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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 38 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 43 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 44 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 46 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 47 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 49 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 49 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...

Trois in Chicago, Illinois

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 52 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...

me in Wilmington, North Carolina

Updated 52 months ago

Nonprofit Accounting - 3 Replies

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to read my post. I am considering a second career in accounting but would like to take a more unusual path...

Bluetea in Texas

Updated 53 months ago

College student thinking of becoming an Accountant? - 3 Replies

I graduated High School in 2011, but I didn't graduate with the best GPA, so I'm attending a Community College because A. It's cheaper, and B. I can...

Mike in Dickson, Tennessee

Updated 53 months ago

Computer Forensics and Accounting? - 2 Replies

I have a degree/training/certification/experience in computer forensics and I am considering pairing this with accounting. Is there any demand...

Introverted Accountant in San Francisco, California

Updated 53 months ago

is accounting good for introverts? - 4 Replies

I'm in my Senior year of High School and have a 3.8 GPA, taking AP Calc BC and AP English, and maybe AP Psych self-study. Anyway, I've been thinking...

Entrepreneur in Tomball, Texas

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

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...

Darren Sharp in London, United Kingdom

Updated 55 months ago

How to get hired as an accountant - 4 Replies

Hello everyone, I'm thinking about getting a degree in Accounting. I already have a Master's in Translation from a non-US University (which is no...

kitty in Seattle, Washington

should I just go for CPA exam?

Hi everyone, Here is my situation: I am currently a CMA and employed, got a degree in Accounting about 10 years ago. I am heading to a...

E. in Central District, Hong Kong

Updated 56 months ago

Masters in Accountancy in the states straight out of university? - 4 Replies

I'm in the second year of my finance degree right now. I'm taking courses to hopefully get a minor in accounting and am going for school mandated...

Patricia in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 56 months ago

cpa entry level jobs - 7 Replies

Very bad. I have CPA license since last year. No experience in public accounting. Working part time job for little monies in accounting dpt. ( mostly...

kitty in Kirkland, Washington

Updated 56 months ago

do you think employers are getting unrealistic on job requirements? - 2 Replies

I start looking a few weeks ago in accounting field. I feel employers are gettting very demanding on job requirements. For a general staff...

TJ in London, United Kingdom

Updated 56 months ago

Trying to get back in... suggestions? - 2 Replies

Hello folks, Here's my situation: graduated 2003 with BA Business, accounting concentration. Worked for a commercial bank in their credit...

accountingmom in Woodway, Texas

Transitioning back to Accounting Industry

Degree in accounting 1996. Worked in industry but in different states and jobs for 7 years. Was at home for 7 years w/kids. Been teaching high...

Joey-Bird in Merrick, New York

Updated 57 months ago

Should I go for a Master's in Accounting even though I have an MBA? - 4 Replies

Hi people, Just need some advice and suggestions on how I should approach my accounting future. I finished my MBA - Accounting from Keller...

readytorun in Houston, Texas

Accounting positions for stay-at-home CPA mom (of 18 years) ready to work!

Does anyone have any comments, suggestions for a stay-at-home mother wanting to get back into the job market? I am a CPA and worked for a Big-6...

Crystal in Morristown, Tennessee

Advice on Becoming an Accountant

I'm 18 years old and in May I will graduate from a technology center with a certificate in accounting. I was wondering if anyone could give me some...

I4ITSolutions in Albany, California

Updated 58 months ago

Unemployed accountants? - 2 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...

MStafford in Houston, Texas

Updated 58 months ago

Is AACSB accreditation necessary for accounting? - 3 Replies

Hi guys. If a school has a generally good reputation and good career services, is it okay if it isn't AACSB accredited? (I know this varies by...

Daxesh Fadia in Ahmadabad, India

Updated 59 months ago

Starting out... - 11 Replies

How did you get your start doing accountant work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

acctguy44 in Kennesaw, Georgia

Need help on a job choice

I have two offers for an internship and am trying to decide which one to take. They are for accounting and are with Georgia Pacific and the other is...

MStafford in Houston, Texas

Updated 60 months ago

Any advice for a recent accounting grad with only retail experience looking for an accounting job? - 2 Replies

I graduated 5 months ago and can't find an accounting job. I expected things to be tough but I'm really worried the longer I go without finding an...

Paulina626 in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 61 months ago

Accounting job interview advise - 1 Reply

I have been searching accounting job for three months. So far this is the third company called me for interview for all those months. When I am...

Blah in Silver Spring, Maryland

Updated 61 months ago

Junior Accountant Salary - 2 Replies

Hey Guys, Just want to know what the average salary is for a Junior Accountant. I have a BS in Accounting with a little less than a year of...

GM7 in Baltimore, Maryland

Pursuing Masters in Accouting next year. What should I do now to prepare for career change in my mid-30s?

After I relocate from MD to CA next year, I plan to pursue a Masters in Accounting (since I already have a BS in an unrelated-field, although my...

Audioque in Hacienda Heights, California

Would a Master in Accounting be Worth it if I'm going for a CPA anyway With Experience Already?

I graduated in 06 with a BS in Business Administration and did some traveling in Asia after graduation then started working in 07 in a very small 6...

lb in Bolingbrook, Illinois

Updated 61 months ago

Accounting credits for CPA - Chicago - 2 Replies

Hi, I need to finish my accounting credits before I can sit for the CPA. I am in the greater Chicagoland area and need to finish the 24 credits cost...

Erin in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Updated 62 months ago

2nd Bachelors in Accounting - 1 Reply

I was wondering if employers would have any problems with employing somebody who got a second Bachelors in Accounting. I initially planned to get my...

m in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 62 months ago

Fund accounting NFP v Commercial - 1 Reply

Can anyone tell me if there's overlap between the experience gained in NFP fund accounting and Commercial accounting? My background is external...

Nick L in Medford, Massachusetts

Updated 62 months ago

Entry Level Career Advice - 6 Replies

Hi, I recently took a postion as a Staff Accountant at a medium sized, well known public corporation. As a recent graduate, without any...

Erik Smith in San Francisco, California

Updated 62 months ago

What to do while trying to become a CPA/Accountant - 7 Replies

I'm 26 and studying to become an accountant. I went to college right out of HS and screwed up really bad (1.63 GPA on 78 credit hours) and am now...

Clueless in La Mirada, California

Graduate early with a humanties major or get a minor ?

I'm sort of in a dilemma right now. I'm majoring in psych but now I realize that maybe that wasn't such a good idea; I love the subject, but getting...

JRock117 in Fredericksburg, Virginia

BS in Accounting, Minor in Economics with 2.6 GPA

I have an accounting degree and a minor in economics with 150 credit hours but only a 2.6 gpa. I am currently having trouble finding a job. I am...

cfabdefjam in Rogers, Arkansas

Updated 63 months ago

Getting a CPA certificate vs. going to graduate school - 1 Reply

Hello all. I need some advice on my career decisions. I have bachelors degrees in non accounting major from a highly ranked school but have lower...

cnote1287 in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 64 months ago

How LONG did it take YOU to find a job as a ACCOUNTANT? with no experience - 5 Replies

I have no experience and am thinking about going into the field. I don't want to be a nurse or anything like that and would rather deal with a desk...

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