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Anonymous
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I am perfect for a Controller position in an industry that I have vast experience in but I cannot get past the In-House Recruiter because they want a CPA. I am an ABA and a CMA. Any...
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Frank Armenio
Title: Senior Consultant
Company: Accounting Management Solutions, Inc.
(Senior Consultant at Accounting Management Solutions, Inc.)
There have been recent discussions about the CPA certification and its relevance to the hiring process.  Many of the discussions involved the debate on whether a CMA vs...
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M. Feldman
Title: Controller
Company: Private
(Controller at Private)
I’m part of a small group tasked with planning a corporate retreat. The purposes in general are relaxation, team-building and brainstorming new ideas. I’ve got the...
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Anonymous

I have my thoughts on this but was curious what the group thought was better training to be CFO and/or controller? MBA or CPA or CMA or what? I recognize they are two different...
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Anonymous
(Assistant Controller)
I have no public accounting experience & I’ve been working in one particular segment for the past 17 years. I’m little over 40. The recruiters insist I will get better...
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Matt Treat
Title: Sr. Accounting Manager
Company: Private
(Sr. Accounting Manager at Private)
If anyone has a good example or sample accounting career objectives,  that would be much appreciated. I'm also interested in any strategy involved. For instance, do I adjust...
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Eva Zarrabi
Title: Fairfield
Company: Iowa
(Fairfield at Iowa)
I will get my MBA in December and I want to apply for CPA certificate , I am very confused whether CMA vs CPA is better. I don't have any public accounting experience. and I am...
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Chris Shumate
Title: Corporate Accountant
Company: Redline Contract Services, LLC
(Corporate Accountant at Redline Contract Services, LLC)
I am curious, I have a sort of education-a-holic type thing going on where I continue to want to gain more knowledge. I am working toward my CPA currently. My ultimate goal is to...
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Anonymous
(Accounting Manager)
Hi, I'm in the cross roads of my career and have about 10 years of experience. I have worked in public accounting, I've been an Accounting Manager, FP&A Manager and...
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Nate O
Title: -
Company: -
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Is it feasible to get an accounting/controlling job without any other credentials? I've read plenty of the CMA vs CPA threads. I'm currently in Germany, but it's difficult...