Need To Find An Accounting Internship or Job This Semester? Start Here.


I am SO pumped for all of you! A new semester and a NEW year! The slate is clean. Whatever goals you had in the past, time to start fresh. If you’re still looking for a job, now is the time to get serious! This semester firms will be hiring for: Summer Leadership Conferences Accounting Internships…

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How To Get A Summer Leadership Conference At Large Accounting Firms


From the Bean Counter mailbag: Hi Andrew, I am studying accounting at Binghamton University. I really want to apply for the leadership conference programs of big firms this year, and I have tried to look for any related information of those programs, but I could not find much information. I heard that it is very competitive.…

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“Sometimes I would rather have to beg for forgiveness than ask for permission.” [PODCAST] with Richard Levychin, Managing Partner of KBL LLP

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Tell us a little bit about your background. > Managing Partner of KBL, LLP CPAs and Advisors > Graduated from Baruch College and started his  career with a Big Four CPA firm > Started his own firm at the age of 28 Tell us about one experience in your current position that just blew you…

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BEST of 2014: For Accounting Students, Professionals, & More!

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2014 has been an amazing year! THANK YOU! In case you missed it, here are the tops posts for students and professionals! I’ve also included our top Facebook posts (some are quite hilarious!) P.S. Have anything you want me to cover in 2015? Email me here. Top Facebook Posts 127 Likes – Comment Here. 127…

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Is Gay OKAY in Public Accounting?


From the mailbag: Hi Andrew, I’m a gay male and I’m looking to find a job in public accounting some time in my next two semesters. How receptive are accounting firms to hiring a gay person? What about once I start working? Are there any prejudices you have experienced? This question is actually more complicated…

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3 Tips To Use This Busy Season To Make 2015 Your BEST Year Yet!


1) Be in charge of an event: Make sure you can handle it! While busy season is busy, at many firms more events and happy hours actually take place.If you lead an event, it needs to be something you know you won’t fail at–something in which you can only look good for pulling off! To be…

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Former National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Chairmen Calvin Harris [PODCAST]


Harris is the President of Change Management, serving as the subject matter expert in “on-call COO and CFO” financial and administrative management. He has over 20 years of “C-suite” level experience working with organizations of various sizes. Harris’s diverse career began at a “Big Four” international accounting firm and includes experience in forensic accounting and senior management…

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The Secret To Become The #1 Employee At Your Accounting Firm

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When I first joined Beta Alpha Psi, the accounting honors society, I remembered something in my first few meetings that still sticks with me today. Representatives from firms would come to the meetings and almost every time they said the following: [while speaking to a crowd of students] “Oh, when someone comes to you saying they…

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Top CPA Firm Merger & Acquisition Consultant Shares His Career Experience


Allan Koltin, nationally recognized speaker and industry analyst, has appeared on the CNN, WGN and Fox Television networks and has been quoted frequently in such media as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and New York Post, as well as Bloomberg News, BBC World Service, Business Week,…

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Bean Counter NEEDS your help + FREE products & Discounts

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Need Your Help! + Free StuffWe are coming to a close in 2014 and I’m EXCITED! It’s been an amazing year, so many things have happened in my life and with The Bean Counter! We released our database of information on the Top 25 Accounting Firms, the course Get Hired By Big 4 Accounting Firms, performed TONS…

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Career Change: “I’m working in private, can I switch to public accounting?”

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From the Bean Counter mailbag! Hi Andrew: I graduated 3 years ago with bachelors degree in Accounting (Overall GPA 3.5) and since I’m working in private accounting. Currently, I’m working as a Financial Analyst at large manufacturing company. Do you think changing a career path to public accounting after so late would count against me?…

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Fostering Entrepreneurship Inside A CPA Firm [PODCAST] with Dave Enick, Managing Director and Shareholder @ CBIZ KRMT


Dave is the Managing Director/Shareholder of CBIZ Kirkland, Russ, Murphy & Tapp and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. – KRMT Tampa Bay Division.  Prior to joining the practice, he spent five years in public accounting with Deloitte & Touche in Tampa and Ernst & Young in Atlanta. Dave has extensive experience with a wide range of audit and…

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How To Get A Personal Recommendation To Work At Any Accounting Firm (Script Included)


From the Bean Counter mailbag (read the entire story): Hello Andrew.  I am a junior accounting student. First of all I want to thank you for what you do for the community, your passion and energy is definitely contagious. I am looking into getting your program and I would like to know if you have…

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Top 8 Ways To FAIL This Busy Season


Now that it’s December, most people in public and private accounting for that matter are gearing up for the spring busy season! Auditors performs audits, private accountants prepare for audits, and tax people tax it up! What makes this time of year so interesting isn’t just that everyone is stressed and overworked. There are also…

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How Can I Get An Accounting Internship In New York?


I remember in University, so many people dreamed of the big city. It’s allure had many people questioning, what can I do to work in New York? Hi Andrew, I saw you at a Beta event at FAU a little while ago and I thought you gave some really great advice. If you could I’d…

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