October 4, 2022

Hang in there! Or just quit

When Is the Right Time to Leave Public Accounting?

When I started in public accounting, one of the audit partners I worked with shared the elevator metaphor: working in public accounting is like riding an elevator—the longer you stay on, the higher up you will go. When should you leave? The go-to response from all partners at every firm (stay until manager) is probably […]

Yes, You Can Quit During Busy Season

Nearly 10 years ago to the day (10 years and one day, specifically), my esteemed former colleague Caleb Newquist wrote a post for this here then-new website entitled Infuriating Problem of the Day: Accountants Quitting During Busy Season. It’s important to note here that Caleb is former Big 4 himself (borderline debatable given he worked […]

Today’s CPA Exam Inspiration

Because some of you need it.

Go grab this from someecards. I’m sure you guys can think of at least a dozen friends of yours to send it to. You know, as congratulations for that 3rd consecutive 65 on BEC. It takes work!