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What are some things you wish you knew before starting a career in Public Accounting?

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While not massive maybe 10%-15% of the work is being outsourced to people in India. The hours are longer than you’d expect (some people get two busy seasons). And the firms have tried repeatedly to automate things, which really don’t save time. It often has lead to smaller teams being given standard amounts of work (plus initiatives) although not receiving the resources. Many folks have quit PA. Maybe 30% in the last year.

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