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Should I go down the audit path or general accounting path?

I have an offer from a small public accounting firm specializing in government audit. I have gone through 3 interviews with an international, Fortune 500 construction/oil&gas company and an offer is likely. The offer at the Fortune 500 company pays "better than public accounting" according to the director who interviewed me. Which route should I choose, I am so torn? I would appreciate responses only from senior to management level auditors or accountants in a senior, manager or controller position within private industry. Thanks.

Asked By: phjun8383 - 4/7/2008
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I am a CPA and an auditor. I would take the audit position as you will see more of a company (in this case, government) much more quickly than you will at the O&G Company. If you really want to go to industry, I would at least try to make it to manager in the auditing position (5 to 7 years) and then move to industry... More
Answered By: Afroge - 4/8/2008
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First o f all You must give your educational back ground. In which field you are much comfortable. have you ever done audit or accounting. In my view after comparision between these two I would prefer Accounting, bcz of much oppourtuinity with gravity and ideas . so plz first scan yourself that which feild you are... More
Answered By: ajit j - 4/8/2008
 
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