Big 4 manager vs manager at a smaller firm like GT/RSM. Any major differences (experience/comp/exit opps)?

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Expect to have lots of smaller client commitments with tiny budgets. You’ll be doing a lot more running around and expected to sell work in a way it’s really only SMs and Directors do at Big 4. You’re also far more likely to have to ‘go it alone’ - less oversight and support. Depends on what you want. And anything you learned on quality at Big 4 - forget it. This can make transition hard (in both directions). Exit ops will not be as good.

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