Small and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs) are the backbone of the US economy and play a vital role in economic growth and job creation. However, if there is one thing SMB owners have in common, it’s their struggle with accounting.
Relatively few CPA firms are able to find enough employees to fill their ranks and are resorting to strategies like hiring workers abroad, raising starting salaries, offering fully remote jobs, and hiring staff who haven’t graduated college, according to a new survey.
More than 300,000 accountants left the profession during the past two years either to start retirement, enter a new line of work or for other reasons, alliantTALENT said, citing Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
CPAmerica, Inc. is proud to welcome alliantTALENT as a new Preferred Provider for the association. This new partnership provides member firms with access to alliantTALENT’s audit, tax, advisory, and client accounting services.
When it comes to accounting and finance, there’s no denying that there’s a talent shortage in America. The demand for professionals with accounting expertise has been increasing rapidly, yet there are not enough skilled professionals to fill these job openings.