal audit. Anyone know of any pros and cons for each type of role that isn’t the obvious?

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A position i applied for is “Staff Accountant and Office manager”. It has office duties such as perform general office support, maintain office supplies, and filing as well as all the staff accountant tasks. I asked why they combined the role and they said they wanted an accountant to control the admin/ costs and approve expenses. I’m currently in PA- would this be a reg flag on a resume to accept a role like this? They are paying pretty well.

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Have an offer for staff accountant role but it’s only a 17% pay bump. External recruiter says that’s the max, but this was the first offer made by the company, would they really max out on the first offer? Is there anyway to negotiate, I was hoping for 20%?

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Hey everyone! I got a interview tomorrow for staff accountant role. What’s good questions to ask the director? Thanks in advance!

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What to wear for video interview with tech company for staff accountant role?

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Hello! I have a exam for peloton for a staff accountant role. Anyone have ideas how to prepare for this exam? I plan on refreshing all of my excel skills and refreshing my accounting knowledge. Thank

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Looking to get out of public accounting and applied for a Staff Accountant position. The company is known for having a great culture and I’m thinking the schedule will be much better. I’m thinking the compensation will be similar in the new position as what I’m making now so I wouldn’t be getting the normal jump in pay people expect when leaving public accounting. If I were to be offered the position, should I take it? Should I expect a better position if I’m looking for an accounting type role?

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Looking to get out of public accounting and applied for a Staff Accountant position. The company is known for having a great culture and I’m thinking the schedule will be much better. I’m thinking the compensation will be similar in the new position as what I’m making now so I wouldn’t be getting the normal jump in pay people expect when leaving public accounting. If I were to be offered the position, should I take it? Should I expect a better position if I’m looking for an accounting type role?

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