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  2. Does anyone know what the starting accounting salary is for someone at the Big 4 who has 150 credit hours? (I know you can start at 150 credit hours and still be working toward your MBA). I plan on starting during my last year of grad school, I will have ...

    61 comments6 May 2020 -

  3. Big 4 Audit Senior- AMA

    Other Industries

    I'm a big 4 audit senior who has been active in the campus and experienced hire recruiting process. I have experience with 2 of the big 4 firms. Ask about meet the firms, follow up emails/calls, exit opportunities, interviews ect. big 4 big 4 account ...

    78 comments12 Oct 2014 -

  4. 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 comments6 May 2020 -

  5. Did not see an accounting section, so figured I would post it in here. I have offers from a few of the Big 4 to intern this summer on the audit side of things, and was wondering, do most interns end up getting full time offers? Are there some firms that h ...

    28 comments6 Oct 2016 -

  6. 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 comments6 May 2020 -

  7. Hi all, for some time I have realized that the best way for me to break into IB is to start in accounting (I know this alone can be controversial, but please focus on the point of this topic in your responses). Since I am starting in audit, I am wondering ...

    15 comments6 May 2020 -

  8. Hello everyone, I'm thinking about applying for a Business Modelling position at one of the Big 4 (London). I was wondering if anybody has any business modelling specific experience, and could share their insights? I'm aware there are a large nu ...

    14 comments6 May 2020 -

  9. Hi everyone, I am a rising junior at a prestigious university in the northeast and am considering starting my career at a Big 4 firm and then transferring to industry and taking up an executive position. I have heard that Big 4 audit is the way to go to s ...

    16 comments6 May 2020 -

  10. I know this forum doesn't look to kindly on Big 4 accounting but it is the path I have chosen to start off with. Just to say it upfront I do intend to leave auditing after either year 3 or 4. I'll be looking to interview for a Big 4 full time jo ...

    27 comments20 Jun 2012 -

  11. I'm an intern this summer with a Big 4 firm in audit. Started the first few days of June. I basically chose audit because of better exit opps (into something perhaps less strictly accounting), team environment, and everyone seemingly hating tax. This ...

    19 comments28 Jun 2014 -

  12. There is a lot of talk on here about Boutique IB vs. Big 4 Advisory, but I want to pose a slightly different question. To be clear: by lower MM boutique IBD, I'm referring to firms like Piper Jaffray, Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, and other names the major ...

    18 comments29 Jul 2014 -

  13. I currently have internship offers from each of the Big Four accounting firms. I have narrowed my possible choices down to two firms, but I am having trouble differentiating between the two. Aside from the obvious factors such as people and clients, are t ...

    19 comments15 May 2015 -

  14. Hey all, I'm looking to do Big 4 audit in a larger city (Chicago probably). I'm from Florida, so this is a bit of a jump for me. I'm looking to try something new and be in a big city with people my age rather than only families and old peop ...

    11 comments6 May 2020 -

  15. JPM Finance (branch) or VC SF

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys I am a freshman At Ohio State and my goal is by my sophmore year to get an IBD rotational program at a BB. As a freshman I have 2 paths so far. 1) do some work at a small VC in San Fran (the MD has worked IBD in both Goldman, and BAML, and I know ...

    11 comments6 May 2020 -

  16. In your experience which divisions in the Big 4 are best represented in your field? Are there any differences among the big 4's divisions? big 4 accounting ...

    18 comments22 Sep 2011 -

  17. thats pretty messed up... didnt think auditors worked this many hours. any of you bankers out there heard of anything similar happen at the office? http://ascportfolios.org/chinaandmedia/2011/04/13/... exit opportunities big 4 accounting Salary ...

    15 comments17 Apr 2011 -

  18. Title pretty much sums it up. Say you have the option of either working in the transaction advisory group of a Big 4 accounting firm or in the corporate strategy group of a F500. Which position will give you the best 4 years' worth of work experience ...

    13 comments8 Feb 2010 -

  19. MO Position in IBD or Big 4?

    Investment Banking

    Whats better in terms of exit ops and salary... middle office IBD or working at Big 4? I eventually want to get into something FO finance related. Would I have a better chance of getting into a good business school from MO IBD or Big 4? i banking big 4 ac ...

    10 comments4 Dec 2011 -

  20. I am a sophomore at Michigan State University majoring in accounting. I took the advice of some people on internet boards like this one and chose that as my major because MSU is not seen as a good school. I'm absolutely certain that a few of the Big ...

    7 comments6 May 2020 -

  21. Leveraging a Big 4 internship

    Job Search Advice

    Hi guys. I've managed to secure an audit internship at a Big 4 firm for this summer and as you can imagine, I'm over the moon about it. Now the plan is that I will enjoy my experience in audit and wish to take up a graduate position for the firm ...

    10 comments10 Feb 2011 -

  22. Net Worth- Partners of Big 4 CPA

    New User Introductions

    What is the net worth (not salary) of Partners of Big 4 CPA firms? big 4 accounting ...

    9 comments22 Dec 2013 -

  23. Where to start if ultimate goal is F500/corporate finance

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I asked sort of a similar question not too long ago, got some good responses. Just sort of some more clarifying questions. My ultimate goal as of now (who knows how I'll feel 5-10 years from now) is to end up in some sort of upper level position at a ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  24. Hi guys, I am currently a sophomore at a non-target Canadian school and I am applying to big 4 firms as a backup for summer 2011. I would like to work in the corporate finance group of each firm, but (from this school especially) they mainly take kids for ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  25. Hey Everyone, I'm a graduating finance and accounting major (2011) who got an offer from one of the big 4 (audit & risk). The package is great and you rotate through different industries which is pretty cool (i'll most likely get placed in f ...

    8 comments9 Nov 2010 -

  26. Hey guys I would like to start by saying I love this site and all the insightful information it offers. With that said, I would love to hear your opinions on my dilemma. I need some help deciding between a couple of options regarding colleges, and which w ...

    7 comments25 Sep 2012 -

  27. Hi guys, ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  28. BIG 4 AUDIT, TAX, OR CONSULTING?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hi all, I'm an undergrad hoping to land a big 4 internship for this upcoming winter. My dilemma is that I can't decide between tax or audit. Ultimately my goal is to get into consulting at KPMG however I'm not from a target school therefore ...

    6 comments8 Apr 2015 -

  29. First WSO post, currently an undergraduate at a mid-target school with a high gpa. Looking to eventually gain entry to an top 15 business school. Considering going audit at a big 4 (preferably Deloitte) as my school has an extremely high placement rate, b ...

    6 comments7 Jan 2015 -

  30. Deloitte Sued for $7.6 Billion

    Management Consulting

    Deloitte was accused on Monday of failing to detect fraud during its audits of one of the biggest private mortgage firms to collapse during the U.S. housing crash. http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/27/us-Deloi... ["Deloitte missed this fraud bec ...

    6 comments27 Sep 2011 -

  31. Hello, ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  32. Starting in consulting to F500?

    Management Consulting

    I know this isn't that consulting-based, but it is partially, so I figured I'd post it here as well. My ultimate goal as of now (who knows how I'll feel 5-10 years from now) is to end up in some sort of upper level position at a F500. I ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  33. Hello everyone, My situation: Just graduated from a non-target UC. 3.85 Major gpa in business equivalent degree, poor cummulative gpa (3.2 started in engineering). Currently interning at a California pension fund also have one past internship in wealth ma ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  34. Big 4 Audit-> LSE-> Banking

    Investment Banking

    I want to move to London. I am an American senior accounting & finance major at a non-target state school. My cumulative GPA is 3.96. Currently I have an offer is with a Big 4 in audit as well as Teach for America. I don't want to spend very long ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  35. Big 4 Assurance-> Top 10 MBA?

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey everyone, I recently started my full-time career at a Big 4 office in Boston and I am trying to figure out what my game-plan is now across the next 5 years. My dream positions would either be working for a venture capital firm that focuses on emerging ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  36. Let's say a CPA has spent 2 years as a staff auditor and wants to apply for senior audit positions. Is there a distinction between "supervisory" experience and "in-charge" experience?. Would it be correct or wrong to say: 1. super ...

    4 comments11 Jun 2014 -

  37. Hello everyone, this is my first post on Wall Street Oasis so forgive me if I posted this on the wrong forum. Anyway straight to the point, I'll be a sophomore this coming fall at a non target school in NY. I'm planning on declaring a double maj ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  38. I'm a sophomore but i'm in a 4 year accounting degree system. My school does offer a masters in accounting to fulfill the remaining 30 credits, since i will most likely have 120 by the end of my 4 years. So if I happen to get hired by a big 4, d ...

    3 comments14 Jul 2014 -

  39. Skills test for Consulting?

    Management Consulting

    I was kind of curious how technical skills tests are in the field of consulting. I was confused as my one on one interview did not cover which field of consulting I was to serve in. However, I got messaged about a skills test I will be taking immediately ...

    2 comments17 Oct 2014 -

  40. I am part of an accounting club (Student Accounting Society). Every week, representatives from firms come to speak to us about random stuff. Today, about five Big 4 workers who were alumni from our school came to speak to us. After the meeting, I went and ...

    2 comments9 Oct 2012 -

  41. Hello all, Quick question regarding Big 4 accounting summer internships and MSA programs. According to the regular timeline, Big 4 internships are supposed to take place the summer before you plan to accept the full time offer. For many, that would be bet ...

    2 comments15 Jul 2012 -

  42. Which Accounting Masters?

    Other Industries

    I have a 3.2 GPA from a semi-target school. Ideally, I would like to end up in investment banking or consulting, but I would also be happy starting a career at a big4 accounting firm. I'm looking into going for accounting masters programs. Would any ...

    2 comments18 Mar 2010 -

  43. I'm currently working for a big 4 accounting firm as an audit associate and will be promoted to senior in July. My ultimate goal is to work in private equity. An acquaintance of mine who I know through a family friend reached out to me regarding an o ...

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  44. Hi Everyone, My name is Ted, and I'm a student at a state school in the Midwest studying Finance and Accounting. I currently work as an accounting intern at a small private equity firm. My goal is to get a little experience, go to a top MBA program, ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  45. Hello everyone, My situation: Just graduated from a non-target UC in northern california. 3.85 Major gpa in business equivalent degree, poor cummulative gpa (3.2 started in engineering). Currently interning at large california pension fund also have one p ...

    6 May 2020 -

  46. 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 -

  47. Greetings future bankers! I am coming at you with a drafted resume for an accounting firm. I have my eyes set on a big 4 accounting firm, but realistically, I am fine with any public accounting firm. I assume that for us accounting folk big 4 is the most ...

    1 comment13 Sep 2015 -

  48. I am a fresh graduate from the university and I've got two job offers separately from two Big 4s. One is in the Forensic Accounting and One is in the Transaction Services (mainly doing Financial Due Diligence). I dun clearly know what I want to do in ...

    25 May 2015 -

  49. Originally thought my path would be B4 Audit---> IB-----> VC------> B-School-----> VC. I realize now that I don't want to stay in audit, and so I decided to get out as soon as I can rather than wait. I still want to attend a top B school ...

    1 comment11 May 2015 -

  50. I'm contemplating between taking an internship in the National Office at the Big 4 or just beginning my auditing career (full time, also with the Big 4). The internship would cause me to delay the start of my audit career by one year since I finish m ...

    1 comment14 Nov 2014 -

  51. Hello everyone, this is my first post on Wall Street Oasis so forgive me if I posted this on the wrong forum. Anyway straight to the point, I'll be a sophomore this coming fall at Syracuse University (Whitman School of Management). I'm planning ...

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  52. Hi All, With prospects of going into top bschool and ib / pe after that, which would be a better starting place. BB Commercial banking Big 4 Financial Instruments Credit Group Thanks for the advice! IB offer big 4 accounting ...

    12 Nov 2010 -