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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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METRO CORPORATION CONTROLLER - JOB DESCRIPTION Classification:Full-time, Exempt Department:Accounting/Finance, Operations Reports to:President/CEO Description of Employer: Metro Corporation is the parent company of several wholly-owned subsidiaries – Kingsburg Box Company, Corsicana Box Company, Aetna Glass Company, Inc., and Gulf South Framing Supplies, Inc. Metro Company and its subsidiaries are...
Company Confidential Carrollton, TX, 75006
Well capitalized private IT services and software company seeks and experienced financial executive as CFO. As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Chief Financial Officer will report to the President and assume a strategic role in the overall financial management of the company. The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling...
Please note we are located approximately 40 miles WEST of Katy on I-10. JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Accounts Receivable/Collections Clerk Department: Administration Reports To: Controller FLSA Status: Non-Exempt SUMMARY: Maintains customer accounts by performing the following duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, but are not limited to: · Perform account reconciliatio...
Company Confidential Doral, FL, 33166
We are currently seeking an Assistant Controller/ Bookkeeper. Duties and Responsibilities include (but not limited to): * Assist Senior Controller with daily operations.* Property Management Experience * Posting Collected rental money into computer database using industry software. * Maintaining accurate account ledgers and tenant records. * Answer phones * Process Mail * Accurate tally of bank de...
Company Profile: Gibson Capital, LLC., an SEC Registered Investment Advisory firm based in Wexford, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1989. We provide comprehensive portfolio advisory services, based on a strategic asset allocation approach, for high net worth individuals, foundations, and retirement plans nationwide. The firm’s investment strategy is a broadly diversified, multiple-asset-class approac...
Company Profile: Gibson Capital, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisory firm based in Wexford, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1989. We provide comprehensive fee-only portfolio advisory services based on a strategic asset allocation approach to clients nationwide. The firm’s investment strategy is a broadly diversified, multiple-asset-class approach based on the research and writing of its founde...
Company Confidential Wilmington, DE, 19801
CORPORATE BOOKKEEPER/ACCOUNTANT SUMMARY- Need Full charge bookkeeper to maintain General Ledger; including accounts payable and accounts receivable, bank statement reconciliation; analysis of the General Ledger to provide financial statements and reports to management. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. A/P and A/R and all GL functions for for-sale properties and various...
Company Confidential Orlando, FL
Stable, growing company in south Orlando is looking for a new Controller - Drive efficiency and process improvements - Collect, report and interpret financial data - Monitor and report financial performance - Cash flow projections - Create all financial reports - Direct and lead at least 10 managers REQUIREMENTS: - CPA - Bachelors degree required, MBA preferred - 10+ years accounting management ex...
We are looking for an experienced Staff Accountant to join our organization. We are a growing, private company that operates numerous restaurants throughout Southern California and Nevada and our corporate office is located in Glendale, CA.This position is in Glendale, CA in Los Angeles County. Candidates must have an accounting degree and strong communication skills. Moreover, candidates should b...
My client is a publicly-traded service company in the oil and gas industry, and due to growth, they're adding a Senior Accountant to the team. They offer a competitive benefits plan to go along with their compensation, as well as being renowned for their work/life balance. If you or someone you know is interested in pursuing this opportunity, I'd like to hear from you. Senior Accountant Job Duties...
Accounting Principals is seeking a talented, performance-driven and detail-oriented Junior Staff Accountant for an entry level role with a small real estate company located in Austin, Texas. This Staff Accountant job opportunity will offer hands on training and a laid back, open atmosphere. This position offers $35-40K. Responsibilities: •Responsible for all accounting functions related to the mon...
Overview & Responsibilities: The Director of Internal Audit is responsible for planning, conducting and managing financial and operational audits and providing control consultation on security, risks and controls throughout the company. Job Responsibilities: Manage and execute finance and operational audits, including identifying and analyzing risks, planning and prioritizing the audit work, condu...
Parker University in Dallas Texas is seeking an Assistant Controller to perform specific general accounting functions and reporting as needed by the Controller. Responsible for monthly closing processes, accurate financial data integrity and reporting. Provides direct support for A/P, Billing and Payroll. Accountable for data integrity of G/L and other interfacing systems, providing technical guid...
Our client is looking for a sharp individual for a contract to hire Accountant I job in Chicago, IL. You must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field. You must also have experience with general accounting including journal entries, month-end close, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Accountant I Job Responsibilities: Maintains accurate general ledger balances and proper ac...
Customer Services Representative POSITION SUMMARY The Customer Services Representative promotes and sells all retail Bank products and services to new and existing customers. Handles customer service transactions, such as receiving and disbursing funds, posting deposits and withdrawing funds. Provides information and assistance in researching customer problems, balances a cash drawer daily and ans...
The Systems Support Analyst’s role is to coordinate the activities of business specific systems including but not limited to SHAW, custom .NET applications, Great Plains accounting software, Excel workbooks with extensive knowledge of macros, Microsoft SQL and Microsoft Dynamics. This includes gathering and analyzing data in support of business cases, proposed projects, and systems requirements. T...
Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center. We are currently looking for a candidate with Long Term Care Experience. Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid is a requirement. Understanding of Excel is necessary. The position will oversee an AR Bookkeeper, AP/Payroll Coordinator and Receptionist. We offer excellent benefits and a competitive salary....
Prodigy Search has partnered with a manufacturing company in search of an Accounting Clerk for contract to hire. RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, multiple general ledger reconciliations, preparation of monthly journal entries and various special projects on a monthly basis REQUIREMENTS Must have experience with AP, AR and solid G/L Bachelor's Degree About 5 t...
We have a SENIOR TRANSACTION ANALYST job with one of our most respected retail electric energy clients located in the GALLERIA area. The Transaction Analyst will be responsible for data analysis and management reporting by performing transaction management processes such as setting up account data in internal systems, researching/tracking/resolving service transaction issues, preparing manuals and...
SUMMARY OF POSITION: Assist the Plant Controller in maintaining the integrity of financial reporting and control meeting all required due dates and the safeguarding of all company assets. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Responsible for performing basic accounting activities within a plant finance organization. Accounting activities performed may include posting, summarizing, reconciling, auditing, led...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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