Whether you’re a new graduate, a seasoned pro or someone who may be looking to make a career change, you may ask yourself, “What is the value proposition of a career in public accounting?” The answers are many!
Accounting is a career that garners respect and has a positive reputation as an industry that takes the high road to do the right thing for the client. Public accounting is also a field where we can practice with an attitude of abundance—there are many clients out there who need us! Our work with clients can span over many years, giving us a long-term view of how we help our clients. Each client offers a unique challenge or “puzzle to solve” including working through client transitions.
At KB, our team of professionals are proud to offer many opportunities for collaboration and a strong culture where you can make a difference in the lives of your clients and your co-workers. Whether you’re mentoring others by working with college students in our intern program or volunteering in the community as part of the KB team, there are a variety of ways you can interact and develop meaningful relationships.
In public accounting, no two days are the same as you work with different clients and interpret ever-changing tax laws. What is predictable is that CPA firms are by nature very stable businesses, providing financial stability and job security in good economic times and bad. While tax season can be hectic, technology offers more flexibility than ever, including the opportunity to work remotely. Working together with your KB team members, referral sources and other professionals, you’ll feel a sense of pride in becoming a catalyst for change in your community.
What many don’t realize about the accounting field is that there are many different opportunities for advancement and a variety of paths to explore as part of a CPA firm, including the ability to specialize. If life changes and you need to make course corrections to balance work and family, the opportunities for a career at Kerkering Barberio are plentiful and flexible. By making an investment in your career to pursue your CPA and commit to a firm, the goal of ownership can be realized with shareholder status.
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