Anyone at RSM or any other midsized firm know what the average pay for Senior Transaction services is? I would also assume the hours are a bit better than big 4 FDD? Looking to decide between industry or give another few years to public accounting. Also for the Chicago area or any MCOL area
Is there a bowl that would be for best exit opportunities for those who are in consulting? My experience is in tech risk. Kind of feel like I’m stuck leaving the big 4 to only go into a compliance role in industry
If you’re a campus hire, what made you choose deloitte over other firms/b4 firms assuming you had other offers? You don’t get a bonus until you hit senior and tiny raises. I don’t think many other firms/big 4 do that right?
I am looking for some advice or opinions to apply for consulting jobs right now. I currently work at a mid-sized/regional firm, but plan move to a different city later this year. I have ~4 yr xp working on system implementations, IT policies/controls, and BPO, but my undergrad GPA wasn't the best (I did become a CPA and CISA though). Should I try to apply to big 3/big 4? Stay mid-sized? Get an MBA or Masters? Move and pray? Thanks in advanced for any comments!
How can I learn more about the work and day to day expectations of FDD Advisory? Looking for resources to educate myself in the service line as well as advice. I’m an S1 in audit in the PNW at a Top 15 firm but looking to move to NYC and make a switch to FDD either to Big 4 or another large firm by the end of the year
I got a $8,000 raise for year end and promotion, and no bonus. I just got written offer from other big 4 for 40k more then I am making at Deloitte.
Everyone talks about career suicide if you leave big 4 too soon, but shouldn’t overall life satisfaction be more important?
Big 4 to tech startup AMA!
Are there any Israeli fishes here that can share their perspective on how unionizing has affected the Big 4 in Israel? Currently this may be the only country where big 4 accountants have union membership & collective bargaining agreements, so I'm curious what the motivations were and whether you feel it's been worth it https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-ey-first-israeli-accounting-firm-to-sign-collective-labor-agreement-1001195205
Been here several years. Only just clicked to me how predatory Big 4 are. Business model is to use cheap, underpaid labor from college grads who can't go elsewhere or pay debts. Churn em and burn em.
Do the Big 4 in large cities require a car? Chicago, New York, LA, Seattle, etc. Mostly interested in Seattle.
At the big 4, why is cyber security usually in risk advisory/assurance and not in consulting?
People who have transferred from Big 4 into IB, was it worth it? Has it met your expectations thus far? Very interested to learn more.
How much experience do you need to be seriously considered for jobs that ask for “5 years” experience? I have 1.5 years of Big 4 experience. Do you typically include the 2-3 years of college (basic bookkeeping) level accounting jobs / internships as experience as well? (Including college part time accounting jobs gets me closer to 4-5 years experience - just not sure if that’s generally viewed as “valid” experience)
How much are the hourly rates for the seasonal contractors at the B4 firms? Especially in tax. Thanks
Are there good exits in Australia other than big 4 banks? Market is so much smaller than US 😞
When you explain to your non-accounting friends what the Big 4 is and they say, "oh sounds like the Ivy League for accounting firms" >>>>
Facebook has followed Google in making vaccination mandatory to work in person at the office. More companies will likely follow suit.
I transitioned jobs to a corporate strategy role and am struggling... Everyone on my team is 10+ years older than me. Any advice on how to act like a mature 23 yo? It’s hard being the only analyst
I am thinking of making a move from a Chief of Staff role to Sustainable and Green Bonds DCM team at a Bank. I have some experience in Corporate Banking Debt Finance but are there things I should be concerned about- including the working hours! Thanks
Do adcoms negatively view short company stints? Are you allowed to leave them off your resume/application? Example: 5 YOE at application Company 1 (0.2 years) - left for +30% TC Company 2 (2.5 years) - left for promo & + 50% TC Company 3 (0.5 years) - left due to toxic culture Company 4 (1.8 years) - Current
Making the move into an investing PE role shortly. Anyone done this previously and have tips to share on ramping up for the job coming from a strategy consulting background?
Does Big4 hire ACCA individuals from international countries (they will not need visa sponsorship and would be legally authorized to work in USA).
Traverse city recs for 2-3 days with a toddler? Best hotel/resort to stay at? I don’t mind splurging, it’s our first vacation as a family of three
Was upset with raise. Just got a text from mom. Dad is in the hospital. Called. She says he's fine. Can't believe I was bummed about my raise. As if slightly more money matters.
Is it rude to suggest to a new analyst that she needs to look more professional, e.g. don’t show up with wet hair to client meetings (even if on Zoom)? FYI I’m also a female and just trying to look out for these new hires
How to create brand personality in the age of PC culture when every brand is holier than thou social activist? Wheres the unique and distinct consumer base when every brand is accessible by everyone
I used to be passionate about my firm’s people. Loved coaching junior folks and paying it forward with all the great mentoring I received early in my career. But my firm’s values and senior leadership priorities have incentivized a purely numbers vs people culture. It’s made the job so much less fun and personally fulfilling. Anyone also struggling with this and any advice?
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Consultants/Non-Consultants in Emirates (Dubai/AbuDhabi), how is 3 years of consulting exp from states perceived there? Better to get MBA from M7 first? What about top 20? Salary expectations? Thanks
What kind of consulting do post mba consultants do at EY since Parthenon is blended in now? And what’s a good reason for switching from Deloitte to EY for post mba? TIA
Any folks who did their MBA and went and joined MBBs . Was it worth the chase ? Would like to hear more on this.
Signing bonus Q - has anybody had to pay a signing bonus back because of leaving less than the time stipulated in the offer? What was the mechanism for the company to claim the bonus - take it from your last pay stub/PTO balance/can they request a check if you don’t have a remaining ‘Accounts Payable’ balance with the company? Wondering if this is an empty threat.
Client is in Argentina. Does anyone else work with NRC clients. I have a very specific question. Please DM.
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