I’m trying to move from big 4 public accounting in a consulting position, but have had no luck. I have applied to multiple consulting positions and haven’t heard anything back from any of them (haven’t even received a rejection email). I have a very strong resume, GPA, school, etc. Does anyone have advice for transitioning to consulting? How do you get your foot in the door to even get an interview?
Idea: What keeps Big 4 from getting into rentals/housing?
Imagine a pilot program, where associates are offered studios/1 BRs that are very close to the office. And rent is basically guaranteed!!
What are some good firms to start a career in? Having trouble breaking into MBB, B4, and T2. Does anyone know of any firms that have a higher chance of breaking into the industry to pivot to one of the above. Thank you!
how is the BDO transactions advisory practice? specifically FDD? how do they differ from B4?
Best way to prepare for an analytics consulting analyst (VCA) case interview? I have an analytics background but I never did or prepared for typical (Big 4) consulting interviews. Do i have to do the same prep, or is there a different way I can prepare for these VCA case interviews?
Has anyone leveraged an offer into a promotion? Current Sr not up for promotion but expecting a Mgr offer from another B4. Think I could use that to make get the Mgr promotion early at D Money? Would much rather stick with the team I’ve got now.
Got an offer from one of the big 4
My background check came back with a discrepancy in graduation dates. I noted May 2009 but it was actually December 2009. They asked for an explanation which I provided - an honest mistake, it’s been a while I don’t remember the month in which I graduated.
Is this a reason for concern?
What are some good books, blogs or reading materials for Management Consulting role? I have mostly been in Solution Manager, Business Analyst manager role and moving to Big 4 Financial Services Management Consulting role at Manager level.
I'm currently at a LMM PE Firm as a senior associate, over the last few months I've realized that I'm more interested in Consumer and Retail Strategy consulting, anyone here have any experience of transitioning to this practice at a Big 4?
I don’t understand how I keep having the same issue with consulting recruiters! I’m a Tech Strategy Director for a Big 4 firm in Toronto. In the last few weeks several recruiters have reached out and asked about my desired compensation. I’ve thrown out $240k as the base salary number (20% higher than my current base, which I think is reasonable), and I’ve been told multiple times that’s much higher than expected. How should I be handling this with recruiters who are making me feel unreasonable?
Difference between strategy at Big 4 vs MBB in terms of project/ work deliverables. Asking from an associate/ senior associate POV
B4 I started at a Big4, I was a “happy go lucky” young woman. 4 yrs later, I see myself turning into a mean old lady with no friends! Lol... this can’t be normal - Either way, I don’t like it!
Does anyone know what’s the salary of a Big 4 Director in India? Looking for the Advisory practice.
Hey everyone, I'm currently an inhouse management consultant with CIBC in Toronto and looking to make the switch into external consulting in big 4 or other firms. Please let me know if you can provide a referral for Toronto, Canada and I will send you a dm!
Thoughts on switching over to KPMG? Currently at BDO for the past few years in the international tax group and thinking of making the switch to Big 4.
Currently a senior manager at a B4 accounting firm. Have a JD/LLM. I work in a speciality group. Always been at once intrigued and scared by the idea of working in big law or even a large regional firm. I think there may be a lot I would like about being at a law firm, but I’m intimidated. Any advice?
Moving to Chicago this summer and we are looking for a place for a family of 3 younger kids. We want to be in City in a place that would have the best chance for appreciation in a fam friendly Area
Forgot to mute myself after joining a Zoom all hands until after I burped and tooted… 😭
Is it normal these days to file LCA work location as your home? Does this mean I will mostly work remotely?
Open for senior/principal product manager positions immediately in B2B SaaS product companies.
Currently got laid off by soroco.
YoE: 6 years
Overall experience: 19 years
What are the best consulting firms to work for in Chicago right out of undergrad based on salary and perks?
I just downloaded the ACNH Guide app for iOS and I wish I had gotten it earlier! It has a daily checklist, the turnip calculator, flower breeding guide, and fossil/bug tracker.
Partners - would be annoyed if your Directors/Senior Managers/Managers consistently reach out to you for work when things are slow on your end? (Once a week or 2x / week)?
Don't it ever feel just like that too
Why do people recommend Roth IRAs when long term capital gains tax is $0 on the first 40K if single or 80K if married? Seems like a better deal to go traditional IRA instead.
Is there a chance that we’re back in the office while maintaining some sort of social distancing (e.g. going to work in shifts, temperature checks, etc.) by July 1st?
Had the initial recruiter phone screen last Wednesday but haven't heard back yet. To follow up or wait another few days?
I’m interested in a Value Management - Healthcare role at Workday. Anyone have experience in this area whom I can connect with to learn more? Thanks!
Hi All. My brother has 8 YOE post his Masters ( MIS) from NYU. He has been with a US bank in their rates trading division as a software developer- managing, supporting and developing software for pricing trade executions, risk management and reporting requirements for the trading desk. He wants to pivot out of banking. Any inputs on what companies, areas and roles he should look into where his experience will be valued and appreciated? TIA
What is a good salary for a physicist with PhD and 5 years of post PhD work experience in Europe? Semiconductor industry, R&D roles, KLA, Applied materials.... Etc.
Additional Posts in Accounting
KPMG Senior Bonuses: Is this something I should delay putting my 2 weeks notice in for, or are they going to give us another whopping 2% to match what we got in July? 💰
Question about BG check. I’m working full-time for my current employer but I also did internship for the same employer in the past, so I listed those experience separately in the resume. Regarding BG check, I could ask them not to contact my current employer for my current full time job. What about the internship for the same employer? Could I also ask them not to contact the same employer to verify my internship? Anyone in the same boat?
Has anyone ever had luck with visa sponsorship applying to big 4 in Europe as an American (as opposed to transferring internally)
Does anyone have any advice for ACCA exams? I’m taking FM on Friday and it’s my first exam! Feel like I can’t remember anything🥵
Any single parents on here? Is it hard?
What do you do when you have panic attacks (currently under therapy) and deadlines are coming this week?
My team is issuing financial next week, and we want to do something to celebrate. What are your favorite team celebrations post audit issuance? NYC area, around 10 people
Quick to realize my Masters in Accounting isn’t worth much. What is everyone’s take on getting an MBA? Valuable?
Who else plays chess using prison rules?
The Gender Wage GAAP
Did an analysis on big4transparency.com data regarding gender pay equity and was surprised by the differences I saw. Analysis was done using US firm data with just over 6,000 data points used. It shows gender pay equity is still very much an issue in accounting
Does anyone work in EY Enterprise Risk for financial services? What’s the work life balance like? Is the work interesting?
Financial services Senior tax associate at a mid sized national firm in NY. I will have 7 months with the firm come fiscal year end. What do you all think is an acceptable bonus/raise?
Monitor mount suggestions for home office desk?
The only spot for my desk is in front of the window, so I’m trying to find a mount that I can move my monitor to the side with when I’m not using it and enjoy the view outside. Also looking for Bluetooth keyboard and portable monitor recommendations too if anyone has any😊
Is it actually possible to get hired by applying to a job posting at Big 4 or is success rate higher through one of their recruiters?
Need to renew my CPA license for California. What if I have not met my CPE for specific sections like ethics or A&A
How many years to make manager in tax at Deloitte? In our group it usually takes 2-3 years after making senior, but seems like Deloitte as a company might change that.
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