How painful is it to leave B4? Seems like a near impossible task to leave and get compensated for time towards pension, exit fines/penalties, capital tied up during non-compete period, required garden leave, etc. Not to mention restarting the clock. Have a really compelling opportunity but not sure the money will work even w/ a 30-40% increase in total distribution. Anyone been through this lately?
Wondering how much a Partner makes in Big 4 consulting? Is there really that big of a difference at the Partner level compared to MBB (starting 7 figure)?
Anyone moved to Canada from the UK? Would like to know how culture and pay compare (esp within the big 4) and whether it was overall worth it from your personal experience?
Hi everyone - hoping for some perspective on this offer from a non-FAANG tech company in a HCOL market.
Offer: $160k base, 15% performance bonus, $20k sign-on bonus, and 15k RSUs (vesting over 5 years).
I’ve got ~10 YOE overall with ~1.5y post-MBA at a B4 strategy/M&A group.
Audit at big 4 vs investment banking at a really small boutique bank — what should I do?
Multiple positions are open on IAM/PAM/Cloud security with competitive pay as Big 4.
Please DM me if you are interested or for more details.
I have 2 outstanding offers from EY and KPMG in the Finance Transformation group. Does anyone have any insight on the WLB right now, with the labor shortage and pipeline being crazy?
Also,does anyone have any insight to how difficult the transition will be from being a manager at a middle market firm into a manager at the B4? If someone else has done the transition how long did it take to get your feet under you?
🐠 with material personal businesses, who do you use for tax and entity structuring? B4 is way too big and expensive and using turbo tax may be too anemic. Who are these tax professionals that everyone talks about all the time?
Here’s an opportunity I found out from a friend, for folks in the Philadelphia area, there’s a big 4/acct firms co-Ed rec basketball league that starts in January. Usually an annual thing that was cancelled last year due to COVID. Seems to be pretty popular. See link for details:
Is it worth to move to a Value Engineering and GTM role in a product based company from Deals Strategy and Value creation role in a Big 4? In the last one year, I only learnt Power Bi and Alteryx but no functional or domain knowledge. Offshore setup doesn't allow us to get full idea about what's happening in the front end. Please guys I need your thoughts on this.
Associate with almost 1 year of experience in IT Strategy at Big 4. Would technical skills and certifications be valued? Happy to join at entry level. When is a good time to apply to Digital McKinsey / DigitalBCG (focused on these because they’re probably a better target for my skills - would like to do some generalist work too)? Thinking of early 2021. Thoughts and recommendations?
what’s the salary range for DFIR at big 4?
My side hustle makes $90/hr with unlimited hours. Should I quit? Currently make $95k as 2nd year senior consultant at B4. Some notes below:
3 years audit experience, 2 years finance process consulting experience - all big 4. What exit opps are there. Interested in FP&A roles. Seems like all industry jobs actually pay less, but that might be my inability to search for opportunities. TC: 135, YOE:5
Hi All, wondering if someone from Big 4 can please assist. A bit of my background- Masters in Accounting with 8 years of experience in a private manufacturing firm. I possess strong operational accounting knowledge and skills. I have recently been offered an opportunity at one of the big 4 and I will be working in Internal audit. I have always worked in the industry and this will be my first ever stint in PA. Should I take it? I don’t really care about
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Test drove the new 911 yesterday and immediately put down a deposit, so excited. I've never had that much fun driving a car
I have a data set of ~500 restaurants. I want to sum the total order value for each restaurant. What formula can I write to only add the order value (red column) for each restaurant (orange column eg 1,2,3,4). I want to lay out this data on a graph to see which restaurants generate the most revenue. Any tips?
Recommendations on things to do (fun activities, sights, food, fun bars) for a weekend in Atlanta in March? Never been before and looking to get a good feel for the city. Activities > museums and...
Do you ever feel like corp tech life is kind of meaningless? High stress, miss out on key family milestones for the price of $200k-$500k TC a year, and at the end you have like maybe $10M NW, a stress-related disease and a strained marriage, with kids whose college you paid for but don't hear from that often. I don't want this to be all there is.
Is HBx CORE worth it to help compensate for a low gpa? If not that, would any other options help compensate for it (besides getting a high GMAT/GRE score)?
Is this cute? I want an everyday bag. I’m 5’7 and 120 lbs for reference in terms of size. I just want something that goes with everything day time and night time
Hi PMs. Can anyone recommend a good product resume writer / service? I have relevant technical experience, but haven’t successfully translated that on my resume to product. Thanks in advance!
How realistic is it for someone in big 4 advisory (not Deloitte) to get accepted to HBS? Went to a top state school for UG and had a high GPA
Saw this today and felt like I should share :))
How is bench policy in mphasis. I have heard that if you are more than one month on bench, you will not get salary till you are not assigned with any project. Is it true.
Lots of talk about BCG US giving PL+ a significant compensation increase - any news on whether that might flow through to the UK? And if any of the UK firms will react?
If you were wondering, there’s a guy on Instagram who created his account dedicated to wearing a Lange 1 on a (improperly sized) NATO strap.
Any southern Vermont recommendations that aren’t skiing / snowboarding? Open to other outdoor activities, museums, food, etc. Would it be worth a weekend or day trip now, or is it better to wait until summer or fall if we don’t ski or snowboard?
The weeks are stressful. Friday nights I usually reward myself with a couple glasses of wine or drinks and my husband always makes comments like “why are you drinking?” “You’re such an alcoholic”. I’ve told him the comments bother me and yet it continues. I only drink one or two nights a week so I don’t get it. No one to ask if this is normal or to talk to. So just venting to all you ladies.
Just joined and wanted to know about laptop options. Experienced hire in AI S&C, I’ve done a lot of coding and previously used macs. Been given a Dell Latitude 5510
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I think we need to expand utilization metrics into audit sabermetrics. Monthly reports showing:
Average expletives per audit
Review notes per workpaper
Average cry time per day
What others are good?
What would you rate about EY tax technology tools? Which one should be replaced and enhanced immediately because you and your clients cannot stand it no more!!
didn't show up for taking a part of CPA, do I have to wait till score to come out in order to register? when can I be able to register again?
Which certifications (aside from CPA & CFP) do those who work in HNW taxation find most beneficial to their career?
Engagement margins are now transparent and they are on average around 30% (which means real profits that go to partners is 30% from each engagement). This doesn’t sound fair.
If I drive to my local office and have to commute to the city here and there, can I expense the transportation costs (train, subway)?
Leave now or coast the off season and dip in Dec? Market seems hot but I don’t live in the state I work at since WFH.
Best level to go from audit to consulting?
I’m thinking about relocating to Chicago or Dallas and wanted to get some insights about the hours, flexibility, and office culture at each city.
12/31 inventory counters be like...
For those who have passed the CIA exam, Is it possible to pass all three parts of the CIA in three months? I will not be working during this time, so i have plenty of time to study.
What are M&A senior 3s making in NYC?
Just got two (out of 7) of my engagements lifted to other two team members because their schedules are underbooked. Is that something I should worry about? I've been on top of everything I worked on.
is anyone in audit senior or above able to maintain a six pack abs all year round? Any tips how to do so while working long hours and eating take outs during busy season?
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