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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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RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is currently hiring for an experienced Billing Specialist for an immediate opportunity with a Tampa, Florida client. Duties Include: Distribution of invoices on a timely basis Ensure contract terms are followed regarding correct billing rates and schedules Verification that proper documentation requirements are submitted for vendor set-up and other transactions Work closel...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A world class health care company in New York City, NY seeks a Senior Health Care Analyst. In this role, you will be responsible for monitoring risk pool performance, communicating financial results and identifying areas of opportunity for the company and hospital senior management. Responsibilities and Expectations: Produce and manage annual hospital performance review packets i...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Corporate Accountant for their Pittsburgh, PA location. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. This position is required to/ responsible for: All aspects of accounting related to a manufacturing facility, including month-end close, reporting, budgeting, inventory accounting and margin analysis Will also be involved with a d...
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RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant in Edison, NJ. Duties: Prepare annual budget for all affiliate companies Prepare reports and analyses as requested for company bi-weekly Management Meetings Prepare quarterly trial balances and account analyses for three of the nine affiliate companies included in the consolidation financial statements Reconcile intercompany accounts, agi...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is searching for a Senior Reporting Analyst in Pittsburg, PA. This is a full time opportunity with this company. This position is required to/ responsible for: Preparation and issuance of all external reported financial information This includes the annual report on SEC Form 10-K including XBRL, quarterly reports on SEC Form 10-Q including XBRL, other SEC required repo...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is seeking a Senior Tax Accountant in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PA) area for one of our premier clients. Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm providing flexible and permanent staffing solutions in the skill areas of technology, finance and accounting, and healthcare. We have been matching job seekers and employers since 1962 and are committed to "Great...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Leave Administrator in Philadelphia, PA. The HR Solutions Center (HRSC) Leave Administrator, under the direction of the Manager, HR Solutions Center, is responsible for the administration of the Leave of Absence (LOA) process, short- and long-term disability, Family Medical Leave (FML), Emergency Medical Leave (EML), worker's compensation, and Americans wi...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a leading regional Public Accounting firm, is seeking a Tax Manager in the Purchase, New York (NY) area to join its growing staff. In this role you will supervise staff and mentor applicable tax staff, manage the entire tax compliance process from beginning to end, and provide tax research and planning to a diverse client base. If you are seeking an opportunity to joi...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client located in Montvale, New Jersey (NJ) is currently looking for a Denials Supervisor. The main function will be to have complete understanding of Managed Care Contracts & Denials. REQUIREMENTS: Must have hospital experience Experience with ICD9, CPT Codes, UB forms, and Provider Biller Ability to complete projects in a timely manner and with accuracy is critical Must be...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Description: Audit senior for growing firm. Duties include working on balance sheet and income statements for a diverse client base. Skills: Bachelor's degree in accounting with 2-4 years of public accounting experience. CPA preferred. REQUIREMENTS: Skills: Bachelor's degree in accounting with 2-4 years of public accounting experience. CPA preferred....
RESPONSIBILITIES: A world class financial services company in Newark, New Jersey (NJ) seeks a Senior IT Auditor. This position is responsible for participating in all aspects of the audit including the planning, control analysis, testing, issue development and reporting phases for the Annuities & Retirement businesses. This individual will be expected to engage in dialogue with business/IT unit ma...
Accountant Houston, TX About us: Posey International Inc serves as a worldwide Freight Forwarder and Customs Broker. Our focus is on shipments via ocean, air, rail, barge and truck to clients who must satisfy both budgetary and operational needs, offering door to door services and Customs Clearing in the USA. As the world premier full service and asset-based freight forwarder, Posey has leveraged...
WG Consulting is a full service consulting firm headquartered in Houston, Texas with an international office located in London. We are a member of the Willis Group family of companies and our team of proven, respected experts provide consulting and tactical solutions to businesses on an interim or project basis, employing a flexible, virtual bench model that maximizes value and minimizes cost. We...
AMERICAN ANESTHESIOLOGY GROUP JOB DESCRIPTION ____ Job Level: 9 Department: Patient Accounts Job Class: Collection Administrator Approved By: Regional Director Job Title: Non-Government Collector Reports To: Manager ___ JOB SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Manager of Collections, the Collection Administrator is responsible for effective and efficient accounts receivable management of a...
Budget Analyst Must have Power Generation Industry cost tracking, project budgeting experience. Assist in preparing operating budgets for units/departments. Reviews expenditures for conformance. Maintains records. Audits Accounts. Bachelors Degree or equivalent. 1 to 2 years experience. CANDIDATE MUST BE A US CITIZEN/ GREEN CARD HOLDER For more career opportunities, please logon to www.gdkn.com...
This Staff Accountant position will develop and maintain financial statements and statistical reports for internal and external use using Great Plains, Bi360, and Hyperion software. * Ensure accuracy of financial statements and reports. * Generate and publish periodic financial information, accounting and statistical reports, and other data as required, either via hard copy, electronic reporting o...
Company Confidential Doylestown, PA, 18901
Bucks County telecom company seeks an Accounts Payable Specialist for its Warrington office. The primary focus of this position is performing accounting and clerical tasks related to maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1-3 years of experience with the following: - Process incoming accounts payable mail - Sort, code, verify and ent...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Accountant in Seattle, WA. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Duties: Performs multiple accounting functions including preparing standard and specialized financial statements, financial reports as directed gathers financial information to prepare entries into accounts, such as general ledger accounts, balance sheets, i...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking two Property Accountants in Garden City, New York (NY). The client is a leading Long Island based real estate organization and due to major growth, is seeking two Property Accountants. Great opportunity to join a premier company with unlimited advancement potential and very competitive compensation and benefits. Will provide support to the Property Acco...
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