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Updated 2 days ago

Becoming a tax auditor - 218 Replies

This thread looks about 3 years old. I got my acceptance of the first stage of the process. Anxiously waiting for the interview. Does anyone know if...


accounting job with no accounting degree

Hi, I have recently decided to pursue a MAcc but in the mean time, I would like to strengthen my experience via an entry level accounting career....


Updated 27 days ago

accounting concentration? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="hill in Charlotte, North Carolina"]Hi all, I'm about to turn 30 and am ready for a career change. I have a BA in philosophy and...


Updated 28 days ago

Advice for a non-accounting major. - 36 Replies

[QUOTE who="LucyJane in Richmond, Virginia"]Hi, I'm in the same boat as Monica and Daniel. I did duel degree in undergrad, so I have a B.A. in...


Updated 1 month ago

Are today's Accountant Graduates, Yesterday's Lawyers, Pharmacist, and Dentists? - 2 Replies

I've had the same experience as you. Northern Va DC metropolitan area is the most educated and saturated market. The competition is unbelievable. we...


Updated 1 month ago

CPA Exams - 2 Replies

Virginia doesnt require you to work under a cpa nor audit work.


Updated 1 month ago

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

I dont have my CPA yet but work in northern va and make $58,800 i've been looking for another job since dec 2014 and havent found anything close to...


Career advice please (20 years old, 2 years of public accounting experience, etc)

I just need a little bit of career advice. Some info: I am 20 years old...graduated from high school in 2012. I have 2 years of public accounting...


Advice on transitioning with a different background

Hi Everyone, I am just seeking some advice from those who are familiar with the field and the process. My situation is kind of unique, so it's hard...


Updated 1 month ago

Advise from working small firm to bigger corporation as staff accountant - 1 Reply

You got hired for an accounting position and you are asking how to do the work or acclimate into a larger company?

Tray 1

Updated 2 months ago

CPA with experience and unemployed - 14 Replies

True. Each individual's circumstances may not be similar. However, there are things that can be done to make yourself more marketable to place...


Updated 2 months ago

music major looking to get into accounting?? - 1 Reply

Music is basically mathematical. They say people in math do well in music. Hope it works out for you.


Updated 3 months ago

What is your advice on finding an accounting job for a new grad? - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nick L in Medford, Massachusetts"]Yes, I constantly get asked this question and it is asked in the most patronizing condescending tone....


Updated 3 months ago

Hard to find accounting Jobs - 4 Replies



Updated 3 months ago

Advice for landing an Accounting Job as a New Grad with No Experience - 4 Replies

I had a successful entry into accounting that just sky rocketed and I started long before I ever received a degree. I have observed that a few key...


Updated 4 months ago

Unemployed accountants? - 42 Replies

If any of you are still looking for accounting work there is an opening for a staff accountant at Decker & Cook in Montrose, Colorado. They are...


2 year accounting degree

Hello, After being a stay at home mom and taking part time jobs for the past 12 years, I am now more than ready to get back into the workforce on...


Updated 6 months ago

OUT OF WORK CPA MBA-the mom - 8 Replies

Here are a few more stats: according to PayScale’s database in 2010, a senior tax accountant with over 20 years of experience earns somewhere between...


Would passing the CPA exam be better then accounting experience??

I graduated in May with a Bachelors in Accounting from Cal State Dominguez, with a GPA of 3.2. I have been unemployed since 2008, I quit my job as a...

Tyrone Shanks

Updated 6 months ago

Bad credit and becoming a CPA - 98 Replies

First, I have a masters in accounting and CPA. Second, I have had the same issues with being accepted by a good cpa to be trained. I was not pulled...


Updated 7 months 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...


Updated 7 months 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 8 months 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...

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...

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!

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 12 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...

1TaxWiz33 in Staten Island, New York

Updated 12 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 12 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...

Ankit Singhal in Kolkata, India

Updated 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 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...

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 17 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 17 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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...


Updated 19 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...

Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York

Updated 25 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 26 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 27 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 28 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...

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