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Emerging Niche Practices in Public Accounting

Posted January 11, 2010 By Narcisse

The business world is constantly evolving and so is public accounting. Accounting firms are now more diversified in their service offerings. Indeed, accounting firms are no longer only focused on audit and taxation services. If you want to be successful in public accounting, it is very important that you stay up to date with the […]

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As a college student, I always associated the CPA credentials with working in public accounting. My chats with classmates about career prospects in the field of accounting always revolved around working for a CPA firm. It is rather odd but I don’t recollect any of my accounting professors ever providing an overview of the different […]

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Are All Masters of Accounting Created Equal?

Posted December 20, 2009 By Narcisse

I recently came across two very interesting posts:¬†Are New Graduates Getting Squeezed by the 150 Hour CPA Requirement? by Francine McKenna at re: The auditors and Are We Asking for Future Problems? by Dr. David Albrecht at The Summa. In both articles, the authors spoke about how the 150-hour credit CPA education requirement is somehow […]

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Most students pursuing an accounting degree aspire to land an entry level public accounting position with one of the members of either the Big 4 (Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers) or of the other biggest CPA firms (Grant Thornton, BDO Seidman, McGladrey & Pullen LLP, Crowe Horwath LLP, Mayer Hoffman McCann […]

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