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How doable is big 4 fdd to rx consulting at Alix or A&M?

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One thing I’ll note from a friend who left Big4 FDD to A&M rx and then came back to big4 FDD: It’s a grind. He had almost full time travel and crazy hours like those only seen in IB or maybe big law. Had to have his computer with him always. Made a shit ton of money but left bc he was spending virtually zero time with his young family

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This is from about 2 years ago, but associates at A&M make a base of about $120-130k with a bonus based on billable hours. I believe for about 1800-2000 hours TC is ~$220k

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From what I understand, pretty doable considering in downturns rx starts pulling people out of fdd to do rx work

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I’ve seen a couple pivots. Definitely not common though. I think Rx has been slow, but that could change based on the economy

Based on experience, this is doable. You’ll likely need to work on your modeling and familiarity with 13-week cash flows, but it’s not rocket science. I ended up studying for and passing the CIRA exams to show initiative on my part to make up for lack of restructuring / bankruptcy experience.

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