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  2. This post is a bit of a desperation post and is two-parted, but I will start with my background. I am a senior in a 5 year master in accounting program at a solid and well-targeted public (you can probably guess). I spent my early part of college as a fin ...

    26 comments12 Oct 2018 -

  3. Mod Note (Andy)- This AMA was originally posted last year but @SeekingAlpha180 said he can still take questions from you (+new questions about his transition) 3/7/16 update: WSO Monkeys- I just moved to a top MM IB doing M&A in one of the main sectors ...

    61 comments7 Mar 2016 -

  4. Lying about current school

    Job Search Advice

    Hey Guys, I'm an Accounting major really struggling to gen an internship. I'm thinking about lying about the school I go to to get interviews from the big four My GPA is great, extracurriculars, leadership ok, etc. When I go to career fairs I ge ...

    27 comments15 Apr 2015 -

  5. Having Second Thoughts About Sticking Around in Auditing

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hi everyone, I've been reflecting a bit on my busy season and discussing with people at the firm what I want to do, and I think I'm coming to the conclusion that auditing might not be what I want to do long-term and am kind of second-guessing my ...

    18 comments6 May 2015 -

  6. As recruiting season comes to an end, I am faced with a decision: corporate finance Rotational Program or Valuation? My options are for a finance rotational program at company in the top 10 on the Fortune 500 or Big Four valuation. My question is what wou ...

    18 comments19 Oct 2016 -

  7. Big Four TS/TAS and Major?

    Management Consulting

    Alright so currently I am thinking about either majoring in finance or accounting, possibly a double major if I can do so. My goal right now is to try and get into Big Four TS/TAS valuations or similar. Would just an accounting major be enough to have a s ...

    24 comments13 Jul 2012 -

  8. I was scanning the bloomberg league tables and I noticed that several accounting firms had a large deal flow (ie Grant Thornton, KPMG, PwC, etc). I know most of the accounting firms have diversified services such as financial services/ audit & tax / c ...

    17 comments18 Jul 2012 -

  9. Hi All, I am a rising senior at a non-target. Would love any constructive criticisms regarding my resume format, content, and likewise suggestions. I am looking at career options such as Big Four advisory, Mid- office at BB, or good corporate finance rota ...

    17 comments30 Aug 2009 -

  10. Work experience amount at Big 4 for MBA

    Business School and GMAT

    Is 2 years working at the Big 4 with a CPA enough work experience to get into a top 10 MBA? cpa big four Age/MBA ...

    15 comments18 Jun 2010 -

  11. I would like to know what some of the possible exit opportunities are for someone with 2 years of systems integration experience at a Tier 2 consulting firm. I just want to see what the available options are. consulting big 4 mbb deloitte big four Accentu ...

    10 comments23 Feb 2018 -

  12. What are my chances at getting into HBS, Wharton, Booth, Columbia, or any other top MBA that BBs recruit at? 3.7 GPA from a non-target 740 GMAT CPA Two years working as an auditor at a Big Four Do I have any chance? If not, what can I do to better myself? ...

    12 comments28 Jun 2011 -

  13. Hi guys, just a quick intro of the problem I am facing. I accepted EY auditing offer after my busy season internship in March this year. However I really want to do investment banking so I kept looking this semester for IB position and went to DB 's ...

    9 comments2 Nov 2015 -

  14. Big Four Senior Manager Exit opportunities

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Most posts here are targeted toward Big Four staff, but I would love to hear from former Big Four senior managers: 1) When leaving the Big Four, how long did it take you to find a job? 2) What kind of work did you end up doing? I am a newly promoted Big F ...

    8 comments17 Mar 2015 -

  15. Hi, I am a liberal arts grad with a master's in politics / IR from a top 20 university and have accepted an offer to work in management consultancy with one of the Big Four, however I am not starting until the end of August. I currently work in a hor ...

    8 comments29 Mar 2010 -

  16. Hi Monkeys (haha) So, I am a senior at High School, and have some questions for you. I have been offered a fulltime job at KPMG and PwC right out of high school, where I will be a trainee. It is 30-40 hours a week, and I will required to read part time at ...

    7 comments10 Jan 2014 -

  17. Two interviews approaching

    Job Search Advice

    First time poster. Always read the site to try and gain insight but never had a need to post before. I have two interviews coming up, one with a Big Four accounting firm in their transaction/valuations group. The other is with Prudential Capital Group as ...

    7 comments25 Mar 2012 -

  18. Been lurking for a while now and finally decided to start posting. ...

    6 comments11 Jul 2011 -

  19. EY Writing Assessment Topics?

    Investment Banking

    Hi, I am invited to EY's superday for BAP, a management consulting position. I was asked to complete an online writing assessment based on a website called "College Success". Anyone has any idea what I should expect for that writing assessm ...

    5 comments10 Mar 2017 -

  20. I'm currently in my fourth year as a Big Four Auditor. I graduated summa cum laude (3.6 GPA) from an engineering school majoring in management (satisfied pre-med requirements, switched my fourth year because I wanted to do business). I am way too sma ...

    6 comments17 Nov 2010 -

  21. Hello everyone! I interned in tax at a big 4 last summer and am doing a rotation into audit as a full time hire (started last month). I wanted to check out both audit and tax before making a decision. I enjoyed my time in tax and thought there was a lot o ...

    4 comments12 Nov 2015 -

  22. B4 CF

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hi all, I would like to ask something which I guess many of you will be able to answer: How difficult is it to transit from other line of service to the CF area within the B4? What do you think is the most important to have? Transferable skills, qualifica ...

    4 comments30 Jan 2015 -

  23. A distant (but not too distant) relative of mine is a partner at one of the Big Four accounting firms. I'm supposed to send him my resume and state which division I'd be interested in. Are there any finance related jobs I can do at a Big Four th ...

    4 comments24 Feb 2013 -

  24. Just wondering about the internship process at big four. Online it seems big four does most of their internships in the summer, yet the internship advisor at my school claims they only offer winter internships and start recruiting in the fall. Internship ...

    4 comments24 May 2011 -

  25. Big Four Consulting

    Management Consulting

    Hello Friends- Just graduated from college with accounting degree, back in NYC, a family friend works at a Big Four firm. They offered to pass my resume along at their firm. Currently not planning to get my masters in accountancy or CPA, so I would be loo ...

    3 comments26 May 2015 -

  26. Big4 offer- mention?

    Job Search Advice

    Hey, I have an IBD off-cycle internship interview coming up. I also have an offer (full-time) for PWC audit, should I mention this if asked? Since the internship is off-cycle and after I graduate in a couple of months, I think they will ask me what my pla ...

    3 comments11 May 2009 -

  27. I have been in the IT Audit group for 3 years and looking for a change. I still want to be in the IT field, but want to stay away from audit as much as possible. Anyone with experience on what type of roles they have moved into and advice on how to levera ...

    2 comments16 Mar 2018 -

  28. I accepted an offer with a big four firm last semester for assurance, but I'm looking to switch into advisory with the same firm instead. I would start either in July or August for the original role. To be honest I applied for the wrong position and ...

    2 comments12 Mar 2016 -

  29. Career path advice to the Big four

    Management Consulting

    I have a similiar question. I am in my junior year undergrad. I am in a 150hr program in which illgraduation with my BBA and MSA. I really Wish to commission in the navy as an officer upon graduation, but I'm curious how this Will affect my career pa ...

    1 comment1 Mar 2018 -

  30. Background: 2nd year in big four assurance, has passed all level CPA and level 1 CFA, has experience in valuation, financial reporting, financial analysis, data analysis, big data, process improvement. I am passionate about working with data, streamlining ...

    1 comment16 Dec 2017 -

  31. IB in Luxemburg

    Investment Banking

    Are there any companies (Banks or other Advisers) with front offices outside BIG 4 (Deal Advisory)? HSBC and JPM announced to probably move some parts of their business from LDN to LUX. How do you think about IB in LUX general? IB MA big four Luxemburg ...

    4 Aug 2016 -

  32. Layoffs- need to get out

    Management Consulting

    So it appears that layoffs are imminent at a certain sub-division of a big 4 firm and I want to get out. I'm a manager in financial services so plenty of experience and education. Would love to connect with the group here to see what options are out ...

    15 Jun 2016 -

  33. Hi everyone, I'm looking to move into FDD type of work within the next couple of years and was wondering if anyone knows of firms outside of the usual suspects (i.e. BIg/BDO/GT/McGladrey/etc.) that do the same sort of FDD work that a KPMG / PwC would ...

    1 comment4 Nov 2015 -

  34. Deloitte FA&R vs. PwC CMAAS

    Job Search Advice

    Hi everyone. I am a current audit senior at a big four accounting firm. Now I'm seeking to switch to the accounting advisory practice. I just got an offer from Deloitte Financial Accounting and Reporting group. Also I'm waiting for an offer from ...

    19 Nov 2014 -

  35. Deloitte FA&R vs PwC CMAAS

    New User Introductions

    Hi everyone. I am a current audit senior at a big four accounting firm. Now I'm seeking to switch to the accounting advisory practice. I just got an offer from Deloitte Financial Accounting and Reporting group. Also I'm waiting for an offer from ...

    19 Nov 2014 -