Big 4 Delivery Center Tax Associate vs small firm (200 people) Tax associate. Which one would you choose and why?
What's the going rate for b4 managers these days with 7-8 yoe? Considering a boomerang but might be seen as green for a director role since I left b4 as an SA.
How do y’all like AAS/FAAS and what are the hours like? I left audit this year for a senior accounting role in industry after a long year and really brutal busy season but I miss the learning/growth at the Big 4. I’m honestly already bored with this industry role just pushing out monthly reporting but the hours and pay are pretty good. I just don’t want to go back to Big 4 only to hate it again.
Big 4 🐠 here. Love consulting work but tired of the lifestyle. Anyone heard about F212, Slalom and Bridgespan?
What are typical entry levels for consulting managers from the big 4 and EM/PL from MBB at Google? L5/L6 ?
How much do the B4 care about independence issues at the staff and senior level? Do ppl really have to sell all their stock in their audit clients before starting?
Staff at big 4, never see my wife during the weekdays who is in bed asleep most nights I get home. I know she’s lonely and misses me, but supports me and doesn’t try to complain. We are growing ...
How realistic is the jump from Big 4 FDD to IB. Can you expect to jump to a MM/BB or would you be stuck with boutiques?
I've been working for a regional public accounting firm since last Summer. It's a small office and I don't really fit in. The accounting software(s) is also ancient and slow here(circa 2003). I quickly applied for a position at a Big 4 and surprisingly was quickly offered a job. The training here has been haphazard and even managers barely know how to use the software. My main concern is the awkwardness from leaving after such a short time but the commute is an hour shorter to the big 4 firm.
How important is it to get your CPA in the long run/ outside of big 4? Would CFE be beneficial? I’m a forensics staff.
I am 23 YO, just graduated undergrad from a non-target school, and am currently working in tech consulting for a B4 firm. My long term goal is to land a technology operations job with a large PE fund. What steps should I be taking now to make this goal more feasible? What types of exposure should I be looking to gain? Also, I wouldn’t mind going back to b school if that’s what it will take to get in the door. Thanks in advance!
How is quality of life different of an MBB partner and a B4 partner. Is it really still a grind at MBB at that level? I have never seen a stressed MBB partner so not sure if it’s just a facade.
Has anyone left Big 4 Audit tech for Accenture tech and want to share their experience? Trying to decide if I should make the move
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How much is the minimum package for assistant manager designation under technology development stream in big 4 ??
What do the big 4 give for long service award?
Anyone here from EY Tysons Corner (Assurance Service Line) want to tell me about the firm culture, is it a great learning environment, client base? I got an offer for Senior 1 but want to be sure I’m making the right decision to go Big 4 or jump down to mid-tier. SN: I started at a smaller National firm but left years ago for industry so I’ll be coming in somewhat starting from square 1 but at a senior 1 level.
I recently got a verbal from B4 firm but have yet to receive the written (going on 2 weeks now). I have recently received another verbal offer from a different B4 firm. How should I negotiate with the original firm for more $? What would you say? This is my first time switching jobs so fairly new.
Wish me luck fellow 🐠🐠🐠. After almost 5 years at D, I’m interviewing for an M position at ACN next week. Any ACN folks have insight into the skills interview? Anything in particular I should bring up?
I just found out i’m pregnant and went to get a check up. my blood pressure is elevated (144/93) and try to eat healthy and stay active. I’ve been under chronic stress with a full time job and a toddler. my husband also has a habit of screaming when he communicates. His entire family yells/ screams and it seems like it’s a habit. I’m just wondering if all of this is taking a toll on my health.
If you are an associate assisting on a file, you get cc’d on all emails and take time to read them and stay up to date, however you aren’t actually replying to the emails or doing any billable work. But you need to stay in the loop for when you need to eventually draft a document and know the facts. How do you record your time for these emails?
I’m applying in round 2 - if the people who were to write my reference letters at my firm just quit, can they still write it? I wasn’t expecting this and don’t think I would be ok asking anyone else
Anyone work at or know someone who works at Epic that can refer me? I know they're going through deep stuff right now but it's my dream company and I'm absolutely willing to take a risk with their forced work from home policy.
Hilton night #90 this year. Still going strong
I'm 33 weeks pregnant and exhaustion is hitting me really hard, even worse than in my first tri. I'm sleeping 6-8 hours a night (I'm waking up without an alarm and unable to go back to sleep) but then need a 2 hour nap in the morning (?!?!) to get through the day. Even then, I'm still exhausted and having a hard time focusing when I wake up. Any tips? I've been using melatonin at night, which helps but isn't fixing the whole thing. Ideas appreciated!
I just started as a first year associate at a firm that does not have any organized pro bono, however there is an “uncapped” billable hours policy that would allow me to apply pro bono to my hours requirement. How would you suggest I go about getting into pro bono work? It’s my understanding it’s not done much at my firm.
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What are 72 and sunny and droga benefits? Looking for details on 401k like vesting periods, matching etc.
Tryin to see which companies are gay-friendly. How’s your company giving importance to diversity and inclusion nowadays?
Starting a new project in Chicago on Monday. What’s the weather like right now? Do people take Uber or Yellow Cabs? Where do people eat/stay if they’re working at the Deloitte office?
When you sign up on bonvoy credit card, does the 15 elite nights get credited when you get approved and sign up for the card? Or after you spend the $x amount to earn the benefits?
My anxiety has snowballed in the past month and I’m really struggling. If you think about that feeling of nervousness you feel when you’re about to walk into a job interview.. that’s how I feel all day every day. I’m suddenly nervous/anxious about EVERYTHING, even when I’m not thinking about anything. It’s to the point where last night I couldn’t fall asleep bc my heart wouldn’t stop racing in nervousness but there’s nothing I could/should have been nervous for. Has anyone else experienced this?
Anyone else taking the CFE and can give insight to whether the actual test was the same questions from the review/practice questions? Any study tips? FYI they are also changing their proctoring system in July. Thank you!
Wife and kid are going to be out of town for the next 2 weeks. Instead of wasting time, I’d like to do something productive. What would you do if you have say 3+ hours a day. Maybe self help, wealth creation type books, work out daily, take care of some things around the house.
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