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"busy season?"

The firms do a great job at telling that our "busy season" begins in January and ends in March. I call bull! It really starts in November and ends in April, and from May-October, there's plenty of "busy" weeks.
Got a taste of busy season this past week...our team and the cleaning folk were the only ones in the building at around 8pm, got out to the parking lot at 10 pm and our cars were the only cars in the 500 car parking lot. Ah, the wonders of our profession.

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CresceNet said…
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Marmion said…
How is the load for the other service arms of the Big Four? I guess what I'm after is do you have any freinds/contacts in the MMA/PCS/GSol division (Advisory), and do you know if they have their 'busy seasons' or much more 'relaxed' loads compared to auditors?
Cheers
Anonymous said…
I will be working for a big4 firm starting in August. Do you ever feel unsafe to go back to the deserted parking lot late at night? Or is that and has never been a problem for you?
notfordisplay said…
Parking lots/garages are usually not unsafe because they're usually not in the city and not in rough neighborhoods. But I guess if they are in rough neighborhoods, then it might be in issue, and you will be better served leaving with your team.
Anonymous said…
would you say the best time then to take the cpa would be between may and october when its not so bust
bitter said…
i HATE BUSY SEASON

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