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.
Big 4 🐠 here. Love consulting work but tired of the lifestyle. Anyone heard about F212, Slalom and Bridgespan?
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.
Does anyone else feel the big 4 presence is weak in the south florida area? Miami specifically
Brand name versus type of experience. Assume experience at the brand name will be less relevant to what I want to do long-term. The “brand” in this case is not Big 4/MBB
What do the big 4 give for long service award?
Partner in big 4, mid 40s. Doing okay but lack motivation as I don’t respect what we do or most of my clients. Team is decent and I feel responsible for them but not excited about consulting. Never been in the industry. Very tempted to do a start up. Have a few ideas. I would love some advice. Either how to suck it up and stay the course or being brave to try something new.
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?
Quick question: if one of your staff is seriously underpaid, would you expect that he/she addresses it? And if so, how and when and with whom? (Big 4 consulting context)
Any B4 to MBB experienced hires (excluding MBA recruiting) here? Would love to hear about any advice you have about applying.
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.
What would FDD M1 comp be in Chicago at a mid-tier or b4 firm? Currently looking to make a move to the Midwest.
Anyone know if Deloitte will still give retention bonus if I join now for tax senior 1 from another big 4?
How does one get into advisory without already being in big 4 or having a narrow industry focus? All of the postings I see are for very specific IT related positions.
Anyone who has made the jump from big 4 to MBB, what have you noticed the key cultural differences to be?
Started in industry two weeks ago. No timesheets, 40 hour work weeks, and 30% more than what I was making previously. We use all B4 for everything, so it’s just managing their work and budgeting. I feel like I have hit the jackpot. Moral of the post: there is none, I just want to brag about how happy I am now 😂
I recently got selected at Accenture, I hold a better offer from big 4 now. hr is not willing to consider to match my CTC, I wish to decline the offer now. Can I quote this very reason and decline the offer?
I gave interview for Technical Manager in Wipro. JD was leaning heavily on architect side. The interview was boring, and the main focus was on team building. All my answers were technical in nature, which did not impress the interviewer. He said, he is just looking where I can fit in the organisation. I doubt they will just put me on hold. Can anyone help me understand, or share similar experience with Wipro if they had.
What are the exit opportunities for directors and SMs that have been working on Salesforce projects?
How’s mental health in this industry? It’s hard to believe that anyone is genuinely happy in consulting…
Let's see if anyone can guess how I feel about Monday morning and another week of endless Zoom meetings.
Looking to move to NYC and was wondering the salary range for a Level 9 Consultant with ACN in NYC?
Did anyone listen to the Daily’s interview with Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer? My blood was boiling at the end
Both SO and I are new in our careers, about a year+ in. We don’t make the amount of money that some of you all make (yet) but we’re doing above average compared to our peers just a year out of school. Looking for advice as we start our personal finance and investment journey: pay off consumer debt before maxing out 401k? And where does student debt and/or mortgage fit into the picture? FWIW, both of our parents probably won’t be able to retire anytime soon, so can’t get much advice from family.
My manager is incapable of admitting when he’s wrong, to the point where he’s let me use the wrong formulas on client work because he couldn’t bring himself to admit he’d given me the wrong formula.
I’ve been watching Jeopardy and feeling very stupid. Can anyone make a recommendation of an interesting book that would educate me? Open to all issues or topics
Hi fishes, Can someone provide some insight into working for Oracle India. Have recently interviewed with them and got a positive vibe with a great compensation package offered. But want to know about the future growth in company and career perspective. Yoe :3.4 Tech: ML engineering
these rejections are depressing lmao i was on cloud 9 a month ago with all these interviews sigh
What is a typical Senior 1 salary at B4 in Seattle, WA. I’m considering offers and want to make sure I don’t over/ under shoot in my negotiations. Thanks!!
Question: would you rather 1) work in a toxic unit where you get all the recognition and can get paid OT or 2) get a fix salary but work with great people ?
Hey All, Why are there so many bad reviews on KPMG Global Services, such as not so employee friendly, bad work-life balance, and less pay?
Rec letter fron small PE partner (client and friend) with Harvard UG and HBS or non-HBS my director?
What would you value more when deciding between jobs (both non-PA) - a company w/ prestige or with work life balance & good benefits. Let’s say same salary and potential for growth. I’m ambitious but also totally burnt out and over public accounting.
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
Does anyone work primarily out of a coworking space like wework or regus? New job is 100% wfh when not traveling (which is about once a month) and wondering if this would be a good option, since I have a kid on the way and will be harder to WFH.
Trying to solve client requirements like:
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