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Candidate’s Questions for Staffing Firms

Candidate’s Questions for Staffing Firms

Working with a recruiter is very much like friendship. Like a friendship, you want the relationship to be based on open and honest dialog. You wouldn’t want to feel neglected or misunderstood. Perhaps most importantly, you want the confidence your recruiter is interested in your success and will find you the accounting or finance job of your dreams.

Friday, November 07, 2014/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (23154)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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CFO Career Path

CFO Career Path

Most finance professionals, at one time or another, dream of being a Chief Financial Officer. While becoming a CFO is a popular aspiration, it is not easy to achieve. CFOs must possess strong analytical and communications skills to both understand and explain complicated financial data. Today’s CFO must master areas outside the finance arena including: regulation, globalization, technology, risk, transformation, stakeholder management strategy, reporting, talent, and capability. The team at Deloitte summarizes the modern CFO’s job in four diverse roles:

Wednesday, October 29, 2014/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (28860)/Comments (8)/ Article rating: 3.7
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MBA vs. CPA: Which is Right for You?

MBA vs. CPA: Which is Right for You?

Most accounting and finance professionals reach a point in their career where they consider obtaining a certification or an additional degree of designation. One of the questions I get asked most is whether an MBA or CPA is better for career advancement? The answer should be based on the career path you want in the future and in some cases having both is ideal. You might also need to consider the investment of time and money in obtaining one or the other. There are requirements for obtaining the CPA that entail a certain number of hours in accounting simply to be eligible to sit. On the other hand getting an MBA requires acceptance in to an MBA program.

Thursday, October 09, 2014/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (20961)/Comments (4)/ Article rating: 4.5
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Finance Job Growth

Finance Job Growth

While the latest employment news is not entirely positive; U.S. companies hired fewer workers than expected in August 2014, service-sector activity offers assurance that the economy remains on track for key areas like finance.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (14798)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Jobs After Public Accounting

Jobs After Public Accounting

It is no secret that public accounting can be demanding. Long hours, intense pressure during busy season and frequent travel are all part of the job.  While some accountants thrive in this environment, others face burn-out after only a few years.  

Thursday, September 18, 2014/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (21716)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: No rating
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