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Welcome, MSAs! This page is designed to provide you access to the career trends, industry insights, and guidance you need to pursue your desired path in accounting. If there are additional accounting-related insights you’d like to see on this page, just email Kim Figueroa to explore adding them. To set up a coaching appointment, click the red “Meet Kim” link in the Career Coach box on the bottom right side of this page.

11 Accounting Trends for 2021/2022: New Forecasts & What Lies Beyond?

By: Astrid Eira

Technology has many stories to tell. The word itself is synonymous with development and, in much of today’s business landscape, it continues to reshape industries and businesses, even in the trying times brought about by the COVID-19 …

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16 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Ask—and How to Answer Them

This past winter, we surveyed approximately 11,400 accounting professionals, asking them to tell us what it’s like to work for their firms. We asked about culture, compensation, hours, training, work/life balance, diversity, and business outlook. We also asked about the …

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CPA Career Paths

CPAs and potential CPAs have a variety of career paths from which to choose. Within public accounting, you can work for any sized firm, ranging from a large, international CPA firm to a small local accounting practice. Within the firm, …

By Kim Figueroa
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A Day in the Life: Entry-Level Tax Associate at a Big Four Accounting Firm

8:00 AM: Arrive at work. I like to get in a little earlier than others (most other people in the office get in around 9:00 a.m.). This gives me a chance to check e-mail and voicemail, take care of administrative …

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Vault’s Top-Ranked Accounting Firms for Women Celebrate Women’s History Month

Increasing diversity for women and implementing benefits that help women build their careers has been a focus of the accounting industry for many years. Top accounting firms have long been leaders when it comes to generous maternity leave policies, flexible …

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