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Old 09-08-2018, 04:14 AM   #8296
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Hello! I have scoured through most of this thread but I can't seem to find anything about Grant Thornton Singapore T_T Why nobody go there??

I would like to know the difficulty in moving onto big 4 from GT. Do the local big 4 consider GT as a midtier and what are the chances of you moving in from GT? My concern is the fact that although GT is within the top 6 globally, their local presence seems to be considered as a smaller midtier.... is that true.

Also another question... is the singapore CA good for entering overseas industries, like in Europe or Japan? Can someone explain to me what are the recommended qualifications for each region? >< thanks ...
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Old 09-08-2018, 09:33 AM   #8297
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Hello! I have scoured through most of this thread but I can't seem to find anything about Grant Thornton Singapore T_T Why nobody go there??

I would like to know the difficulty in moving onto big 4 from GT. Do the local big 4 consider GT as a midtier and what are the chances of you moving in from GT? My concern is the fact that although GT is within the top 6 globally, their local presence seems to be considered as a smaller midtier.... is that true.
Not hard to go to big 4 after reaching senior level, but they will probably give a one-year haircut to your position.
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Old 09-08-2018, 05:43 PM   #8298
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Hi all, may I know when is the hiring period for big 4 and larger mid tiers? I read from earlier posts that they hire in batches, so wondering which month is the best month to send resume.

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Old 10-08-2018, 05:50 PM   #8299
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Anyone knows what is written assignment? I have an interview with Big 4 next week. Thanks in advance!

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Old 10-08-2018, 07:33 PM   #8300
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Anyone knows what is written assignment? I have an interview with Big 4 next week. Thanks in advance!

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Old 10-08-2018, 09:28 PM   #8301
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Nope, you know the answer to my qns?

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Old 11-08-2018, 01:00 PM   #8302
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Hi guys, I have an interview with FKT next week for an intern position. Anyone can share some insights on what will they ask for the technical question or any advice is greatly appreciate.
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Old 12-08-2018, 11:20 PM   #8303
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Mind telling which Big 4 and position it is? Each has different written assessment.
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Old 12-08-2018, 11:21 PM   #8304
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Hi guys, I have an interview with FKT next week for an intern position. Anyone can share some insights on what will they ask for the technical question or any advice is greatly appreciate.
No technical question, afaik
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Old 16-08-2018, 02:51 AM   #8305
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Sorry noob question.

What salary increment % should be expected from A1-A2 A2-S1 for mid tier firm?
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Old 16-08-2018, 06:04 AM   #8306
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Interned at one of the big 4, but didnt get a PO even though I tried really really hard and thought I could get it.. just needed to get this off my chest again

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Old 16-08-2018, 08:25 AM   #8307
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Interned at one of the big 4, but didnt get a PO even though I tried really really hard and thought I could get it.. just needed to get this off my chest again

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I also didn't have a priority offer many years back. Probably because my internship was done under other audit team's department thus my performance wasn't assessed.

I still managed to get a big4 offer after I graduated when I applied.

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Old 16-08-2018, 10:29 PM   #8308
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Big 4 SME

Got slotted into Big 4 SME after HR interview. How to go about asking HR nicely to put me in mainstream sia?
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Old 16-08-2018, 10:41 PM   #8309
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I also didn't have a priority offer many years back. Probably because my internship was done under other audit team's department thus my performance wasn't assessed.

I still managed to get a big4 offer after I graduated when I applied.

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Thanks for ur advice.. just super super dejected that didnt get.. i definitely will just apply again

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Old Yesterday, 01:12 AM   #8310
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Hi,

I would need some advise from EY seniors. Does the interview manager the hiring manager as well? This is for experienced hire.

The reason I ask is the interviewing manager covers clients in industries which I'd prefer not to get involved in. I have a feeling I am being shoehorned into certain industries based on experience.

Otherwise, is there any info you are willing to share about the super day (written assessment plus interview)?

For my and my friends' interviews, the interview manager is the hiring manager. The written essay questions are from EY 2020 vision, can google. Questions like 'what is great leadership?', 'what is an effective team?', etc. Interview was Q&A style for me. May I know which sector are you being interviewed for?

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