Anyone in the Big 4 corporate finance / investment banking groups willing to DM. I have several questions about the position. TIA
People who have jumped from Senior Associate at one firm to M at another, how have you negotiated the jump? I am going to try to negotiate at another big 4. Eight years exp. Six in industry, two cons.
Anyone know the implications of having a side tax business while at a big 4? I have done returns in the past but setup an entity for liability protection. If I report it will there be an issue?
Do you think about climate change on a Daily/Weekly/Monthly basis? Curious what big 4 accountants feel as I await the next round of California fires.
Has anyone moved from accounting to a totally different role? Did SALT at a Big 4 and now do PE/hedge accounting for a large administrator, but thinking I want to switch to HR or CSR consulting?
Any parents work on the financial due diligence team at a B4? Interested in seeing how the hours are and if I can make it work with kids.
B4 tax people, what do your hours look like in the summer? What about busy season? I’m regional and put in about 2,500 total and 1,850 charge.
Congrats to all the folks who got promoted this year! Happy for everyone but still feeling a little blue.. was really hoping to make it to the next level this year. Looking for some advice.. do I slog it out for one more year in current big 4 or do I try to jump to another firm at the next level?
How important is it to get your CPA in the long run/ outside of big 4? Would CFE be beneficial? I’m a forensics staff.
Big 4 : Can you work remote from Europe (Belgium,France, England...) for a couple months and use your domestic location charge code ( US ) ? Please share experience ...
How hard is it to get fired or put on PIP in Big 4 or public accounting in general? Aside from covid related departures.
McKinsey Analytics: how much M&A work do you guys do? are there people devoted to M&A or are teams organized differently? currently work in B4 analytics and looking at MBB firms.
Asking people who went from big 4 to mbb, is it much more “difficult”? If so? How much more?
Hi Tax Bowlers, I'm an experienced associate (2yrs) in a Big 4 Transfer Pricing division. I have reached a point in my career where I am considering taking up a professional certification. Several colleagues recommended taking up either ACCA or CFA, however, I see little connection between these certifications and the work that I am currently doing, and what I plan to do in the future. What would you guys suggest? Would it be detrimental to my career if I did not take up any certifications?
Been looking at LinkedIn profiles for the acct/finance staff for a client. Many of them have B4 experience, but they all seem like they're doing dead end work. Makes me re-think exit ops. Advice?
Decided that I’m leaving audit today. Trying to understand the full range of opportunities in forensics. Will have my CPA and CFE. So far, I understand that there are client-serving firms like FTI and then the B4 will have forensics arms as well. What are some other forensic accounting roles? Pros and cons? Better than audit? Honestly just looking to learn anything.
I’m currently a Big 4 GPS C with 2 YOE. What’s the minimum TC % increase you would take if you moved to an industry Strategy & Ops role? Additional context: Move would be DC > Austin Currently making $88k
Looking at the way people are laid off, utilization is just one part of it. It's so hard to pin point what is (proper consultants let go from projects, etc..)
Alright friends, my S/O just accepted their dream job in nyc and my current job (that I hate) has me moving to LA in October. Who’s hiring in NYC?? Lemme send you my book!
I see a lot of posts of overworked people here but anyone underworked too now that we are remote? Anyone working just 2/3 hours a day and still getting great feedback?
Serious q: I'm choosing between a two BI/Ops type roles, one in a FAANG in Dublin, one in a less-known corporate in London (where I'm currently based). FAANG pays 70% more and is a more interesting / more senior role, but I'd prefer staying in London where all my friends are / where it's warmer and sunnier. I'm pretty sure I'm gonna take the FAANG role, but has anyone else struggled with this type of career vs. personal life trade-off, and how did you reason about it?
What do you do after your interviews? Are you expected to continue networking with current students while you wait for the admission decision?
Thoughts on getting a MS in Systems Engineering? Is it still relevant/competitive against a MS in Comp Sci/Data Science for Product Management/Startup roles? What exactly can you do with it? Assuming a top program.
One of my friends having issue in booking slot for Accenture interview. Whatever the slot he tries to choose always getting message like "Waitlisted (The slot is not available at the moment. We will confirm to you soon.)" . Even if he tries to book, it is getting cancelled. Same was informed to HR but not much help from them. How to get the interview slot confirmed. Any idea?
Need advice... was accepted for my MBA this year and planning to quit end of April. Was put on a project meant to end at the end of March, which would work out well. The team has indicated...cont.
I just started working at a Digital Strategy Consulting Boutique firm but the company is in Europe and we work in another language entirely. I started off as an intern (8 months) and now I am working full time. I am trying to learn the language to be more interactive with the clients and in the meetings but it's super difficult. Should I switch or learn the language and stay here for another year? It's a small firm and the pay is not that great but good for beginners in the country. Any advice?
EY GDS is hiring professionals across all levels pan India. Freshers till experienced (0 to 15 years experience) CA/CPA/ACCA. If interested, share profile to- Manalrehtal1986@gmail.com
United lost my son's car seat on a 3 hr flight. It was registered as a checked luggage with the proper csrseat tag and everything. After following up with an agent after we landed, they said it stayed in EWR and they are working to get it shipped to me in the next day or so while I'm on vacation. Anyway to get points for the inconvenience, I'm Premier platinum if it matters. They did give me a free loaner carseat until mine arrives but it's kinda crappy tbh.
Have any Legal recruiters helped place a junior (1-2 yr.) Staff/Diligence Attorney mainly focused on PE transactions/M&A at a V20 firm into a traditional partnership-track junior (1-3 yr) Associate position at a peer firm’s similar practice group? Any suggestions to approaching these lateral opportunities?
Any best practices for when you don’t get placed on a project that you wanted to work on?
Hey team - would appreciate your feedback I'm currently a SC at Guidehouse making ~$100k. Very bored but considered a strong employee and on manager track. I have an offer to join D GPS as an SC with 20-30% more pay. The work would be similar. If I stay at Guidehouse I would likely apply for an MBA in Fall 2021. But if I join D, that would delay an year and I would apply in Fall 2022. What would you recommend from MBA and career sense? At this point, I'd be applying for an MBA at age 31/32.
Anyone having a hard time to focus on the job during the day too? Sometimes I just lost myself in a task or meeting (Too much time in WFH doesn't helped) Any tips or advice to overcome?
15+ YoE with a mix of tech / analytics strategy + hands on AI/ML implementation both at boutique and Big 4 + program leadership (managing 20 - 30 person cross-functional teams). Would aiming for $350k TC be too high? What are potential exit ramps?
If I work in Night shift in Wipro, would I Get any shift allowance or its totally depends on the project?
Deloitters who have left for MBB or a big 4- did you get fired when you told your leadership? How did that work? Do you now answer “yes” when asked if you’ve ever been fired from a job?
Does Guidehouse look worse on a resume/MBA application than IBM consulting? Currently not in Federal
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