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  2. In my earlier years I worked in audit, and was seconded onto forensic projects out of need for resource. I developed a knack for it, and have since worked on a lot of high profile cases (including some of the BB Banks and multi billionaires). I've se ...

    79 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  3. So far this is how I have it. From my understanding, school prestige doesn't matter nearly as much for accounting as it does for IB, and Big 4 recruiting is extremely regional. So I've concluded that my best bet for undergrad is to save money wi ...

    54 comments27 Mar 2018 -

  4. Yo

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    . accounting ...

    43 comments1 Oct 2014 -

  5. Accounting: Interview Questions

    Investment Banking

    All, Looking for help with some basic accounting interview questions. Thanks in advance: 1) How does increasing a Deferred Tax Asset by $100 affect the three statements? 2) How does decreasing a Deferred Tax Asset by $100 affect the three statements? 3) I ...

    30 comments31 Jul 2017 -

  6. I've finished most of my General Education courses and now need to start on my core classes. I'm confused about which degree is best. I would love to land a career that has something to do with the stock market. I know where I want to be but don ...

    34 comments6 Apr 2018 -

  7. Hi everyone, I'm a second year student in the UK and I was unsuccessful in my applications for IB this year. I am writing this post because there is literally no one I can ask freely about this. On-campus career advisers are clueless and I don't ...

    14 comments25 Nov 2018 -

  8. I've just finished my finals for the summer semester at my college, and my gut feeling tells me my Financial accounting course won't go so well. I entered the final with an A, but might come out with a B+, which is equivalent to 80-84% (GPA 3.30 ...

    23 comments8 Aug 2016 -

  9. Hi, From reading your post, you seem to be very knowledgeable between public accounting and investment banking. I am kind of caught in the middle of two offers. Can you help me out? I am currently deciding between a summer internship at a boutique investm ...

    41 comments16 Mar 2009 -

  10. How to best prepare for a career in Corporate Finance

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hello guys, new member to WSO here! I am a UK undergrad. student due to start university at a so-called "target school" in September, studying Electrical Engineering and management/finance. I am only 18 and have no experience in IB /accounting t ...

    21 comments14 Jun 2016 -

  11. Advice regarding career choice

    Business School and GMAT

    Hello everyone, this is my first post to WSO, and I eagerly await anyone's advice. I'm a 28 year old RN with 4 years experience; the money has been fantastic, and with the OT rolling in, I've been able to save/invest a fair bit over the las ...

    17 comments27 Jun 2015 -

  12. HELP- OSU vs UIUC

    Business School and GMAT

    I am an incoming sophomore at a community college that will be transferring to either UIUC or Ohio State. At this stage, investment banking is not my first choice for a career but I still want to keep that door open before I nail down what I want to do. I ...

    11 comments18 May 2018 -

  13. How easy is to move from audit Big 4 and then into IB?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I am starting a role in audit at one of the Big 4 (London office) in September, in the audit team where I'll hopefully gain the ACA after 3 years. My ultimate/eventual aim is to move into the M&A arm of an Investment bank. I've heard that an ...

    11 comments9 Feb 2017 -

  14. I'm a high school senior with a 3.85 UW GPA, 2290 SAT I, 800 SAT 2 Lit, 750 SAT 2 US History, and 10 AP classes. I was planning on attending a higher-ranked school (applied to NYU, Boston College, UNC Chapel Hill, Barnard College, USC, Boston Univers ...

    15 comments14 Mar 2015 -

  15. Future job

    Job Search Advice

    I am a student attending Baruch College in NYC and am a little confused on choosing between the two below. I would appreciate any insight from those who are experienced or know of those who are experienced to help me visualize the reality and possibilitie ...

    14 comments7 Mar 2015 -

  16. Hello, my goal is to obtain a high level finance (wall street finance- not corporate-) internship for the summer of 2019. I just finished my first year at a non target state school however due to an abundance of transfer credit, I am technically considere ...

    9 comments1 Jul 2018 -

  17. Stern> Harvard for college?

    Investment Banking

    ....... Undergraduate accounting Salary ...

    12 comments1 Nov 2015 -

  18. I'm currently in a profession (public accounting) that I have only lukewarm interest in. I've been thinking a lot lately about what else I could do at this point that would be challenging and fulfilling work. My background is that I've been ...

    10 comments5 Oct 2015 -

  19. I am a senior majoring in Accounting at UIUC. My GPA is >3.6, and my goal is to be in consulting. However, I have no professional work experience. This past Summer I was in Europe traveling after I studied abroad for the Spring semester. The Summer bef ...

    10 comments23 Nov 2015 -

  20. So, lets begin with some background info. I graduated from Temple University with a BBA in HR/Legal Study and I worked in a hotel for almost 5 years after that. Now I am 28 and realized that I hated hotel and wanted to work as an accountant. With a BBA an ...

    9 comments16 May 2016 -

  21. I'm an accounting student. I'm looking at different types of careers. Is pursuing a career with government worthwhile? The benefits are nice and the work seems interesting. Is a gov job worthwhile or a waste of time? accounting Federal governmen ...

    8 comments5 Jul 2017 -

  22. Warwick Accounting and Finance Course

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi, I got an offer from wbs for BSc Accounting and Finance and I was wondering on how strong is this degree when following its finance pathway in Investment Banking and Financial Analysis. Also which Masters would you recommend to make me more competitive ...

    6 comments18 Mar 2019 -

  23. Am I doing FP&A or glorified accounting?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    what i do on a fairly regular basis on a high level is manage budget and spend some specifics: approving purchase requisitions and tracking purchase orders monthly accruals and reconciliation against actuals in our accounting files re-forecasting budgetin ...

    8 comments2 Jul 2016 -

  24. Transaction Services Groups

    Other Industries

    Can somebody explain the different groups of Transaction Services: due diligence, accounting advisory, and valuation. Which group do people who previously worked in audit move into? What do they focus on? Do they hire from undergrad? Do you have to have e ...

    7 comments23 Feb 2016 -

  25. Extremely Confused

    Job Search Advice

    Hello everyone, I am extremely confused as to what I want to do with my life and a crucial decision has to be made in the next month which will basically alter the rest of my life. I am just looking for advice here because I am SERIOUSLY confused- to the ...

    7 comments26 Nov 2015 -

  26. Based on my entire time at uni and now with a few months under my belt working as a FA in an FP&A team, it's safe to say someone in finance that wants to transition to accounting is rare... I wanted to ask the forum... does my logic make sense? a ...

    7 comments2 May 2015 -

  27. I have posted this before, and didn't get my question answered. I am going to re-phrase the question. I am a junior majoring in Busn. Admin with a concentration in Accounting. What kind of jobs would be able to get on "the street"? My conce ...

    7 comments17 Apr 2016 -

  28. Hi Everyone, I was wondering if anyone could comment on whether or not an executive/PT MBA could help if I wanted to move from accounting to traditional corporate finance (think FP&A, not IB / HF). I currently work at the Big 4 in audit, but I'm ...

    6 comments26 Jun 2016 -

  29. Hey- am on the buy-side and want to deepen my accounting knowledge. Ie purpose is to become a better investor and not to collect titles. Aware that the CFA takes a lot of preparation and covers other (less relevant) aspects. Does anyone have alternative i ...

    5 comments15 May 2016 -

  30. Accounting question on DTL

    Investment Banking

    I've heard that that for companies with heavy DTL on their balance sheet, adding more DTL can be beneficial. How so? Can anyone help? Maybe it depends on the industries like energy or insurance? DTL accounting balance sheet ...

    4 comments2 Oct 2018 -

  31. If I double majored in Accounting and Finance would that get me a decent job. I'm not sure it would land an ib job at all. I also plan to sit for my CPA and CFA once I complete both majors. I live in Ohio, so I was wondering if that would set me up f ...

    5 comments18 Aug 2015 -

  32. Capex in JV

    Investment Banking

    Hello everyone I have a quick accounting question- lets say you are looking at the statements of a company that has a JV in which it owns 40% of it. Every year this company puts 100 of Capex in the JV. How would this 100 be reflected in the 3 financial st ...

    4 comments21 Jul 2018 -

  33. i. If a company buys a factory for $100 with a useful life of ten years, using debt with a 5% interest rate, show me the changes at 40% tax rate accounting ...

    5 comments17 Apr 2016 -

  34. I've been reviewing the M&A 400 investment banking questions guide, and came across the question: "How is GAAP accounting different from tax accounting?" and the answer is: "1. GAAP is accrual-based but tax is cash-based. 2. GAAP u ...

    3 comments23 Dec 2019 -

  35. Treasury?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    hey all- anyone here in (or have done a stint in) treasury? i am curious as to the day-to-day, potential for upward mobility and overall job satisfaction (stress, work/life, pay, etc.). i'm sure we have a handful of people here that have done it or h ...

    4 comments5 Jun 2017 -

  36. Accounting related question

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Accounting question: What cost impacts EBIDTA and not Margin (cost of services)? Is that operating expense? But we still take out other cost (opex) from margin? I'm confused and not an accounting wiz. I work in operational finance/FP&A...need hel ...

    4 comments5 May 2016 -

  37. Hey guys, Been a while since I've posted anything on here. I was wondering if anyone had any info/insight on the restructuring firm Loughlin Management Partners + Co? It's a small restructuring firm in NYC with only about 30-35 people (most rest ...

    4 comments24 Mar 2016 -

  38. Clueless on Purchase Accounting

    Investment Banking

    I'm absolutely clueless on purchase accounting and haven't found current threads of much use, particularly on (D&A) step-ups and associated DTL's. Any info on financing fees would also be useful. As for the step-ups, why do they exist a ...

    4 comments9 Aug 2015 -

  39. Leasing Business EBITDA

    Investment Banking

    Hey chaps, So, when looking an companies which have D&A of assets which include D&A in COGS and D&A of non-operational assets in opex how are you looking at EBITDA? I've seen both or just one added back, interested to see how others are l ...

    4 comments29 Apr 2015 -

  40. Hello WSO Network, Here is the deal. I am 22 and a Senior Accounting student with a subpar overall GPA (2.9/4.0) and a decent Accounting GPA (3.6/4.0). I want to break into IB, I attend a non-target university as well. I know that I am going to have to gr ...

    3 comments12 Feb 2018 -

  41. Elijah Watt Sells Award

    Equity Research

    "The EWS award is bestowed upon CPA candidates who have obtained a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination and passed all four sections of the Examination on their first attempt. A total of 102,323 ...

    3 comments23 Nov 2017 -

  42. FP&A / Corporate Analyst Interview at Private Equity Firm

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hey guys, wanted to get some advice on what I should expect for an interview for FP&A / Corporate at a big international PE firm, NY office. Most interviews I've been in are for ER so they've been more technical questions on WACC, DCF, etc.. ...

    3 comments6 May 2017 -

  43. I lack real analysis and matrix algebra courses in my undergrad. I have also only done Calculus 1 and calculus 2 in undergrad.These are prereqs for msc finance in some of the top universities. I have juat graduated, my finance and accounting skills are ve ...

    3 comments10 Mar 2017 -

  44. FP&A: How does your company handle accruals?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I'm curious as to how your company handles month end close, specifically accruals vs. actuals? Seems like most companies use SAP or Oracle. FP&A financial planning corporate finance accrual accounting ...

    3 comments2 Mar 2017 -

  45. Lack of accounting knowledge

    Investment Banking

    Starting up training soon and realizing I know significantly less accounting than my peers and why things work the way they do in the spreadsheets (liberal arts degree). Any way to fix this in a short amount of time? accounting IBD analyst finance modelin ...

    3 comments18 Jun 2015 -

  46. Deferred Tax Asset question

    Investment Banking

    Received this question during an interview with a BB: How do depreciable and amortizable assets & foreign tax credits give rise to deferred tax assets? I have some understanding regarding foreign tax credits (but not sure if my intuition is correct). ...

    3 comments27 Feb 2015 -

  47. Hello, hello

    New User Introductions

    Howdy. I found out about this forum through some typical stumbling through the Internet and I figured the people here would know plenty. I went to an Ivy League school as recently as a year ago, but never knew how to take advantage of it, and never got a ...

    3 comments14 Jan 2015 -

  48. I just started a role in corp dev for a firm that owns/operates medical practices. Almost all of the targets we look at are on cash basis accounting so we have to estimate seller working capital. Since there is no AR / AP on cash basis balance sheets, we ...

    2 comments17 Dec 2018 -

  49. Experienced assurance associate in PwC wanting to move toward more forensic technology analysis side. Wonder if anyone here has any experience or takeaways on which company would offer the best career growth in term of prestigious, exit opportunities, rel ...

    2 comments16 Dec 2017 -

  50. A deal I'm looking at is for a company that relies heavily on paying certain lead generation players to acquire new customers. Using fictional numbers, let's assume they generate about $50 million in EBITDA but they pay $30mm year in referral fe ...

    2 comments20 Jun 2017 -

  51. accounting question for VC

    Investment Banking

    Just wondering how to book the transaction when a startup raised a huge amount of money. For example, if there is a VC spend 1 million to acquire 10% ownership of a startup. Let's just assume before the investment the startup founder is the sole owne ...

    2 comments16 Feb 2016 -

  52. PE Job Requirements

    Private Equity

    I have just started as an Advisory (consulting) Associate in a Big 4 firm in Ireland (age 23). A bit of background on me: I completed an undergrad in Ireland followed by a Masters in Accounting (both in top Irish universities but nothing too recognisable ...

    2 comments10 Dec 2015 -

  53. Tough Technical

    Investment Banking

    I recently stumbled a bit on a technical question in an interview and wanted to share it. Although I knew the answer, I had not prepared for this specific question and it did not come out very naturally. I resorted to writing down some debits and credits ...

    2 comments22 Oct 2015 -

  54. Curious how this differs between FASB & GAAP: GAAP allows minority interest: a) under liabilities, or b) a mezzanine section between (but separate from) liabilities and shareholder's equity FASB allows minority interest only under the shareholder ...

    2 comments28 Jul 2015 -

  55. So I am 20 years old, a rising Junior in college, and am very interested in a future in Asset Management or even a hedge fund down the road. I have read some of the widely recommended books such as The Intelligent Investor (which was somewhat confusing), ...

    2 comments2 Jun 2015 -

  56. brief introduction: I have become more and more accustomed to translate observations about the competitive strategy as well as the general demand/supply/new trends of the underlying industry into both accounting assumptions (revenue/COGS/D&A/Capex/etc ...

    2 comments13 May 2015 -

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    2 comments9 Jun 2015 -

  58. International accounting

    Other Industries

    I don't know how many people here know about this area, but I'll ask anyway. I'm still very young, and I finished my bachelor's at an Ivy league school recently. Unfortunately, I literally had little to no clue about getting a job, and ...

    2 comments15 Jan 2015 -

  59. I don't want to hear shit about your finance job, most finance guys are bums. Anyways could a 25 year old CPA make it in Brooklyn? Opportunity for advancement? In what field? Non-target school was attended and completed. finance jobs entry level acco ...

    2 comments5 Jan 2015 -

  60. MS Accounting w/ MBA in perspective

    Business School and GMAT

    Hello Monkeys, First of all Merry Christmas! Writing my first post here seeking some advice... if anyone has it. ...

    2 comments25 Dec 2014 -

  61. This semester I'll be finishing up my financial reporting and analysis classes. I am also taking a cost accounting class and will need to take an audit class in the future among some computer classes. But honestly, I'd rather just finish up fina ...

    2 comments14 Jun 2016 -

  62. How much will it help me to obtain an internship if I decide to do a masters program at my university after graduation(top 20 business school)? masters accounting ...

    2 comments7 Mar 2016 -

  63. How do you define OWC?

    Investment Banking

    Wanted to know if someone could clearly define what operating working capital is in terms of the formula. I have seen some conflicting formulas so I am not sure which is correct. One I have seen as ((current assets- cash)- (Current liabilities- debt)) and ...

    1 comment25 Jan 2020 -

  64. Guys, Just got invited to Final Round for EY's EDGE- Property Tax Group. It is a new program the EY offers and opened offices in Nashville and Charlotte. Does anybody have any insight on what the interview might consist of? Or if anybody has intervie ...

    1 comment15 Nov 2019 -

  65. After a shit ton of studying--1.5 months of 25h/week--I have a decent handle on accounting and "what happens to the three statements?" questions. I'm still slow as fuck on some of the calculations, though. Note: not a "math person" ...

    1 comment13 Nov 2019 -

  66. EY TAS Case Study

    Management Consulting

    For EY Transaction advisory services once you move onto the 2nd round there is a case study where you are supposed to provide a ~3 page report. Does anyone have any sort of experience with these types of questions or know what they are looking for. Would ...

    1 comment20 Oct 2019 -

  67. Hi guys, I was really touched by the hospitality of this forum and decided to post and seek some advice. My Profile: Canadian citizen studying in Canada, High school was in China, and internship was in China. Undergrad: Schulich School of Business- York U ...

    1 comment29 Jul 2019 -

  68. Hi all long time lurker, first time poster. I'm working on a company that the ownership of the company is set to change hands. Owner bought private company A at USD100, and sells it at USD200. With the new ownership, I understand that there is a prem ...

    1 comment22 Jun 2019 -

  69. Basically, I have to decide what kind of job I want to pursue post MBA in order to even apply for an MBA. How do I decide between Consulting, PE, IB without any internships beforehand? My background: I am a CFA charterholder, working in Transaction Servic ...

    1 comment26 Dec 2018 -

  70. Contractor- Trying to get into a FTE role / looking for advice

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hi All, I'm a long time lurker here. I'm 10 years experienced- all in the O&G industry, primarily in Accounting/Corp Finance/Business Analytics: 4 Years- Management Accounting/FP&A with minor Treasury duties at a medium-sized, multi-nati ...

    1 comment5 Aug 2018 -

  71. Trust me: I know this sounds like a bad idea; I'm here to gauge the extent to which it's a bad idea. Bottom line: Professors and career center have been encouraging regarding starting a small investment partnership and/or SMA business post grad ...

    1 comment16 Jun 2018 -

  72. management tips

    Management Consulting

    Managerial Economist: Responsibilities, Functions, and Role Skill planning and judicious decisions have special significance in the environment of solutions and uncertainties of complex financial problems of business firms. so there are Responsibilities, ...

    1 comment31 Dec 2017 -

  73. Senior at a small private, Catholic college majoring in finance with a management minor, graduating a year early. Starting a Fortune 30 Financial Analyst Co-op in January that ends in June that may lead to full time. Have had 2 relevant internships (priva ...

    1 comment1 Dec 2017 -

  74. SGYP does a secondary offering with 21 million common stock and 21 warrants. 1 week later an investment fund files a 13G with 19 million shares, (New position) but no mention of warrants. If warrants are required to be included in 13G, does that mean this ...

    1 comment26 Nov 2017 -

  75. Hey all, I have recently moved to Toronto from Prague, Czech Republic where I have worked as an Audit Assistant in one of Big4 companies for around 1 year and before that I have worked as Financial Analyst for 8 months in a big US Company. I have master&# ...

    1 comment25 Sep 2017 -

  76. Hi Everyone, I am seeking career advice, and just to be upfront- I am naive in the Korean job market. I lived in the States for approx. 10 years, and I can work in both Korean and English. I am a Korean citizen and worked on a work Visa (H1B) while in the ...

    19 Aug 2017 -

  77. PwC Hiring Freeze in Canada?

    Other Industries

    Hey, so I was interviewed for a position in RAS at PwC Toronto and soon after there was a hiring freeze. Does anyone have experience with hiring freeze at a Big 4? How long can it last? audit pwc accounting #accounting #finance career Interview ...

    1 comment18 Aug 2017 -

  78. What's the software to use for feasibility in generating reports on the FS / accounting rather than writing up the parts of FS on excel and pasting it on docx or the similar likes? Cheers! software accounting financial statements ...

    21 Jun 2017 -

  79. How does a banker advising the buyer assess whether an asset acquisition (e.g. a gold mine or power plant) or business division (a catalyst division in a chemicals company) is a good investment? How does the accounting differ from a normal merger/acquisit ...

    6 May 2017 -

  80. sportstar940's blog I am interning with EY this summer in their BAP program. I was wondering if anyone had any advice on what the internship is really like? What are the chances of getting a full time offer after the program. If a full time offer rat ...

    1 comment23 Feb 2015 -

  81. Any Wharton grads to clarify something?

    Business School and GMAT

    So, i've taken the introduction to financial accounting & more introduction to financial accounting courses taught by Brian Bushee(great professor) who is a professor at Wharton and read the syllabus related to the accounting courses held at Whar ...

    29 Jul 2016 -

  82. Hey guys, Have a quick question i'm trying to figure out. I'm wondering how goodwill can end up on a target's balance sheet in an M&A deal, as typically it would be recorded on the acquirers B/S. Any good sources to read up more on this ...

    27 Jul 2016 -

  83. Financial Analyst help

    Job Search Advice

    Hey guys so just to introduce myself I am currently going into my 3rd year at Laurier (in Canada) and also got into the co op program, I want to go into Asset Management. My co-op program consists of 3 terms (4 months each) that alternate with school. So ...

    15 Jun 2016 -

  84. Accounting after MBA

    Job Search Advice

    I am aware that this question has been asked many times before but I'm posting it because response can vary based on my profile. I'm an international student (from India) in Canada and currently pursuing MBA at a state level school. The reason I ...

    1 comment16 Apr 2016 -

  85. Macc- CSUF or out of state?

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey Everybody, So a little background about myself- I'm a 27 year old finance graduate from CSUF going through a quarter life crisis and desperately trying to improve my career situation. I've only been working for about 2 years (graduated late ...

    28 Mar 2016 -

  86. Hi monkeys, I'm hoping some of you may help me with a couple of accounting issues related to a subsidiary disposal. I've got a company that is selling a major sub which it impaired recently (say from 1.5 to 0.5m via goodwill impairment). I' ...

    9 Mar 2016 -

  87. I've been looking at various Linkedin profiles of employees at RBC Capital Markets and it seems like RBC likes to hire a lot of accountants from Big 4 or midsize (Grant Thorton, McGladrey, etc) firms into their IBD division. Did anyone else notice th ...

    3 Feb 2016 -

  88. I live in Germany and got an industrial engineering bachelor degree since I did not really like the engineering part but really enjoyed the couple finace, economics and accounting courses that were part of my curriculum I decided to focus on that areas. I ...

    31 Jan 2016 -

  89. I have an A.A.S in accounting, and am now in the process of attaining a B.S degree in Economics from the University of Houston. I would like to choose a minor that would look nice with what I already have. I'm thinking business admin but I'm uns ...

    1 comment28 Oct 2015 -

  90. Hey all, currently working in Big 4 Audit, engaged on a Fortune 25 client, just finishing my first year. I initially chose accounting and Big 4 audit because I thought it would enhance my business acumen with the end goal of becoming a skilled entrepreneu ...

    1 comment29 Aug 2015 -

  91. Acquisition accounting

    Investment Banking

    Hi guys, Apologies for spamming the forums recently with all my piled up queries about finance. I would like to understand the merger/acquisition accounting. Consider the following example of two independent companies, A and B (All figures in $, for simpl ...

    1 comment24 Aug 2015 -

  92. Have come to realise all of the material in books like Rosenbaum & Pearl is pretty simple to me now, so looking for a new book that covers advanced topics in M&A and accounting. To give an example, some of the more technical topics I have come acr ...

    1 comment19 Aug 2015 -

  93. Hi all, My job: Currently providing some "expert financial service" to a restaurant as a freelancer. In reality this is a job that any knowledgeable accountant can do. I basically have financial statements (of few months) in an excel file and my ...

    26 May 2015 -

  94. I know this is going to be heavily region/city/firm specific but does anyone have any thoughts or anecdotal stories about working for a no-name small consulting firm? What kinds of projects are they actually able to bring in? How's the pay once you g ...

    12 Apr 2017 -

  95. Hello everyone, ...

    1 comment25 Mar 2015 -

  96. Some help would be appreciated on the below: I want my partner to potentially become an accountant in the UK (she would have to train from scratch, this is a 3+ year project). I saw there is a basic module that covers "accounting" at the certifi ...

    7 Mar 2015 -

  97. Dear Forum members I am new here,the thing is I am a second year accounting student(undergrad),I want to move to finance,the thing is I want to ask you guys what studying and skills strategy should I follow? I am hoping perhaps to get a good Msc Finance d ...

    8 Feb 2015 -

  98. Hey Monkeys, I'll be going to policy school soon! I'm trying to decide which is the best accounting qualification that I could do in the next 6 months before I go to grad school. I want something that could help if I ever decide to open my own b ...

    1 comment30 Dec 2014 -

  99. EBITDA and provisions

    Investment Banking

    A company accounts for revenue in Q1 from a contract. In Q2, the company realises that the counterparty to the contract is unlikely to be able to pay and hence, creates a provision. How does this affect EBITDA? accounting ...

    1 Nov 2014 -

  100. Ok, so this week while I was at work the lightbulb came on. In most of my accounting classes, Finance Classes; we always have used Income Statements and Balance sheets for manufacturing companies, wholesalers, and retailers. We never did a service company ...

    1 comment27 Sep 2014 -

  101. If you need to get some accounting courses under your belt for a reasonable price, check out this program. I recently completed the economics and accounting graduate certificates here, which was pretty much the best I could do coming from a non-target exe ...

    21 Apr 2016 -