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Hello Everyone,

This website has been a great help to me and brought me from UK to US and now i am in need for the last favor: job hunting. I have been looking for jobs in Accounting but no luck yet. I have a MSc in Accounting and Finance from UK but not much experience. I was working in retail since college to support myself. Once finished my masters stuck to my company due to my manager's promise that he would promote me and make me Assistant Manager. This is all in UK (i mean my work experience). So I have BA in Accounting, MSc in Accounting and Finance but experience as Supervisor in Retail for 5 years. I want a job in my field in accounting. Every entry level job is asking for 1-3 years experience. My experience in accounting is null. So i am struggling. I am in Berkeley, CA. I was also planning to start studying CPA but without a job i think i wont last very long (i.e. financially). Any suggestions from anyone will be highly appreciated.

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Some questions: Where are you looking for job announcements? Have you checked the non-profit sector for accounting-related opportunities (idealist.org, grist.org, craiglist.org)? Have you contacted Accountemps (accountemps.com)?

Hello Everyone,

This website has been a great help to me and brought me from UK to US and now i am in need for the last favor: job hunting. I have been looking for jobs in Accounting but no luck yet. I have a MSc in Accounting and Finance from UK but not much experience. I was working in retail since college to support myself. Once finished my masters stuck to my company due to my manager's promise that he would promote me and make me Assistant Manager. This is all in UK (i mean my work experience). So I have BA in Accounting, MSc in Accounting and Finance but experience as Supervisor in Retail for 5 years. I want a job in my field in accounting. Every entry level job is asking for 1-3 years experience. My experience in accounting is null. So i am struggling. I am in Berkeley, CA. I was also planning to start studying CPA but without a job i think i wont last very long (i.e. financially). Any suggestions from anyone will be highly appreciated.


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Dear LeftCoastLady

Thanks a lot. I was applying through indeed, craigslist and recently started on monster. Never knew idealis, grist or account temps. Thanks for the info. Much appreciated. Wish me luck. Thanks.

Some questions: Where are you looking for job announcements? Have you checked the non-profit sector for accounting-related opportunities (idealist.org, grist.org, craiglist.org)? Have you contacted Accountemps (accountemps.com)?

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Big 4 Audit companies have presence all over the US - Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, Ernst & Young - go to their networking events and reach out to the recruiters - linked in, cold calls... Apply for entry-level positions - that will at least get you a phone interview.


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Hello Everyone,

This website has been a great help to me and brought me from UK to US and now i am in need for the last favor: job hunting. I have been looking for jobs in Accounting but no luck yet. I have a MSc in Accounting and Finance from UK but not much experience. I was working in retail since college to support myself. Once finished my masters stuck to my company due to my manager's promise that he would promote me and make me Assistant Manager. This is all in UK (i mean my work experience). So I have BA in Accounting, MSc in Accounting and Finance but experience as Supervisor in Retail for 5 years. I want a job in my field in accounting. Every entry level job is asking for 1-3 years experience. My experience in accounting is null. So i am struggling. I am in Berkeley, CA. I was also planning to start studying CPA but without a job i think i wont last very long (i.e. financially). Any suggestions from anyone will be highly appreciated.

Look for internships and the like. I wonder if it might be worth getting your qualification accredited to US standards to see where you stand?

I wish you, as a fellow Brit, the best of British in your search going forward :)


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Please stand in downtown San Francisco and tell me the name of the Big Accounting Firm with it's name on the Building.

Then plot yer course on the train.

When finished, report back. Thanks !


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Im also looking for internships. I have already got my certificates accredited. Thanks mate.

Look for internships and the like. I wonder if it might be worth getting your qualification accredited to US standards to see where you stand?

I wish you, as a fellow Brit, the best of British in your search going forward :)

and how will it help?

Please stand in downtown San Francisco and tell me the name of the Big Accounting Firm with it's name on the Building.

Then plot yer course on the train.

When finished, report back. Thanks !

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Well, there's a huge accounting firm there. HUGE. So huge, their name is on the building.


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Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

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