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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 27 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 27 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 29 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 29 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 29 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...

Darren Sharp in London, United Kingdom

Updated 30 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 31 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 32 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 32 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 32 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 33 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...

Janeta in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 33 months ago

accounting concentration? - 1 Reply

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. ...

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 34 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 34 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 35 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 36 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 36 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 37 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 37 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 37 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 37 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 37 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 38 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 39 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 39 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...

Martin in Rwanda

Updated 39 months ago

"Cold Calls" when applying for Accounting jobs... - 1 Reply

One recommendation that I read for finding an Accounting job is to just send a cover letter and resume to some of the small to medium sized local...

bjdcpa in Huntersville, North Carolina

Updated 40 months ago

Review courses - 8 Replies

I have 8 months to complete a cpa review seminar in California before I sit for the exam. Has anyone ever taken the Becker, Gleim, or CPAExcel...

Andy

Updated 40 months ago

40 yo starting associates in accounting - 1 Reply

Hi, I have been in retail management for about 20 years and am trying to get out of the business through an accounting degree. I am willing to...

cgill in Tampa, Florida

accountant vs. data entry clerk

Why is the word accountant used to describe data entry positions that require high school degrees? Maybe I think more highly of my chosen profession...

Nick L in Medford, Massachusetts

Updated 40 months ago

What is the Effecitive way to find an Accountant position in LA area? - 1 Reply

I am an Accountant with 6 years of Experience with MS in Accounting. I tried indeed.com, monster.com and just received calls from recruiters. Looks...

collins ihejirika in Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania

Requirements for College transfer

Am a student at Delaware County Community College am traying to transfer to a four years university.i need to know the courses that are required for...

mep616 in San Jose, California

making the change to private industry

I've been working at a public firm for about 7 years. (about 75% tax work, 25% review/audit work) I'm curious what my marketability to a large...

Will in Apple Valley, California

Updated 42 months ago

CPA certification with ANY degree? - 1 Reply

Greetings I was wondering if I will be able to recieve CPA certification with any bachelors degree. Or if I will, in addition to the multiple...

Joel Judge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Help with career choices

Hello, right now I work for a medium sized CPA firm with about 100 employees. We mainly do non-profit/government assisted type entities for...

Else in East Haddam, Connecticut

Updated 43 months ago

How can I get some working experience? - 2 Replies

I had been doing research in science until two years ago I started this 2-yr MS accounting program. English is not my mother language, and I never...

Cory Boyce in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 43 months ago

Recent middle aged MBA graduate - 1 Reply

Can a middle aged man who recently graduated MBA in Accounting find a job as a entry level accountant? Who would want to hire him?

AH82 in Reading, Pennsylvania

Accountant interview-no experience

I have an interview lined up for an entry level accountant position. I have 9 years of corporate experience in finance, however, no actual accounting...

Interlaken in Maine

Government Career in Accounting

I am thinking of going into a government career and planning to apply to jobs in three fields, one of which is accounting. I have a couple of...

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