There are 3 essential technologies that you must learn to set yourself apart in big 4 accounting. Accounting is becoming less about being extremely technical and is more about becoming able to sell technology solutions to clients. The first technology that you need to learn is Alteryx. Alteryx is a public company, and they
Why is the big 4 interview process so confusing and long? You have to apply. You have to prepare your resume. You have to answer questions in the interview. You have to pass an entrance questionnaire. You have to get good grades. You have to get your cpa. You have to go through multiple
Understanding bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is important for accountants as they will soon have to audit blockchains and audit companies that deal in cryptocurrencies. In today’s post, we are going to be covering the need to regulate cryptocurrencies to provide further understanding around blockchain and blockchain products. In the financial markets, anything unregulated and
The impacts of the KPMG South Africa scandal have reached a disastrous level. The headcount of KPMG South Africa will drop by 400 employees after the recent accounting scandals in south Africa. The accounting scandals have caused KPMG to lose key clients like Barclays South Africa and the South Africa Auditor General contract. KPMG
Some big news was released in the final days of 2017 regarding PwC's role in the Colonial Bank audit. If you pay attention to our website or our podcast, you know that PwC has faced a lot of liability with regard to the Colonial bank audit which was tied up with PwC's audit of
What should you be getting your accountant for the holidays? Don’t you worry – we’ve got your back with some great ideas below. Iphone X First up let’s get the elephant in the room out of the way. The ultimate present for a big 4 accountant during the holidays would be the Iphone
In this week's comic, we are showing what meditation means at the big 4. Big 4 accountants don't have time to practice self care and learn about things like meditation. The closest thing that we have is just resting our heads on our desk in frustration or exhaustion. Sometimes are heads come to this
We wanted to get a little humor in and a little art in as well. Forgive our crude drawing for today. We will get progressively better, but this is our first sketch on a tablet. Today's comic strip tries to address one of the common problems of working at the big 4 firms. That
I learned a few key lessons from watching the movie War Dogs and reading the book Arms and the Dudes. Read this post to learn how these lessons apply to public accounting.
Learn what a summer accounting internship is like. We created two videos to show what you can expect from day 1 all the way until you get an offer.