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How Are Public Accounting Salaries Stacking Up For 2023? (Part 2, Randstad)

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Next up in our preview of accounting salaries for 2023 is the latest Finance & Accounting Salary Guide from staffing agency Randstad. Randstad ’s PR machine put out a press release promoting the salary guide with the headline of “ Salaries in Finance & Accounting on the Rise. ”

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How Are Public Accounting Salaries Stacking Up For 2022? (Part 3, Accounting Principals/LHH Recruitment Solutions)

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Over the past couple of weeks, we found out from Robert Half that public accounting starting salaries will likely increase in the range of 2.3% in 2023, and that Randstad predicts salaries for traditional public accounting roles will increase for nearly all positions next year.

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How Are Public Accounting Salaries Stacking Up For 2023? (Part 4, Hays U.S.)

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The latest group of fortune tellers gazing into crystal balls to figure out what accounting salaries will be like next year are from the recruitment firm Hays U.S. 1 motivator for them to consider leaving their current job, followed by promotional opportunities (24%) and better benefits (19%).

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Friday Footnotes: EY Money Troubles; Fast Food > Public Accounting; From Athlete to Associate; | 12.16.22

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Leaders of the accounting powerhouse are talking to private-equity firms as they draw up plans for the sale of EY’s consulting arm, the people familiar with the matter said. The money is supposed to be raised by the consulting firm through an initial public offering and by borrowing.

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Earn $20 per Book Promoting My Tax Preparer Book from Home in Your Spare Time

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My name is Bill Meador and I am writing a book to help tax staff succeed in a public accounting firm tax department. Since I do not plan to sell this book through a publishing company, I need another way to market the book to the public. No tax or accounting experience required.

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Here’s What Happens When You Hire AI to Do Accounting

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For a good decade we’ve heard about the robots that are going to render accountants obsolete, now we finally get a peek at the glorious technology that will transform the industry as we know it. Yay job security! Good job but I found another issue.

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Friday Footnotes: EY Can’t Hire Tech; John Doe Sues the PCAOB; Auditors Can’t Find Torpedoes and Missiles | 1.20.03

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Practice Management How firms use stay interviews to boost retention [ Journal of Accountancy ] Job interviews have long been an essential part of the hiring process. But now, some public accounting firms are turning the lens on themselves.

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Friday Footnotes: KPMG Is Twice as Bad as Other Firms; Upskill or Die; Hella M&A | 10.21.22

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KPMG flunks US overseas audit inspections twice as often as rivals [ Financial Times ] US regulators were twice as likely to find flaws in audits conducted by the overseas affiliates of KPMG than those of any other Big Four accounting firm, an analysis of inspection data shows. 5 tips for keeping your firm running smoothly [ Accounting Today ]. Upskilling required by firms to offset ‘threat’ of accounting automation [ AccountancyAge ]. Accounting Firm Mergers. Big 4.

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Let’s Say Theoretically You Crap Your Pants Your First Week at a Big 4 Firm, What Should You Do?

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While crapping your pants is a pretty egregious offense, keep in mind how hot the public accounting job market is and how desperate firms are for talent. Job market aside, there are two approaches to take when you’ve committed an embarrassing error.

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Accounting Jokes, Videos, Puns and Humor

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Accounting Jokes, Videos, Puns and Humor. If you are going to be an accountant then you have to be able to laugh at yourself. I put together this post to bring together any funny and entertaining accounting and tax videos, puns, jokes, pictures, etc. As a final note, if you have know of any accounting jokes or funny accounting videos that you think I should add you can add them in the comments below or send me an e-mail with the information through my contact page.

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Friday Footnotes: A (Fake) Day in the Life at Deloitte; DYNAMIC Merger For Grant Thornton; CPA Awareness | 12.9.22

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Financial advisory company AlixPartners was chosen for the task and is led by former Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chief accountant Matt Jacques, according to a Dec. BDO Ireland creates 100 jobs as it moves to new office in Dublin [ RTÉ ].

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