Accounting Advices 

Number of the Day: $2,626

A question we’ve often been asked through the years from aspiring CPA candidates is: Do accounting firms give out bonuses for completing the CPA exam, and if so, how much? The answer is, yes, many public accounting firms do throw some money new CPAs’ way for passing all four parts of the exam, but the amount varies by firm. According to the latest Human Resources Report from INSIDE Public Accounting, it’s a good bet newly minted CPAs will receive a bonus somewhere between $2,000 and $3,000. Of the 226 public…

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Accounting Newsletter 

Private Equity Is Now Dipping Its Toes In Public Accounting Firms

In early August, EisnerAmper announced a “strategic investment” in the firm courtesy of investment management firm TowerBrook Capital Partners, the first of its kind for a firm of that size. The door is now wide open for private equity to get a piece of the accounting pie. Per the press release: TowerBrook’s significant capital infusion will help drive EisnerAmper’s long-term growth initiatives, which include accelerating the evolution of service offerings, investing considerably in talent and technology, and strategically expanding via organic growth and targeted mergers and acquisitions—all directed at exponentially…

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Accounting Services 

EY Global Chairman Carmine Di Sibio Warns Zoomers Their Careers Are Screwed If They Stick to Remote Work

EY Global Chairman Carmine Di Sibio wrote a piece for Quartz recently on how young professionals can navigate today’s hybrid work environment (well, his communications team did anyway) and we found a few bits particularly noteworthy for early-career accountants eager to get ahead in today’s, uh, interesting work environment. You might want to grab a pencil and write this down, kids. In “3 tips for young employees navigating hybrid work environments,” he highlights three ways young professionals can stay connected despite ongoing efforts for all of us to avoid each…

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