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What are the underlying meanings of the big 4 terms? Like “work from home" means I’ll be online but no work pls, “high level review” means I didn’t look and all the responsibilities fall on you etc

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High level review is a legit “term”. It means that whoever is doing the review is relying on a detail review to make sure the numbers are correct and that they’re reviewing the project for “big picture issues”, comparing results to planning that the preparer may not be privy to, reviewing selected portions of the project that may require add’l review.

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Working from home means working from home most times for me. If I’m not “working” then I won’t hit required hours which falls back on me.

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Working from home = applying for other jobs High level review = reformatted deliverables from a recent similar project that was the product of a rolling series of other “high level review” reformatting jobs that dates back to 2011 when this one guy who really knew his shit drafted the original and left for a much better job in 2012.

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Fly over or seagull review means they didn't really look, just went over it really fast and crapped on everything.

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Working from home means I’ll be online but no work please

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I think high level review gets used at too junior of a level. High level reviews should be for SM or directors that have a manager on the engagement or partners. As a manager the numbers should still make sense and all the material concepts should be reviewed. Meaning managers don’t need to tie sales to the TB, but does the net book/tax income tie, balance sheet make sense, is it in line with the expectation from prior discussions with the client of their financial position. If a manager does high level review, the senior might miss something because their inexperienced

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