After about a year and a half in Big 4 public accounting (specifically tax), I have realized that I do not necessarily love traditional accounting. I have my masters in accounting and have passed the CPA. I have a few internships in finance, but it still seems people only want to hire me for accounting roles. I would like to get more into the finance side of things. Does anyone have any stories about switching to finance? What roles? Is it worth it to get my MBA? Any advice helps! Thanks.
Has anyone converted their rollover IRA to Roth during their MBA due to the little income? What is the most strategic way to do it?
I am a product manager with a strong interest in PE business. How can i make the transition from product to PE?
I am an engineer and mba from tier 1 institute.
After nearly 20 years in the military serving in T&E and HR roles, I’m considering moving on and have been conducting lots of research into consulting. BS, MA, and SPHR cert - no MBA. I’m looking for suggestions or advise about transitioning. DC Metro area is likely landing spot.
Currently at MBB pre-mba. I want to get an MBA at some point but also have the long term goal of breaking into PE, when should I go for mba such that I’m still on track to break into PE? After mbb but before PE? After working in PE for a couple of years? Also I joined Mbb as EH
H1B transfer timeline - i am changing jobs from one big 4 to another. Can i start with receipt notice? Anyone has any idea how long does it take to get approved now, without PP?
I am considering to hire an external tax advisor instead of working with our firm’s. Firm’s tax advisor doesn’t cost me (40 hr cap though) but they are very conservative for obvious B4 partnership reasons. Curious to find out from fellow B4 partners, esp if use outside tax advisor, what fee structure or range is there for tax planning and filing. CA state resident here
Level 1 employee (analyst) at a boutique strategy firm interested in exploring tier 2 strategy consulting firms (OW, LEK). Would this move be feasible at the senior analyst level (0.5 years away), or is it best to wait until the engagement manager level (1.5 years away)? Or will mba be necessary?
I am an mba graduate and currently doing CPA. I am placed in Pwc sdc . How much salary can i expect after completing Cpa also do i have any abroad scope.
Wondering what’s the salary range for a Manager in EY’s restructuring group - NY or Chicago. MBA
Is the Workday Payroll Certification really worth it?
Especially considering you can make a similar amount of money doing the other core HCM modules without having to learn about the Practitioner side of things in Payroll.
Also, if you want to exit to an internal role, 9/10 job openings that I see do not even list payroll as a requirement but you'll always see the core modules+ Absence & TT.
Please share your thoughts.
Does having an MBA bump you into a higher cohort regardless of vertical? More specifically is there an MBA cohort for pwc cybersecurity? If so what's the difference look like at the SA/M levels.
Big 4 consulting vs AWS which has a better brand value for a data person? Looking to move in to tech and considering moving to AWS. Thank you.
Best skills to have if you want to specialize in product marketing? Finding it hard to get actual hands-on project experience so wondering if any skills/cert training could make up for it
How should one prepare himself/herself for a Product Management exit from Consulting?
No software dev skills
Hi, I am pursuing MBA and will be finishing it in May and has 7 years of Software industry experience. I have applied several times at Google for PM roles but never heard back although criteria always match the job requirements. I would really appreciate if anyone who can provide me some mentorship on what I am not doing right?
What’s the expected base package to be expected from a Big 4 in Australia for a manager in consulting?
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Please help.. Need your suggestions.
Got an offer with Honeywell and Standard Chartered Bank. Both are 22 LPA and Bangalore.
Which one gives the more job security. I'm looking for a long term. Please help 🙏
How to fall asleep without drinking? Tried tea, exercise, meditation, breathing techniques etc., but my mind keeps whirring without alcohol to shut it off.
Serious question, no trolls please
Hey everyone, came across a role for a Lead Salesforce Analyst, as a mixture of Solution Architect and functional/business analyst owning the entire software development lifecycle. HQ’d in (cont’d)
Is this a date?
I have 7.6 years of experience and gave below 2 offers :
Infy- 17.2lpa + 1.2 jb includes 15% variable
TechM - 21lpa includes 10% variable
Which is better to join??
Anyone made the switch from FDD to CDD? Would love to chat or hear about how it went, how you like the work, and experience.
I’m trying to get into the tech field from government consulting as a data analyst, any tips or tricks?
Akin Gump - Dallas
Real Estate - 3rd year
Looking for any general input about the firm/group. Also work culture and typical hours.
What are some good body weight resistance workouts? Trying to build strength as best I can without a gym on the road.
How do you go about negotiating for a remote role ? The team works hybrid with 2 days in the office but I live in a different state and I don’t want to relocate. They made the offer with relocation assistance.
Life after Google? After 8 years I don’t know who I am anymore and what I want to do in my career. I don’t have technical skills or deep knowledge in a specific area. For the first time in my career I’m doing so poorly and not delivering on anything, will potentially get an NI by EoY. I’m not sure where I want to go or what to do. No confidence in interviews when speaking of my qualifications and experience. I don’t feel like a person anymore. I want to quit and hit the reset button so bad.
How does 10 vacation days, 7 sick days, 3 personal days compare to other agencies? Have this offer but only previously came from unlimited PTO agencies and this feels very low
Anyone take the blue line from Clark/Lake to ORD at 4-5am lately? How sketchy is it? Haven’t had success getting Uber’s that early so stuck with CTA
EA's - what are some not traditional titles you have seen in your company or others for EA's and Admin Assistants?
Hi Sarah! Loved hearing you speak at the Times Up Advertising event. I was really excited about the movement, but since then I haven’t heard a peep. Can you share an update about the future of TUA?
Hello folks, Any idea about what increment can one expect from Globant if one get promoted?
I’m not confessional or exhibitionistic enough to be ‘influential’ on the social medias...and I’m ok with that.
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Anyone know much about the CAP (certified analytics professional) exam? How much prep/how hard/is it worth it? Would it be a good complement to an audit background?
Just put in my notice to leave big four audit. To those who are still here and trying everyday to still be a high performer I want to say, there’s no shame in taking it down a notch! Your mental health is as important as a job, don’t push yourself too hard if the morale is low!
I cannot muster the strength to study the CPA 😭 I took it three years ago and failed. If I try again and resubmit my application, do I need to resubmit my transcripts as well? This is for GA if it matters. TIA!!! I need a study buddy.
So I am a strong performer at level in my group based on billable hours, ratings, etc but have not established a good relationship with a certain partner that happens to have a good relationship with
Funny BDO acronyms... GO!
I have 700/2000 billable hours for the MA CPA requirement. How soon is too soon to start getting partner letters (worked at 2 other firms)? I foresee myself getting to 2000 by NOV/DEC 2020
Just started at the firm a month and half ago and snapshots are already happening soon. How important are they? I’ve had pretty low utilization, so I’m kinda nervous as an experienced hire
Any reason y'all chose public accounting over banking, consulting, sales, analytics, etc ?
Does someone here at EY use Robin Hood to trade or as a brokerage account? I cannot find it in the Auto Broker Feed....are we allowed to use it?
Has anyone left PA for an industry role and realized the role/company wasn’t a good fit for them?
Is it best to invest money in 401k or an IRA?
Marrying into the Fed Gov. Anyone at RSM have experience figuring out which benefits are better, RSM's or Fed's?
Why are long term capital gains and dividends taxed at a reduced rate? Wouldn’t it make more sense for passive income to be taxed at the same graduated rates as all other income?
Has anyone ever went to the gym during lunch breaks? Is it doable? Would 1 hour be enough for a quick workout /shower? Really want to go to the gym but mornings and evenings are out of the question 😪
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