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In a conundrum. I’ve got 3 different offers with total compensation inversely proportional to firm prestige. BCG - $155k Accenture - $170k Grant Thornton - $180k Thoughts? Background: Healthcare… more

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Should I choose Grant Thornton - Audit PwC - Risk Assurance FTI - Forensic and Litigation Consulting BDO- Audit Interested to hear people’s response on which firm will offer the most career op… 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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I started my career at PWC audit in 2019 and got laid off last year due to covid. I got an offer and started working at a 2 tier (BDO, RSM, GT... level) accounting firm for 1 month. Now PWC partner ex… more

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

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Joined GT few weeks back Then comes an offer from EY, 20% higher than what GT is paying.😐 What do I do now? Stay with GT or join EY? Is it okay to ditch in just few weeks have heard GT has less hour… more

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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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Hi all, I’m looking to break into commercial healthcare consulting and focus on strategy and transformation work. Background is in federal management consulting, field/hospital healthcare, and emergen… more

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Does GT really offer a good Work Life Balance? I keep hearing that the WLB at GT is much greater than EY or Deloitte. How true is that claim? What are the avg number of hours per week during the busy… 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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Just got confirmation that I’ve graduated from GT OMSA. AMA

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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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Compare offers from Moss Adams and Grant Thornton, any thoughts? Thank you!

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EY to Grant Thornton...good move or Nah?

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Hi, 1. How is Grant Thornton work environment. 2. Is company come under or is it similar to Big 4 or above Big4 like MBB.

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What opportunities are out there in private for an experienced audit senior especially given COVID? I'm an S3. Ideally, I want to stay at GT and become a partner someday. However, my nightmare… 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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Which do you think would provide with better long term exit opportunities after a few years in audit, Big 4 in a very small rural area or Midsized firm in NYC (BDO, GT, RSM)?

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Tax Senior Assoc - Would you stay with a (RSM, GT, BDO) or go to a top 8-10 firm for 25% more pay at the same position.

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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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Fishes.... EY v/s GT... Whom would you choose and why? Can someone please elaborate on amount of workload, policies, work culture and the busy season. I have an offer from both where EY is paying sl… more

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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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Grant Thornton has approached me, not sure of the role they’re looking for me to fill but likely public sector. Pros/cons? What should I look out for?

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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 would you choose, Big 4 or T2 firms like GT or BDO? I have been in Deloitte since ever and wanted to consider moving to other firms. Does it necessarily have to be another Big4? What are the … more

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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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Anyone work in tax in Austin at EY, Deloitte, GT, BDO, RSM? Do their practices in Austin have groups specifically for HNW’s or work with smaller(ish) businesses? Or do their tax practices mostly only … more

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Am I being lowballed with this offer? 83k TC, associate level in risk consulting vertical of mid-tier accounting firm (think GT, RSM, BDO) 1.5 YoE, HCOL.

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What’s it like working for GT? The people and practice seemed pleasant during the interviews but I keep seeing such negative reviews online

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Long ago, the Big 4 lived together in harmony. Then everything changed when Grant Thornton attacked. Only the Avatar, master of all four CPA sections, could stop them. But when the world needed him most, our PTO vanished.

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What’s the bonus structure like at Grant Thornton?

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

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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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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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Got an offer from a local boutique management consulting firm with an 18% salary bump and amazing bonus. Is it worth leaving GT? Apprehensive about leaving large company for a tiny one

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What are the reputations of guidehouse or grant Thornton like in their strategy practices? Are they renowned (for good or bad)? Apologies in advance if this is something I should’ve known in advance, … more

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

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