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Updated 9 days ago

Becoming a tax auditor - 289 Replies

Here is my experience with NYS Tax Auditor Trainee 1 interview goes. I went to the interview on Brooklyn, NY. The interview is 2 panel interview....

Aeut in Sidney, Ohio

Updated 3 months ago

Unemployed accountants? - 40 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...

Moe in New York, New York

2nd Job Interview

Hey guys! i was curious on how second job interviews are since i got called in. Its a job for the city for an auditing position so i was wondering...

Charles Morehead Jr in New York, New York

Updated 5 months ago

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

Anon in Derwood, Maryland

Updated 5 months ago

finding job in Accounting- DC - 1 Reply

New graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting... having a very hard time getting a job. I have some light bookkeeping experience in my home...


Accountants in California, was your credit run during background check? (2012 or later)

Hello everyone, I am a former accounting professional in California looking back to get into the accounting field. I’ve spent the past 11 years...

CPA in MA in South Hamilton, Massachusetts

Updated 6 months ago

CPA with experience and unemployed - 16 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...

gixerkiller in Gardena, California

Updated 8 months ago

Recent Accounting Masters Grad--how long is it okay to be unemployed after graduation? - 2 Replies

I just graduated this past May with a Masters in Accounting from a top accounting program (I am in my early-20's). My school actually had a lot of...

Dale in Dallas, Oregon

Updated 8 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...

Elkidmarie in Racine, Wisconsin

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....

Anna in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Updated 10 months ago

accounting concentration? - 2 Replies

Hi all, I'm about to turn 30 and am ready for a career change. I have a BA in philosophy and political science which I earned almost 10 years ago. ...

Anna in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Updated 10 months ago

Advice for a non-accounting major. - 36 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...

Me in Woodbridge, Virginia

Updated 10 months ago

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

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,...

Me in Woodbridge, Virginia

Updated 10 months ago

CPA Exams - 2 Replies

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...

Me in Woodbridge, Virginia

Updated 10 months ago

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

digitalcurrency in Detroit, Michigan

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...

Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio

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...

Linda in Farmington, Michigan

Updated 11 months ago

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

I have been working for very small company under 10 employees for 8 years and now i found a job at a much bigger corporation for accounting position....

xboxer in Cactus, Arizona

Updated 12 months ago

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

Hi, I'm a senior in college working towards a bachelor's degree in music. I have finally come to realize that music is not something that I want to...

uiyjyrun in San Francisco, Belgium

Updated 13 months ago

Hard to find accounting Jobs - 4 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...

Vicki06 in Joseph, Oregon

Updated 13 months ago

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

reneegavin in Kingston, Pennsylvania

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...

Martin595959 in San Francisco, California

Updated 15 months ago

OUT OF WORK CPA MBA-the mom - 8 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...

Jane in Lancaster, California

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 in Lithonia, Georgia

Updated 16 months ago

Bad credit and becoming a CPA - 95 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...

John in Arlington, Texas

Updated 17 months ago

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

Hi... I come from outside the us, i have two bachelor degrees (i've got one through an agreement b/w acca & oxford brookes university, uk), an acca...

John in Arlington, Texas

Updated 17 months ago

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

I want to eventually work in corporate accounting but most of those jobs require at least 2 years experience, what I'm wondering about is how...

John in MD in Catonsville, Maryland

Updated 17 months ago

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

I am looking for an accounting job to gain experience I am willing to work with no pay, I live in San Bernardina county in California. Please let me...

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!

1TaxWiz33 in Staten Island, New York

Updated 21 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 22 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...

oceansuz in Costa Mesa, California

Updated 23 months ago

Entry Level CPA job - 381 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...

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 25 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 25 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 25 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 25 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 28 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 28 months ago

How did you get your accounting job? - 4 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 29 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 35 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...

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