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John

Updated 4 days ago

How hard is it to become an accountant in NY or Texas? - 1 Reply

The job market for accountants seems to be pretty good in Texas right now. I have a feeling your credentials will be more highly valued in industry...

John

Updated 4 days ago

How is experience from small audit firms interpreted by large corporations? - 1 Reply

In my experience, general rule, regional/local firm experience counts. However an individual hiring manager might give preference to candidates from...

John in MD

Updated 23 days ago

Looking for an accounting job even as volunteer with no pay - 1 Reply

Around here, there is at least one museum that is all volunteer right down to the accountant. I would not really expect a company to use volunteers...

Chris Googe

Updated 27 days ago

Accountant with no practical experience - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="College Investment opportunity cost in North Hills, California"]The market after 2008 for Accountants and everyone else looking for a job...

Missiewifie in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Unemployed accountants? - 38 Replies

Middle-aged guy here been unemployed almost 3 years now from the accounting world. I have experience however I hold a business administration degree...

joe in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 1 month ago

CPA with experience and unemployed - 12 Replies

I have been reading the boards here about being the unemployed accountant. If it is not hard enough to find an accounting job without passing the...

Goyo in St. John, Indiana

Is it a good idea to start working at a CPA firm after 16+ years in corporate accounting?

I am a CPA with over 16+ of accounting experience in corporate/private accounting. If I was to get hired at a CPA firm would most likely start as an...

Boston in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Updated 2 months ago

Advice for landing an Accounting Job as a New Grad with No Experience - 2 Replies

I've had my resume reviewed by 3 career advisers already, and my cover letter by one. I have a Master's in Accounting from a reputable school and for...

Kelly in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Can you do anything with a 2 year degree

Hello, Is it worth getting a 2 year degree in accounting? Are there job options? Thank you!

CCASTILLO56 in Torrance, California

Updated 2 months ago

Career advise on 44 yrs old who just passed CPA exam w/o experience - 53 Replies

I recently passed all the sections of the CPA exam with scores 90+ after have been stay-at-home mom since 2000. I took the exam to make myself a...

Stunn3r in Nanuet, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Becoming a tax auditor - 218 Replies

I'm in my last quarter of my masters in accounting program in Chicago. My undergrad was in marketing and I worked in sales for about 7 years. My...

Toby99 in Addison, Illinois

Auditor - California State Board of Equalization

Does anyone have any information on this position and the interview process? I was told that they will begin interviewing within the month. Thanks!

The Ox of the SOX in Columbia, Maryland

Updated 4 months ago

Entry Level CPA job - 385 Replies

I have passed CPA exam in 2004 but do not have any accounting experience. Due to some personal commitments I could not work earlier. Can anyone...

hedges in Derby, United Kingdom

Updated 4 months ago

What is your advice on finding an accounting job for a new grad? - 20 Replies

I recently graduated but cant seem to find a job in this town...i have looked online for jobs but everyone needs experiene...even entry level jobs...

1TaxWiz33 in Staten Island, New York

Updated 4 months ago

Master of Taxation Program Question - 23 Replies

I have always like accounting and taxes and I am thinking about getting my Master of Taxation Degree. My goal is to only work part time or during...

Luis de la torre in Gardena, California

Updated 5 months ago

Book keeping and Accounting - 1 Reply

I am interested in going into something that will lead me into a career to possibly work for myself. I thought a bout accounting or possibly...

Sam_reed in Seattle, Washington

Budget Analyst - Accounting interview

I have a budget analyst/accountant interview in a couple days. I meet the requirements, except one of the requirements for the position is good SAP...

Willie Dick in Perth, Australia

Graduate Accountant cant find work

I am 30 years old and live in a Australian city. I graduated from a good university almost 2 years but have not been able to find any forms of...

The Finance Writer in Georgetown, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

CPA Exams - 1 Reply

Hello - Graduated 2 years with BSc in Accounting - Need some advise, my job is very demanding, I cannot leave or take a pay cut at this...

Ankit Singhal in Kolkata, India

Updated 7 months ago

I'd like some Knowledge, Tips, and info - 2 Replies

I'm about to be 16 in a few months but a while back i've decided that I want to become an accountant. I've read some things and found out that it's...

Ankit Singhal in Kolkata, India

Updated 7 months ago

Recent Graduate seeking some guidance and advice - 4 Replies

Hello! I recently graduated from a CUNY(City University of New York) with a really low gpa (2.5) and I have no idea what I can do from here on. I've...

The Finance Writer in Georgetown, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

Potential jobs for aspiring corporate accountant in school - 1 Reply

My goal is to obtain my bachelor's in accounting, obtain a corporate accountant/financial analyst, and work my way into higher positions in the...

The Finance Writer in Georgetown, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

Are today's Accountant Graduates, Yesterday's Lawyers, Pharmacist, and Dentists? - 1 Reply

Hello, I'm a recent graduate from a respectable business university in the suburbs of Virginia. I have +3 years of accounting experience, in A/P,...

The Finance Writer in Georgetown, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

CPA without an accounting degree - 1 Reply

I have BA degree in English Literature. I took the required 24 units in accounting and 24 units in Business and took the CPA exam. I passed the exam...

jolievoila in Magazine, Arkansas

Updated 9 months ago

Bad credit and becoming a CPA - 98 Replies

Currently I am studying to become a CPA. I am having trouble with my credit cards and cant afford them any longer. Will having bad credit affect me...

Poshness02 in Denver, Colorado

Updated 9 months ago

Look at how much average accountants make, $64k - 5 Replies

See the right hand side of your screen, and the graph says average accountants make $64k annually. What a big fat lie! Passing CPA exam with...

NeedtoKnow in New York, New York

Does an Accountant Assistant need a license to create a business?

Hi people, I was wondering if an Accountant Assistant needs a license to create a Accounting Consultation business?

The Finance Writer in Georgetown, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

Any advice for someone wanting to switch to a career in accounting? - 1 Reply

Hello! So I'm in a bit of a dilemma but before I get into all of that, here is my educational background. -Psychology BSc., with a minor in...

The Finance Writer in Georgetown, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

Online Accounting Masters - 6 Replies

Hi all, I was wondering if anybody could give me advice as to which online masters programs in accounting I should look into or avoid based on...

The Finance Writer in Georgetown, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

Changing my life...entry level accounting GMAT and CPA - 7 Replies

I graduated with a business economics degree in December 2007, and did quite a lot of coursework in accounting (but chose not to get the emphasis at...

The Finance Writer in Georgetown, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

Staff Accountant with an Associates Degree - 26 Replies

I'm just curious, is it possible to get a Staff Accounting job with just an Associate's in Applied Science Accounting? I'm not sure if thats the...

The Finance Writer in Georgetown, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

Mid-career change; CPA/MBA/MAcc salary for Big 4? - 2 Replies

I've been working part-time teaching and doing a little consulting while I raised my family - and in the meantime added an MAcc and a CPA to my...

The Finance Writer in Georgetown, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

How did you get your accounting job? - 5 Replies

I have been having a tough time breaking into the accounting field, I was wondering how you became a successful accountant, what kind of job did you...

Livia in Frisco, Texas

thinking of taking classes to become an accountant but some questions

well i'm worried about if accountants has to drive places to places where they are require to drive. but i don't own a car and probably will never...

The Finance Writer in Georgetown, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

OUT OF WORK CPA MBA-the mom - 6 Replies

HI THERE: I am a CPA MBA with a 16 years with one company as a controller, then took 6 years off to stay home with the children. Went back to...

sniperjones13

Updated 12 months ago

PwC, Deloitte or Rothstein Kass?? please help me decide - 8 Replies

ok, all 3 are different jobs: PwC, the group I'm getting in was called Financial Instrument and Credit Group, now it's called Financial...

maan11j in Orange, Connecticut

When do accounting jobs start? What month did you start ur job?

1. What month did you start ur job? (beginning of the year? end of the year? do they have trends?) 2. or Did the company you work for asked to...

Ujjal Sen in Kolkata, India

Updated 15 months ago

Hard to find accounting Jobs - 3 Replies

I have Associate Degree in Accounting. I finish my undergraduate BS degree in Accounting and Finance. I have 3.8 GPA. But I don't have any job...

TLee86 in Pasadena, California

Updated 17 months ago

Advice for a non-accounting major. - 59 Replies

Hell all, my name is Joe and was wondering if I can get some advice. I'm 22 and am about to graduate college with a History degree. Why would I be...

Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York

Updated 17 months ago

Accounting/Finance world to being a Recruiter - 1 Reply

So I am in the financial analyst world and looking for new opportunities. Recently, my recruiter thought I'd be a great fit to work with them here...

Misswifie in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 19 months ago

Unemployed for 2 years and need some advice - 6 Replies

I have been unemployed for 2 years now. I was laid off in Nov 07 at which time my father was diagnosed terminally ill so i took 4 months off to care...

Melissa in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 20 months ago

Is the bridging program necessary even with a business degree? Any input appreciated! - 1 Reply

I'm in my first year of my undergrad with accounting as my major This is a 5 year program but I am leaning towards dropping my major and just...

jd in Redmond, Washington

Underempolyed Accountant and suggestions to get job offers

Hi, I graduated with a BS in Accounting 4 years ago, and have had limited experience in Accounting 1-2 years total. I have had 10+ interviews...

Average gal in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Updated 21 months ago

Is it realistic to pursue a job at the Big4 in your mid30s? - 2 Replies

I'm 35yo, pursuing a Masters in Accounting next year. Based on comments from this board, is it realistic to pursue a position with the Big 4 in your...

Bob in Charlotte, North Carolina

Accounting Career

Hello folks. I am 37, have a FT MBA (2005) from a decent Big Ten/Top30 school. Any rate, I've been working in an internal consultant/change mgt type...

Sam Turrican in Ontario, Ontario

SJD Contractor Accountants

Hi guys, I've got an interview with SJD Contractor Accountants next week! Just wondered if you guys have heard of them or know much about them...

Career change in New York, New York

Updated 23 months ago

Big 4 vs Regional - 2 Replies

Hi everyone! I am looking at a job offer from a big regional cpa firm highly respected. Should I hold off and apply to a big 4? Recruiters have been...

Misswifie in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 23 months ago

Salary after 5 years experience NYC? - 1 Reply

Hi, I have 4 years experience going on 5 in tax. I am hearing from recruiters I can get around 65k base as a salary with bonus also. Is this too low?...

Accountant in New York, New York

Rothstein Kass

Anyone have any information on this company? Was thinking of applying here.

m from ny in New York, New York

From Individual Tax to Corporate

Hi, I have been working in individual tax for high net worth clients for 5 years out of college. Am I limiting myself in terms of career advancement?...

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