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Big 4 Accounting Firms Podcast: Accounting Career Tips and Accounting News

We discuss the latest accounting news and accounting career tips on how to succeed at the big 4 accounting firms. Learn the rankings of the largest public accounting firms in the world, big 4 interview tips, big 4 salary details, big four news and career tips. We also discuss other topics like what it takes to pass the CPA exam and how to be a successful accountant. We cover the latest news regarding Pricewaterhousecoopers, Ernst and Young, Deloitte and KPMG.
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Jan 30, 2018

In today's podcast, learn about some key partnerships that Deloitte entered in 2017. Some of these partnerships include. 

  • Smart Cities Council 
  • TM Forum - digital consulting platform
  • Cloudcraze
  • HP 3D printing 
  • UiPath - robotics process automation

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Jan 29, 2018

Today I wanted to cover the life cycle of a project at the big 4 by going over a real life scenario at the big 4. I wanted to cover what happened with Deloitte winning the Chipotle app project and how they executed on it. 

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Jan 24, 2018

In today's podcast we go over PwC's new controls for the 90th academy awards. 

PwC has implemented new controls after their screw up at the 89th Oscars. Tim Ryan, PwC Chairman, stated that their are new controls at this year's Academy Awards to prevent a mix up. The partners will double check before a celebrity goes on stage. There will also be a 3rd partner who memorizes all the winners in case something goes wrong.

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Jan 22, 2018

In today's podcast we discuss the biggest developments that Deloitte made in 2017 with regard to blockchain. Some of the Deloitte blockchain news that we cover includes. 

Deloitte's opening of a blockchain lab in New York City. This location will be the premier blockchain center for Deloitte Americas.

Deloitte also opened up another blockchain location in Dublin Ireland. 

In both of these locations Deloitte will be developing blockchain solutions for financial service clients. 

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Jan 21, 2018

In today's podcast we'll be covering key acquisition for Deloitte from 2017. 

Some key acquisitions that Deloitte made in 2017 include:

  • Red Planet 
  • Day 1 solutions - cloud consulting
  • Well Placed Cactus - virtual reality
  • Blab - social media intelligence
  • BMR Advisors - tax firm in India

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Jan 16, 2018

In today's podcast we will be covering some of Deloitte's biggest scandals of the past year. 

Those scandals include 

Deloitte Cyber Attack

Deloitte Korea Ban

Deloitte PCAOB Sanction in Brazil

Mitie Group Audit

Rhode Island UHIP Project

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Jan 15, 2018

PwC is facing a 2 year ban in India. During this ban they will not be able to audit any Indian listed company. This ban was handed out by the Indian Securities and Exchange Board. The ban will go into effect on March 31, 2018. 

This ban relates to PwC's audit of Satyam. Satyam collapsed in 2009 due to faulty accounting practices. PwC will also have to pay $2 million in fines. 

Over 2,000 of PwC's audit employees might be impacted by the fine. 40% of PwC's business in India relates to auditing. 

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Jan 12, 2018

The AICPA announced that they will be updating the 2018 CPA exam for new technology. The new technology will take effect on April 1, 2018. Candidates will have access to 23 HD monitors and Microsoft excel when they take the test. 

The AICPA also announced that there are new test simulations available. The link to those exams are at 

http://exams.aicpa.org/cpaexam/start.html

 

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 The AICPA also announced that the Uniform CPA examination will be updated for U.S. tax reform sometime in 2018. 

 

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Jan 11, 2018

What did we learn from analyzing 

  • KPMG Salary
  • Deloitte Salary 
  • EY Salary
  • PwC Salary

Which firm pays the most out of the big 4 accounting firms. We analyzed salaries at each of the accounting firms and determined which big 4 accounting firm pays the most. Listen to learn more

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http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/ernst-and-young-salary-big-4-compensation-series

http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/deloitte-salary-big-4-compensation-series

 

http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/pwc-salary-big-4-accounting-

compensation-series

 

http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/best-paying-cities-and-states-for-accountants

 

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Jan 10, 2018

What can you expect from an KPMG salary? In today's podcast we cover what you can expect to earn at KPMG by covering the largest cities in America. What can you expect to earn at KPMG New York, KPMG Los Angeles, KPMG Chicago, KPMG Houston and KPMG Phoenix. 

 

We then study what the average senior associate and manager at KPMG makes in each of those cities.

 

We cover what a KPMG manager salary and KPMG senior associate salary is by practice: audit, tax and advisory

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 http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/ernst-and-young-salary-big-4-compensation-series

 

http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/deloitte-salary-big-4-compensation-series

 

http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/pwc-salary-big-4-accounting-compensation-series

 

http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/best-paying-cities-and-states-for-accountants

 

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https://big-4-accounting-firms.teachable.com/p/big-4-interview

 

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Jan 9, 2018

What can you expect from an Ernst and Young salary? In today's podcast we cover what you can expect to earn at Ernst & Young by covering the largest cities in America. What can you expect to earn at Ernst and Young New York, EY Los Angeles, EY Chicago, EY Houston and EY Phoenix. 

 

We then study what the average senior associate and manager at EY makes in each of those cities.

 

We cover what a E&Y manager salary and EY senior associate salary is by practice: audit, tax and advisory

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http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/deloitte-salary-big-4-compensation-series

 

http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/pwc-salary-big-4-accounting-compensation-series

 

http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/best-paying-cities-and-states-for-accountants

 

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Jan 8, 2018

What can you expect to earn at Deloitte from a salary perspective? In today's podcast we cover what you can expect to earn at Deloitte by covering the largest cities in America. What can you expect to earn at Deloitte New York, Deloitte Los Angeles, Deloitte Chicago, Deloitte Houston and Deloitte Phoenix. 

We then study what the average senior associate and manager at Deloitte makes in each of those cities.

We cover what a Deloitte manager salary and Deloitte senior associate salary is by practice: audit, tax and advisory

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http://big4accountingfirms.libsyn.com/best-paying-cities-and-states-for-accountants

 

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Jan 5, 2018

What can you expect to earn at PwC from a salary perspective? In today's podcast we cover what you can expect to earn at PwC by covering the top paying cities in America for accountants. 

We then study what the average senior associate and manager at PwC makes in each of those cities.

We cover what a PwC manager salary and PwC senior associate salary is by practie: audit, tax and advisory

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Jan 4, 2018

In today's podcast we are going to analyze where the best place for accountants to work in the United States is. We are basing this ranking off of salaries for accountants.

 

This will be part of a series of podcasts that we do on compensation of accountants, cpas and big 4 professionals so make sure to subscribe to this podcast and keep listening.

 

Most of this information is based off of data from the bureau of labor statistics.

 

Best paying state for accountants:

 

The annual mean wage for accountants in California is $82,620

The annual mean wage for accountants is $80,490 in texas.

The annual mean wage of all accountants in New York is $93,280

The average wage of accountants in Florida is $69,090.

The average wage for accountants in Pennsylvania is $73,500.

The best paying cities for accountants are as follows

First up is the San Jose Region. The average annual wage of accountants in San Jose is $101,070 per year.

Next up is the New York city area with the average annual wage being $98,480.

The next highest paying large city is Washington DC with an average annual wage of $91,100.

The next highest paying large city is houston with the average annual wage being $89,900.

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Jan 3, 2018

Tax services will be one of the biggest services that the big 4 accounting firms will be offering in 2018. Why is this? This is because U.S. Tax reform was singed into law on December 22, 2017. The big 4 firms, PwC, Deloitte, KPMG and EY will have to help their clients understand the impact of tax reform. They will also have to help with tax planning related to Republican Tax Reform. 

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Jan 2, 2018

PwC will face 100's of millions of dollars in damages after being found negligent in their case with the FDIC. The FDIC alleges that PwC did not perform basic audit procedures that would have detected the fraud at Colonial Bank and Taylor Bean. 

The federal judge concluded that PwC was negligent and is now set to determine the penalties that PwC will face. 

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Jan 1, 2018

In today's podcast episode we summarize the 2017 financial numbers of the big 4 accounting firms. 

Deloitte earned $38.8 billion in 2017

PwC earned $37.7 billion in 2017

EY earned $31.4 billion in 2017

KPMG earned $26.4 billion in 2017

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