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Are The Big Four Accounting Firms and Grant Thornton as Great as they Seem?

January 3, 2017 12:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There is a harmful perception which is pushed at accounting students in colleges across the country and Yeshiva University is no exception. Students, professors and others are all complicit in allowing the advancement of this terribly false narrative. For various reasons, those with a voice who are aware of this inaccurate perception decide not to speak up. I am no longer willing to be one of those people. It is time to say what many won’t: Working at the Big... Read more

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Understanding Accounting and Finance Job Recruitment

September 12, 2016 1:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Another year, another round of accounting and finance job recruitment has smacked Sy Syms students square in the face before they could walk into their first class. As is tradition, the accounting and finance job search for full-time positions for the following year or internships for the upcoming summer ramps up the moment YU begins. On Thursday night, September 1st, it officially began with the Career Center’s mandatory “Career Fair and Interview Prep Night” kick-off event. However, even before then,... Read more

What You Must Know About Accounting Recruitment

September 7, 2015 4:10 pm Published by 3 Comments

A nice salary, bright future, prestige. These glories and more await every Syms accounting student just down the road at any number of top accounting firms. Many have already began to fill out their business cards with power names such as Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton, KPMG, PwC, and other excellent firms of varying sizes. The only minor complication that remains is: how do you get from accounting student at YU to accounting associate at a premiere firm? There are just... Read more