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Accounting Crossroads: How to Choose Which Certificate is Right For You

If you're considering entering the accounting arena you've probably come across some questions about the right certification for your career. You can choose a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or a CMA (Certified Management Accountant) as well as a number of other certifications. How do you choose which one is right for you? Here is a closer look at these two options and what questions you need to...

A Future in Finance: How to Get Ahead of the Pack

Are you thinking about pursuing finance at a University level? Or are you a recent college graduate looking for your first job in finance? Maybe you are simply looking at the next step in your career. There are a few things you can do to ensure that you continue to move forward toward your ultimate long term goals. If you want to get ahead in the finance industry here are a few tops to get you sta...

Do You Have What it Takes to Work in Finance? 5 Qualities for Success

A talent for understanding and planning finances is a great start for a number of potential careers. Before you leave school and leap into the unknown of corporate America or the world of independent finance planning and accounting there are a few things to consider. Do you have what it takes to work in finance? Let's look at a few things you should know before seeking your first job in the ind...

Not Your Dad’s Accounting Industry: What the Changes Mean for You

A few decades ago accountants may have had a nerdy reputation. They were bean counters sequestered in the dusty basement halls wearing coke-bottle glasses. They weren't the flashy, client-facing sales team or the trendy and fashionable executive secretaries. Today, the accounting industry is changing not only its image but the entire industry. Let's take a quick look at the evolving landscape of a...

5 Tips to Achieve Work/Life Balance in the Finance World

Balancing the needs of your demanding finance career with the needs of your family can be a challenge. Committing to the requirements of the job is essential but most people agree that family comes first. How can you create the right work/life balance in your job? Here are some tips to keep in mind. Maintain a schedule. Even if deadlines are self-imposed they do help to keep us on track. Sched...

How to Attract (and Keep) the Best Accounting Clients

As an independent consultant, a CPA often has the opportunity to select their own client base. A CPA may work for a firm but they may also work for themselves. In either case, the accountant is the one making the decisions about the types of clients they work with and for. It is important to remember, if you are an independent contractor, that you are your own manager. You do want to provide them ...

Career Crossroads: Are You Meant for Public or Corporate Accounting?

As you probably know, there are two distinct branches of accounting: public and corporate. Depending on your interests, your abilities, and your talents you may be better suited as a candidate to one or the other. How do you know which works better for you. Let's take a closer look at both public and corporate accounting jobs to give you an idea of which path to choose. Corporate Accounting: ...

Could Your Profile Get You a Job? How to Leverage LinkedIn for Your Search

93% of recruiters and hiring managers turn to LinkedIn to find candidates for their open positions. This means that a strong LinkedIn presence is a must-have for a successful job search. If you're in the market for a new position in accounting, there are a few things that you may want to consider while you're building your LinkedIn profile. It is important to remember that it is all about branding...

What Your Wallet Can Expect from Your Next Accounting Job

Are you in the market for your next financial or accounting opportunity? There are so many things to keep in mind when searching for your next job. You need to think about where you want to live and what kind of benefits and work/life balance a company offers. And, of course, you need to consider the salary. How do you know if a salary is competitive? Here are some tools you can use to conduct you...

2014 Trends: These Hot Accounting Jobs Could Transform Your Career

Are you in the market for a new accounting job? Maybe you're finishing up your accounting degree and are wondering what the next step is for you in your career. What are the top accounting jobs in 2014? Here are three that you may want to consider if you're looking for a new position. Staff and Senior Accountants. Staff accountants are generally responsible for the accounting functions within ...

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