Category Archives: Big-4

8 Tips for a Big 4 Interview

A friend at Big-4 Bound has written the following post: Big 4 interviews (KPMG, Deloitte, PwC, E&Y) can be stressful, but if you prepare and practice enough it will make it a much easier and relaxed experience. As I have said throughout

8 Tips for a Big 4 Interview

A friend at Big-4 Bound has written the following post: Big 4 interviews (KPMG, Deloitte, PwC, E&Y) can be stressful, but if you prepare and practice enough it will make it a much easier and relaxed experience. As I have said throughout

Hate people? Be an Accountant!

An alum alerted me to this Yahoo post: http://education.yahoo.net/articles/jobs_for_haters.htm Here, Chris Kyle gives a brief career guide for people who hate working with others. Here’s what he has to say about us accountants: While just about any position will require some

Hate people? Be an Accountant!

An alum alerted me to this Yahoo post: http://education.yahoo.net/articles/jobs_for_haters.htm Here, Chris Kyle gives a brief career guide for people who hate working with others. Here’s what he has to say about us accountants: While just about any position will require some

Auditors’ blurry picture of Olympus

Hockey93 writes: I just read this article in the WSJ about the auditors at Olympus. The article states that KPMG Azsa in May of 2009 was so troubled with the transactions it found that they asked the the company’s top

Auditors’ blurry picture of Olympus

Hockey93 writes: I just read this article in the WSJ about the auditors at Olympus. The article states that KPMG Azsa in May of 2009 was so troubled with the transactions it found that they asked the the company’s top

Does anyone care which partner conducted the audit?

Erik The PCAOB has proposed two changes intended to bring more transparency to public company audits. The proposals are 1) require registered accounting firms to disclose the name of the engagement partner in the audit report and on the PCAOB

Does anyone care which partner conducted the audit?

Erik The PCAOB has proposed two changes intended to bring more transparency to public company audits. The proposals are 1) require registered accounting firms to disclose the name of the engagement partner in the audit report and on the PCAOB