Tax and Accounting Firms Lengthen Hiring Spree

Growth in most segments continues. The U.S. tax, accounting and bookkeeping industries are among the economy’s bright spots, according to CPA Trendlines sources. Here CPA Trendlines reports on: Current hiring trends in each of the bookkeeping, tax, payroll and CPA … Continued

18 Pieces of Today’s Best Job Advice

Get certified. Apply early and often.  Join the survey; get the results. By Rick Telberg I’m looking over the early responses to our new CPA Careers survey and one stands out for its practicality and wisdom. This from a veteran senior finance … 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

Accounting Jobs Advance for 3rd Month in a Row

Accounting and bookkeeping sector adds 17,800 jobs in May. In the biggest single-month gain since the recession, the accounting industry added almost 18,000 new jobs in May, bringing the total headcount to 926,300, a 29-month high. In fact, accounting was … Continued