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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...


Updated 14 days ago

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

In my job search, i found most jobs through indeed. I've gotten interviews on craigslist but you have to wade through scams sometimes. Temp agencies...


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!


Updated 22 days ago

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

I am 34 now and I have been working on the family business (Grocery Market) for over 15 years. I am very determined to go back to school and finish...


Updated 1 month ago

Becoming a tax auditor - 218 Replies

I interviewed for white plains. I called the office 2weeks ago wondering if I could can get an update. I was told "The position starts June 17th and...


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!

Rahman Ullah

Updated 1 month ago

CPA with experience and unemployed - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="Rahman Ullah in Valdosta, Georgia"]I have passed all my exams, have 3 years of general accounting experience, and still can't find a job...

The Ox of the SOX

Updated 3 months ago

Entry Level CPA job - 386 Replies

Can't find a accounting job? It has nothing to do with the KSAs, so don't get so depressed and down because of it. 1. Due to stagnant economy of...


Updated 3 months ago

Accountant with no practical experience - 9 Replies

If your in the UK check out - some good finance and accountancy opportunities to get yourself on...


Updated 3 months ago

What is your advice on finding an accounting job for a new grad? - 21 Replies

I got a job via a job fair - try if your looking for a job in Accountancy or finance....


Updated 3 months ago

Master of Taxation Program Question - 23 Replies

Hey fellow Excel Lovers! Now why would anyone ever discourage people from taking the CPA? hahaha I am on part 3/4. If you are not 200% dedicated...

Luis de la torre

Updated 3 months ago

Book keeping and Accounting - 1 Reply

Seeking to join a stable and dynamic company where I will the opportunity to further apply my skills and knowledge in Accounting,Business...


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...

Cash Flow

Updated 4 months ago

Unemployed accountants? - 35 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jserra in New Hyde Park, New York"]To say you are from the accounting world is a very broad statement. What did you do? While a degree...

Willie Dick

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

Updated 6 months ago

CPA Exams - 1 Reply

Almost every state now requires 150 hours of higher education to qualify for a CPA license. You may, however, be able to sit for the CPA exam with...

Ankit Singhal

Updated 6 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="AVill in Fort Lauderdale, Florida"]I'm about to be 16 in a few months but a while back i've decided that I want to become an accountant ....

Ankit Singhal

Updated 6 months ago

Recent Graduate seeking some guidance and advice - 4 Replies

Hi, Becker CPA 2014 study material, question, & simulation Ebook available for sale for $ 120, Market price is $ 1000. Wiley CPA is available for...

The Finance Writer

Updated 6 months ago

Potential jobs for aspiring corporate accountant in school - 1 Reply

Demand is high for corporate accountants to work as internal auditors. This role is becoming more prominent as companies focus on having accurate...

The Finance Writer

Updated 6 months ago

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

Although I do agree with your premise that individuals with accounting degrees are starting to saturate the job market and that out-of-work...

The Finance Writer

Updated 6 months ago

CPA without an accounting degree - 1 Reply

I don't know anyone with this problem in Texas. Maybe your difficulty is related to the job market in California. Or, perhaps you're applying at...


Updated 7 months ago

Bad credit and becoming a CPA - 98 Replies

I, too, am concerned. I thought I had good credit, until the other day when I got a rejection letter from a bank. Most jobs I've held has been as a...


Updated 7 months ago

Look at how much average accountants make, $64k - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Joey-Bird in Merrick, New York"]Yes its a lie. If you changed careers or pass cpa exam later in life, employers base your salary on your...


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

Updated 8 months ago

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

Finding work in the accounting field without experience is difficult. However, small local accounting firms with a growing number of clients are...

The Finance Writer

Updated 8 months ago

Online Accounting Masters - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Moni in Pflugerville, Texas"]Wow that is fantastic. My undergraduate is not in Accounting so I've thought about a Masters in order for me...

The Finance Writer

Updated 9 months ago

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

In most states, you can take the CPA exam with only a bachelor's degree. A high quality -- and affordable -- review course at http://fastforwardacadem...

The Finance Writer

Updated 9 months ago

Staff Accountant with an Associates Degree - 27 Replies

The job market for accounting is hot mostly for recent grads who are CPA candidates. Large accounting firms want fresh graduates who they can work...

The Finance Writer

Updated 9 months ago

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

The job market for accounting is hot mostly for recent grads who are CPA candidates. Large accounting firms want fresh graduates who they can work...

The Finance Writer

Updated 9 months ago

How did you get your accounting job? - 5 Replies

The job market for accounting is hot mostly for recent grads who are CPA candidates. However, targeting smaller accounting firms has delivered...


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

Updated 9 months ago

OUT OF WORK CPA MBA-the mom - 6 Replies

The job market is hot for accountanting graduates, but not necessarily for CPAs looking to shift away from audit or return to work after an absence....


Updated 10 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="Saltyan in Newark, New Jersey"]Hi, I accepted the offer at PwC at the FSR (FICG) Group. I based my decision on: 1. it was my first job,...


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 14 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 16 months ago

Advice for a non-accounting major. - 61 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 16 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 17 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 18 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 19 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 21 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 22 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?...

knicksfan in New York, New York

Hedge Fund accounting

Hi Guys, I am a tax accountant with about 5 years experience in Individual Tax specializing in ultra high net worth clients (hedge fund,private...


Changing career path to CPA

Hi, I graduated from college an year ago as an Economics major. I am currently in Chicago working as a temporary staff at store. I wanted to...

Rene Breton in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Updated 24 months ago

Accounting and Financial Analyst Position - 1 Reply

Hello ya'll, I'm a middle aged guy going back to college. I have two years of college from many years ago. My schooling is paid for and I must make...

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