How to Make Your Firm a Success Magnet

Learn what it takes to attract the best talent and merger partners. by Robert Fligel, CPA RF Resources LLC For many in the CPA business, organic growth is going to be very slow for the next several years. So, CPA … Continued

Women Report Growing Career Dismay

Survey reveals widening gap with men. Only 48 percent of women are satisfied with their careers, compared to 59 percent of men — a gap that has only widened from year to year, according to a Mergis Group survey. And … Continued

Accountants’ Job Optimism Hits New Low

Index hits recessionary levels. A leading gauge of confidence among finance and accounting professionals has hit its lowest level since early 2009. But 61 percent are confident in the future of their current employer, up from 56 percent in the … Continued

100 “Best Accounting Firms to Work For”

Accounting Today’s fourth year for the list. Top winners are to be announced at Accounting Today’s 2nd Annual Growth & Profitability Summit on Oct. 25-27 in Las Vegas. The Best Accounting Firms to Work For list includes 50 small firms … Continued

CPA Firms Cut Salaries for New Grads

But corporate employers raise starting pay. While most new college graduates are just happy to get a job this Spring, they’re probably happier going to work in business and industry because that’s where the money is. Starting salaries in public accounting are sinking … Continued

No Surprise: The Best Firms Pay More

But they bill for it too. The best firms, according to INSIDE Public Accounting, start paying more from the first day and from the bottom up. For instance, IPA’s Best of the Best pay new graduates about $55,000, compared to … Continued