Hi all! I just got a Senior tax associate role in industry ($85k, MCOL; 17% more than I currently make). Enjoyed the people I interviewed with; my only hesitation is that the company itself has had a rough couple of years (healthcare company, had a few bad acquisitions that they’ve since shed off). Their busy season is just January and early February, with their team working until about 7 PM during the week and a few Saturdays. I’m interested, but it’s also my 1st offer; what would you do?

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I’m a senior tax associate and currently exploring exit opportunities. I don’t think I want to continue doing tax. What are some good exit options? Would senior financial analyst be possible at all with CPA?

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I currently work in a tax associate role in public accounting for about a year now. I want to transition into a more finance related role long term. I currently have an MBA in finance and am working towards the CPA (optimally will have before a career pivot). Does anyone have any tips or insight into a switch like this?

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I’m interviewing a senior tax associate position at BDO, 2 years prior big 4 experience. What salary should I be expecting? LCOL like 80~85 index.

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good exit? Or wait for next. Recently i receive two offers and need to make decision in this week. 1. Senior tax associate - wealth management firm - full remote post covid - salary 100k+ bonus 12%. Title is senior, but manager role. 2. Senior fund accountant - reputable fund admin company - salary 94k plus bonus 10% - hybrid schedule to onsite office post covid My back ground is 3yrs in big4 FS Tax

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Hi Fishes! What has been your experience going from an associate position to a senior accountant position outside the firm? I’m currently an AWM Tax Associate with 1.5 years experience. TIA!!

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Interview tomorrow for a tax associate opening at RSM. Been working in a mid-size city (different firm) that is about 70 minutes from this new home office in a larger metro. How flexible is WFH or dual model going forward post Covid? Am interested in this position and going to tax, but not be able to relocate for family reasons. Don’t want to drive 700 miles per week M-F. What will dual model be like going forward? 1-2 times week, 4-5 month? Seems like tax was more flexible than audit pre-Covid

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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!

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I'll have an interview with 3 tax experts at BDO for tax associate position. I think this is an entry-level position for tax but please correct me if Im wrong. Is this interview hard? Will there be technical questions in tax that only experienced tax associate can answer? P/S: I have no tax experience. Only passed CPA exam, so will my cpa knowledge help me survive?

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I have accepted an offer from one of the B4,as a Tax associate , what I’m I to expect? I am new to tax, so what are some of the things I need to do , to prepare me for my new role?

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Any firms hiring a junior tax associate in the Chicago area?

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I’m currently an experienced tax associate. A recruiter from another B4 reached out to seem if I’m interested in a tax position at that firm. Is it okay to to express my interest in advisory? I want to get out of tax

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What are exit opportunities for those at EY TTT? I’m a tax associate that recently got an offer in EYs TTT practice and I was wondering if this would be a good Segway into the tech industry?

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Applying for Tax Associate position in law firms after 3 years in a Big4. What are differences in the work done?

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Currently making $57.5 as a Tax Associate. (No raises this year).

Had a job interview for a Senior Accountant role at a PE firm and they asked for salary expectations... I said $65-$80. Did I set the bar too low?

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Current tax associate interviewing for a senior associate position at BDO this week. Anyone have any advice for experienced hire tax interviews in general? Or more specifically interviews at BDO for those who have completed them. Any help is appreciated!

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I’m at the point where my friends are opening businesses or have a successful one running and are coming to me for tax advise and hiring my services; but none of the partners/managers are available to discuss the potential to bring them on as clients. I’ve directly asked what type of clients is the firm looking for and what is the process to bring them in, and how to discuss fees. I know I’m a Tax Associate but I’m very much active in networking because I enjoy talking to a variety of people.

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Hi all, I’m a JD/LLM and was offered a tax associate position (Big4) with M&A group: 120k starting salary with a 5k signing bonus. Fair?

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I am currently a 2nd year tax associate at one of the big 4. After spending a year, I realize that tax is not something I would want to do for the rest of my career. I was looking at Tax Tech but I was wondering if this will pigeon hole me more into tax or will it provide me more options to pivot out (tech). What are its exit opportunities? Or should I switch to audit or advisory?

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Rant: I interviewed at a mid size firm for Senior Tax Associate role and went really well. Partner calls after a couple days to say they want to offer me a job and asked me if I wanted senior 1 or 2. I said senior 2 since I have a years experience as a senior and she was okay with it and discussed salary. She said she will think about the final offer and let me know. A week later she comes back to tell me that my small firm experience probably won’t help much and it would be difficult for me...

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Making 70k as tax associate in industry in Baltimore metro area. I file majority of the returns if i leave to get a senior role, what would a reasonable salary request look like with 4 years experience and masters degree.

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JD/LLM from top two tax programs (NYU and Georgetown Law) how much were you offered for a tax associate position with M&A group? Which firm? I would appreciate any insight.

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JD/LLM from top two tax programs (NYU and Georgetown Law), what did your compensation offer look like for a tax associate position? With what firm? I’m confident that I will receive an offer soon and would appreciate any insight.

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I saw a seasonal senior tax associate post for PWC in my local area. Does this mean the position is temporary? Just seems unusual that this term was used instead of full-time.

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Are any public accounting firms hiring associates with only one year experience? 1st yr tax associate let go due to RIF yesterday and I’d like to stay in PA but worried I don’t have much experience under my belt to leverage. Any insight or help is appreciated!

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Hi, I am currently a tax associate. I am interested in tax tech, but I was wondering the exit opportunities in tax tech? Is tax tech a dead end? Would regular tax compliance provide more opportunities?

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What are some exit opportunities in Tax Tech at Big 4? I am currently a Tax Associate at Big 4 and I am not interested in Tax anymore. Would it be better to goto Tax Tech for opportunities in tech or switch into Audit?

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I’m looking to jump ship soon (hopefully within the next 6 months). I am a tax associate at a Big 4 atm, but was wondering if anyone has been able to successfully transition to a private sector or corporate accounting position outside of tax?

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Im a tax associate working with high net worth individual (and their businesses).... not really sure what kind of exit opportunities are out there for me after public accounting. Anyone have any suggestions/know of paths people normally take after PA?

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Not really an exit opportunity, but how does one land a part time teaching job? I am an international tax associate with JD/LLM in HCOL city, and down the line, I want to be involved in teaching at either a law school or business school.

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Is anyone at Deloitte willing to refer me? Currently I am working in a local CPA firm. I am really interested in an international tax associate position at Deloitte. Thanks very much in advance!

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