Hi. Visiting this weekend with my mom (61 y/o). Any recommendations on good food (steak or good Italian) and places to go? We are staying in the garment district and will be seeing phantom of the opera. Any tips are welcomed. Just a fun mother daughter weekend. (Mom does not do night clubs and bars lol)
Just a reminder: They are not your “family”. And yes, you are 100% expendable. Never forget.
Looking for open opportunities for a senior B4 auditor to transition to Restructuring/Turnaround or M&A (TAS) consulting.
Anyone open to connect and provide referral? Please dm :)
Looking to build an SDR Outbound program from for an Enterprise product. But any idea on where I can find a decent playbook? I need to find leads, messaging, hiring, and be able to coach.
At this rate, one of these days Ill just shoot myself in the head on one of these lovely Zoom calls, or throw myself off a bridge with a sign around my neck that says “Deloitte made me do it”
Has anyone heard about Lay-offs for technology consultants in any of the companies like Accenture/Oracle?
What is FDD’s exit opportunities?
If the gross CTC is more than 120K in Poland, tax will be 32% right?
Are there any other deductions apart from this?
My assumption is, we get atleast 68% of our gross. Are there any ways this can further reduce?
Any tips on how to deal with early burnout? I moved agencies cause I felt burned out/taken advantage of, and it feels like it’s slowly happening again. Should I stick it out until it gets better or jump ship now?
How is Barclays account in IBM consulting?
Got Engaged last night!!!! 🎉🎉 I'm jumping the gun, but am just so excited. Need bridal dress recommendations
I am working with an African fintech startup. The business has been bootstrapped from inception and is at the following stage of growth: Av. 2000 AMU,1000+ merchants are signed up, 38,000 +users registered, 15,000 + transactions recorded, with a current team of 10 persons, 5 of which are in sales. The market value for the business as at 2019 in W. Africa was $130 Billion and it is expected to grow to $205 Billion by 2024. The business plans to capture at least 40% of the market by 2024
US News: Pfizer FDA approved. For those not vaccinated or anti-vaxx does this change anything for you?
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I’m considering joining EY in London. Currently at a boutique consultancy. I joined Fishbowl to try to get a sense ‘from the inside’ of the Big4 as I don’t have close contacts I can ask. I’ve seen a lot of griping in the other channels from more junior staff about comparatively low pay, EY not keeping up, clunky tech, etc. Is that just normal / expected grumbling? Would be really interested in the Partner perspective on this. Feel free to DM if more appropriate. Thanks!
What's your best advice for someone who wants to make Partner and is early in their career?
What are some key ways you balance stress and not taking it out on others/family? It's something I'm always working on but none of us are perfect. That said, I've made vast improvements. During the winter it's always harder as I feel many of my outlets are limited [like golf etc]
Has anyone in partner ranks been able to take an actual, fully disconnected vacation of at least a full work week in the last 18 months? Genuinely curious.
Work in tax, moved to a new state a number of years ago and didn't transfer my CPA license. Got a partner offer from a top six firm in my new state. Can I become a partner before I transfer my license to my new state?
What does everyone think about the EY news?
How is the current madness around Omicron affecting your firm? Are you implementing or changing policies to address it? Know this is a touchy subject, just taking a pulse.
Did you make a "Resolution" for this year? If so, what was it? I'm working on spending more time with my family, and staying away from tech to the best of my ability on Sundays.
I started a firm with three other colleagues about a year and a half ago. We all came from the same bigger firm and now obviously we are considered a very small. We want to make our first hire and hire someone for around $100,000 as a manager to manage around $200,000 of work. They came back at $120,000. After taxes and benefits that’s $150k to manage and prepare $200k of work. Anyone own a smaller firm who can share opinion? How much work should one manage for that kind of salary?
Guys - can anyone share earnings at BDO and RSM at 1-5 years of partner experience. Trying to negotiate with one of these firm and will be helpful to know.
Will auditing eventually be conducted electronically using AI? What does the future hold?
What is the comp model for partners at A&M
Vaccine mandates over finally. Except for the unconstitutional hypocritical NYC mandate.
Any firms that use CCH make sure your invoices are being checked carefully. We just reviewed ours and were over-billed the last 2 years. We were supposed to have discounts and the math wasn’t even correct across for the amount times the discount to the amount billed. The worst part is our rep then gave a bullshit story of how the list price was incorrect on the invoice but the amount billed was correct.
Where are all the accounting professionals going? Competitive pay and benefits aren’t enticing enough. People want work/life balance but how can firms provide that when the workforce supply is so low yet demand is at an all-time high. If technology is the answer are there firms that are successfully implementing solutions?
How does leaving a cpa firm partnership work? I have no next role set up but feel like it might be best to give notice and start the process now. Thanks for any advice.
What do other partners take as unreimbursed partnership expenses? I have heard some say they do nothing (because it isn’t addressed in the partnership agreement) but others say they take quite a bit (if there is an expense policy manual that disallows it). My read of the law is the latter is the correct read.
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That would be pretty sweet