From REPE to S&O?

Hey guys,

Switching over from my usual playground at the RE Forum 😛

I've been working in REPE for the past 3 years, but I started my career in Big 4 audit. In between audit and REPE, I spent a year in FP&A/fund management. While I like REPE, I am burnt out. The hours are no longer manageable (70-80, incl weekends), and I just can't keep grinding. 

Lately, I've been casually looking at S&O type openings on LinkedIn. I have specific technical knowledge, but I think I also have general deal management/project management and Excel skills that could be useful. Do you guys think I'm way off base, or could this be a real career option for me? 

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Nov 21, 2021 - 7:04pm

i thought so but just wanted to be sure.

honestly, i have no experience in strategy and ops, but: 1) by commenting hopefully this thread will reach the eyes of someone more qualified to help you and 2) I do believe that former IBD guys go into strategy so if you play your cards right you should probs have a shot.

have you done a linkedin search perhaps to see if any general pe guys made the move, and then hit them up to explain ur sitch?

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