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Accounting Industry Overview


While about 100,000 firms with combined annual revenues of approximately $120 billion make up the accounting services industry, 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 auditing 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.

Accounting Job Market


Accounting job opportunities are plentiful in the US and expected to stay that way. In 2010, there were more than 1.2 million US accounting and auditing workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Auditing and accounting employment is expected to grow by 16 percent between 2010 and 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations, the BLS reports. Nearly 191,000 new accounting jobs are expected to open up over that time period.

Small and midsize public accounting firms made big cutbacks during the recession, driving many people to shift their accounting careers into the corporate sector. Now that the economy is recovering, public accounting firms are looking to upgrade their staff, creating openings in higher-level accounting positions.

While public accounting hiring is picking up for positions at all levels, professionals at the senior-accountant level are particularly in demand, according to Robert Half International’s 2012 Salary Guide. Demand is also strong for tax professionals, especially those with international tax backgrounds. To bring recent accounting graduates into the profession, Big Four firms have stepped up their campus recruiting efforts. The hardest accounting jobs to fill include controllers, internal auditors, accountants, tax accountants, cost accountants, auditors and accounting operations personnel, according to the Robert Half report.

Accounting Salaries


Median annual accountant and auditor salaries were $62,850 in May 2011, according to the BLS. The middle half earned between $48,920 and $83,210. The top 10 percent earned nearly $110,000.
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CashCall Auto is seeking a dynamic leader to architect and lead the Title and Insurance department in its newly established Auto Division. This startup venture will require a flexible leader with acute business acumen in the automotive finance industry. The incumbent will possess a thorough and intimate knowledge of the automotive vehicle titling process, national DMV procedures and regulations, a...
PURPOSE AND DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS CashCall is looking for dynamic professionals that are self-motivated, trustworthy and can quickly adapt to change in a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidates will support and promote a positive work atmosphere. Teamwork is essential to our success and we are looking for individuals that demonstrate caring, compassion and ability to get along with o...
PURPOSE AND DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS CashCall is looking for dynamic professionals that are self-motivated, trustworthy and can quickly adapt to change in a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidates will support and promote a positive work atmosphere. Teamwork is essential to our success and we are looking for individuals that demonstrate caring, compassion and ability to get along with o...
PURPOSE AND DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS CashCall is looking for dynamic professionals that are self-motivated, trustworthy and can quickly adapt to change in a fast-paced environment. The Collection Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the daily production and performance of the collection team to ensure that performance and quality customer service goals are met. This position assists in d...
Position: Financial Analyst, Assoc Location: Houston, TX Duration: 8-11-14 to 3-31-15 Pay Rate: Market Rate * LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY * Prominent Energy company looking for an Accountant with experience in: Accounting for and analyzing Accounts Receivable and Bad Debts Cash handling General ledger Great Plains and/or SAP preferred, Strong organizational skills to manage research items Ability to per...
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Job Title: Sr. SEC Reporting Analyst Requisition: SC13653 Summary Super Micro Computer, Inc. is looking for a Senior SEC Reporting Analyst who will report to the Director of Financial Reporting and Planning. This position's primary role will be to provide financial reporting for 10Q and 10K in compliance with GAAP and SEC reporting standards, provide analysis and information for effective manageme...
Fund Accountant - Private Equity Investment Firm, West Palm Beach Fund Accountant must have 3-5 years experience in Financial Services, Hedge Fund, Mutual Fund, or other professional investment portfolio fund accounting environment. Candidate must bring strong knowledge of technical accounting, US GAAP and. Public "Big 4" accounting and CPA are preferred. Primary duties include, but are not limite...
Summary: The Billing Specialist (BS) is responsible for a broad range of billing processes related to managing the Ready to Bill unbilled revenue. The employee will proactively work assigned payer billing to maximize accurate and timely payment. The BS will observe company policies and all applicable laws and regulations regarding the billing of medical claims. The employee must have the ability t...
OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE QUALITY FINACIAL SERVICES RESPONSIVE TO THE MEMBER-OWNERS WHILE MAINTAINING A SOUND FINANCIAL POSTION. Join our team as an Automated Services Specialist. ROLE: To provide support in the financial management and operations of the credit union through maintenance of accounting records and reports. Performs routine assigned tasks within the Accounting department according to...
Exciting Cincinnati organization is seeking a senior accountant to perform month-end close, financial reporting and ad hoc projects. We are an exciting Cincinnati company who has grown in the last several years. We are looking to expand our accounting team and are looking for a senior accountant with 2-5 years of previous accounting experience. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits pack...
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We have a job opening for a Revenue Accounting Manager position located in Houston, TX. This position will manage the day-to-day duties of the revenue accounting department and assist in development and maintenance of revenue accounting policies and procedures. The job duties for the Revenue Accounting Manager position include: - Managing the revenue accounting department. - Assist in development...
Cincinnati based organization seeks a senior accountant with a background in inventory accounting. Primary responsibilities will include the monthly accounting, forecasting and internal reporting of all inventory related balance sheet accounting and certain income statement accounts. Specific job responsibilities will include: Performing all month-end close accounting responsibilities including jo...
Large Cincinnati organization is seeking to add a senior financial analyst to Finance team. We are seeking an individual with previous finance experience at a large corporate organization. This individual must have strong Microsoft Excel skills and must be accustomed to analyzing large volumes of data to identify trends. This senior financial analyst will also be responsible for assisting in both...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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