Accounting / Tax

Welcome to the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business Accounting and Tax Community! Here you’ll find resources specific to the field of Accounting and Tax to help you optimize your career and academic journey while accessing the Career Development Center (CDC) career resources in one centralized location.

Professionals in the fields of Accounting and Tax manage the financial records and operations of an organization and most become certified as Certified Public Accountants or CPAs. All businesses and industries need accounting and tax assistance for internal and external reporting and follow organization, industry, and government regulations such as US GAAP or IRS Tax Codes. Typical roles are in the areas of Accounting, Audit, Assurance and Tax at a Public Accounting “Big 4” or mid-size firm, private corporation, nonprofit organization or government agency.

 

16 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Ask—and How to Answer Them

This past winter, we surveyed approximately 11,400 accounting professionals, asking them to tell us what it’s like to work for their firms. We asked about culture, compensation, hours, training, work/life balance, diversity, and business outlook. We also asked about the …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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15 Tips for Using LinkedIn and Facebook to Find a New Job

Today, recruiters and hiring managers are increasingly using social networks to find talent. This is why it’s essential to have a professional social media presence if you’re in the market for a new job (and important to manage the privacy settings …

By Gabi Casin - Firsthand
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How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn has more 55 million registered companies, and some 86 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to help them find qualified candidates. This means if you’re looking to grow your career, using the networking platform is a necessity. And if you’re …

By Stacey Perry - Firsthand
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19 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Are Asking Now

On Tuesday, April 14th, we’ll be releasing the new Accounting 50, our annual ranking of the best accounting firms to work for. This year, the rankings are based on a survey of more than 10,000 accounting professionals. This past winter, …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
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10 Behavioral Interviewing Tips for Success During OCI and Callbacks

An ever-increasing number of firms are utilizing behavioral interview assessments to identify the best candidates, while simultaneously reducing implicit bias, during on-campus and callback interviews. At its core, behavioral interviewing is a technique in which interviewers ask candidates to give …

By Shearman & Sterling - Firsthand
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