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Old 20-12-2015, 11:05 AM
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hi anyone can share hows the package like for their junior roles?

hows their working hours like? currently in ubs ops and the working hours are crazy..

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hi anyone can share hows the package like for their junior roles?

hows their working hours like? currently in ubs ops and the working hours are crazy..
how crazy is UBS hours? what's the remuneration like?

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5k? that is ****ing low man

anyone got any insights for compensation/exit ops? don't want to waste my time preparing for the interview
LJ lah. You wanna apply for 3rd, 4th tier outfits like CA, pay you 5k good enough already still complain. You sure you even can pass through their interview or not.

Pay not good then apply to elsewhere lah. Nobody is putting a gun to your head and forcing you to apply right.

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Hi guys, fresh grad here. I've got two options:

Mid tier accounting firm (Internal Audit) vs CA Performance Reporting

Former is obviously low pay but involves more interesting work than Performance Reporting which is more or less data processing. But the exit opps in the latter are probably better?

Lets just assume I'm equally interested in both, what are some of the pros/cons you guys can think of?
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Hi guys, fresh grad here. I've got two options:

Mid tier accounting firm (Internal Audit) vs CA Performance Reporting

Former is obviously low pay but involves more interesting work than Performance Reporting which is more or less data processing. But the exit opps in the latter are probably better?

Lets just assume I'm equally interested in both, what are some of the pros/cons you guys can think of?
Both are limited opp tbh. Mid tier accounting firm has no CV branding and most likely will end up in other mid tiers or SMEs in the long term. If by "mid tier" you mean RSM or BDO maybe still got a bit of hope, if not then it's more or less game over for any future with MNC/local bluechips or public sector.

CA option too administrative and after 3-4 weeks you will figure out everything you need to know and honestly such basic SOP skillset not much real value in the market. It's going to be standard route of 3-4 years entry, 3-4 years senior and if you are lucky after that maybe some sort of team lead or assistant manager role.

Since both of them not good, I suggest you stick with the one that has higher pay.
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Bad company, decent culture, bad pay, limited prospects. Proceed with caution.
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Both are limited opp tbh. Mid tier accounting firm has no CV branding and most likely will end up in other mid tiers or SMEs in the long term. If by "mid tier" you mean RSM or BDO maybe still got a bit of hope, if not then it's more or less game over for any future with MNC/local bluechips or public sector.

CA option too administrative and after 3-4 weeks you will figure out everything you need to know and honestly such basic SOP skillset not much real value in the market. It's going to be standard route of 3-4 years entry, 3-4 years senior and if you are lucky after that maybe some sort of team lead or assistant manager role.

Since both of them not good, I suggest you stick with the one that has higher pay.
Thanks for the honest feedback.

Any idea about the salary structure in CA?

At least with the mid tier (one of the two you mentioned) I know exactly what I'm in for and there's the chance I could move to big 4 for a while for CV purposes (a fair amount of people I know that worked there have done that). It's definitely lower starting than CA but it would help if I could compare the salary progression.
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Thanks for the honest feedback.

Any idea about the salary structure in CA?

At least with the mid tier (one of the two you mentioned) I know exactly what I'm in for and there's the chance I could move to big 4 for a while for CV purposes (a fair amount of people I know that worked there have done that). It's definitely lower starting than CA but it would help if I could compare the salary progression.
What's the appeal about Big 4 anyway? I can understand for a fresh graduate wanting to get the brand and bear out the sweat shop for a few years and then moving on to big companies, but going one big round just to get into Big 4 as an experienced hire at jr levels?

Don't see the point honestly. Would the CV really be valued by hirers if you try to sell yourself to MNCs as a 30 year old KPMG associate drawing 3k? I doubt so.
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how's the salary increment like at CA?
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