Has anyone made a switch out of accounting and more info with an FPA (financial analyst) or operations role? I would imagine it can’t be too hard to leverage an accounting background to do this. I never want to deal with SOX controls again, and continue getting stuck on awful projects within Deloitte advisory. Feeling silo’d and looking for an out. Away from accounting and into FPA or Operations.

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I am leaving Big 4 risk advisory for a FP&A role. Getting out of SOX/IA is not an easy time and just like you I absolutely hated it.

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Thanks!! Appreciate the insight!

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Yup I did a year in audit and I’m in a commercial finance position at a F100 company

Nope 35% raise haha

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Yeah, I went from audit manager 1 -> tas rotation -> fp&a manager a year ago. You can do it. Feel like I made the perfect decision.. have loved my job ever since.

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