Anyone make the jump from Big 4 to ACN? What were the biggest differences you noticed. Currently at a B4, and looking for a change.
Currently considering offers from 2 big 4 firms for entry level audit opportunities. I’m a bit concerned about the burn out that everybody’s talking about in PA￼. Any advice on how to avoid it or at least minimize the effects?
I moved from B4 to industry accounting about 5 years ago. I currently work as a corporate accounting manager at a software company. I recently hired an big 4 audit senior right out of public and I’m struggling to get him up to speed. Does anyone have an example of reasonable vs unreasonable expectations for a senior accountant moving to industry after 2-3 years at B4 audit?
How do you think a swap from MBB to big4 strategy would be viewed? Currently in a flagship office of an MBB and there is basically no strategy. There are 9 miserable cost outs / transformations / PMOs for every 1 borderline strategy case. The staffing lottery in my region means you almost always end up working 75 hours+ on some god forsaken project. Contrast that to what I hear about big 4 strategy: lower hours and more strategy exposure as the crappy projects go to the other MC departments
Decided that I’m leaving audit today. Trying to understand the full range of opportunities in forensics. Will have my CPA and CFE. So far, I understand that there are client-serving firms like FTI and then the B4 will have forensics arms as well. What are some other forensic accounting roles? Pros and cons? Better than audit? Honestly just looking to learn anything.
Got reached out to by a recruiter for a Principal Consultant Role at Infosys. Does anyone know what the equivalent t level is at big 4 firms and any insight into the role ? Thanks!
If you just got an offer letter and haven’t accepted yet, is it too late to ask for a bigger singing bonus? Looking to raise it to 15k from 10k for a manager role at the Big 4, 145k base. They said I won’t be eligible for a year end bonus.
1. What is the difference in strategy consulting and advisory (hours, work, companies)? 2. Do the big 4 do strategy consulting or is that MBB? 3. If you’re (hypothetically a first year) in an advisory role, can you switch to strategy consulting at another company?
Any B4 to MBB experienced hires (excluding MBA recruiting) here? Would love to hear about any advice you have about applying.
Need Opinion: Is it worth the effort and money to pursue an MBA while been a manager in Big 4? Essentially, does help to step up my career. Currently Manager in Cyber, but want to try something different like finance or corporate strategy etc. Open to any other ideas or suggestions. Please enlighten me with your opinions. Thank you in advance.
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 u tell strangers that u do for a living when u don't want to explain what a big 4 auditor is
Partners, what would be a typical monthly pension check be for MBB / Big 4? All firms welcome.
How much is each firms CPA bonus? Looking mostly for non big 4, big 4 seem pretty standard
What would FDD M1 comp be in Chicago at a mid-tier or b4 firm? Currently looking to make a move to the Midwest.
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.
Is it weird that minutes after getting an offer from a Big 4, the office managing partner is inviting you out for coffee and top golf? I hadn’t even read the offer letter yet 🤣 Are audit seniors needed this badly?
Anyone creatives ever think, “I’m going to jump to client-side and be the greatest client of all time”?
Ord terminal 2 security... what a cluster!
Just handed the cashier an old hotel key card I had in my wallet instead of my credit card... "sir we don't take Sheraton here"
Currently interviewing for PM role at a marketing tech company. Is it a bad proxy if this company's product mgrs and software engineers all come from non top 50 undergrads and have no brand name employment history? Or is tech related stuff just different vs. strategy
What is skadden corporate law like for women? Is it true that it has a boys locker room culture? Are associates expected to attend all the social events?
I’ve been asked to do an accounting assessment for a role in FAAS at EY as a Senior. Anyone have any idea what sort of questions I should expect?
When you sign up on bonvoy credit card, does the 15 elite nights get credited when you get approved and sign up for the card? Or after you spend the $x amount to earn the benefits?
Best part of election night so far. Raise your hand if you’re worked on this: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=L59CWLhTkgA
Any Boston MBBers? What is the culture in your office? Are you actively still hiring or is the hiring frenzy over? Would you say the people are happy?
I have my first interview with McKinsey coming up, from the practice cases on the website it seems like their case structure is quite standardized. I am particularly struggling with the initial case structure, the solutions are always very targeted and specific. I guess Victor Cheng‘s LOMS ruined me, because I feel like “product“ “company” “competitors” is just not going to cut it... any advice how to become better at MECE and structuring frameworks?
Considering offers from BCG Platinion and Salesforce right now. Still trying to get a grip on community and culture of both places. You find some pretty bad reviews for Platinion online but I always wonder whether the people who are content actually go out of their way to write reviews... Anyone with experience at either? Salesforce BCG Platinion
I have a H1B visa (valid until Sep 2022) but I recently quit my job in the US and moved to Canada on PR. I’m currently planning a trip with a flight stop in NYC. Do I need to apply for a C visa to transit through the US or am I good since my H1 visa is valid?
How does one go from Sr. Art Director to Studio Manager? And who's hiring mid to senior level creatives right now? Thanks!
strategy& 🐠: can you provide more detail on the Technology Strategy group? the SA job posting emphasizes developing operating model strategies and process automation. can you elaborate on the type of engagements, what technical skills are necessary to be successful, and what is the salary band for S2 & S3? thanks!
What happens if you quit and your firm paid for your cpa prep? Do I have to pay my firm back or do I not have an access to cpa prep course? I’m going to ask my firm before I quit but want to make sure I’m not expecting to spend 3k before I quit
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