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  2. Feeling down about post-Big 4 options

    I'm a Big 4 audit intern, just finishing up for the summer. Going into this, I was really pumped about my career prospects post-Big 4 (I know its kinda soon to be thinking of an exit strategy, but I'm playing the odds here). At my school, Big 4 ...

    96 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:42pm -

  3. Big 4 Audit Senior- AMA

    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 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 12 2014 - 2:00pm -

  4. Exiting Big Four (Audit) after 5 years and entering FP&A- Ask me anything

    Mod Note (Andy)- as the year comes to an end we're reposting the top AMA's from 2015, this one was originally posted 7/19/2015. Spent the past 5 years working for a B4 firm in the Assurance practice and am taking a FP&A Director role within ...

    31 comments - 11 silver bananas - Dec 30 2015 - 12:00pm -

  5. Lower MM Boutique IBD vs. Big 4 Audit

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2014 - 2:00pm -

  6. Big 4 Audit to Investment Banking- Comments on my Resume

    I am planning to move from Big 4 Audit to Middle market Investment banking, need your comments on my resume. big 4 audit investment banking resume Big 4 to Investment banking ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2017 - 2:43am -

  7. Big 4 in large market vs small market

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2013 - 9:02am -

  8. Big 4 Transaction Services/Mergers and Acquisitions

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2015 - 2:49am -

  9. Big 4 currently but getting out, maybe an MSF?

    Monkeys, ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 27 2014 - 3:49pm -

  10. How to get a job with big4?

    Hi, I have been trying hard to get a job at any accounting firm, let alone big 4 but nothing. I passed all 4 sections of the CPA at first attempt even though I have and graduated with a 2.93 GPA in undergrad, but is that hurting me? Can they know the diff ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2014 - 9:52am -

  11. Training Material Access?

    Hey everyone. I will be starting a big 4 audit internship this summer and wanted to know if any former interns or associates had training materials from the firm. I am really just trying to get a handle of whats ahead and would really appreciate it. Thank ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2013 - 7:29am -

  12. FT offer decision: Big 4 Audit vs. Internal Audit at Major PE shop

    Hello there, ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2015 - 2:34pm -

  13. Any current/former accountants?

    Hi All, I am currently a university accounting major in my last year and am interested in all things finance. I will be working in Toronto at one of the Big4 firms starting next September in the audit practice. I am looking forward to learning from all of ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2014 - 10:22am -

  14. Resume presentation for self-taught skills (Big 4 to PE/VC)

    I'm a CPA about to be a senior (2 years experience) in big 4 audit and looking to try and break into one of the smaller PE or VC firms in my area. I'm actually working on an IPO now for a pretty large company which may help some. Going into IB i ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2014 - 2:44pm -

  15. How to get information about audit firms when everything is confidential?

    Hi, how can I know what makes firms unique, different or special that I can write on my cover letter? I go to the website and I find pretty much same thing across all firms, similar values, similar industries, similar this and that, and then they ask why ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2014 - 11:54pm -

  16. Recent Graduate of No Future University

    I come from a non-target university. Trying to get into big 4 audit, investment banking, or PE. Thanks in advance. big 4 audit ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2014 - 6:23pm -

  17. Webinar Rewind- ​How to be Top Ranked in Big 4 Audit + Q&A

    In case you missed our March 17th webinar entitled How to be Top Ranked in Big 4 Audit, have no fear. The full recording of the webinar can be found below (free until Thursday 10am et when it goes into our video library). Do you want to a 1 on 1 mentoring ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 4 2015 - 9:35am -

  18. WSO Weekly Wrap-Up (3/14-3/20)

    In case you missed them, here's some of last week's most popular topics: My Private Equity Recruiting Process Post By @Candor ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2015 - 5:00pm -

  19. Big 4 Second Round Interviews

    big 4 audit ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2015 - 3:03pm -