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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 76 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 77 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 77 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 77 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 78 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 78 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 79 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 79 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 80 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...


Updated 80 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 80 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, 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 81 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 82 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 83 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?

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...

eric6675 in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 83 months ago

Torn between MBA or Masters in Accounting - 1 Reply

I am currently looking to get into the accounting field. I have my Bachelors in Finance and am now going to get a graduate degree. I am torn between...

anotherone in Arlington, Texas

questions on becoming a cpa

my main concern stems from my gpa being under 3.0. i had already graduated from a university in business economics and i want to become a cpa. do i...

Almost graduating in Austin, Texas

Updated 85 months ago

Getting my CPA - 2 Replies

I'm about to graduate with a bachelors in accounting and will be working. I want to get my CPA at the same time in NY, but I'm not sure which...

Toni in Lowell, Massachusetts

Learning Great Plains and or SAP Financials

Does anyone know of a training provider, either live or online, for Great Plains and or SAP Financials? I am located in the Boston, Mass. area....

mj in Trenton, New Jersey

Accounting and Information Systems (double major)

Hi I just have a couple of questions. Right now I'm majoring in Accounting and Information Systems at University of Maryland. By my 4th year, I plan...

Beverly in Alpharetta, Georgia

Updated 85 months ago

Is pursuing a BS in Accounting worth it at age 29 if you don't have experience? - 1 Reply

I am interested in pursuing a BS in accounting as I already have a BA in psych and there wouldn't be a ton of classes to go through since it's the...

stewartlenders in Houston, Texas

Updated 85 months ago

Stewart Mortgage BEWARE!!!!!! - 1 Reply

Staff Accountant positions at this company are like revolving doors. I worked at Stewart for all of 3 weeks! Come to find out, I was the 4th...

Beach30 in New York, New York

Updated 86 months ago

New York Tax Auditor - 1 Reply

Anybody hear from New York tax auditor this year?

Met Income in Jersey City, New Jersey

Message Icon Topic: How hard is it for a CPA to get a temp job?

Hi all, I'm a 27 year old CPA and I've worked at a small to mid size CPA firm in the NJ area for over five years. I want to get out of...

NewUser in Houston, Texas

Is there any accounting job in Houston

Is there any accounting job in Houston? I've heard that nowadays, if you want a job, you have to know somebody. I don't know anybody and I really...

Rodger in San Gabriel, California

Updated 90 months ago

A Couple of Questions - 1 Reply

Hello everyone, thank you in advance for any advice you might be able to give me. I am a recent law school graduate currently studying to take...

rodger in San Gabriel, California

Updated 90 months ago

CFA & CPA - Jobs to earn experience simultaneously? - 1 Reply

Currently working on the CPA and CFA exams. Any entry-level jobs where you can earn experience towards CPA license and CFA charter?

macy in San Gabriel, California

Updated 90 months ago

Unemployed In Houston Looking for Staff Accountant Position - 1 Reply

I have been trying to find some answers on why I am still unemployed. I have been looking for a entry-level/staff accountant position here in...

Stephikins in Winter Springs, Florida

Updated 90 months ago

Masters First? - 5 Replies

Hi all, I just came across this forum today and was hoping to get some advice about Accounting employers. I'm two semesters away from getting my...

Tiffiwiffi in Jackson, Mississippi

Updated 90 months ago

How much should I be getting paid? - 5 Replies

Hi I am wondering what I should ask for as a raise next month. I am currently employed in Ocean County NJ. I was promoted last month to senior...

oceana in Laconia, New Hampshire

Updated 91 months ago

Will my bankruptcy prevent a career in accounting? - 2 Replies

I have a bankruptcy on my credit record that will not be removed for three more years. Ironically, while finishing my degree (BSBA in May 08), I...


Updated 91 months ago

Graduating in May '11. Any suggestions?? - 3 Replies

I'll be graduating next May, with a B.S. in Accounting/Computer Information Systems. I have been interning at a small CPA firm in my hometown...

mimimimimi in Boston, Massachusetts

CPA firm --- University accountant

I am a CPA, work at a CPA firm now, but try to get an accountant position at a University. What would be a good answer to the question like "why...

Al Capone in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 92 months ago

CPA in Chicago - 1 Reply

I've got a MBA with concentration in finance, and have worked in IT for the past ten years. I'm thinking of switching to getting a CPA, I only need...

Love2verse in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 92 months ago

How to make a comeback--help - 1 Reply

I have not been working since graduating in accounting (2005). Now I'm looking to apply for an accounting related job and would like to refresh...

FS in Salem, Massachusetts

Updated 93 months ago

History Major trying to begin a career in Accounting. - 6 Replies

I have a Bachelors in History (worst decision of my life) with a GPA of 3.6 and have been working in escrow for the last 5 years but want to begin a...

cajineer STANKS in Seattle, Washington

Updated 94 months ago

NEED ADVICE..hElP! - 2 Replies

I'm personatly interested in the career of accounting. but before i make any moves i want to hear other people's opinion of how it was or how it is...

Michael James in Tempe, Arizona

Accountant with no practical experience

I have a B.A. in accounting without experience, can anybody show me how to get the experience in accounting since nobody want to give me a chance.

CommonSense in Atlanta, Georgia

from ACCA to CPA

I am interested in what it would take to work in US (credentials wise) coming from UK. My fiance is a FCCA and we are debating the logics of who...

Janice Wong in Montebello, California

Updated 95 months ago

Question on getting an accounting degree - 6 Replies

Hi, my name is Dan and I just graduated fall quarter of 2009 at UCLA with a degree in Sociology. However, I am interested in pursuing for an...

Wanting Progression in Bridgnorth, United Kingdom

Updated 95 months ago

To Second or not? - 1 Reply

I have a bit of a dilemma on my hands. I have been offered a secondment to start a new project to implement a company wide software upgrade and be...

John in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Updated 96 months ago

Getting an accounting job after being out. - 1 Reply

I came out of college with an Accounting degree some years ago. I never put it to work cause basically, well, I could never find a job. After my last...

style0000 in Chicago, Illinois

Career Change into Accounting-- Advice Please?!

Hey Everyone, Due to the market climate I looking to transition into public Accounting by leveraging my MBA as the key to my career change. I...

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