Anyone here who made the exit from Big 4/MBB consulting to a VC? If so, I’d love to hear about how the experience is so far. (Not to mention the WLB and comp!) I’m considering a career change but have no one in my network I can go to for insights. Thx! 🙏🏾
Is the CVA or ABV valued by big 4 at all?
Are all IT Audit ( Big 4?Risk assurance, PwC DAT, PwC Tech Risk) have a year long busy season? I am curious as to my firm busy season is now really “busier season” because we have been legit busy all year
How hard is it to switch from tax to audit at big 4, once you have started full time? How long do u have to wait before you can switch?
Has anyone gone from Big 4 to a small no name accounting firm? Are you happy you made the move? Are the decreased hours worth the drop off in resources, client prestige, and technology?
Can staff or seniors refer interns in big 4, or are interns only really hired through campus recruiting?
Ex-Consulant here that now works for a big name Real Estate Investment Trust. Saw on LinkedIn that EY has an America’s REIT Leader. Didn’t know that much attention was paid to the REIT space. Are there really consulting teams dedicated to the REIT space in the Big 4? Love working for a REIT and would love to jump back to consulting if there were teams dedicated to the industry.
Working as an audit staff in big 4 shared service centre. It's been 2 years. I really don't like what I do there, also it seems I won't like what I'll be doing there even after becoming senior. Thinking of leaving and joining industry once ACCA qualified. (One more paper left). But people around me discourage that growth potential and earnings in industry are way less compared to public accounting. I know that too but I still want to leave. I'd like to stick to core accounting. Thoughts pls
Hi Tax Bowlers, I'm an experienced associate (2yrs) in a Big 4 Transfer Pricing division. I have reached a point in my career where I am considering taking up a professional certification. Several colleagues recommended taking up either ACCA or CFA, however, I see little connection between these certifications and the work that I am currently doing, and what I plan to do in the future. What would you guys suggest? Would it be detrimental to my career if I did not take up any certifications?
What is the typical length in time from starting the conversation to receiving an offer when transferring from one big 4 to another?
Thoughts about switching from a Big 4 to a local/ regional firm? Mainly going for pay bump and OT pay while I figure out what I want to do with my life but don't want to regret it...
Anyone work for a company that went public? What was you’re experience like and how does it compare to B4 in terms of hours, learning, etc.? Did you feel like it opened up opportunities after the fact?
I am planning to do masters in cybersecurity . I migrated from India where I did my under grad. 35 M working as M at Big 4 with 12 YOE and making 170k. I feel doing a masters from US will add to my knowledge and some brand value to my education space in my resume . Any good school recommendations for online masters ? Was thinking between CMU , Berkeley , Georgie tech . Would prefer something that doesn’t need GMAT, less than 100k total tution and good brand name . Thank you. !!!
Anyone here who suffers from ADD/ADHD? My Vyvanse wears off around 4:00, I take Adderall to supplement but my psychiatrist is reluctant to give me more Adderall to power through the day/night; he just doesn’t get B4 busy season. Any advice?
I recently joined a boutique firm after leaving a Big 4, around a month now, but having second thoughts. Is it bad to Look elsewhere after only a month? I'm not comfortable with how they have treated me regarding some requests and just don't feel at ease. If you know a firm hiring in FS or MC space in general, please help me. Thank you.
I’m doing a video interview tomorrow with another big 4. If it was in the office, I’d wear a suit. It’s not obviously so what do I wear?
Will a sr. assoc be asked to quit immediately if they hand in the 2 week notice for another b4? What’s the best way to tell your partner and colleague?
Anyone know the implications of having a side tax business while at a big 4? I have done returns in the past but setup an entity for liability protection. If I report it will there be an issue?
Does anybody know which countries allow non-US citizens from India? I’m trying to book a flight for my parents but all the available flights seem to be via countries where travel has been banned.
Not to beat a dead horse - anyone get a cheaper rent lease renewal due to covid? Have people had rent go up?? How can we bargain here?
My team mate has a very noisy way of biting his nails - imagine a smacking sound. Happens all day long in the team room. How do I tactfully raise this?
How long did it take to hear back about an offer from Guidehouse, after the final round interview? It’s been a week for me, still haven’t heard anything
I’ve been laid off and, as I embark on my job search, I’d like to keep my marketing skills sharp. Any recommendations on must read books, or resources?
What salary (fixed and variable) can I expect at Amazon, Bangalore location for SDE 2 having 9 years of experience. Cleared interview for Big Data Engineer. HR round is pending. CCTC 18 LPA
Has anyone pivoted from consulting to IB or vice versa? How quickly were you able to pick up the skills for the other role’s interview process / career?
Has anyone had a request to terminate an employee after they returned from a leave of absence? What was your experience like?
What should I do? My 401k went from gaining 38% year after year for the past 4 years, now I'm losing money rapidly. I lost over 11k twice this week already. I been down almost every day this week. Please offer some good advice. What should I do? Should I put everything into safer stocks or just sit tight and ride it out?
What is the best credit card to get as a new associate with no credit or past credit card?
Currently making base salary of 200k in NY, what would be an equivalent salary in Toronto to have the same lifestyle?
What’s the process like for early promotion from Senior 2 to Manager 1? The partner I work for thinks I have a business case on one job
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