I'm having trouble deciding on whether I should take a Big 4 Audit role or a F100 FP&A role. I've done an audit internship at a top 10 accounting firm last year and I absolutely hated it.... I want to get out of accounting ASAP and I hope to do that by applying for a Top15 or Top 25 MBA program in like 3-4 years.
My question is, which would look better on my MBA application? An FP&A role at a fortune 100 or a Big 4 audit role. Post-MBA I'd like to do something but interesting like corporate strategy/development. Something that actually adds value to a company.
Some additional information if it'll help
State school: BBA in accounting, gpa: 3.5
Same school: MS in accounting, gpa: 3.6
GMAT: 630, will study and improve
If both were equal, I'd take the FP&A role since it seems to be more forward looking and has a much higher salary. However, if the Big 4 experience will look better I am willing to make the sacrifice.
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