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I’m in my mid-40s with a 7 year old and baby. Is it too late for me to back into public accounting? I was laid off last year and found a great job in a large bank. I miss the flexibility, challenge and rigor of PA. I would love your opinions. Has the ship sailed for me in PA? If I go back I would be an experienced senior; maybe, a year or so from manager.

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Message me directly. CohnReznick provides great flexibility and is especially kind to mothers. You can work remotely from home.

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I think PA seems desperate for seniors and managers. It can’t hurt to try.

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I’m sure you can get a job in PA, just depends if you want to go for it or not. I’m sure you know that work life balance can be a struggle. I love the flexibility too though.

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Definitely could! Message me if you’re interested in EY.

PwC is hiring for our centers of expertise. 100% remote.

Specialized teams for key audit areas (debt / treasury / payroll / AP/ AR etc). You would serve multiple clients across the US for the dedicated cycle.

I wouldn’t suggest big 4. Your boss will likely be 26 years old and your boss’s boss will be 29... and that is likely to annoy the crap out of you at some point. Smaller firms or a family firm might be what you are looking for!

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