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I see everyone trying to exit to FP&A yet I chose this audit position over FP&A at a national public company right out of school (pay would’ve been 30% higher too back then)... did I screw up?

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My school really pushed PA on us, drank the kool aid /:

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Pretty much

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Depends how long you stay and what your goals are

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Really recommend looking at some people’s LinkedIn histories

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FP&A is even more thankless than audit, so I think you made the right choice. If you ultimately still want to go into FP&A though, it’s not too late.

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You’re overhead at the company bothering all the revenue generators for overhead related things (budget, forecast, etc). Accounting is the same, but FP&A seems to have more exposure in that regard

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