The average starting salary for students graduating this year with a business major – including accounting – has declined slightly over the last year, according to the latest salary survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
CFOs reported that vacant staff-level accounting or finance jobs take an average of four weeks to fill, while open management-level positions take five weeks on average to fill, according to a new Robert Half poll.
In today's increasingly litigious society, there's certainly no shortage of lawsuits or the lawyers needed to negotiate those proceedings. There's a new player emerging as an indispensable part of many attorneys' legal teams: the forensic accountant.
Areas of general accounting and finance – including forecasts and budgets, financial reporting, and mergers and acquisitions – were cited by more than half of CFOs as projects they would likely outsource to financial consultants and interim managers in the next twelve months, according to a recent survey.
Since 2012, EY has advanced its commitment to supporting veterans by joining the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a coalition comprised of leading corporations committed to hiring 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020.
A recent survey of CIOs and IT professionals by Robert Half Technology revealed that although a majority of CIOs believe their IT employees are quite happy with their jobs, more than one-third of IT workers reported job dissatisfaction.
Many employers are pulling out all the stops to attract employees with in-demand skills, including offering better benefits, higher pay, and improved training and development opportunities, according to a new survey of CFOs.
While many of today's CFOs have taken the usual finance stepping-stones toward their executive roles, they believe tomorrow's CFOs will need new experiences and key skills to meet the evolving needs of business, according to a new report.
During a recent webinar presentation – "The Twelve Questions Rising Stars Ask about the Path to Partner" – Tamera Loerzel, a partner with ConvergenceCoaching LLC, offered advice regarding the role managers and partners need to take in helping young CPAs rise to partner.
Having expertise in such topics as international tax laws and global regulatory requirements will be somewhat or very necessary for accounting and finance professionals five years from now, according to 69 percent of CFOs who were recently surveyed.