Just received an offer from Big 4 audit in a major city. But I don’t have driver’s license…
Left my B4 for another with 135k base + 15k sign on and rejected a counter offer of 118k salary + 36k bonus 3 YOE - thoughts?
Do people throw other people under the bus a lot in big 4 ? is it it a lot in public accounting in general
For B4 partners, what happens to your shares if you leave the firm before vesting? E.g. if you left 3 years after making partner
Dear fellow professionals, hope everyone is doing well and staying safe. I wanted to get your guidance and inputs on one thing - I got an offer in Germany (currently in a Big 4 in USA) . I wanted to check what are your thoughts in this bug move, any helpful tips, inputs, resources if you would like to share. Appreciate your time and inputs. Thanks!!
Hot take: Leaving big 4 consulting and joining middle market firm (A&M, GT, etc.) does not, I repeat, does not mean less hours.
Told an intern at my firm in a different group that reached out to try and join my team that he should be prepared to work 60-70 hours. He smugly laughed and said everyone he knows at our firm works that many hours (we are a B4 and it’s certainly not the case). Then he proceeded to tell me he leads a 10 person workstream. Then he asked me to refer him to managers to get him transitioned into our group. Posting so others can also get a kick out of this.
Have any big firms (B4, Accenture, Cap, MBB) cut raises yet? If we don’t get raises this year, what are your thoughts on if we would get larger raises in 2021?
When are background checks done to verify current employment at B4? Also do they contact HR or your manager, worried if they would give a bad review, they don’t know I’m leaving (I’m in industry)
How hard is it to switch from accounting/tax to date analytics? Do I need a masters degree in data science to make the switch within big 4?
Do you think it’s reasonable to decline a job offer right now to another B4 due to market conditions and the pandemic?
Why is the manager level considering the best level to leave at? B4 consultant thinking about exploring my opportunities now instead of waiting 5 more years
I have roughly 1.5 YOE at a top 10 firm, half in audit half in TAS, no CPA. I’ve applied to and received referrals for pretty much all big 4 and other 10 firms. For the ones who gave me a phone screen or first round interview, I was told they’d like me to have more YOE before considering me. Yet I see folks on here with 1.5 YOE in just audit getting senior roles in TAS at these same firms. I believe I’m personable and decent at interviewing. Any ideas on why I’m not getting any offers?
Anyone have success returning back to their Big 4 firm but in a completely different competency? I was tech before but want to come back into business
Big 4 consultant(joined after masters) making 100k base salary in SF. Trying to decide whether to join MBB, stick with current firm without MBA, or stick with current firm and get an MBA after 2 years
How do you define work-life balance? And how much of that balance is reasonable to expect for someone with ~2 YOE, be that in the Big 4 or in smaller niche/boutique firms?
Is it common to switch from one MBB to other? Feeling kind of let down by the work I’m doing currently.
I’m 36, earn 100k and I work maybe 30 hours a week, and I’m a shining star. It allows me to enjoy life without stress. I can linger around and see myself (slowly) climbing the ladder. But part of me wants to put in hard work and grow a lot in my career and earn more for a stable financial future, but it means I’ve got to work more and stress more and I’m worried I won’t get time to relax and enjoy my life as before. But also I’m worried I’ll slack off. Anyone going through this? Would I regret?
Leadership and development Trainer (s)- we are promoting a few people who had not been managers in the past to managerial roles, does anyone know a leadership training company or specialist who can develo a leadership training tailored to specific corporate needs?
what is salary for senior 1 tax ny office?
Been with my bf for 10 months. Been on a work from home role for over a year. Mentioned to him that I want to travel for my next role. He was not happy. How do I balance my career and relationship?
Getting an desi nanny for baby. She wants to be paid in cash. How can I show it in tax? These people.. I tell you. Anyone had similar experience. What did you do?
Have an interview with EY FDD that includes a case and meeting with two senior managers. I heard the case was excel intensive. Any ideas on what to expect?
I have been in my current role/company (industry) for 3 months. Prior to this job, I was at consulting firm for 3 months. I definitely don’t want to stay in my current job either long term. But how long should one stay at a company? I have 4 years experience in consulting. In the future I’d like to pivot to higher education but I don’t think 2 back to back short term jobs look good on a resume.
To hr professionals in finance..I’m considering getting an online certificate through Cornell in data/analytics. Worth it or do employers think it’s equivalent to Coursera?
First year PPCD teacher looking for some helpful tips/advice on classroom centers. Gross/fine motor skills ideas, games, etc? What can I use?
Poll: IPad Pro 11” vs IPad Pro12.9” Why: Because I have Best Buy points I need to use in 2 days. How many: $500 equivalent. Use: Just traveling, reading, etc. have a MacBook Pro, so definitely nota supplement to a laptop. Commenters: “you can buy something other than iPad”. Yes, I can but I have most electronic gadgets I need and I rent, so no big appliances. But open to suggestions if there’s something very out of the ordinary from Best Buy. Thank you in advance :)
How many classrooms have you had in your career?
Hi everyone- does anyone have insight into the promotion structure at EY, specifically the SaT FDD group? Is it common to make Manager after two years of being a Senior? TIA
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.
Any word on what’s going on at Mother NY?
Thoughts on MBA vs Masters in Data Science/Stats/Data Analytics? Currently 2 years in management consulting and considering options to study something more technical to transition into product mgmt
For those of you that are married...Are you maxing out tax-advantaged accounts individually, or does everything fall under one person? Pretty much are you contributing $9750 each, $19,500 to a 401k account for the both of you, or are you contributing $39,000 in total?
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