The demand for qualified accountants in the Republic has reached new heights
according to practitioners attending The Institute of Certified Public
Accountants in Ireland’s (ICAI) annual practitioners’ conference in Galway this
Firms have experiencing difficulties in satisfying their recruitment needs,
according to the ICAI with some vacancies, particularly at a senior level,
taking up to four months to fill.
A survey of those attending found that 30% of CPA firms and practices have
vacancies for both junior and senior accountants.
’With salary rates on the increase, market demand stronger than ever and the
profession offering increasingly diverse and attractive career opportunities,
accountancy is fast becoming the career of choice for the ambitiously minded
individual,’ said Brendan Allen, vice-president of the ICAI.
Revenue and profitability growth in on the rise for CPA firms, found a survey from the American Institute of CPA’s and its subsidiary CPA.com
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Carter Backer Winter has acquired Edwards Financial Services, expanding its financial planning department
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton