Hey Fishes, trying to benchmark my salary here… senior associate, advisory, tier 2 city, big 4, 7 yoe in consulting, although less in the current community. What would be a good range?
Are there any Big 4 or middle market firms that have national tax/policy (WNTS, NTS, etc.) practices that won’t work you to death?
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
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?
Anyone who transferred to Deloitte Consulting from another Big 4 Tax? I heard Deloitte has a big M&A tax group
How do the pension benefits work for partners/principals at the big 4? Can anyone share details on vesting rules or calculations? I assume it varies from firm to firm…just wanting to understand the difference with what Accenture offers MD’s (401k, VEIP).
Hi fishes - I’m with an MBB as a 2y Partner looking to move to B4, for a bunch of reasons. In active conversations with two of them. While compensation levels seem similar for now, the other posts on this bowl suggest we end up making more at B4 than MBB. (Referring to the 1.5M number of a y4 partner at b4). What is the real trajectory that people here have seen at B4? And how much of that is bonus - base - other components?
Anyone know what a Structured Finance Analyst / Senior makes at Big 4? Specifically NYC? Can’t find much info
Hi fellow EA fish 🐟🐠🐡 I’m hoping to make comp comparisons between MBB and the Big 4 since Glassdoor and other websites aren’t that accurate. Please feel free to DM!
Can anyone help with salary slabs for consulting in Dubai (big 4) - senior manager and director? Base + variable.
6 months into consulting and bored of being aligned to only 1 industry. Thinking of switching to a small firm but is there a long term career benefit of staying at a big 4 firm for a couple of years?
Which big 4 would be better for M&A? I'm interested in eventually attempting a lateral transfer into investment banking. I know it's a long reach but want to have an option that doesn't involve getting an MBA. Thanks!
For those in big 4, how much time between accepting an offer and start date have you been able to ask for? Is a month feasible/how should one phrase it? Two weeks just doesn’t feel like enough with this heavy burnout/having to wrap up deals at old firm
PwC CMAAS offer in hand, but one thing holding me back from accepting at the moment is the work/life balance. I’m transferring from audit. I understand work/life is a little crazy right now in CMAAS. Is this expected to cool down? What were hours like before things got crazy? Better than B4 audit hours? Thanks!
New To the Big 4 and having trouble articulating my individual goals on Workday. All suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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! 🙏🏾
I have been with a mid-size firm in tax and business consulting for the past four years. I really love what I do but find myself searching for opportunities with the Big 4. Have any of you made this kind of transition and, if so, how is it working out for you? I know every practice area/office has its own nuances but I’m starting to feel like I could be doing more with my career.
Anyone who renege and get any backlash? I signed an offer with a big 4 for full time and am still interviewing with other companies. ( Was an intern last summer and my offer got pushed out to summer cause my masters is 1.5 years and I graduate in December (In my defense the big 4 refused to let me go to another practice.) Plus pressured by parents to accept something before I graduate.
Anyone from Minneapolis? What’s the average pay outside big 4 for someone who has 4 years of audit experience?
Anyone have info on MBB/Strategy& supply chain consulting? Group size, actively hiring, common backgrounds (MBA/certifications required/helpful?), project types, & interview prep tips? Looking to enter as an experienced hire. Currently a procurement financial analyst and just passed my CSCP certification. Ex-big4. Thanks!
If you're laid off, do they ask you to resign? If so, can you refuse and ask them to fire you instead?
If you achieve new platinum elite status on Marriott this week, how long does that last for?
Accountant or TurboTax? Chicago single, 26, rent, $100K. Only have student loans. Would love to write off “ad expenses” like entertainment, travel and such, but not well informed on standard deduction
Top consulting firms hiring right now?
Experienced hires applying to consulting roles - are your resumes 1 page long or 2 pages?
Hey all I need help. Is this health insurance good? Hard to compare online: NYC, single, PPO, Cigna, $528/month, $20/copay for appointments, no referrals, $5k deductible, 7k max out of pocket.
Drafted 4th in 10 team .5 PPR. Bench is a little underwhelming, but solid starters. Went with upside bench players. Got offered Brady/Mixon for Allen/Robinson, but I think I like Robinson over Mixon even though Mixon is getting drafted higher, but let me know your thoughts.
Thoughts on EW MBA from Booth/Kellogg/Haas. Currently SC at Deloitte and want to transition to tier 1 consulting firms
Flight with Delta delayed several times (in total 12 hours) before being cancelled, better to call in and complain or email, last time I emailed, it took a month to get back to me with only 7.5k miles
EY, did you guys have to go through an “offer approval” process after completing interviews? How long did it take? How likely is it that an offer doesn’t come? Was supposed to be done last week
Zillow as the exit opportunity? Product Manager role. Yay/Nay? Not considering $$ for now. Just based on culture and future growth prospects?
I am a developer and one of my performance metrics is "Utilization" (billable hours). I am finding it hard to meet this goal (get enough work from my project team), accomplish all my admin tasks, and take vacation/holidays. Any advice?
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