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Do accountants/auditors ALWAYS work long hours?

My boyfriend did an internship with one of the big 4 accounting/audting firms and has worked there for almost a year. He is great at what he does and gets picked up for lots of jobs, but unfortunately, he works avg 80 or more hours a week. He says he just has to pay his dues the first 2 or 3 years. Is this true or are the hours always crazy? Thanks bunches!

Asked By: AggieAM - 6/24/2007
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I've worked in 2 of the big 4 audit firms and generally I'd say it's true. It's especially true if you're assigned to audit listed companies with tight filing deadlines. If the portfolio of companies assigned to you all have the same deadlines, you can say goodbye to any social life. Like your bf says, you have to pay... More
Answered By: Sandy - 6/24/2007
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no they give idea in all time but work in particular time
Answered By: Ramesh G - 6/24/2007
 
i think its harmful to our health to work more than 8 hours deeply our body must take abreak evey 4 hours to refresh our exerts or not we "accountants and auditors" will make serious mistakes .
Answered By: alaaaboulela - 6/25/2007
 
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