If Consulting firms were each a different car brand, what would they be? I’ll start: PwC (Ford) Deloitte (GM) EY (Toyota) KPMG (Hyundai) McKinsey (Mercedes) BCG (BMW) Bain (Porsche) Accenture (Tesla) … more

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What are promotional raises looking like for your firm from associate to senior associate? Apparently GT is only doing a 7% raise (per multiple folks in the GT bowl). In the past, most folks have rece… more

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Crowe vs RSM vs GT vs BDO? Company culture overall?

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Why leave Big 4 for BDO or GT or RSM? Thoughts?

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School district is returning to school but due to covid social distancing they’ve reduce the amount of kids in each class. My child is usually in the GT (accelerated) class but was moved to a general … more

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Deloitte is laying off 5% of US workforce. KPMG Australia voluntarily took a pay cut to help with expenses. GT has laid off roughly 50 underperforming/under utilized employees.. how’s everyone else do… more

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Looking for advice not criticism please is it a bad idea to leave the big 4 for a smaller firm such as RSM or GT having 3 years of experience? Weighing out if there is more pros than cons or the other… more

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Current B4 senior getting promo’d to manager. Have an offer to join a smaller firm (BDO, Grant Thornton, etc) as a Senior consultant for 1 year with expectation that I’d promo to manager next year. Ne… more

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I am a second year Advisory consultant working at Deloitte. I got an offer to laterally jump ship to Grant Thornton for a 20k salary bump (33%) all while remote and option for another raise if I am as… more

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Anybody make a switch from a big four to a smaller firm like RSM, BDO, or GT? What were the biggest pros/cons?

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Atleast GT paid out all accumulated unused PTO when they went to unlimited. It was a nice payday!

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My coworkers and I were laid off from Grant Thornton mostly due to utilization issues, although it's sad that utilizations were out of our control, should've left earlier like the rest of our … more

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Which firm of the 3 5s (RSM, GT, BDO) is the best?

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What are the trading restrictions like at Grant Thornton? I transition from Deloitte to Grant in about a month, and I was wondering if GT allows you to use Robinhood, how restrictive trading is, etc.

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What’s the bonus structure like at Grant Thornton?

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Overall opinions on Grant Thornton for Advisory? They appear to be growing reasonably well through the pandemic and have some interesting groups. Does anyone have any thoughts on them for a lateral fr… more

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Have final round interviews this week at Guidehouse, Grant Thornton, and IBM Federal after being laid off from ACN. Am unsure which firm I’d take an offer with given that they all go well. Any insight… more

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Why is Grant Thornton posting jobs right now? Didn't they just have layoffs?

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What’s the CPA bonus at PA firms look like? Does Grant Thornton give a CPA bonus? What about BDO & RSM? I know the Big 4s do. How much does each give?

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what are some pros of working in mid-tier (BDO, GT, RSM) FDD groups vs B4?

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How is mid tier tech? Currently at at midsize top 10 but looking at GT BDO RSM. Current firm is okay, but definitely not great. What tax softwares do they use for prep, provision, workpapers etc?

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How does the consulting practice at the mid-tier accounting firms like Grant Thornton and BDO compare to the Big 4 in terms of type of projects, size of teams / staffing, travel, types of clients, hou… more

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Are Partners and other senior personnel feeing the apathy that many other teammates feel with being WFH for the foreseeable future? I genuinely loved working at GT and it was always the culture that k… more

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How's the culture of Grant Thornton Tax in Chicago?

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When have companies said they expect you back in the office? Especially the big contractors like Deloitte, GT, Accenture, Booz, KPMg, etc.

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Moving from Accenture to Grant Thornton analytics advisory practice, what're your thoughts?

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Any 🐠 working for Grant Thornton? Opinions on work/life balance?

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What kind of benefits does Grant Thornton have? Any gym membership reimbursement or other perks?

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Currently analyst at D doing software development. About to start a masters in data analytics from GT in January, do any firms do analytics/data science work in the TS/SCI space? I really want to util… more

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Does your job expect you to work longer hours because you’re working from home? I hope GT doesn’t because I refuse.

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Is Grant Thornton on a hiring freeze?

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Outside of B4 RSM GT and BDO, who are some of the bigger TAS groups?

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Just saw on Glassdoor that Grant Thornton now offers unlimited/flexible PTO. So does West Monroe Partners. How long until it catches on in our industry? MBB here in need of more vacation days...

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I’m looking to have a somewhat chill job. Currently in cyber and thinking of IT risk or controls. Protiviti or Grant Thornton?

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Everyone talks about Big 4 buying strategy firms. Why not the other way around? McKinsey should buy Grant Thornton. For clients interested in creative accounting solutions.

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Does RSM / BDO / GT have trade monitoring like the Big 4 do? Thinking about making a switch but want to go to a place where trade monitoring / auto importing isn’t mandatory.

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Looking to leave GT and join Workday related firms, I am fully certified in Adaptive/experienced in NetSuite, any good resources in becoming certified in workday?

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At your firms, are black partners/principals/MDs better represented in public sector work vs commercial? It looks that way at GT. Any ideas why this may be the case?

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Can anyone from or has been at Grant Thornton tell me about culture, pipelines, and financial? I saw a Business Change Enablement position that I'm qualified for, but haven't heard much about … more

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How much strategy does Grant Thornton Strategy do? Glassdoor and fishbowl reviews are absolutely brutal.

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