Honestly, how do you learn how to budget? Ending 1st full year post-grad and feel like I just have $ and don’t really think about how I spend it. Still under 30% credit utilization (but teetering that line…) and just not sure how to actually get a grasp on my spending and a true understanding of personal finances
For year end appraisal/ promotion, the utilization % of which period (months) is considered .?
FDD folks, do you work often over the weekends ? If yes, can you give an idea of how many weekends? I heard utilization rate was around 80-90% is it true ? Just trying to compare with audit hours.. thanks !
How long before it's reasonable to look for a new job? Been here 3.5 months, and not being challenged or fully utilized despite my requests/efforts/experience.
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Ever see anyone get fired for low utilization? This dude in my group has around a 30% utilization while everyone else has 80 - 110% (I have 110%). A little annoying bc his lack of work is causing
Has anyone left for a government job? I applied for a job that would pay more, would shorten my commute by maybe an hour, and I wouldn't have to deal with utilization. (see comment below for more)
Is this a good offer for a tech consultant 3YOE
130k base, 45k RSU (4year vesting), 20% bonus (based on utilization)
Does anyone have experience transitioning from bedside nursing to Utilization Review? Most of the positions I’ve seen require previous UR work to even be considered. I tried talking to my current employer about cross trading and was told they won’t train anyone to those positions. TIA.
Hi! I’m doing some research on employee benefits (medical insurance, 401k, HSA/FSA, commuter benefits) and was hoping to connect with People specialists or HR professionals in the comp & benefits space. I’m trying to better understand any pain points or challenges you might face with utilization/enrollment. Anyone interested in connecting? Thank you!
How do you approach a virtual group of silent students? I have utilized PearDeck,NearPod to engage my PM group but they are mute. My AM group is awesome but this PM group is non-responsive. Especially during reading.
Hopefully this drives up utilization (and network effects) for Ripple
Is it true that Accenture doesn’t track utilization and doesn’t have any firm initiatives? Are B4 the only firms that ask you to do PRDs, firm initiatives and track utilization?
Any Monitor Deloitte people in here based out of Southeast Asia? What is the avg. salary raise (base + performance bonus) should I expect from 1st year Consultant to 2nd year C? Current performance scatterplot is at highest top right, utilization rate 90%. Thanks!
What is the target utilization for a Senior 2? Or number of chargeable hours goal? Is this ever hard to meet?
Anyone at RBC falls under the Transaction Banking LoB and can tell us about the main services the firm offers to clients and the digital software products utilized by Treasury Controls/Payments etc?Royal Bank of Canada
In light of all discussions on FB, it seems to me that individuals at our firm have been removed out of EY beyond PIP related issues.
To help the community brace itself, please provide facts on your Utilization, level, leads, YoE at EY, and network.
My experience seems that the ones let go, had weak network.
Thoughts on SNAP puts ? I feel like Snapchat is the least utilized social media platform behind IG, tik Tok and Facebook. Yet it’s basically at a 52 week high
Had Huntley and fields as my QB options this week (I know, not great). Someone dropped burrow and my waiver won’t process until 12/29 (after the games this week). Any advice on what to do? Or is ESPN broken
In offer letter, its mentioned as "EY Global Delivery Services India LLP", LLP is it an entity? also rank is 42...what its means?
According to Deloitte, Asians are not racially and ethnically diverse individuals. Number one talent experience strikes again
For those who have passed the CIPM exam, what is it like (and how does it compare to the CIPP/US exam)?
Hi all. I have a call with an employee from MBB who could potentially refer me for a job in PIPE division. I would really appreciate if anyone has any recommendation or advice on how /what i can prepare for this call. I and very motivated for this role. Thank you
Looking for some neighborhood recommendations in Arlington or Alexandria, looking for a bit more space than we currently have so +1000sqft would be ideal, budget is around $3k
What are your thoughts on Bilzin Sumberg? Does it have a collegial and respectful culture?
Question for HRs, do you actually keep track of how much % hike was given to a new joiner? Are there any internal targets? What happens if you hire a candidate at bigger hike than 30%?
Any insight on exit opportunities for somebody with 1 YOE? Currently a ServiceNow developer looking to shift towards cloud security but I’m open to anything. Thanks.
Does anyone know if there is a way to track down a puppies' siblings? I have the akc number for one but not sure how to find out who the owner is or if that's even possible
Is there any vaccancy in Target (Bangalore Location) for Semi-Qualified CA (Articleship if done from Deloitte)?
If there is any kindly let me know.
What are the suits - colors and patterns touted as consultants wardrobe essentials? Also, which ties go along with them?
I’m struggling to find industry senior accounting roles that are offering much above 100K in the NYC market. Currently a S2 in audit in the B4, has this just been the norm recently or am I not looking for the right opportunities?
That feeling when you see the final draft go out to the client but partner fixed it so much so that your original work is unrecognizable
Can you guide me about what is the industry standard for an analyst role in a Mid-Level Indian VC firm which has made investments of about 3-5 crores in each of its portfolio companies? Couldn’t find much over the net for the indian scenario. I need it for negotiations.
Looking for a referral in a Business Development role, Renewables industry.
Thanks in advance
I am planning to exit consulting role for industry based role? Anyone here has taken this step and how was your journey?
Additional Posts in Fraud and Forensics
What are your long-term goals in fraud and forensics? Where do you want to be before you retire? Trying to get an idea of end goals
My current goal is to work in audit for a few years and then get a related forensics degree & the CFE then switch over to forensics at my firm. Any thoughts for how long I should be in audit before making the switch? Context: I really enjoy my job so far and am about to move to staff 2.
Anyone tried the new Sanctions Certificate (CGSS) offered by ACAMS? Trying to see how difficult it is considering I don't have a lot of experience with sanctions compliance. I have CAMS & work in AML
Apologies if this was already a post, but does anyone here do freelance forensic work? If so, what do you do? This WFH makes me eager to start freelancing and growing a side hustle but unsure where to start. FWIW I have a CPA and CFE.
For anyone who’s taken / passed the CFE, is it worth paying for the full exam prep course or would studying the fraud examiners manual suffice?
I’d like to work for the FBI either as a Special Agent or Professional Staff as a Forensic Accountant. I am currently a Senior Forensic Accountant at a public accounting firm but we mainly handle commercial damage calculations, business valuations, and SOME investigations that one might think of as “was there fraud? We’re not sure, please Mr. Forensic Accountant can you take a look at our QBs?”
Question: is this experience preferable to the FBI? Or do they prefer the AML professionals? CPA + CFE
I only have experience in PM/PMO roles. Would like to get into forensics consulting. Sounds more like something I would enjoy doing. How can I go about doing that?
Suggestions for studying for the RCA? How long did it take those who passed and did you study any material outside of what is provided when you sign up for a test date?
Does anyone have the CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics) credential? Has it opened any doors?
Which groups are allowing remote work?
Thoughts on BRG?
Hello, what is the salary for a senior consultant in your firm? I am at 90k at Protiviti currently. Looking for comparable to see if what I am making is the norm. Thank y’all
I'm getting a MAcc to career change to forensic accounting. What opportunities are available to me with a data analytics heavy MAcc? I'm also tacking on 2 graduate certificates in Applied Statistics and International Economic Policy? For those in the field, would that be useful or not useful (i.e. waste of time)? I'm interested in investigations but also analytics, financial modeling, and expert witness services. Throw in salary potential for bonus points. I'll be getting my CPA, CFE, and CAMS.
About to start studying for the CFE. On the pre assessment I had passing scores (greater than 75%) for all the sections besides law (72). Is the pre assessment a good representation of knowledge for the actual exam? And do I need to study as much as the ACFE guides recommend?
We hiring that girl from a law firm as a Manager in forensic with no experience (and no CPA or CFE). How do you think I should react? I am 2Y SC on my way to Manager this year
Applied for a B4 senior forensic role, but was not even granted an interview after my initial phone screen with HR; I’m confused why because i thought they needed bodies. My background includes 4 years of forensic experience on multiple investigations and program oversights, 5 years in other professional, non-forensic roles, and i have both a CFE and a CPA under my belt. The phone screen was basically HR asking if i have used google suite and tableau
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