4 Hiring Trends Finance and Accounting Managers Need to Know

By Robert Half on October 4, 2021 at 4:46pm

2022 Salary Guide from Robert Half

Numbers Worth Knowing

4 Hiring Trends Finance and Accounting Managers Need to Know

Digital transformation is driving projects and skills needs.

Finance functions need expert professionals to enable and support these projects.

52% of CFOs are prioritizing digital transformations initiatives.

46% cite technology skills as the area where their team needs to improve most.

Opportunities abound for new professionals.

Finance and accounting employers are hiring early-career professionals and preparing them to be future leaders.

Managers seek new graduates with fresh perspectives who can be trained on company processes.

Remote work is working well.

Finance managers often want staff to return to the office, while their teams frequently want to remain remote, at least part of the time.

Employers that don’t provide worksite flexibility risk productivity declining and top performers leaving for other opportunities.

The hottest finance and accounting jobs include:

Accounts payable specialist
Accounts receivable specialists
Bookkeepers
Controllers
Financial analysts
Payroll specialists
Project managers
Senior accountants
Staff accountants

 

Get the numbers worth knowing at roberthalf.com/salary-guide.

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Source: Robert Half survey of more than 700 CFOs in the U.S.

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