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mickey333 in Odessa, Texas

Updated 22 days 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...

Tlc in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

Advice for landing an Accounting Job as a New Grad with No Experience - 24 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...

Sandy in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 3 months ago

Becoming a tax auditor - 290 Replies

I'm in my last quarter of my masters in accounting program in Chicago. My undergrad was in marketing and I worked in sales for about 7 years. My...

Job seeker in Dallas, Texas

What kind of job role do I fit? How to get hired?

I have 2 and a half years of accounting experience. I have a BBA in bus. Admin. I began my masters in accouting but had to put it on hold due to...

Splashy in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Updated 5 months ago

Does anyone know anything about accounting degrees/job prospects?! - 1 Reply

Hey all! So I have a BS in Psychology, but since graduating I've only gotten a couple billing/accounts payable type of jobs. I'm thinking of...

Charles Morehead Jr in New York, New York

Updated 6 months ago

What is your advice on finding an accounting job for a new grad? - 30 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...

Tim Tyler in Houston, Texas

Getting My First Accountant Job (Entry Level)

Greetings, I have obtained a bachelors degree in Accounting from West Africa. I was also fortunate to have an internship for a year before...

chris in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 9 months ago

How do I escape the catch 22 that I find myself in? - 1 Reply

Need career advice on how to get out of the nightmare situation that I’m in. My LinkedIn profile:

arb33324@*****.*** in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

IRS Enrolled Agent with 38 years former IRS Large Case Team Manager Experience seeking tax engagements

Hi, I am a former IRS Team Manager with their Large Case Division, originally out of the Manhattan NY Office for 30 years, and then in the Plantation...

Professional Person in Atlanta, Georgia

If you're a CPA or have CISA (or both) and you're looking for a job talk to me

If you have some or all of these or even none, but you ARE a CPA/CISA, i can put you in runnings for a job at a big well known company....

Ciro Victor in Clifton, New Jersey

Updated 16 months ago

Accountants in California, was your credit run during background check? (2012 or later) - 1 Reply

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...

Mostafa in Lexington, Kentucky


I'm in USA for one year now , I have experience in accounting from overseas , I did my bachelor credential already and going to start my CPA in...

Sean in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 17 months ago

Advice for a non-accounting major. - 37 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...

curious123 in Washington, District of Columbia

GT/Big 4 Salaries

I heard from a friend that Grant Thornton pays about $10,000 more a year over the base salary for those who have master's of accountancy degrees when...

chloedahliahs in Joplin, Missouri

How to prepare for Accounting world

Hello all. I am currently pursuing my Master's Degree in Accounting and I plan on taking the CPA Exam before I graduate July 2018. In August, after I...

Clay in Dallas, Texas

Trying to figure out which route to take

I currently have a bachelors degree in business admin that is 5 years old and I want to pivot into accounting. My end goal is to sit for the CPA exam...

knoori0177 in Washington, District of Columbia

Looking for any Account,Finance, Bookkeeper, Office Admin Clerk Positions

I've Recently moved from foreign country and having my Bachelor Degree of Business Economics, And two diploma's of Accounting Management, And...

Ess M in Littleton, Colorado

CPA with very little experience looking for a job.

Hi My background is as follows. I took my CPA exams and passed it when I was not employed. I had visa restrictions due to which I was unable to...

Kjohn02 in Florida

Should I delay starting my career to stay with my girlfriend?

So I've been dating my girlfriend for about 6 years now and we both live in Orlando. I go to UCF and will be finished with my master's degree in the...

undergrad2016 in Bronx, New York

BA in Accounting vs. BA Business Administration in Accounting?

My school offers both. The Business Admin/Accounting BA only has 5 accounting classes: Principles of Accounting 1 and 2, Intermediate Accounting 1...

Rich in New York, New York

Updated 26 months ago

Seeking advice regarding getting a CPA - 1 Reply

I graduated back in 2009 with a BA in graphic design. Due to family health issues, I had to quit my product design job back in 2010 to help the...

Durt D in Niagara Falls, New York

Cross roads

I graduated from Niagara University in accounting. I have had my first job as an payment processor (A/R), my 2nd was an accounts payable but only for...

jsolis in Corpus Christi, Texas

Updated 33 months ago

Unemployed accountants? - 41 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...

bubbleman in New York, New York

Switching to accounting as a career....from dental? Need some advice :0

Hello. A quick intro, I'm 22 years old and I live in NYC. I'm poised to apply to dental school and all my stats are above average and I will...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 35 months ago

Accounting jobs are being filled with H-1B foreign workers - 2 Replies

I am surprised and extremely disappointed to see how many accounting jobs are being filled by H-1B foreign workers when there are so many out of work...

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...

Anon in Derwood, Maryland

Updated 42 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...

CPA in MA in South Hamilton, Massachusetts

Updated 43 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 44 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 45 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 47 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. ...

Me in Woodbridge, Virginia

Updated 47 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 47 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 47 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 48 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 48 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...

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 52 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...

John in Arlington, Texas

Updated 53 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 53 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 54 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 58 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 59 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...

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