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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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Overall Purpose: Responsible for conducting and documenting moderate to complex audit projects with direction from Audit Manager. Key Roles and Responsibilities: May provide functional advice or training to less experienced audit staff, and run smaller audit jobs, but does not have direct reports. Audit responsibilities include the review, analysis, and monitoring of procedures and systems of int...
Job Location: Key West, FL Five to nine (5-9) years experience with Hardware or Software Asset Management. Responsible for ensuring the internal processes related to IT Service Management and Delivery are applied and used across the enterprise to ensure timely resolution of incidents and drive high availability. This role will leverage processes, utilizing ITIL best practices, to ensure the IT or...
Why UMB Energetic. Friendly. Fun. Not exactly the words that first come to mind when you think about working in the financial industry, right? We get it. At UMB we pride ourselves on being different. We operate in a team-based environment, made up of diverse associates who are passionate, innovative and focused! We have plenty of tradition too – actually over 100 years of it! We're proud of our ...
SEC Reporting Manager Salary – $100-115K plus bonus Expanding publicly traded medical technology company has terrific opportunity for proactive CPA. Individual will be responsible for the preparation and analysis of financial statements and supporting schedules in compliance with GAAP. Will work closely with top-notch financial management team in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. RESPONS...
About Penn Mutual Established in 1847, The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company is committed to the noble purpose of helping individuals, families and small businesses make the most of life’s possibilities. As an original pioneer of mutual life insurance in America, we believe that our financial strength and mutual advantage support our ability to consistently deliver on our promises. We partner wi...
Accounting Assistant Description: Accounting Assistant Reports to: Controller Supervises: NA Objective: The Accounting Assistant’s job objectives include daily accurate financial transaction posting focused on cash receipts and accounts payable. There are monthly and bi-monthly requirements on financial transactions. To successfully complete the objectives, the accounting assistant must be wel...
Why UMB Energetic. Friendly. Fun. Not exactly the words that first come to mind when you think about working in the financial industry, right? We get it. At UMB we pride ourselves on being different. We operate in a team-based environment, made up of diverse associates who are passionate, innovative and focused! We have plenty of tradition too – actually over 100 years of it! We're proud of our ...
Overall Purpose: Responsible for conducting and documenting moderate to complex audit projects with direction from Audit Manager. Key Roles and Responsibilities: May provide functional advice or training to less experienced audit staff, and run smaller audit jobs, but does not have direct reports. Audit responsibilities include the review, analysis, and monitoring of procedures and systems of int...
City: Kent State: Washington Postal/Zip Code: 98032 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisitions...
A Tax Preparer job is currently available with Accounting Principals in Greensboro, NC. The ideal candidate will have solid accounting skills, be able to multi-task, take initiative, and have a strong work ethic. Tax Preparer job responsibilities: • Work with external clients for a CPA Firm • Business tax preparation Qualifications: • BS and CPA • 5+ years of experience in public accounting ...
Description IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. This Senior Capital Accountant position will have primary responsibility in supporting the Legacy Vanguard Market Accountants as they perform various areas of the capital accounting ...
This role provides a unique opportunity for a finance professional to develop sales finance skills while working with all PepsiCo divisions (Frito Lay, Pepsi Beverages Company, PepsiCo Americas Beverages, and Quaker). The position will serve as finance lead to 2-3 of the General Managers of our top US customers, supporting performance reporting and analysis and key initiatives as well as providing...
Staff Accountant Industry leading, billion dollar, company is looking for a staff accountant to join their group. The staff accountant will work within their Corporate group and have a focus on GL accounting. The company offers a great, laid back, atmosphere as well as strong compensation and benefits. The ideal candidate, for the Staff Accountant role, has 1+ years of corporate accounting or pu...
Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC. is the third largest regional accounting firm in Southeast and the largest local firm in Middle Tennessee with our headquarters located in Brentwood, Tennessee. We have been consecutively awarded in 2013 and 2014 as a Nashville Business Journal Best Place to Work as well as a Tennessean Top Place to Work. We are seeking a Japanese and English speaking individual...
Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting - CPA Senior Accountant wanted for a large, publicly traded, company. This person will have wide exposure to all external reporting, and technical accounting, aspects for the company. The person must have strong experience with SEC reporting and technical accounting as well as strong business partnering skills as the role will partner with many other groups...
Assoc Director of Finance - Biotech Global industry leader, experiencing explosive growth, is targeting a top senior level finance professional to support one of their key global functions. This person will serve as the key financial, operational and business partner to organization. The Assoc Director of Finance will report to a VP of Corporate FP&A and have a high level of exposure across this ...
Senior Accounting Manager - CPA A world class pharmaceutical company is targeting a top of the line accounting & finance professional to join their team. This role will be the main accounting & finance business partner to two global business units. The position will have significant high level operational exposure and be looked upon for key decision support. The ideal candidate for this role is a...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
Description This position will be responsible for collecting, processing, analyzing and investigating home health care claims and determining payment responsibility. Qualifications Qualifications: High School Graduate or GED required. Experience: Two years experience in Home Health Billing/Collections required....
Company Confidential Harlingen, TX, 78550
NewToday.bmp Professional CPA firm in Harlingen, Texas seeks CPA or CPA candidate with three plus years public accounting experience in income tax. Excellent partnership opportunity. Email resume to: *****...

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