February 28, 2021

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Featured Job of the Week: Remote Accounting Manager with Golden CPAs in Denver, Colo.

Our featured job this week is a Remote Accounting Manager with Golden CPAs in the Denver, Colo. area. Position: Remote Accounting Manager Location: Denver, Colo. Employer: Golden CPAs Requirements: Strong financial literacy and financial statement analysis. Our clients will rely on you to review their financial statements and set goals, draw conclusions and develop action […]

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Are All Accounting Firms That Claim to Have Work/Life Balance Lying?

“Our firm provides great work/life balance.” How many times have you read that in a job description and thought, “Riiiiiiight”? Don’t worry, you’re not a cynical curmudgeon. Everyone thinks this. And that’s because EVERY firm says it in their job postings. To most accounting firms, “Work/life balance” equates to a casual Friday once a month. […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Senior Accountant with Duggan, Joiner & Company in Ocala, Fla.

Our featured job this week is a Senior Accountant with Duggan, Joiner & Company in Ocala, Fla. Position: Senior Accountant Location: Ocala, Fla. Employer: Duggan, Joiner & Company Requirements: CPA, having 5+ years of recent public accounting experience with an emphasis in tax and accounting. Previous audit experience is helpful but will not be a […]

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Think You Need to Stay in Big 4 Until Manager? Think Again

One of the most common pieces of advice given to young Big 4 professional is to “Stick around until manager.” The thinking goes, you will experience a number different of clients and situations, as well as give you the coveted title that many employers want to see. Firms suggest staying until manager because there’s always […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Remote Accounting Wrangler with Automattic

Our featured job this week is a Remote Accounting Wrangler with Automattic. Position: Remote Accounting Wrangler Location: Remote Employer: Automattic Requirements: The ideal candidate has a minimum of four to seven years of related experience with at least two years at a public accounting firm. CPA license preferred. About Automattic: We are the people behind […]

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Why Working at San Diego-Based Gatto, Pope & Walwick Is a No-Brainer

When Sheena Barnes moved to San Diego, she spoke to every tax firm in the area. She says choosing Gatto, Pope & Walwick was a no-brainer. Yes, a tax accounting job can be fun Even for those of you who get legitimately excited about tax accounting, we know the business can be a bit of […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Accountant with FloQast in Los Angeles

Our featured job this week is an Accountant with FloQast in Los Angeles. Position: Accountant Location: Los Angeles Employer: FloQast Requirements: 2+ years experience in public accounting (assurance) at a Big 4 or national firm; CPA, or CPA candidate; Solid understanding of GAAP; Team player attitude; Extremely organized and detail oriented; Commitment to self-improvement and success; […]

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Love Technology & Accounting? This Company Wants to Hire You.

A software company that makes apps for accountants by accountants? It’s for real, and they’re looking to hire now. If your world is one where technology and accounting collide, you should check them out. FloQast is a startup in the conventional sense, and they’re growing rapidly. They just raised $25 million in series B funding, […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Tax Manager with Duggan, Joiner & Company in Ocala, Fla.

Our featured job this week is a Tax Manager with Duggan, Joiner & Company in Ocala, Fla. Position: Tax Manager Location: Ocala, Fla. Employer: Duggan, Joiner & Company Requirements: CPA, having 5+ years of recent public accounting experience with an emphasis in tax and accounting; Previous audit experience is helpful but will not be a […]

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4 Weird Ways to Keep Your Sanity This Coming Busy Season

Busy season stress is no joke. When it hits and those 60-hour work weeks start piling up, where do you turn? You could (and probably will) drain every last drop out of the company coffee pot or slam green energy drinks composed of dubious ingredients. You’ll probably take a few Office Space-style breaks along the […]

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Here’s How Thrive Market Woke Up From Its Month-end Close Nightmare

Imagine a month-end close process in which the close checklist, reconciliation schedules, and general ledger are in three different places, making it a nightmare for management to know what’s ready for review, if mistakes had been made, and what deadlines had been missed. Sounds dreadful, doesn’t it? But that scenario used to be a reality […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Tax Manager with Hamilton Tharp in San Diego, Calif.

Our featured job this week is a Tax Manager with Hamilton Tharp in San Diego, Calif. Position: Tax Manager Location: San Diego, Calif. Employer: Hamilton Tharp Requirements: Accounting degree or equivalent course work and CPA license. Six or more years’ experience in public accounting with a minimum of three years as a senior accountant or […]

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Make $40k in Three Months This Busy Season

Imagine getting paid by the hour during busy season. Sure, salaried employment is great, and it makes sense for a lot of CPAs. But if you’re someone who isn’t sold on climbing the corporate ladder to enter yourself into the partner lottery 15 to 20 years into your career, then there’s a more flexible and […]

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Survey: Tell Us Your Experiences With the Month-End Close

Hey there, denizens of Going Concern. Please, take this survey that’s sponsored by our partner, FloQast. (Read more about our partnership with them here.) They want to learn what your experiences with the month-end close are. The survey is short and harmless, and you’re doing us a solid. The survey appears below or you can […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Senior Accountant with Santora CPA Group in Newark, Del.

Our featured job this week is a Senior Accountant with Santora CPA Group in Newark, Del. Position: Senior Accountant Location: Newark, Del. Employer: Santora CPA Group Requirements: BS degree in Accounting (or Business Administration); An active CPA license (or be actively pursuing it); At least 3-5 years of recent public accounting experience; Proficiency in income […]

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A Big 4 Alum-Turned-CEO Who Stayed in the Trenches

A few years ago we published an article about what makes a great accounting CEO. Or rather, we published an article about a survey from PwC that asked CEOs what they think makes a great CEO. In that piece, we highlighted a quality identified by many CEOs that surprised PwC—humility. This included “maintaining a modest […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Tax Operations Manager with TaxConnex in Atlanta, Ga.

Our featured job this week is a Tax Operations Manager with TaxConnex in Atlanta, Ga. Position: Tax Operations Manager Location: Atlanta, Ga. Employer: TaxConnex Requirements: Ideal candidates will have 2 to 3 years professional working experience in public accounting or business operations, be independent/self-motivated, comfortable interacting/communicating with C-level executives, and seeking a long-term opportunity in […]

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Got Product Marketing and Accounting Experience? Here’s a Job for You.

FloQast, makers of some really cool software that helps accountants close their books faster, needs help from someone who can spread its message—someone who has strong accounting experience but can also sell clients on why this streamlined closing software is such a leap forward. They need someone who knows product marketing and accounting. But there’s […]

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Beyond Accounting Firms: Should You Work for a Public or Private Company?

We all know the story. It follows a classic 3-act structure: Act I — A young student discovers accounting and falls in love with the potential it will have for his career. Our protagonist believes that a job with an accounting firm will lead to great success, and that he will follow the steps of […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Senior Auditor with Assurance Dimensions in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Our featured job this week is a Senior Auditor with Assurance Dimensions in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Position: Senior Auditor Location: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Employer: Assurance Dimensions Requirements: Proven experience as an auditor; in-depth understanding of auditing and control practices; updated knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; proficient in MS Office (especially Excel) and accounting software; […]

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Buyer Beware: Not All Online Graduate Accounting Programs Are Created Equal

Some online master’s programs are just as rich and rigorous as their traditional, campus-based counterparts. Some, though, are bare-bones programs that often seem more like an afterthought than a carefully designed learning experience. > Download the free “Quality Control Audit Worksheet” to compare multiple graduate-school program options 10 tips to help separate the best online […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Accounting Manager with DePretis CPAs in Pleasanton, Calif.

Our featured job this week is an Accounting Manager with DePretis CPAs in Pleasanton, Calif. Position: Accounting Manager Location: Pleasanton, Calif. Employer: DePretis CPAs Requirements: 7+ years experience recent experience in a CPA firm; CPA License; exceptional oral and written communication skills; positive attitude and high ethical standards; ability to build and manage effective teams; […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Senior Financial Analyst with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Our featured job this week is a Senior Financial Analyst with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee in Chattanooga, Tenn. Position: Senior Financial Analyst Location: Chattanooga, Tenn. Employer: BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field; minimum of 5 years of experience in an accounting role; advanced understanding of financial and accounting theory; […]

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Accounting: Is Our Client Experience Future-Ready?

Earlier this year I read an article in CFO that brought pause. Actually, it brought a lot of pause and for two distinct reasons. Not because I didn’t agree, but because I so definitively did agree. First, what struck me was that this major influencer, among our profession’s key stakeholders (CFOs and Controllers), was telling […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Mergers & Acquisitions Accounting Manager with Pipaya in Vienna, Va.

Our featured job this week is a Mergers & Acquisitions Accounting Manager with Pipaya in Vienna, Va. Position: Mergers & Acquisitions Accounting Manager Location: Vienna, Va. Employer: Pipaya Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting; CPA license; 4 ‐ 8 years of experience working in client service or industry, preferably at a Big 4 firm; […]

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Featured Job of the Week: Accounting Manager with Murray, Stok & Company in San Francisco, Calif.

Our featured job this week is an Accounting Manager with Murray, Stok & Company in San Francisco, Calif. Position: Accounting Manager Location: San Francisco, Calif. Employer: Murray, Stok & Company Requirements: 5+ years’ experience (preferred); bachelor’s degree in accounting required; CPA preferred; desire to grow within the firm; adaptable, assertive, takes initiative; strong communication and […]

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Why Auditors Love Working at Portland’s Perkins & Co

“You have to be damn good to work here.” That’s a common saying at Portland, Oregon-based Perkins & Co But if you’ve got the “damn good-ness,” this is a firm that’s prepared to reward auditors—often in unique ways you won’t find at the Big 4. And, lucky for you, they’re hiring now. Check out the […]

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Should You Make the Switch to Transaction Services?

I’m not too far removed from Big 4 Audit. I remember what it was like. There were some aspects of it that were appealing: I enjoyed having a mix of projects and clients. I worked with a lot of great people. But the thing is, I knew about three months into my audit career that […]

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Crowe Horwath Has More to Offer Than Wearing Jeans All Day

Last year, Crowe Horwath LLP broke all the rules with its mobility strategy launching its “What to Wear” and “Where to Work” initiatives. It was one of the first top ten accounting firms to allow its people to wear casual clothing any day of the week and allow its people to make decisions as to […]

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FloQast, an LA Startup Built by CPAs, Has New Career Opportunities for CPAs

For far too long, public accountants traveled a mostly predictable track; graduation, start with a Big 4 (or 6 or 8, depending on how far you want to go back) firm, put in your couple years and then it was off to private industry, government, or non-profit. Or maybe you’d stick around in public a […]

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Like Auditing But Hate Timesheets? This Florida Firm Wants You

Ah, the timesheet. Not the CPAs worst enemy, but certainly in the top five. You already know why timesheets are such a pain, but just to torture you a bit, here are the reasons we don’t like them: They’re (ironically?) time-consuming to fill out They punish CPAs who work quickly, regardless of the value of […]

When Is the Right Time to Go to Graduate School?

Your career seems like it’s at a standstill. A friend has suggested graduate school, and you’re starting to think about it seriously. You know there are benefits – new skills and knowledge, a boost to your resume, a path to the CPA exam, networking opportunities – but still… How long is it going to take […]

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Senior Associates Interested in Transaction Advisory Wanted in Denver ($75k – $105k per year)

Location: Denver (Local or willing to re-locate only) Compensation: $75k – $105k per year ($65k – $80k base plus 15 – 30% bonus) Required experience: 2 – 4 years Big 4 audit APPLY NOW The role: If you’ve ever contemplated switching from audit to transaction advisory, then this job posting is for you… A Denver-based […]

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Meet This Firm: Prager Metis

Meet This Firm is a series of video interviews featuring the best accounting employers across the United States for high performing accounting professionals and CPAs. Please enjoy this sponsored post courtesy of Prager Metis, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. Please contact Jeff Phillips to learn more about firm partnerships. New York. Los Angeles. London. New Jersey. […]

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Wanted: Someone Looking to Get Experience With the New Revenue Recognition Standard

We have an ASC 606 implementation project starting in a couple weeks. This role is perfect for CPAs with software accounting experience (97-2, 08-1) looking to learn the new revenue standard on-the-job. Click here to apply. Details: Duration:  3+ months Location:  Remote (may require a couple trips to client; all expenses paid) Rate:  $65 – $85 (depends on […]

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Hard Questions on Client Service

The following sponsored content is by Joey Havens, the executive partner of Horne, LLP, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. Do you ever wonder what people outside your circle observe when they look at you? As a profession, if we really stepped back and reflected on our client service approach, what might we see about ourselves? One […]

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Multiple Openings: Senior Consultant, Interim CFO/COO, and Controllers All Needed

Beech Valley has four urgent accounting needs! I know it’s been quiet lately, but our client’s collective post-busy season hangover has finally worn off. We have substantial accounting and finance needs once again. Senior Consultant / Excel Wizard – Atlanta, Ga. (Local Only)  APPLY NOW Interim CFO/COO – New York, N.Y. (Travel reimbursed) APPLY NOW […]

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Meet This Firm: H.J. Umbaugh & Associates

Meet This Firm is a series of video interviews featuring the best accounting employers across the United States for high performing accounting professionals and CPAs. Please enjoy this sponsored post courtesy of H.J. Umbaugh & Associates, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. Please contact Jeff Phillips to learn more about firm partnerships. For nearly 70 years, H. […]

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A Special Offer for Going Concern Readers from Gleim CPA Review

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. About Gleim CPA Review As the leader in accounting exam prep, Gleim has helped candidates pass over 1 million CPA exams. Our proven teaching method prepares you to pass the CPA Exam by using diagnostic quizzes and detailed answer explanations to strengthen weak areas while cultivating […]

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Leadership and Future-ready Accounting Firms: A Conversation with Joey Havens of Horne, LLP

The following conversation is sponsored by Horne, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. Earlier this year, we spoke with Joey Havens, the managing partner of Horne, LLP about complacency in the accounting profession. Since then, Joey Havens has written about the accounting profession’s leadership and planning for the future. Or lack thereof. He’s here again to talk […]

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The Future of Remote Accounting Work with Bruce Phillips of HPC

Remote accounting work opportunities are rapidly increasing. And it’s a topic we are asked about almost every day. Where are the remote accounting opportunities? How do I know if a remote accounting job is right for me? What does the future landscape of remote accounting work look like? How do I build a remote firm? We […]

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Employer-Provided Benefits Shouldn’t Keep You From Being a Freelance CPA

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Beech Valley Solutions. You can read more their partnership with Accountingfly here. There’s a lot of legitimate reasons why freelancing may not make sense for you right now. Maybe one of your superiors at your firm is a fantastic mentor who has taken you under their wing. Maybe you’re […]

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Sell-Side Prep Consulting Need in San Diego ($60-$70/hr.)

.Beech Valley Solutions has a 2-3 month “sell-side prep” consulting need in San Diego. This project is perfect for accounting and finance professionals with Healthcare and Practice Management System (“PMS”) experience. Local professionals preferred, but non-local CPAs with the right experience will also be considered. As always, any potential out-of-town travel expenses will be reimbursed, […]

For Once, the Month-End Close Drives You to Drink for Fun

Please enjoy this sponsored content from FloQast. Join us on Thursday, May 18th from 6 to 8 p.m. for a happy hour panel discussion at the Stack Overflow office in New York City, where attendees can gain insight into best practices for managing the month-end close process. The panel will include accounting and finance executives […]

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Freelancing CPAs: What’s the Risk?

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Beech Valley Solutions. You can read more their partnership with Accountingfly here. Freelancing CPAs out-earn salaried employees in 900 fewer hours a year. That’s 900 hours – I repeat – 900 hours to watch all four hundred plus episodes of Law and Order SVU… twice. That would still leave […]

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How is the CPA Exam Graded? Understanding the CPA Passing Score

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. For many, passing the CPA Exam marks the culmination of many months of effort as well as the beginning of a lucrative career. Most know that you need a 75 to pass, but few are aware that a 75 does not represent 75% correct. Scoring a […]

Are You Choosing to Be a Future Ready Firm?

The following is sponsored content by Joey Havens, the executive partner of Horne, LLP, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. Is your firm future ready? Let’s define future ready as the capacity to be aware, predictive and adaptive of emerging trends, innovations and changes in business, population and the social environment. It is beyond agile due to […]

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Multiple Consulting Needs on an IPO in Houston (travel included) – $45 to $70 an Hour

Beech Valley Solutions has a 2-3 month consulting need on an IPO in Houston. This project is perfect for driven CPAs who want to get experience helping a large private company go public. Specifically, we have openings on this project at the Senior Associate and Associate level, so CPAs with a wide range of experience […]

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Multiple Project-Based CPAs Needed: Remote, Atlanta ($35-$90 per hour)

Ever wondered what it’s like to be your own boss? It’s now possible for highly skilled CPAs straight out of public accounting to take control of their own careers. CPAs across the country are leveraging Beech Valley for high-paying, interesting accounting projects that fit around their schedules. Beech Valley has the following project needs. If […]

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5 Ways to Robot-Proof Your Public Accounting Job

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Beech Valley Solutions. You can read more their partnership with Accountingfly here. It’s inevitable. They’re coming for us, but more importantly, they’re coming for you. Your job. Your livelihood. That cute associate for whom you dream about throwing your life away, yes, they’re coming for him or her too. […]

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Navigating Task-Based Simulations on the New CPA Exam

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. In the months leading up to the launch of the new version of the CPA Exam, the AICPA disclosed many details about how the format and functionality of the exam would change. One final bit of insight the AICPA offered before the new version launched addressed […]

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Here’s How You Can Travel the World After Only a Few Years in Public Accounting

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Beech Valley Solutions. You can read more their partnership with Accountingfly here. Given the 12 hour time difference in Beijing and the uncertainty around Internet access (i.e. Gmail and Facebook are blocked there), it may be hard to coordinate a call presently. On October 8-13 I will be visiting […]

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Is There Anything Worse Than Busy Season? Yes, Performance Reviews

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Beech Valley Solutions. You can read more their partnership with Accountingfly here. Cancer, terrorists, undigested corn – all significantly worse than busy season. But what about within the confines of public accounting? Is there anything worse than busy season? Yes, and it’s formal professional feedback. A late 2015 survey […]

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Senior Associates Needed – $50/$65 an Hour

Beech Valley Solutions has multiple consulting needs across multiple major markets for former senior associates with 2 to 5 years of public accounting experience. Click here to apply! Experienced professionals love working with us! Our interesting contract positions help professionals wanting to spend more time with family, travel the world, or start their own side […]

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CPA Exam Introductory Screens: New Exam Edition Changes

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The changes coming to the CPA Exam on April 1 affect several aspects of the exam, one of which is the duration. While we learned months ago that each section of the exam would now last for four hours, the AICPA recently announced another modification to […]

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Meet This Firm: Ryan & Wetmore, PC

Meet This Firm is a series of video interviews featuring the best accounting employers across the United States for high performing accounting professionals and CPAs. Please enjoy this sponsored post courtesy of Ryan & Wetmore, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. Please contact Jeff Phillips to learn more about firm partnerships. A smaller firm in the Washington […]

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The Accounting Profession’s Leadership Story Must Change

The following is sponsored content by Joey Havens, the executive partner of Horne, LLP, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. The world needs more leaders and the leadership gap is real. If we continue to believe as we have always believed, then we will continue to have narratives and stories like we always have. And, if we […]

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Considering an MBA? 3 Key Questions to Ask Yourself

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Beech Valley Solutions. I’ve never been water-boarded (I keep begging my wife…), but I’m guessing it’s a lot like busy season. I’d say just about anything to make it stop…like, “maybe I should get my MBA?”. Should you? Maybe (probably not). It truly depends on a series of questions […]

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Meet This Firm: Hannis T. Bourgeois LLP

Meet This Firm is a series of video interviews featuring the best accounting employers across the United States for high performing accounting professionals and CPAs. Please enjoy this sponsored post courtesy of Hannis T. Bourgeois LLP, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. Contact Judy Schryver to learn more about firm partnerships. If you are looking for a […]

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CPA Experience Verification: A New Service from NASBA

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. If you’re in CPA Exam land, you or someone you know has probably struggled with the CPA experience requirement. Depending on your jurisdiction, you may be required to work under a CPA for 1-2 years in order to have your experience verified. However, thanks to NASBA’s […]

Deepen Your Relationships, Enhance Your Success

This sponsored content is brought to you by The Siegfried Group. You hear it everywhere, all the time: To be successful, you need to have a solid network of connections. You hear it so often and emphasized so frequently, you might find yourself wondering, “Is this just something people say? How can I develop connections […]

Big 4 Myth Busting: Staying Until Manager

It’s 2017 and the rules have changed. Taco shells are made out of fried chicken skin, the Syracuse mascot can get elected president, and you don’t have to stay to manager in public accounting to maximize your career.

Fighting Complacency in Accounting: A Conversation with Joey Havens, Managing Partner of Horne, LLP

The following conversation is sponsored by Horne, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. Last month, Horne Managing Partner Joey Havens wrote a post on how the “trusted advisor” cliche has led to complacency in the public accounting. He joins us again for a conversation to talk more about  complacency in the accounting profession and the future of […]

How to Prepare an Exit From Public Accounting Into a Government Position

This is sponsored content brought to you by American University. Let’s face it, sometimes your chosen career path just isn’t what you imagined: The challenge of the job fades, the income doesn’t quite equal the time expended, the sexiness of working for a big firm didn’t last. And sometimes you just hate your job and […]

5 Unique Master’s Programs That Might Not Be on Your Radar

Please enjoy this sponsored content brought to you by our graduate university partners. Googling online graduate programs can be a nightmare. First off, it will take a while to trudge through 25 million search results. Ugh… ain’t nobody got time for that. Why is it so hard to find a worthwhile program to make all […]

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Two Words Helping Breed Complacency in Public Accounting: Trusted Advisor

The following is sponsored content by Joey Havens, the executive partner of Horne, LLP, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. The term “trusted advisor” is so overused and embellished in public accounting—to the extent that this term now breeds complacency. In this post, we’ll explore this complacency, what our clients need and what service from a real […]

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How to Make More Money in Accounting

This is sponsored content brought to you by Benedictine University. Almost everyone wants to make more money and why not? A bigger paycheck helps with a lot of things — paying off student loans, saving for a down payment on a major purchase, funding a new venture, travel. If you’re a partner at a firm […]

How to Advance Your Accounting Career With These Overlooked Soft Skills

This sponsored content is brought to you by the University of Scranton. We've heard about the importance of soft skills for years — to the point of nausea. But, hey, they matter. In the end, no one wants to work with someone who is rude, needy, or can’t think for themselves — even if he […]

Let’s Talk MBA Specializations With Utica College

This is a sponsored conversation brought to you by Utica College. At some point in your career, you may have heard a self-deprecating quip from someone who claimed to be a "jack of all trades, but a master of none." It's a slight nod to the idea that someone couldn't decide what they wanted to […]

Sponsored: What Do You Really Want to Do After Graduation?

Please enjoy this content brought to you by Benedictine University. Deciding what you want to do after graduation can be daunting –- not unlike knowing how to answer at age twelve the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” But while the latter question doesn’t have to be answered, the question […]

Sponsored: Should You Get a MAcc on Your Way to the CPA?

CPA at the end of your name? Powerful and sexy. MAcc? The verdict is still out. It can be expensive and honestly, accounting firms don’t require a graduate degree to make partner. You might think, “What’s the point?” If you already scored a high paying first job out of undergraduate without a MAcc, is it […]

Sponsored: Blind: An Anonymous App for Big 4 Employees

Our careers consume a huge portion of our lives. Each of you reading this came here in hopes of finding information pertaining to your career. We talk to friends, colleagues and turn to every online resource imaginable, yet, at the peak of today’s mobile revolution, social apps at our disposal for working professionals are largely […]

Sponsored: This Southern California Firm Will Put You ON A BOAT

Please enjoy this sponsored content featuring Squar Milner, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. Squar Milner is one of the largest accounting firms in Southern California with offices in San Diego, Los Angeles and Newport Beach. Get to know a little more about Squar Milner by watching this video featuring tax senior associate Greg Lankston. Some of […]

Sponsored: How a Graduate Degree in Accounting Really Pays Off

You’ve decided that graduate school is the best way to move up the corporate ladder and find a career you enjoy. Now what? The list of potential graduate degrees can seem intimidating – MAC, MBA, JD, MS and more. How do you find the degree that makes the most sense for you? A good first […]

Sponsored: The CFO Track Demands More Skills Than Ever

Have you considered changing your career track or expanding your skills profile? Please enjoy this sponsored content from Georgetown University about their Masters of Finance program. If you’re an ambitious accounting professional, you might have the title of CFO on your career bucket list. Chief financial officers are quickly becoming the most indispensable and sought […]

Sponsored: Questions to Ask an Interviewer

Please enjoy this sponsored content brought to you by our graduate university partners. Interviews are one of those things that you either walk into with a little moxy or you walk in terrified. Ideally, you've done your research and know almost everything and anything about the firm and the person you're interviewing with, your resume […]

Sponsored: This San Francisco Accounting Firm Is Celebrating Its 40th Anniversary by Taking Its People to Hawaii

Please enjoy this sponsored content featuring OUM & Co., an Accountingfly Firm Partner. OUM & Co. is one of the most prominent accounting firms in the Bay Area, appearing the San Francisco Business Times’ annual ranking of the "Top 25 Largest Bay Area Accounting Firms" every year since 2000. Get to know a little more […]

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Task-Based Simulation Study Tips

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. Task-Based Simulations (TBSs) are a significant part of the current CPA Exam, and their significance will only increase in the next version of the CPA Exam coming in 2017. For the rest of 2016, the AUD, FAR, and REG sections of the CPA Exam will include […]

Sponsored: The Evolving Accounting Education: A Conversation with University of Scranton Professor Doug Boyle

This is sponsored content brought to you by The University of Scranton. Today we welcome Dr. Douglas Boyle, Chairperson and Associate Professor of the University of Scranton Accounting Department. He has over 25 years experience in leadership, finance, operations, corporate governance and business turnarounds while serving in executive positions for a variety of startup, mid-market […]

Sponsored: Guidelines for Taking an Active Role in Your Performance Management

This is sponsored content brought to you by Armanino, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. For better or worse, career progression in public accounting is tied to performance reviews. Employees tend to see these reviews as a once-a-year report card, rather than an ongoing process, and this is a mistake. By taking an active role in your […]

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CPA Exam Multiple-Choice Questions

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. Multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are a major component of the CPA Exam. Every section of the current version of the CPA Exam contains several dozen MCQs, which will retain their significance in the next version of the exam. However, CPA Exam multiple-choice questions will not retain their […]

Sponsored Content: Apply for Senior Associate and Manager Openings at Lurie and Receive Two Packers/Vikings Tickets

This is sponsored content from Lurie, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. Cheer on the Minnesota Vikings as they take on their biggest rival, the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, September 18th! The first 3 viable candidates to meet with Lurie for our current Senior Associate and Manager openings will receive two free tickets to the home […]

Sponsored: Why a Bank VP Got Her Master of Accounting Degree (And Why You Should, Too)

Please enjoy this sponsored content from The University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School, an Accountingfly University Partner. To move her career to the next level, Bank of North Carolina’s Vice President of Balance Sheet Strategy returned to school, adding new skills and credentials to her resume.  Are you ready for the next big step […]

At Armanino, Pursuing a Niche Results in More Than Just Making Partner

This is sponsored content brought to you by Armanino, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. In January 2016, Jason Gilbert became a partner at California-based Armanino LLP, 10 years after walking in the door as a 24-year-old staff accountant.  His rise took the usual hard work and talent, but he clinched the partnership spot by getting creative―and […]

Sponsored: Armanino LLP: A Silicon Valley Startup Dressed Up as a CPA Firm

Please enjoy this sponsored content featuring Armanino, an Accountingfly Firm Partner. If you’re not familiar with California-based accounting firm Armanino, it’s about time you got acquainted. You see, Armanino has quietly become one of the most innovative and respected firms in the US. And they’re pretty funny, too. In this year of the denim, no […]

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BEC CPA Exam Section

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. One of the four sections of the CPA Exam is Business Environment and Concepts (BEC). Like the other three sections, the BEC CPA Exam section contains several testlets of multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Currently, BEC is unique because it does not contain any Task-Based Simulations (TBSs) and instead […]

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CPA Exam: What are Task-Based Simulations?

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The CPA Exam consist of three question types: multiple choice (MCQ), Task-Based Simulations (TBS), and written communication (WC). On the current version of the exam, TBSs appear on the AUD, FAR, and REG sections, and Written Communications replace TBSs on BEC. However, the format of the next […]

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Document Review Simulation: Last Minute Tips

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The Document Review Simulation (DRS), a new type of Task-Based Simulation (TBS), will start appearing on the AUD, FAR, and REG sections of the CPA Exam in just one month! If you plan to sit for one of these exam sections on or after July 1, […]

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The Benefits of Becoming A CPA

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. Some titles and designations we receive when we are born: son, daughter, sister, brother. But most of the distinctions we desire in life demand more effort. Usually, the greater the cost of a designation, the greater the benefits, and that is definitely the case with the […]

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The Importance of Creating a CPA Exam Study Schedule

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. No matter why or when you intend to pass the CPA Exam, the best way to maintain your motivation is to establish a CPA Exam study schedule. The benefits of creating a CPA Exam study schedule are numerous, and the process is simple, so use this […]

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How to Pass the CPA Exam Before 2017

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The recent release of the finalized changes to the 2017 CPA Exam has left many candidates feeling pressured to pass the current exam before the new version launches. Thankfully, with the additional testing days provided by the testing window extension and the official introduction of the […]

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Learning About CPA Exam Changes From the AICPA

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. Every spring, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) hosts at their New York City headquarters the American Professional Accounting Certification Providers Association (APACPA) meeting. The APACPA is a trade organization for CPA Review providers such as Gleim CPA Review, and we faithfully participate in […]

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Finalized Changes to the 2017 CPA Exam

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. On April 4, the AICPA published a press release confirming the final details of the 2017 CPA Exam. These details included the official launch date of the next version of the exam, April 1, 2017, the new exam’s purpose and basis, some of the definite 2017 […]

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2016 CPA Exam Testing Window Extension and Transitional Credit

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The next version of the CPA Exam will introduce a significant number of changes in 2017, and NASBA is anticipating an increase in candidates in 2016 due to those upcoming changes. Because of this uptick in demand, NASBA recently revealed two CPA Exam testing updates: a […]

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The Format of the Next Version of the CPA Exam

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The AICPA has now revealed the structure of the next version of the CPA Exam, and candidates taking part or all of the CPA Exam after April 1, 2017, should use the latest details about the exam structure to plan effective study schedules and establish realistic […]

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CPA Exam Score Release Dates

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. After months of studying for the CPA Exam, success boils down to one moment: the moment you receive your score. Your CPA Exam score determines whether all of your preparatory effort was effective, so you probably want to see your score as soon as you can. […]

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Webinar | What’s the Difference Between MST, MAc, and MSA Programs

Investing in your career with an advanced accounting degree ( MST, Mac or MSA) is a great step, and you can maximize that investment by ensuring you focus in the areas that meet your interests and background. Learn how to choose between three prevalent advanced degree options – Master of Accounting, Master of Science in […]

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Gleim CPA Exam Coaching Session

A 60-minute CPA exam coaching session taught by Gleim professor Amy Ford, CPA. This session will cover helpful exam tips about the CPA exam in general and specifically, Amy will offer coaching on the Statement of Cash Flows. This is relevant for anyone about to take the CPA or CMA exam or who is currently […]

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Assemble the Superhero Weapons You Need to Overcome the Changing CPA Exam

So, the powers that be have called upon you to serve humanity as a defender of accounting justice. Though you may already be equipped with your accounting degree and relevant work experience, you have yet another formidable challenge to face before you can fulfill your destiny: the CPA Exam. A great shadow falls over your […]

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