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Fish- I am hopefully going to be promoted to senior in the summer. How do I prep for interviews if I want to get into FP&A? I’m out of here. I’m in IA also and have a CPA.

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Do research on FPA, be solid at excel, bonus points for coding. IA isn’t the most common route but it’s very doable.

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IA is a very limiting background. I wouldn't call it "very doable" but it's possible with a lot of upskilling. I was in the same group as you and now work in FP&A but it took a looooot of work. You have to find a place that's okay with you having no finance experience and convince them that your attempts to upskill make you somewhat qualified.

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What did you do to bridge the skill gap?

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