While about 100,000 firms with combined annual revenues of approximately $120 billion make up the accounting services, employment in accounting typically involves working for just one of three sizes of employers:
- The Big Four accounting firms -- Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG and Ernst & Young -- that together offer about 650,000 accounting jobs and bill over $100 billion annually
- Midsize US accounting firms, including Grant Thornton, McGladrey & Pullen and BDO Seidman
- Smaller accounting and auditor firms that primarily serve specialized industries and local businesses
The accounting services market is fragmented: The 50 largest accounting companies hold just less than 50 percent of the market, according to Hoovers.Other jobs in accounting can be found at large accounting-related companies such as payroll services provider Automatic Data Processing (ADP) and tax preparer H&R Block, Hoovers says.
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PORTFOLIO MANAGER – ACCOUNTANCY PRACTICE - BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Bucks County, PA, PA
Clemson University Clemson, SC, 29632
The School of Accountancy and Finance invites applications for full-time tenure track position(s) at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor beginning in August 2014. All areas considered as well as non-tenure Visiting position(s). JOB DESCRIPTION: Successful candidates will be expected to conduct high quality research published in top-tier academic journals and participate in prominent nationa...
City University of New York New York, NY, 10007
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT The Stan Ross Department of Accountancy at Baruch College of the City University of New York invites applications for tenured or tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor positions, with an appointment date of fall 2015 QUALIFICATIONS Applicants for senior positions should have a completed Ph.D. degree, a record of excellent scholarly research, and demons...
Reynolds American Inc. Winston-Salem, NC
Position Description: Do you want to be a leader who helps define and shape the future? Are you a game-changer? We invite you to join our team and work with a world-class group of people who are creative, ambitious, and driven to excel. The Finance function is offering an internship opportunity to assist the function in providing financial leadership in every facet of RAI and its operating compa...
Marten Transport New York, NY
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTThe Stan Ross Department of Accountancy at Baruch College of the City University of New York invites applications for tenured or tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor positions, with an appointment date of fall 2015QUALIFICATIONSApplicants for senior positions should have a completed Ph.D. degree, a record of excellent scholarly research, and demonstrated...
Deloitte Appleton, WI
Description FINANCE, AUDIT & ACCOUNTANCY For our job family Finance, Audit & Accountancy we are looking for motivated High Young Potentials who want to launch their career in a multidisciplinary and dynamic environment and for whom financial statements have no secrets. When you start within Finance, Audit & Accountancy you will learn all there is to know about financial processes and how to app...
Hammel Accountancy Services Ltd San Francisco, CA
You will gain practical experience in all areas of bookkeeping, whilst also gaining your AAT. You will be trained in all areas of bookkeeping & administration including: Accounts Payable Accounts receivable Credit Control Payroll Bank reconciliations...
A well established firm of accountants and business advisors is seeking an experience Payroll Senior for their Sheffield office. This is a newly created position aimed at centralising the payroll service into one full time role in Sheffield, rather than being spread across 4 staff in parts at present. So whilst there will still be support for holiday cover and at busy periods within the business ...
haysshc San Francisco, CA
VAT SPECIALIST CONSULTANT JOB FOR LEADING ACCOUNTANCY PRACTICE IN SALISBURY WILTSHIRE Our client, a leading firm of accountants in Salisbury, provide a range of services to private clients, agricultural and landed estates, the bloodstock and equine sector, medium sized companies (typically owner managed or family owned business), research & development tax relief, entrepreneurs services, corporat...
A friendly local accountancy practice, that has enjoyed considerable success over the last 10 years, is continuing it’s expansion with the recruitment of an Assistant Accountant. Working as part of a team of 9 from newly refurbished offices, you will report directly to the owner of the business and be involved every aspect of client work from the initial bookkeeping through to quarterly VAT retur...
Reed Bristol, RI
Organisation Description A new, and exciting opportunity is now available in the South of Bristol for a finance or accountancy graduate. The position provides a great opportunity to progress within a large UK company from a Credit Controller to an Accountant. Study support in either ACCA or CIMA is provided throughout , and the individual must be enthusiastic, self driven, organised and eager t...
An exciting opportunity has become available to join a dynamic and rapidly expanding accountancy firm in Chesterfield. This role reports directly into one of the firm’s Partners, and will involve overseeing a portfolio of clients - reviewing work, looking after clients’ needs and allocating work to more junior staff. Working from newly refurbished offices in the town centre, the firm looks at pr...
A rapidly expanding accountancy practice in central Chesterfield are seeking an experienced bookkeeper to join their small and friendly team. You will take responsibility for weekly and monthly bookkeeping for a number of the firm’s key clients. In addition, you will also be involved in quarterly management accounts production, VAT returns, CIS returns and helping to train clients to use Sage sof...
Semi Senior / Party Qualified Accountant - Sheffield - up to £22,000 study One of Yorkshire’s most prestigious and successful accountancy firms is seeking an experienced semi senior or part qualified accountant for their Sheffield office. Working as part of a team both in the office and at client sites, duties will include accounts production, audit, basic tax computations and various projects a...
Reynolds American Inc. Winston Salem, NC, 27108
Do you want to be a leader who helps define and shape the future? Are you a game-changer? We invite you to join our team and work with a world-class group of people who are creative, ambitious, and driven to excel. The Finance function is offering an internship opportunity to assist the function in providing financial leadership in every facet of RAI and its operating companies. Summer MBA i...
Tenure track faculty position with responsibility in the areas of research, teaching and service. Candidates will be expected to publish research in “A” level accounting and/or finance journals. All areas of teaching and research interest will be considered; however, our primary teaching needs are financial and managerial....
Tenure track faculty position with responsibility in the areas of research, teaching, and service. Expected to publish research in “A” level accounting and/or finance journals. All areas of teaching and research interest will be considered; however, our primary teaching needs are financial and managerial....
Bentley University Waltham, MA, 02154
Bentley University is always seeking qualified candidates for current and future openings as Adjunct Lecturers in the Accountancy Department. We encourage all qualified applicants to put their application into this pool for future consideration. Opportunities regularly occur, somethimes on short notice. We have a very wide range of course offerings in Cost Management, Financial Accounting and Repo...
Tax Senior - CPA Edison, NJ $Excellent DOE Plus Comprehensive Benefits Package including Medical and Dental Plans, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, 401 (k) plan Our client is a nation-wide organization that provides succession planning and consultancy services to CPAs and CPA firms. They are now seeking a Tax Senior to join their team. This is an excellent role for a tax professional with...
Company Confidential Birmingham, AL
Analyzes records, systems and processes while performing financial, operational, and compliance audits. May also perform work to accomplish investigative and/or advisory services. Evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls. Makes recommendations for improving processes, procedures, and controls. Supports the audit process through planning audit activities, performing the audi...
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Accounting Career Tools
$30,000.00 - $74,000.00
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Some College Coursework Completed
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Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
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Attention to Detail
Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
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